Vernon Tags Along

It was 26 degrees in Gallup as I pulled out of the El Rancho Hotel parking lot, and I had the frost on my windows to prove it. After a couple of lousy cups of […]

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When Does One’s Journey REALLY Begin?

This journey didn’t start in Richland, WA. This journey started the day my daughter almost died giving birth. Maybe the journey ended for me in Richland and I’m just driving home. Since that day, almost […]

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All That For a Cup of Joe?

I needed a cup of Joe to keep me homeward bound. I stopped in this tiny town and am at the only place in town, having good coffee and talking with the old timers. I […]

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Losing Her Allsup’s Burrito Virginity

For the whole story here, I need to backtrack about seven years, maybe. Not sure, my life’s been a blur. I was driving home from Pampa, TX and staying off the main roads. I wanted […]

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That Final Leg is the Toughest

Yeah, I slept until noon. I got home last night, got to bed at a decent time, but my body yelled at me every time I tried to get up. So I slept. I’m three […]

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Every Moment I Get Along the Way

There was a wreck last night on I-84, just outside Nampa, ID. It was one of those bad ones where you can see flashing lights up ahead, and plenty of them. Traffic slowed, moved to […]

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Into the Great Wide Open

I can’t describe my trip yesterday from Twin Falls, ID to Tonopah, NV…I just can’t. I’m a lucky man that I’ve seen many things in my life that words, photos, and even video just can’t […]

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Cheap Motels and Bad Coffee

Another morning waking up in a cheap hotel along the way with bad coffee. I love this. Yesterday was NOT without event, although nothing worth raising the blood pressure…wait…no, there was one incident that raised […]

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Leaving Idaho With Free Potatoes

I’m awake and chasing down a cup of coffee somewhere in Idaho, based on the box of free potatoes in the lobby of the Amber Inn Motel. My mind floats back to yesterday and how […]

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