Friday, September 25, 2009
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Sunday, September 6, 2009
Friday, September 4, 2009
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Now, why paint a sink? Well, this sink is in room 66 in the Monger Moss motel in
The Monger Moss is a motel original to Route 66. I could have painted the more recognizable sign, but this pink sink against the aqua colored tiles just had such an aura of the fifties, I could not resist it.
Bob and Ramona, the owners of the Monger Moss are two delightful people who work very hard to stay original to the Route, there is a room dedicated to Route 66 memorabilia.
If ever in that area, stay at the Monger Moss, you will not regret it, and also hope you get to see the Starlight Lanes (bowling alley) lit up at night, for a brief moment you will be in the fifties.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
On the third day of our trip, after visiting the Lincons’ residence and memorial, we headed for lunch at the Cozy Dog, in
The Cozy Dog is home to the corn dog on a stick, invented by Ed Waldmire in 1949, today it is run by third generation Waldmire.
When we were there Buzz Waldmire was on duty in the kitchen, when we told him of our trip on the route, the food and the stories kept coming.
Bob Waldmire was also there, he is the artist who does the highly detailed maps of 66, the maps are truly a collection item, the history and information in them is amazing. Bob is an avid supporter on the preservation of the Route,
The restaurant is loaded with Route 66 memorabilia.
The corn dogs, the fries and the home made doughnuts were great, but the stories were unforgettable. We left the restaurant 3-1/2 hours later, our heads spinning with all we had heard and looking forward to what else the Route had in store for us.