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Ode to the Independent Bookstore

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I was among friends. Some of them were worn and tired. Some showed classic lines. All had something to say. They were books. Many were well seasoned, having felt the hands of at least one previous owner. Some were brand new, and could boast a lofty ranking on somebody’s bestseller list. The familiar smell of leather-bound paper relaxed me, the …

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Maps

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My ride and me, we never used a GPS. No compass. No MapQuest. We abstained from sextants. For the first third of this journey, a state highway map was our only guide. Deeper into our drive, untraveled roads became harder to reach. Just to find fresh pavement, we sometimes traveled a hundred miles over routes already covered. But there was …

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King of the Road

Missouri Life and Death

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The King of the Road series went dormant after a nice five-year run, and Erifnus and I rode into the sunset. But lately, I happily agreed to start writing features for the magazine from time to time…just took an assignment to eat a fine meal at The Dancing Bear outside Higginsville…the review will come out sometime in the spring. See …

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Got My Camo On

Book Goes National

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Well, that’s a stretch. Yes, people all over the world can buy it, although a California reader who saw the story about my travels, “One man’s quest to see Missouri, mile by mile” by Tom Uhlenbrock, in USA Today wondered why anybody cares. I really can’t argue… Not everybody has the good sense to spend whole days crisscrossing county roads …

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A Road Trip Into America's Hidden Heart

Past CDT Articles about My Book

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The Columbia Daily Tribune has published a couple articles about my journey over the years. “Man explores state one road at a time” was originally written for the St. Louis Post Dispatch by Tom Uhlenbrock in 2009. “Road Warrior” by Caroline Dohack-McCrary was published in 2010. Here are a couple excerpts you may appreciate… Finally, in 2012, you can buy …

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