Wide Spot in the Road: Embracing Podunk Towns

I WAS A CITIFIED GUY when I first saw Quartzsite, Arizona during a coast-to-coast trip. I had needed to fill my tank and drain my bladder. “What a dump!” I thought in my best Bette Davis voice. It didn’t help that it was July and a hundred-bazillion degrees. Since...

Sunday Short: Spoon Fed Nomads

“WHAT INTERESTING PLACES SHOULD I SEE?” Usually the people asking that question have innocent intentions, but it gets my cranky old man hackles up. To me it’s part of the spoon-fed culture. To me it means those people don’t have opinions of their own, that they lack...

Weekend Photo 35

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