Wherein Mr. Toy
travels from Monterey to Salem to share in a birthday
celebration with his big sister. Along the way he meets a newspaper
columnist, a train robbery victim, Eastern European immigrants, and a
horse hauler. Plus a truck driver gets knocked around.
Starlight, Mother's Day Weekend 2005
Involving a little snow, a little rain, a little riverboat and
a huge globe.
The Coast Starlight, February-March 2004
A trip to a wedding which begins with an alien encounter, followed by a
stormy night, a swollen river, snow packed mountains and a
geologist. On the return leg we get a huge dose of bluegrass and a very
brief visit with a special friend.
Coast Starlight, March 2003
We encounter lots of snow in theCascades,
admire Salem's carousel, a grocery store, and recreate, in a small way,
Coast Starlight, May/June 2002
My first solo trip in a sleeper. On this trip an impromptu men's
club is formed, I shoot through tunnels, visit a
garden, go "train hunting," and dine with three women.