shoes, left. Hand-dyed, a gift from Yvonne during my last visit
to Reno. On the road, aboard Burlington
Trailways, center. Illinois ahead, right, over the Great
River Bridge across the Mississippi River.
I do like
my train porn, and Galesburg is a nexus of activity. A consist
headed by BNSF
7334, left, rolling west through Galesburg. BNSF 7744, 4510,
1013, and 1106, right, heading east.
left. Omelet, grits, bacon, croissant, plus coffee, for $18.25.
Ouch! Halfway between La
Junta and Trinidad,
Colorado, center. Right, my most favorite view on board: from
where we came.
south towards Fishers Peak,
left, on the Colorado/New Mexico border. The old watering hole
of unkempt hair two rows of seats behind me won't STFU, he's
either on the phone or chatting with his bromance across the
aisle. On a full van to Vegas leaving from Kingman, center. I'm
in all the way back, with eleven people packed in. And that
talkative SOB from the train? Sitting right next to me, reeking
of B.O. Right, after the van ride and two city bus connections.
No sleep 'til...