Category Archives: eclectic

Burning The Candle At Both Ends and Loving It!

What was I Thinking Series Day 3 Marcia Menendez Not necessarily someone you would think of as inspiring if you are a traditional artist, but she does inspire me with her grit, determination and hard work ethic. I’ll get straight

What Was I Thinking? – Stacye Wilson

That helpless feeling, the one where you swear you’re losing the battle for an idea, frantically looking for inspiration. You’re sitting there with Moon Pie eyes like a lost child in a crowded mall on Saturday morning. I think every

The story of a true metalsmith artist

Here is her story…I was born with a hammer in my hand. Perhaps not the most comfortable or easy situation for my mother…but since making her the tiara, she at least doesn’t disclose the details of my early craftsmanship (or

Turner’s Vision: The Gay Parita Gas Station

Gary Turner’s station was a re-creation of a circa-1930 gas station owned by Fred and Gay Mason that stood in the small township of Paris Springs, Missouri, until it burned down in 1955. During his retirement, Turner rebuilt the station,

Potholes in the Mother Road Vol. 1

The Birthplace of Route 66 Cyrus Avery of Tulsa is known worldwide as the “Father of Route 66.” Springfield, Missouri, is known as the “Birthplace of Route 66.” By 1923, there were 148 miles of street in the city, 60

Flying Below The Radar on 66

This structure left in Spencer, MO was first built in the 1920’s. Johnson Creek trickles under the old steel bridge, at one time many years ago Johnson Mill was on the banks of Johnson Creek. In later years a store

2013 Queen City Riot

The inaugural Queen City Riot was kicked off at The Outland with an overwhelming response. As usual downtown traffic on a Friday night was packed. A Saturday Show at The VFW American Legion post 639 on South Scenic and a

Ed Roth’s Orbitron Rides Again

Ed Roth’s Orbitron was thought to be lost forever. The story of how it was recently found and restored by the team at Galpin Auto Sports. Please follow and like us:

Galpin Auto Sports’ Ed Roth Collection

Alan Taylor talks with Beau Boeckmann of Galpin Auto Sports and takes a walk around the world’s largest Ed ‘Big Daddy” Roth automotive collection. Please follow and like us:

Low n’ Slow – A Beetle Film

Low n' Slow - A Beetle Film from Stephen Brooks FILMS on Vimeo. Two Beetles from the Low n’ Slow VW club in the UK … sure there’s running your car low but Aaron and Simon scrape and bang their

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