Finishing 50 States—Kicks on Missouri Route 66

The first time I tackled Route 66 was over 4 years ago. On that trip, we started in the little town of Amarillo, TX (searching for a route map that we never did find) and skated on through to New Mexico and Arizona full of desert back roads, ghost-like ruins, and vast expanses of open highway … Continue reading Finishing 50 States—Kicks on Missouri Route 66

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Finishing 50 States—Thunderstorms & St. Louis Blues

On the road again—we set off early in the morning with a final destination of St. Louis. Our first detour of the day was a stop in Elizabethtown due to Katie’s love for the movie. It was only 45 minutes south and allowed us to skip a portion of I-64 for some prettier backroads. The … Continue reading Finishing 50 States—Thunderstorms & St. Louis Blues

Finishing 50 States—Louisville Sluggers and Fried Chicken

We paid for our all-night dive bar party the next morning…err…afternoon. That Kentucky heat felt like the surface of the sun when we finally emerged from our hotel, squinting like newborn birds. Desperate for nutrients, we walked over to Wild Eggs for breakfast. Tucked into a quiet street, Wild Eggs perfectly satisfied our need for … Continue reading Finishing 50 States—Louisville Sluggers and Fried Chicken