On the square in Ft. Stockton, Texas, is a plaque that reads: “Dedicated to the pioneer spirit of the 13,176 people of Pecos County to commenmorate the celebration of the Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986.”… I recently read part of James Mischner’s: … Continue reading


We’ve traveled into the “Missouri Breaks” region of Montana, one of the most sparsely populated areas of the country. We pulled into Circle (pop. 660) at sunset where I put up a campaign flyer in the town gas station/general store. … Continue reading


The kids have been bugging me about getting a pet on the road (apparently the bobble head dogs were getting old). A few states back in Texas, a lizard jumped up on our Sarah’s hand while the kids were playing … Continue reading