Author Archives: danocan

Route 66 Retrospective: The Planning

Since concluding our Route 66 adventure four months ago, I have continued to remain active on a number of Route 66 forums and Facebook groups. Those groups are full of people planning their own trips on the Mother Road and … Continue reading

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Seeking Donna

Last September a descendant of the Cooley Brothers named Donna reached out to me. She gave me her phone number so we could chat further and I could learn more about the Cooley Brothers of Chinook, Alberta. Of course, life … Continue reading

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Enoch Sales House Lost to Fire

I don’t know what’s more frustrating, the loss of another great old structure or the lack of concern so many show for our historic sites Continue reading

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Encountering Crocodiles in Florida

I’m still catching up with documenting our adventures from over the Christmas break. This time we check out “Croc Encounters”, a non-profit reptile rescue in Tampa Bay, Florida. I’d like to give a shout-out to the forty people who have … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern

You don’t need to know anything about architecture to know the name Frank Lloyd Wright. On our recent trip to Florida, we spent some time checking out the campus of Florida Southern College, which is home to a large collection … Continue reading

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Golden Spike National Historic Site

It’s always a pleasure when you get to visit a historic site that you have wanted to see for many years. This time it was a visit to Promontory Point, Utah and the location of the driving of the golden … Continue reading

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Bonnie and Clyde Death Car

On our way back home from our Route 66 trip, we couldn’t pass up the chance to stop in Primm, Nevada and check out the car Bonnie and Clyde were in when they were gunned down. Bonnie Parker and Clyde … Continue reading

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