Tag Archives: Route 66

Escape From El Lay

April 30, 2009

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The beach used to be where the poor people lived. And, even though the new houses here have become more expensive than Beverly Hills the beach is where some of us poor people still do live. It is possible to stagger out of the waves, cross the broad strand and face a trophy chopper displayed, […]

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Historic Route 66

November 17, 2008

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Don’t call it Route 66. Call it “Historic Route 66.” That is what it says on thousands of signs like tombstones in hundreds of lingering little towns. Route 66 died right after Vietnam. Or, if you prefer, you can call it the “Mother Road.” You know like, “meet me at the corner of Mother Road […]

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