HWY 101 Road Trip – Part 1 – Crescent City to Eureka By David Kelly:: While Route 66 is the most well known, America has many other classic road trip routes that can still transport you back in time. One of the best is HWY 101, which runs from Canada to Mexico on the Pacific […]

By David Kelly:: I have an obsession with Breeze Blocks. Well, Breeze Blocks and a few hundred other things. Breeze Blocks, or Architectural Screen Blocks, are a decorative concrete block used for architectural screen walls and fences. They have been around since the 1930s and became hugely popular in the Mid-Century Modern residential & commercial […]

The Ranch Motel, Oakland/Rice Hill, Oregon

By David Kelly In the Great State of Oregon, there are 3 vintage motels that feature A-frame cabins for rooms. Route 66 has teepee-shaped motels (the Wigwams) and Oregon has, well, triangles. Mostly built in the 1960s, the saw-tooth profile created by a group of A-frames certainly stands out from the other motels on highway. […]