Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

A few images from the day:


Up at the crack of dawn to be greeted by sunrise as I was loading the car

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

I think we should have a "name the decor" contest to describe this motel interior

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

Blog central last night

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

It was a little too cold today to enjoy the water slide at the famous Blue Whale swimming pond

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

A momentary delay at the Volvo dealer in Tulsa to verify that the check engine warning light was just the usual warning that the catalytic converter was getting a bit long in the tooth. I had them throw in new spark plugs at the mechanics suggestion to see if that helps prevent this in the future.

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

Back on the old route and seeing a lot of old towns along the way....


Old service station in Stroud, Oklahoma one of many relics from days gone by

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

Interesting architecture on this school in Chandler, OK. There were a whole lot of stone buildings along the route today.

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

Back on the slab towards the end of the day, still in Oklahoma, I spied the first wind-propelled tumbleweeds zooming across the highway and then as I got into Texas it looked like this with powdery snow blowing across the road and the sky all grayed out so you had the feeling the sun was going to set any moment except it stayed just like this for about three hours.

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.

Jamie Oliver's roadies hard at work

Great day today! A long one that ran the gamut from bright blue skies to sun-obscuring grey overcast, tumbleweeds, and blowing snow.