1899, a real route book that belonged to my great-great uncle the elephant trainer.

One of my prized possessions is a Route Book for the Great Wallace Show in 1899.

It belonged to my great-great uncle, the elephant trainer who inspired The Circus in Winter.

Typically a route book is a list of cities visited. Dates played. Miles traveled. Number of railroads used.

But I measure my time on the road in terms of people I meet.

Here are some of them.

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