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On The Road Summer ’08 pt 1 – Texas and Washington

Summer Blog-O-Rama – Part One, Memorial Day – Mid June: Texas and Washington This is the first blog in a long series.  Most of what is to come are reports from some of the silliest places in the country, along with encounters I have had with freedom fighting artists, small town museums, and thousands of miles […]

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On The Road Summer ’08 pt. 2 – North Carolina

In our United States there exist three roadside attractions that are in a league of their own.  From west to east, these are: The Thing, Wall Drug, and South of the Border.  What binds these three wonders of the world of interstate kitsch together is probably the advertising.  Each have put up billboards that not only start […]

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On The Road Summer 2008 pt 3 – North Carolina/South of the Border

South of the Border, continued   So, during my first stop through South of Border this summer, I didn’t actually get out of the car.  I was heading to Fayetteville after staying at a Sleep Inn just south of AtlantaGeorgia.  I needed to arrive at the camp for some meetings and to get settled in at about3pm, so my arrival […]

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On The Road Summer ’08 pt 4 – NC Taxidermy/Creation/Tool Museum

It was my fourth day in North Carolina and I was getting antsy.  I hadn’t explored my surroundings, and what a waste.  North Carolina has a lot going for it, and though I had been to the Fayetteville area at least a half a dozen times in the last decade, this truism had never been realized in […]

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Remembering My Friend Mickey

3.24.2009 I think I am supposed to feel, or know, or understand that death is natural. Clearly, it is part of life, and I will lose people, continually, for the rest of my own life. Apparently it is natural. But this is my first experience in losing a friend. Let alone a friend who was […]

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