Monthly Archives: February 2015

Amtrak Day 4, Lake Shore Limited

2,176 miles done, 959 to go. We waited in the Metropolitan Lounge at Chicago’s Union Station for nine hours last night. Thank goodness we had sleeper car tickets that came with a perk of allowing us this luxury. It was … Continue reading

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Amtrak Texas Eagle, Day 3

We both slept better on the train last night than we did the night before. I suppose it just takes some getting used to. Anyway, it was cold when we woke up. It was warm enough inside, but outside it … Continue reading

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Amtrak Texas Eagle, Day 2

The sleeping car attendant helped us prepare our beds for the night last night. Neither of us slept real well. I didn’t mind the rocking and the sounds of the train, actually found it soothing. The beds were hard and we … Continue reading

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The Train! The Train!

The train arrived right on time this morning at the Benson stop, at exactly 8:15 as scheduled. There were about a dozen passengers boarding with us but nobody got off the train at this stop. We are in Superliner #32091 which … Continue reading

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Amtrak Adventure!

America’s Railroad. On Saturday we will be “riding the rails” from Benson, Arizona, to Boston, Massachusetts. It will be  3,135  miles, and should take four days on two separate trains:  the Texas Eagle from Benson to Chicago, and Lake Shore … Continue reading

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Return to Tombstone

I know it’s been a while since my last blog post, but we’ve just been chillin’ around the RV park and not doing much interesting. This weekend is Tombstone’s Vigilante Days. Since it’s only about 22 miles from where we … Continue reading

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The Town Too Tough To Die

Another warm sunny day! We went for a walk in the desert behind the RV park again this morning. We went farther than we did before and found a few more of those rock arches like we saw last time. … Continue reading

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