road trip







The teacher’s voice was clear and firm:  “No, sir, I’m afraid that is incorrect. You may step down and take a seat.” It was a spelling bee in progress at the Rose Hill School, an historic one-room schoolhouse built in 1895, but now located behind the small Cherokee Strip Museum […]

History class is in session at the Cherokee Strip Museum’s ...


Over 500 different kinds of soda (pssst….the staff told me to get the Dang! Butterscotch Root Beer.) Pick out a sampler six-pack (or more) of cold sodas. Great burgers in the diner. The shake that I got with my burger was spoon-thick. Ridiculously futuristic and cool architecture, with a giant […]

A real sugar shack: POPS on Oklahoma’s Route 66




Sure, some would say that a steakhouse experience is wasted on young kids, but I think they need to learn what a really amazing steak tastes like (and it’s never too early to start.) The Cattlemen’s Steakhouse in Fort Worth‘s historic Stockyards District is one of our favorites – the […]

I got yer beef right here in Fort Worth, cowboy