#Choose Guthrie

We were not supposed to be here today, nor was an outing here planned for the near future.  A last-minute cancellation left us with several hours of unplanned luxury and a serendipitous opportunity. Measuring our time and distance, we selected to make the 20-minute drive from our hotel to Guthrie Oklahoma, a small town known... Continue Reading →

#OpeningUp

Okay, we’re out.  Well, not completely, but we are on the move again.  Cautiously we are approaching the world we love.  Still, we are a little gun shy, feeling at times, like turtles coming out of hibernation, cautiously scouring the horizon for looming predators. Bravely, we pick up our masks and go.  After months of... Continue Reading →

The Legends of Kiamichi

The last embers of the day are fading now glowing orange beneath the dark coals.  A few hours ago we were gathered around this campfire, seated on small stones gathered over the decades.  Photo: The Firetender The cool night air is drifting in, a chill mingles with the dwindling source of heat.  Inside my small... Continue Reading →

Rejoice, It’s a New Decade!

We’ve been gone a while.  I think we owe you an explanation. In November 2018 I released a blog talking about finding our personal wonderlands.    In 2019 I was challenged to listen to my own words.  Love Clings To Me The move from our beloved Manhattan to a quiet neighborhood in Texas was more... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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