Give Me a Couple of Days.

Well, my travel plans have been disrupted by the strike and a sore knee which, together have effectively screwed up the balance of my itinerary.

I was supposed to complete the rail portion of this trip by taking the Sunset Limited from New Orleans to Los Angeles and of course that didn’t happen because of the strike.

May I say–on that subject–that this could be the moment for the powers-that-be to step up and be counted. The freight railroads have flouted the law that requires them to give Amtrak trains “preference” when on their track. They have not done so and this work stoppage could be the moment for government to finally require the freight railroads to do what they agreed to do fifty years ago.

In the meatime, I’m heading home and will resume posting here as soon as I can manage. My thanks for your patience.