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Crazy about Glore

The Lunatic Box The patient had to remain standing until he or she became calm.  This may have taken days… Glore Psychiatric Museum 3408 Frederick Avenue St. Joseph, Missouri (You know I had to say that…)  Not far from home is a well-kept secret of…

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We HEART Kohler!

Hartman Historical Rock Garden—H. G. “Ben” Hartman 1905 Russell Avenue at McCain Springfield, OH Built: 1932-1939 McGinn: Hartman Rock Garden to crumble no more The local folk-art landmark will be completely restored by a Wisconsin foundation By Andrew McGinn  Staff Writer Updated 8:40 PM Thursday,…

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A tourist in my own town

Don, Narrow Larry, and Erika Nelson Sometimes it takes visitors to get you out into your own town. Luckily, Don, Erika and Larry aren’t your typical visitors, and wandering aimlessly is AOK with them. Downtown Kansas City Public Library 14 West 10th Street Signs ‘n…

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Another day, another cemetery or 2. And a gas station of petrified wood.

Today was a great day to drive and shoot, although the weather started out gray, it was uncanny how the sun would pop out at the exact moment I would get ready to shoot. Jesus with Cowboy BootsEvergreen Cemetery Paris, TX Yep, what can I…

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Circus Folks Cemetery with that personal touch!

Time for a another weekend roadtrip, and given the time of the year, south was the best choice. I am in the middle of designing the new Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations book (due out no later than May) and realized that there are a…

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Ringing in the new with some old favorites

And some new ones, too.  The original plan was to find the Tool fence in Collinsville for the upcoming Rare Visions book.  Alas, it is gone.  And I was befuddled.  How does someone get rid of a long welded, heavy, metal fence?  But the good…

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Hubble's Rubble in Howard, Kansas

It is hard to believe that just 2 days earlier I was wandering through the galleries of the Smithsonian.  Maybe I just needed to see the art in it’s environment, maybe I just needed to drive, but I have headed a little southwest of home…

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A slight detour from "detour art"

Staircase in the Lum Building, Petersburg, VA (this is my favorite photo, ever…at least this week) Happy holidays…this time I have hopped on a plane to visit friends in the DC area.  (Ok, I really didn’t hop, there was some pharmacological help and a David…

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"I've been everywhere, man" (before that pesky motel chain snagged the song…)

Love the song, love to travel, love the man. (with special thanks to Johnny Cash and “headwrapper” Reuben Sorensen for pointing the video out to me)

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Quick kicks on Route 66

Route 66 – Lambert, Hendricks & Ross     If you ever plan to motor west,     travel my way, take the highway that is best.     Get your kicks on Route sixty-six.     It winds from Chicago to LA,     more than two thousand miles all…

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