Girl in western hat leaning on red wall in Winslow Arizona

WINSLOW LIVING

Pre-dawn Winslow is a wonderful time of day. Morning air in Winslow is calm and clean, the trains are rumbling, coffee is hot, and people are visiting with “Easy”, Glenn, and the girl in the flatbed Ford. Morning Blues with Tommy Tommy Dukes sets up at the Arizona Trading Company around eight AM most days…

Free Range Vagabond Route 66

FREE RANGE UPDATE

Life on the Free Range According to the pictures found on egg cartons, Free Range chickens are happier.  So why not humans?  It turns out we are.  September twenty-ninth marks the one year anniversary of our vagabond lifestyle and we like it! Vagabond chickens are right. The plan was to settle somewhere within a month of…

BABY IT’S COLD OUT THERE

Hibernation time is here  No tacos on Snow Cap’s patio before springtime.   A Cadillac seeks shelter on the cold streets of Winslow .     The cool girls bundle in preparation for cold days ahead. SaveSave Finally the green light is on for Santa’s stop in Amboy.

Captain Jacks Summer Party

Captain Jack’s having another party in Denver and we’re riding the Sportsters again. This year we’ll be spending a little time in the Motor Palace instead of wondering if it really exists! The deal No computer, no iPad…just an iPhone and Leica X2. The blogs will be on the iPhone so pictures may be out…

Twenty-four hours in Winslow

Route 66 and I-40 to Winslow I made it to Ludlow in time for breakfast, fueled up and arrived in Winslow around by 1:30. The weather was perfect as I trailed thunderstorms across the Deserts and Plateaus, catching a smaller one outside Flagstaff. Tasty Ham Steak from the Ludlow Cafe Roy’s was busy with a…

A fine time on the High Plateau

Today is our 15th Anniversary! Happy Anniversary Lori! Yesterday was nice too Lori took the truck to her parents so I hitched a ride from the motel with “Stoney” (a tile man working on the soon to be Soda Fountain across from us). The mornings have been cool and calm and at 7:00 tourists trickle…

Back to Route 66 and Winslow

Seligman! We scored again at Snow-Cap! Last summer’s rooftop show with John Delgadillo’s band was followed up with a performance by Angel’s band. Seligman is one of the best stops on Route 66, the Delgadillo family makes sure everyone has a good time. Angel is the person credited with organizing the movement to save Route…

Farm Update, Ema Jean’s Holland Burger, more Junk

Agriculture Lori’s Goat Farm’s doing well! All the peppers sprouted and they should be ready to plant next week. The top row are Pasilla, next are Joe Parkers and “Hatches” from seeds we saved last year, and finally the Jalapenos. The eggs without sprouts were planted later but should sprout this week. Goat nests Old…