Writing on the Rails: Heading home

After a whirlwind cross country trip by rail from Edmonds to New York City, Michael Hall returned by Amtrak, leaving New York City on Dec. 28 (after deciding not to stay in the Big Apple for New Year’s Eve — maybe next year, he says). Hall arrived at Edmonds station the morning of Dec. 31. Here’s…

Writing on the Rails: Back to the old neighborhood in NYC

Edmonds resident Michael W. Hall continues his trip on the rails for the holidays. Hall left the Edmonds Amtrak station Christmas Eve, and is now in “The Big Apple,” where he plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Saturday 12/28/2019 7:30am EST-  The neighborhood street I grew up on (W. 121st St., New York, NY) @…

Writing on the Rails: Polar Express and pizza in Chicago

Edmonds resident Michael W. Hall continues his trip on the rails for the holidays. Hall left the Edmonds Amtrak station Christmas Eve, and is headed east by train to “The Big Apple” for New Year’s Eve. 12/26/2019 2:25pm CST- Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3:35pm CST- Arrived at Chicago’s Union Station, checked into the Amtrak’s Passenger Lounge, got…

Writing on the Rails: From North Dakota to Wisconsin

Follow along as Edmonds resident Michael W. Hall keeps a journal of his trip on the rails for the holidays. Hall left the Edmonds Amtrak station Christmas Eve, and is headed east by train to “The Big Apple” for New Year’s Eve. Thursday, 12/26/2019 6:30am CST-  Early morning breakfast at ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ in the…

Writing on the Rails: From Edmonds to New York City for the holidays

Follow along as Edmonds resident Michael W. Hall keeps a journal of his trip on the rails for the holidays. Hall left the Edmonds Amtrak station Christmas Eve, and is headed east by train to “The Big Apple” for New Year’s Eve. Christmas Eve 5:12pm PST- Boarded the Amtrak “Empire Builder” at the Edmonds Station…