Tucumcari, Tonight

We really needed a ’57 T-Bird or a ’63 Corvette Stingray to do this right.     We were 3 hours west of Amarillo and the Cadillac Ranch.  We were 3 hours east of Albuquerque.    On Interstate-40.  We were at the “Gateway to the West” and just two blocks away from yesteryear.  We were getting our... Continue Reading →

Finding Wonderland

Six months, two surgeries and four hospital stays later, I return.  On November 3, 2019 I dropped a post titled Yes Virginia, There is a Wonderland.  It talked about finding wonder wherever you are, and whatever your circumstances. I lean on you Maybe it was destiny that this post would challenge me through my own... Continue Reading →

Iconic Dallas

Cruising through the streets of Dallas, we continued our search for iconic signature features of the city. We weren’t disappointed.  Only a few blocks down the road we found what we were looking for.  The Steers are running in Pioneer Plaza.  Well, they’re bronze so they’re not really running, but they look like they are.  ... Continue Reading →

Traveling Man

Deep Ellum has one of the richest histories in Dallas.  Originally an area where freedmen settled after the Civil War, a warehouse and railroad site developed. The area was known as Central Track.  In the 1920s, several jazz and blues clubs opened, eventually numbering over 50 clubs.  Deep Ellum hosted some of America’s most renowned... Continue Reading →

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things.

Okay, come on, you know you have to sing this one...) Raindrops on sidewalks, And blueberry Knishes. Raspberry cheesecake and old-time cheek kisses. NoHo and SoHo and church bells that ring, These are a few of our favorite things. West Greenwich Village and tables on sidewalks, Washington Square and the poems in pink chalk, Pigeons... Continue Reading →

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