What’s black tape and who are non-sponsors? Those are two questions I will answer today. Keep reading to find out more.
Black tape sounds like it might be related to red tape, but it’s not as complicated as red tape. In this case black tape is black masking tape. We’ve all seen that blue stuff they sell in the paint section of the hardware store. Think of that, but only think of it as jet black.Read More
A bit over four months before our epic Route 66 Tour. Paul and I met for lunch today and discussed what is going to make our Route 66 Trip different than any other Route 66. I didn’t even have to think about that answer.
The answer: It will be comprehensive from end to end.Read More
Road trips with the family are especially fun. My first venture on Route 66 was by happenstance. We had a car full of children and saw a sign, “Historic Route 66 – Next Exit.” So, we took it. With children on the road you need to keep them entertained. Route 66 accomplished that.Read More
Here’s a mellow swing style rendition by none other than Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters. Let’s not forget Vic Schoen & his Orchestra. Most people associate Bing with White Christmas, but those of us old enough remember his crooning along with the Andrews Sisters Trio and their tight harmonies.Read More
Every Day is a Winding Road There are parts of Route 66 where the road is straight as an arrow. Conversely, there are parts of Route 66 that wind and twist. You’ll see both on Route 66. Oatman, Arizona is an example of one twisty, dangerous, stretch of road. Several locations along Route 66 leadingRead More
Surface Streets What I wrote about decommissioning Route 66 leads us to a discussion about surface streets. Like most U.S. Highways, Route 66 (the former U.S. Highway 66) was never a freeway. Today, sections of Route 66 are simply surface streets. In cities like Chicago, St. Louis and Oklahoma City are examples where Route 66Read More
Another Cool Shirt Here’s another cool shirt with the Route 66 Photographers logo! Perfect for driving Route 66 on those hot summer days. Buy one and you’ll become part of this iconic venture. You’ll be able to say, “I helped support this Route 66 Tour”. Product Information This silky, 100% polyester Adidas Embroidered Polo ShirtRead More
What does remembering Glenn Frey have to do with Route 66?
Many may not realize it, but Route 66 goes through Winslow, Arizona. For those not old enough to know, Glenn Frey was in a band called the Eagles. They sung a song named Take It Easy that is about a young man standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona. Yup, on Route 66.Read More
Going Live We are going live today, September 24th, 2016. Our tour is a little over one year away, and we have a lot of preparation to do. We are including you, our readers, in our preparation and plans. Our plan is to broadcast and post every day of the tour. You’ll see every inchRead More
Welcome to Route 66! Welcome to our Route 66 Photographer’s website. We are live! Here is a map to our web site: Home – just as it implies. That’s our landing page. You will find the latest blog entries at the bottom of this page. About – Paul’s and Brent’s biographies. Tour dates – theseRead More