Monthly Archives: September 2018

Kitsch with a Flair!

We found this in Springfield, IL (they’ve taken Abe Lincoln as their own): This mural is new since our last visit in 2012. Having been to Lincoln’s Library and Museum we are focused on perhaps less important, yet very engaging … Continue reading

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It all starts with cluck…

Today was the start of a cross-country trip from Chicago to Santa Monica. The fist stop was in an office/warehouse park in Wilmington, IL to see Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket and Cocktail Lounge. It’s been in the same location for … Continue reading

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Route 66, a fable to explore?

Today marked the start of a trip west down Route 66.  Certainly some parts of “America’s Highway” as John Steinbeck named it must still exist.  My objective is to go westward following as best I can while documenting it until … Continue reading


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