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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

September 9-13, 2015 If you want to see many of the great sites in this country you have to get off the freeways and onto the old US highways and backroads. We had itchy feet and headed out for the great American Southwest – a favorite area of ours. The biggest problem with this trip is getting …

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May 14, 2015 Today marks our 3rd full week on the road; we are getting so close to Chicago but still a couple of days to go. This was a pretty short travel day in comparison with some others but we would go through Atlanta, Illinois – a very small town in size, but large …

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May 13, 2015 We’ve been pretty lucky with the weather so far on our trip. There was an enormous storm front across the lower plains – Texas panhandle and Oklahoma – just before we were due to travel through. We didn’t leave Santa Fe, New Mexico until we were sure things were clear ahead. The …

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May 12, 2015 We travelled in three states today; however, there are only about 15 miles of Route 66 in Kansas and we just crossed over into Missouri. We had three places on the schedule and they were early in the day; the first couple of hours. But right out of the gate we hit Pops …

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May 11, 2015 On this day we travelled across the rest of the Texas Pan Handle, into Oklahoma, and a bit past Oklahoma City. There was plenty to see and do. Driving Route 66 in Texas is hair raising. Much of it is on frontage roads next to I40. Texas doesn’t do on and off …

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May 10, 2015 We’ve enjoyed the coast, the desert, then mountains, and today we dropped down into the plains. We double checked the weather to make sure we weren’t driving into the path of a tornado – everything looked fine. So we headed south to I40 then east on Route 66 to Texas. I know …

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