Monthly Archives: February 2014


Second Train Journal

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 This first leg was easy.  I didn’t get to sleep a good sleep until around 0415, but then I slept for a solid four hours or so.  I had two naps before – hour-long respites from the scanning landscape outside … Continue reading


First Train Journal

I wrote this before sunset on the first day, during the first leg of my trip from DC to Flagstaff.  This leg is DC-Chicago.  I left Rockville Station around 1645 on Monday, 24 Feb, and arrived in Chicago’s Union Station … Continue reading


About SnowHill Asylum

This isn’t a place for just any crazy person.  You know, like your cousin Jim who scrawls his first (and only) love’s name on the wall in pickle juice and parrot blood, or like your aunt Marge who has voo-doo … Continue reading


Welcome to the Hill

On the metro last night on my way to see an old friend, in town for a long weekend as she moves from her sunny California home to the fluctuatingly-frigid northeast, I was struck by a story.  I created the … Continue reading