Friday, April 21, 2006
Postcards from the Road
Motel Americana - Motel Postcards
This page is designed to celebrate an American phenomenon which reflects an important part of US history and culture: the motel. The word showed up in dictionaries as postwar optimism and cold war pessimism led to the creation of an highway system. Before long, families began to discover bright neon arrows pointing the way to temporary homes dotting those long stretches of tar. Motels offered an inexpensive way to travel the country and expand our horizons. Be sure you check the WHOLE site out, it's fantastic!