Monthly Archives: December 2015

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The lounge car in this train is eerily empty and silent, considering it’s not even 10:30 in the evening.  There’s one man gazing out the window at the other end, somebody else bent over their laptop, and I think someone’s … Continue reading

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Minus Cats

I am finally, officially leaving the Fucking West Coast.  Left Irvine this afternoon, stopover in Fullerton, CA, and am now on the Southwest Chief to Chicago. Am very sad at lack of cats.  😦 Incidentally, traveling in general is such … Continue reading

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Plus Cats

About forty hours later, I am at Jeff and Caeli’s in Irvine! Pretty uneventful journey, except — Well. It seems a bit callous to call the suicide in front of the train just outside Tacoma uneventful.  But we didn’t even know … Continue reading

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End of hostel era

I’m sitting in a hostel across the street from King Street Station.  It is probably the last one I’ll be in for awhile, which is a strange feeling.  The walls are aggressively yellow, and it smells like something cruciferous is … Continue reading

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Brief Adventures

Well, Seattle has defeated me.  I concede.  You win, motherfucker.  I’m out. Friday morning I hop back on the train to So Cal to see Jeff, plus girlfriend and cats, then kick rocks out of this fucking time zone early next … Continue reading

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