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UNM Cancer Treatment & Clinical Research Facility Artwork

By Mitch | May 12, 2024

Today was another great day and one in which we met an incredibly inspiring lady, Angelica Solares. Angelica is the Sr. Program Manager at UNMC for The Office of Community Outreach & Engagement. The work she and her staff perform…

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Insights from the First Week of C3 on Route 66

By Mike | May 11, 2024

There is not much I can add to the blogs that Mitch and John have posted, but my focus has been trying to keep them entertained and happy. Both are very good at describing the highlights of our trip from…

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MAY 10: To Albuquerque via Placitas Car-Club Lunch and Box Stores

By John | May 11, 2024

What a WINDY place this is! Santa Fe winds blew tons of dust and damp rainy mist onto our cars last night, so we had some cleaning to do this morning. I shined up Aardvark with some Griot’s Speed Shine…

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“By The Time I Make Albuquerque”…I will have had breakfast (with a nod to Glen Campbell)

By Mitch | May 11, 2024

It was a very cool morning in Sante Fe, and hot coffee helped take the chill off. But is was the late breakfast we had in Placitas NM at the High Point Plaza with John’s friend Jim Levandowski that we…

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Do You Know The Way to Santa Fe? (with apologies to Burt Bacharach)

By Mitch | May 10, 2024

Another fantastic day with amazing weather and great highway. We left Santa Rosa New Mexico and Mike took us by way of old Route 66, which was part of the original Santa Fe Trail, to Pecos Historical National Park. The…

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May 9: Super Scenery at Pecos NHP & Santa Fe

By John | May 10, 2024

We dumped our plan to head for Tucumcari, NM, to stay at the iconic Blue Swallow Motel. Mitch visited Tucumcari for a photo shoot yesterday, and reported depressing decay and rotted buildings all around the town, except for the Blue…

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Good Food and Hot Panhandles Go Together

By Mitch | May 9, 2024

Yesterday started out in Weatherford OK, and we motored first to Clinton OK on Rt 66 to meet with Elisha Rangel, a reporter for the Clinton Daily News. Elisha is writing a piece about the 3C adventure, and encouraging their…

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MAY 8: R66 Museum, Quarter Horse Museum, Press coverage, and Mega-LUNCH!

By John | May 9, 2024

Woke up in Clinton’s Fairfield Motel, where the staff had allowed me to park Aardvark under the main door canopy overnight. Fantastic exposure for our charities: plenty of people asked us about the car and charities displayed on it. Hoping…

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Abe’s Neighborhood

By Mitch | May 8, 2024

As you may know from reading John’s blog, we experienced an unplanned delay in our trek when his car broke down at Gardner, IL. The car was towed to Springfield, IL where we spent the next two nights. An unfortunate…

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A chance meeting to remember

By Mitch | May 8, 2024

John Phillips, cousin to my brother and myself, drove to Valparaiso a day early to meet up with Gale Larson, a retired Air Force Colonel and the gentleman John had bought his Factory Five 1965 Cobra replica from. John wanted…

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