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A GRAND WEEKEND ROUTE 66 STYLE

A GRAND WEEKEND ROUTE 66 STYLE

By on Jul 30, 2012 in ROUTE 66 | 0 comments

Traditionally the weekend is split between mundane chores and good times shared with friends. On Route 66 this, as well most everything else, is magnified into something dramatic and spectacular.The weekend kicked 0ff with a little overtime at the office, polishing a new feature article for 66 The Mother Road, finishing the rough draft of chapter three for the new...

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ROUTE 66 – AMERICA’S LONGEST NEIGHBORHOOD

ROUTE 66 – AMERICA’S LONGEST NEIGHBORHOOD

By on Jul 29, 2012 in ROUTE 66 | 0 comments

Route 66 is often referred to as a community, a 2,000 plus mile time capsule where every day is small town America circa 1955. Route 66 is a community, it is also a time capsule but what is preserved is not small town America circa 1955 but what we imagine that time and place was like. In that sense it is a great deal like the mythical Mayberry where Andy, Barney,...

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AN INTERESTING TURN OF EVENTS

AN INTERESTING TURN OF EVENTS

By on Jul 25, 2012 in ROUTE 66 | 0 comments

Well, the technical difficulties with the blog post on Tuesday that manifested as white lines is rather interesting. Would anyone care to chime in and explain this?So, we begin with a quick recap for those who missed the reprinted post on Facebook. First were my thoughts on the escapades of Nancy and Kevin Mueller (owners of the Blue Swallow Motel in Tucumcari). The...

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ROUTE 66 ODDS AND ENDS WITH THE EMPHASIS ON THE ODD

ROUTE 66 ODDS AND ENDS WITH THE EMPHASIS ON THE ODD

By on Jul 24, 2012 in ROUTE 66 | 1 comment

Today’s post is a series of updates and notes rather than a cohesive story. Hence the title as it seemed the best descriptor for a disjointed batch of odds and ends.  The owners of the iconic Blue Swallow Motel in Tucumcari, Nancy and Kevin Mueller, seem to have taken their west bound vacation slash fact finding and promotional tour to the extreme,...

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A RAY OF SUNSHINE

A RAY OF SUNSHINE

By on Jul 22, 2012 in ROUTE 66 | 1 comment

Yesterday morning was consumed with the various tasks, trials, and tribulations associated with the management of a truck leasing office. Then it was the weekly trip to Walmart where we battled our way through a sea of bargain hunters and folks looking for a place to beat the heat just to restock the pantry. Nancy and Kevin Mueller at the Hilltop Motel in Kingman....

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