Scratching the Surface

Scratching the Surface

 

My earliest memories are loaded with inquisitive adventures. I was one of those kids who would take everything apart to examine and explore all of the inner workings of virtually anything I could get my hands on, just to see what made it function. Occasionally, I’d manage to put everything back in some semblance of working order, as well, which had the effect of encouraging my seek-and-dismantle missions. Oh, certainly, there were misadventures, and the Frankenstein-ing of a few less than fortunate items into, well, objects whose end…

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Scratching the Surface

Seven Days in a Dodge Dart

7 Days in a Dart

 

On a bright, tropically hot and humid day in July I took off with my photographer friend Caroline for a road trip in a sleek, charcoal Limited Dodge Dart. But this wasn’t any ordinary road trip, this was a drive through the central part of Oklahoma down historic Route 66, the Mother Road!
 

7 Days in a Dart

 

But first let me share my first impressions of the Dodge Dart. I’d seen a few of these guys…

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Seven Days in a Dodge Dart

A Pocket Full of Dodge Technology

I was watching my youngest play the other day, and something he did sparked a memory.

 

He had grabbed a handful of his toy cars, and placed a number of them in his pockets. Now, this may not sound like any grand event… but the spark that went off in my mind may have burnt a few floating thoughts to the inside of my skull. I was instantly transported through time, back to when I’d do the same thing. In fact, I’d always have a car or two in my pocket, wherever we went. It just seemed like the thing…

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A Pocket Full of Dodge Technology