Category: ROUTE BLUE JOURNALS

  • In search of Sunflowers

    In Search of Sunflowers Natural Storytellers  Symbolic Art & Soul of the Road              “My Heart wants Roots, but my Mind wants Wings…” an articulate phrase coined by popular Lyricist {E.Y. Harburg} that describes the wandering soul of many travelers, like myself, in a constant search for things that make us feel whole.  Commonly referred to as […]

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  • Our Braided Trails

    HIGHWAY TRAVEL WRITER LORRIE FLEMING SPEAK IN A SILENT LANGUAGE THAT WHISPERS SOFTLY INTO THE WINDS OF TIME …Our History Speaks Through a Land of Braided Trails…             Let’s all join hearts-to-hands with land-to-legends in celebration of our transportation network carved by the toil of our ancestral trail blazers & pioneers setting the course toward unlimited […]

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  • WHY ROUTE 66 in CANADA???

    WHY ROUTE 66 in CANADA???

    2023 Narrative by Lorrie Fleming – Founder Canadian Route 66 Association  The question is “Why Route 66 in Belgium, France, Germany and yes, Japan”? It is the ultimate international symbol of popular culture & nostalgia, recreating the happier and simpler times of the “1950 & 60’s” especially for the ‘Baby Boomer’ generation, like myself – […]

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  • RUBBER TO ROAD. . .DREAMS TO DRIVES

    RUBBER TO ROAD. . .DREAMS TO DRIVES

    RIDING THE RURAL ON BC’S ART ROUTE BLUE Sculpting the Stories into Timeless Art Touring Trails Narrative Penned by Lorrie Fleming for Release in April 2021             Dreams carry us away as a momentary escape from reality!  Imagining life after COVID confinement is akin to awaking from a prolonged & deep dream, much like landing on a […]

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  • THE EYES OF ART ARE WATCHING …

    VACCINES TO VACATIONS ON THE HORIZON SPEARHEADED BY ARTISTS PAINTING THE LINES & PLACING THE DOTS CREATING THE WAY TO THE APEX OF OUR HERITAGE ART HIGHWAYS A MESSAGE TO WELCOME SPRING:  Penned by Lorrie Fleming for March 1, 2021             Spring is a pinnacle time to plant seeds of optimism to weave the threads of knowledge […]

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  • TRANSFORMING OUR HERITAGE HIGHWAYS INTO ART ROUTES

    TRANSFORMING OUR HERITAGE HIGHWAYS INTO ART ROUTES

    RIVERS-TO-ROADS -TO SCAFFOLDS Interweaving Threads of Color into the Strands of our Transportation Corridor Narrative by Lorrie Fleming Penned on December 12, 2020 Inspired by a conversation with Master Muralist, Michelle Loughery             A new generation of trail blazers are geared up and ready to hit the road, headed for an optimistic journey as the Coronavirus […]

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  • Romancing the Rural on Art Route Blue

    Romancing the Rural on Art Route Blue

    NAVIGATING LIFE’S CROSSROADS Traveling Through the “Art of Life” (Michelle) Narrative by Lorrie Fleming penned October 19, 2020             Michelle’s artistic life’s vision over the course of a quarter century has elevated the bloodline of Steinbeck’s Mother Road into a borderless and timeless ‘piece of art’.  In her eloquent words “we are all traveling through the art […]

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  • THE SUNDAY SUNFLOWER STORY

    THE SUNDAY SUNFLOWER STORY

    A Multicolored Reflection of Light on Social Diversities A Moving Narrative by Lorrie Fleming – Penned July 19, 2020             Diversity in Society stands for freedom & equality in all people(s) that is deeply rooted and engrained within the “Soul of Sunflowers”!  Understanding that each individual flower (just like a person) is uniquely different and collectively equate to […]

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