Two Words. Eminent Domain. These words are the reason we wont get nationwide high speed rail. Freight in this country is the strongest in the world, by far. Because of that, they own all of the rails, and they use them as much as possible. Empty rails make no money. As a result of this Freight would never yield to… Read more
Yes, I would love for medium and short haul trips to be done without the aggravation and time waste that airports entail. No security, vastly fewer logistics and weather delays, no sitting around for two hours ahead of a flight and on each layover. More room to move around in the cabin.
I’m with you on that. I grew up watching old movies, so train travel has always held a romanticized vision in my head. I haven’t done any train travel because of the major inconvenience and the fact that doing so would probably kill any of the romantic notions I have from watching Hitchcock movies(plodding along at… Read more
Thank you. In a big way, we remain thankful we have lots of money in an emergency fund and can continue working from home and collect our full salaries. On top of everything we’ve had to deal with, I can’t imagine having to juggle unemployment as well, like tens of millions of Americans are.
I am definitely beat down - actually, more like beaten up. From March to mid July, I was the only essential employee at work, because payroll, taxes and accounts payables don’t catch viruses or take a break. The boss and my immediate supervisor did appear from time to time, just to sign checks and to make sure I was… Read more