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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Lisabeth Ann Lemert Memorial Marker, Cedar Vale, Kansas

Lisabeth Ann Lemert memorial marker
Here on Blue Mound, you still play among pasture flowers and high prairie breezes, your horse nearby, eager to bring you home.

Blue Mound, XL Bar Ranch, Cedar Vale, Kansas

Scene from Blue Mound, Cedar Vale, Kansas
Looking north from Blue Mound on the XL Bar Ranch, the highest point in Chautauqua County, Kansas. Here is where we scattered the bulk of Liz's ashes.

Friday, July 3, 2015

American Waste Control truck, Tulsa, Oklahoma

American Waste Control truck, Tulsa, Oklahoma
How's this for clever yet truthful advertising for American Waste Control? Pretty much sums up what they do.

Tote-A-Poke, Heavener, Oklahoma

Tote-A-Poke, Heavener, OK, storefront
Well, now! Pokes are now conveniently priced and available for travelers. Who knew?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Cedar Lake Vista, Talimena National Scenic Byway, Oklahoma

Old big bison*, worn down to old bones, resting, resting, blanketed by green fields and forests


* Talimena National Scenic Byway goes through the Ouachita Mountains. "Ouachita" means "large buffalo" in Choctaw.

Graffiti, Sardis Lake Dam, Clayton, Oklahoma

Here's a quick shout out to our girl, Katie! We love you! Keep keepin' it real!

Fireworks Stand, Atoka, Oklahoma

fireworks stand, atoka, oklahoma
"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it." – Mark Twain

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bruco, Monolithic Dome Institute, Italy, Texas

Bruno the caterpillar-shaped assembly hangar
Hazy footage of Bruco, caterpillar monster of Italy, Texas, about to devour ... something. – This photo is so seriously a fake, like Nessy and Bigfoot!

Czech Stop, West, Texas

kolache selection
"Czech" out the HUGE kolache and klobasnek selection at Czech Stop in West, Texas! "Jak se mas!" Right off I-35, exit 353. *



* The writer of this blog is in no way associated with nor paid for his endorsement by Czech Stop or its affiliates. However, he will happily take free klobasneks on his next pass through! (Hint! Hint!)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

I-35 / I-410, San Antonio, Texas

Traffic Jam, I-35 / I-410, San Antonio, Texas
Big city lights have me seeing red. It's like they say: When you're not the lead dog, the view never changes ...

Stripes, Los Fresnos, Texas

Stripes, Los Fresnos, Texas

Stripes gas stations have the best Mexican food in the Rio Grande Valley. Seriously! Cheap, too!