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Gilley’s Diner

Had we not just eaten we would’ve stopped here for lunch.  It was strange finding this here.  It looked as if modern times grew around it leaving it here on it’s own little space sort of like the guys house … Continue reading

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Very Old and Very Unusual Car Week #4

The 1901 Toledo Steam Car created by the American Bicycle Company of Toledo.  Those wheels do look a bit familiar…    

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Very Old and Very Unusual Car Week #2

The 1917 Detroit Electric… notice the curved glass in the front and back.  

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1948 Chrysler Town and Country

The Chrysler Town & Country was a wagon manufactured by Chrysler from 1940-1942 and from 1945-1988 (during World War II, a three-model-year hiatus, from 1943 to 1945, was starkly imposed upon by the United States Federal Government until the end … Continue reading

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Price including tax – 24 ½ cents per gallon

Back in time when gas was cheap and road trips were what we all took, there were gas stations like this (that is if this was a station jury is still out on that) where you pulled up to have … Continue reading

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What was it? It was a firetruck…

But a very special firetruck with a great origin story to go with it.  I will just let you read it’s background story here for yourself.  While there were hundreds of vehicles at this car show in July 2015, with … Continue reading

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Remembering today…

(I had originally posted a blog about today from someone else but upon further reading there seems to be some potential (maybe maybe not) questions about the facts so instead of reblogging it I took it down and I will … Continue reading

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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum – The man himself

Besides the architecture of the home in and out and the interesting furniture, there are many things that tell you about the man himself; about the life of Ernest Hemingway.  Besides pictures and paintings of him throughout the house like … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Hemingway’s Writing Studio

     

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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

Regardless of whether you liked the man or his works, this is a must see when visiting Key West, Florida.  As part of my schooling I had to read at least one of his books for English literature and as … Continue reading

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