Finishing 50 States—From Manhattan, NY to Manhattan, KS

We woke up in Carthage, MO effortlessly, undeterred the night before by the torrential rain and intense winds that soaked our truck and whipped the trees against our window. We bid a friendly goodbye to our motel attendant and went to wander around the square in the center of town. Tiny, quiet shops lined the … Continue reading Finishing 50 States—From Manhattan, NY to Manhattan, KS

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