Tex and Lucky

Back in late July at the Goodwill in Alamogordo, we found The Best of Tex and Lucky, presented below. There’s not much on the internet about Tex and Lucky except a jokeĀ and an… Continue reading

Tucumcari – Gallup – Kingman

We arrived the night of August 1st in Tucumacari, New Mexico, at the beginning of our crunch to make it home to the West Coast (Tucumcari to Gallup to Los Angeles to San… Continue reading

Through Oklahoma

Oklahoma is the most desperate seeming place we passed through on our trip. Perhaps because of its history, or perhaps because it was 115 degrees fahrenheit at 6:45 pm while we were there.… Continue reading


On July 29/30, between Fayetteville, Arkansas and Hennessey, Oklahoma, we had an overnight and morning in Joplin, Missouri. I remember passing through Joplin as a kid with my family, eating lunch at a… Continue reading

Hennessey Pies

Wednesday we were traveling down dusty US 81 between Enid and Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Stopped at a junk shop in Hennessey. Down the street, a promising looking pastry place: Since we were still on… Continue reading

Fayetteville Coffee Two-Step

This morning in Fayetteville, Arkansas, we found ourselves low on coffee. Because we make our own at home and on the road, we went looking for a local coffee roaster in order to… Continue reading

HAIRIAM in Arkansas

I think now it’s been three days since we headed up from Natchez to Memphis. We passed through Brookhaven and Jackson, Mississippi. Between Natchez and Brookhaven, there’s a tiny place called Roxie, another… Continue reading

Opelousas Sostan

“Opelousas Sostan” is the name of a song by Rufus Jagneaux that we found on 45 in Houma, Louisiana. Opelousas is a Louisiana town north of Lafayette, and Opelousas Sostan is the protagonist… Continue reading

Almost Blue Bayou

The day after our great outing in the Eunice, Louisiana area, we headed south to Bayou Country, traveling from Lafayette to Broussard, New Iberia, Franklin, Morgan City, and finally, Houma. These places weren’t… Continue reading


Sunday evening we made it into Lake Charles, Louisiana. On our way in, we passed through Beaumont, Texas. We stopped there for dinner at a place called Willy Burger. It was very good,… Continue reading