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After Meramec Caverns, we bade farewell to Route 66. We’ve driven the first 1/6 of the entire road, and it’s been a memorable experience. Kelly and I are too young to have old Route 66 in our past, so it’s … Continue reading
Huh. We had a fun little romp around Hannibal. Who woulda thunk I would get a kick out of this Mark Twain stuff? Now we’re on the road back to the Windy City, but we’re taking the freeway. Only 73 … Continue reading
Day 5. There isn’t really too much to do in St. Louis except eat toasted ravioli and take a ride to the top of the Gateway Arch. Having enjoyed the deep-fried pasta goodness the evening before, we decided to kick-start … Continue reading
It’s Day 4, from Springfield to St. Louis on old Route 66, and yes there are small town diners and plenty of old pavement to chew on. But we must talk about Henry’s Rabbit Ranch. Scene: As isolated as any … Continue reading
You know you’re in the hood when the auto dealer’s featured car — on the raised platform — is a 78 Caddy.
Route 66 was built for speed. Conceived as a consistently paved, wide-open thoroughfare to get you from here to there, it was about providing smooth travel, and the mythology that surrounded it was steeped in Westward expansion. If you ever … Continue reading
When you dine at Lou Mitchell’s in Chicago, they give out boxes of Milk Duds to the ladies. (That’s ‘cuz we’re cute and stuff.) It was a rainy morning when we hopped in the car and hit the Mother Road, … Continue reading
Thank you for the generous offer to have more legroom (for a fee), but no thanks. Also thanks for the offer for priority boarding (for a fee), but really, I just want to check in for my flight. Also, no, … Continue reading
Kelly and I descend on the Midwest on Thursday, arriving in the afternoon. It had better not snow on us…