The Addendum

New Digs / Good-bye, route99west

For some time now, I’ve had a web site of some form or other on the domain This blog, for example, has sat on for something like 5 years, maybe 6. I chose the name for various reasons, including my attraction to Mid Century highway culture, and to the highway of my childhood: Barbur Boulevard, Pacific Highway West, Oregon Highway 99-W, or as it was once before my time and before decommissioning, U.S. Route 99 West.

All things must pass, however. With more and more writing and photography in the works, having a URL of my name became more and more obviously the smart choice, and hanging onto became a less and less defensible bit of sentimentality.

So with this post, I am announcing that is being wound down, and all its content will now, and likely for a long time to come, be located at This includes The Addendum, now to be found under a new URL, but the same folder: The design has been heavily redone as well, with far larger pictures, a slightly slicker gallery function, a bit of juggled organization, and a new section on in-process projects. I anticipate that will be a bit more dynamic than was.

In the next few weeks, I will remove the old content from The domain I will keep, however — I can’t bear to part with it, though I don’t know what I will use it for. In the meanwhile, update your bookmarks and RSS subscriptions, and welcome to the new site.

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One Response to New Digs / Good-bye, route99west

  1. Michael says:

    Simple & classy.