Classical Gas Stations … and Street Signs

By Gary D. MyersI have always loved Edward Ruscha’s art – especially his painting of a simple gas station. I was inspired the first time I saw it and I consider that painting one of my major influences. Unfortunately, for many years I couldn’t remember who painted it. "Standard Station" Edward RuschaRuscha painted the work … Continue reading Classical Gas Stations … and Street Signs

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What was that noise?

Day 8: June 1We traveled 460+ miles on Day 7 (May 31) and we were planning to travel 608 miles from Mom's house (17 miles from Calvin, Okla.) to the Gentilly Terrace neighborhood of New Orleans -- home. We got up and going by 4:30 a.m. Our GPS gave a New Orleans arrival estimate of … Continue reading What was that noise?

Beautiful World Part III & The Right Place at the Right Time

Day Five: May 29Wow! Wow! Wow! We had a number of great stops during our second day at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. We would have loved another day at the Canyon.We decided to drive out to Holbrook and find a place to stay for the night. We had tried to reserve rooms … Continue reading Beautiful World Part III & The Right Place at the Right Time