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Our Broken Asphalt Heart: Reflections on Route 66 (Part 1)

January 21, 2011

It was once hailed as “The Mother Road,” saluted as “Main Street U.S.A.”.  There have been songs written about it, books, movies, a television show.  In our collective imagination it carries us back to a more innocent time, when America was young, when entrepreneurialism was grass roots, before cookie cutter chains and faceless corporations, when […]

Setting Out to Discover America

January 7, 2011

My name is Malcolm Logan.  I travel America. Some folks say they know what America is.  Lots of folks say they know what it ought to be.  I say let’s have a closer look, because America is not so easy to pin down. The only way to get a true sense of this extraordinary country […]