A Morning Conversation and Heading up and into the Rockies

I was ready to head up into the mountains, but the coffee wasn’t quite ready, and I asked the other person waiting where he was heading. “Just finished my delivery of Kia’s. Headed back to the St. Louis.” Burt, a truck driver, was a delight to speak with as he readily¬†shared his life as a…

Travels Across the Great Plains: Breadbasket of America

After passing through St. Louis and the Jefferson National Historic Site, it was my intent to get a good number of miles on Interstate 70. However, with the sun setting in the West, it was best to find a place to stay for the night. I pulled over when I saw a bargain “8” motel….