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Heading home…the longest bridge in the western hemisphere & miniature golf diner

Heading home…the longest bridge in the western hemisphere & miniature golf diner

Did you know that the Mackinac Bridge is the longest bridge  (with a bunch of asterisks) in the western hemisphere?  Almost 5 miles long, and the dividing point between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron… and the point in which I bid the Rare Visions guys a…

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Mo and the Giant Cap Gun

Mo and the Giant Cap Gun

Mo, our fearless gallery guru, shared this find with me, from the West Bottom in Kansas City…. Mo here. I’ve been talking about the World’s Smallest Version of the World’s Largest Cap Gun for two months, but I never saw the big one until today!…

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Mike and Mo talk about the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

Mike and Mo talk about the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

KCUR’s Walt Bodine Show 3/26/2009 (click here) (this show is 1 hour long) Folk Art Talk with “Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations” ©“Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations,” is a popular, Kansas City-based television program featured on public television. The program has taken viewers across the country…

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Rare Visions/Detour Art Exhibit…Opening Night

Rare Visions/Detour Art Exhibit…Opening Night

(Erika Nelson’s “World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Smallest Versions of the World’s Largest Things” from Lucas, Kansas) Rare Visions. Detour Art Exhibit March 6, 2009 – May 1, 2009 Belger Arts Center 2100 Walnut Kansas City, Missouri (Bob Smithy “Angel” from the collection of Kelly…

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Getting ready for the Rare Visions/Detour Art show

Getting ready for the Rare Visions/Detour Art show

(from “Lisa The Drama Queen”, The Simpsons, Season 20…thanks, Larry) Rare Visions, Detour Art March 6, 2009 – May 1, 2009 Belger Arts Center 2100 Walnut Kansas City, Missouri The show at the Belger is only a week away, and I am exhibiting exhibit-mania.  …

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"Rare Visions, Detour Art" Exhibit at the Belger Art Center in Kansas City

"Rare Visions, Detour Art" Exhibit at the Belger Art Center in Kansas City

“Rare Visions, Detour Art” March 6, 2009 – May 1, 2009 Belger Arts Center 2100 Walnut Street, (one block east of Main Street) Kansas City, MO KANSAS CITY, MO – On March 6, 2009, the Belger Arts Center will launch “Rare Visions – Detour Art,”…

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Following the weasels…

Following the weasels…

Randy, Mike, and Don the Camera Guy are back on the road (alas, sadly I can’t tag along this time – and it’s killing me!)  I highly recommend following along with their adventures, as already they have been to visit Tammy Jean Lange (Tammy Tattoo)…

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meanwhile back at the ranch…and the canyon

meanwhile back at the ranch…and the canyon

Cadillac Ranch |  Amarillo, TX  |  Stanley Marsh 3 and Ant Farm In a cow pasture along eastbound I-40 between exits 60 and 62.  Exit onto the frontage road, then enter the pasture through an unlocked gate. Almost 25 years ago, 2 friends and I…

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