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Archives for April 2017

Head Wounds and Buffoons

Train Hopping Baldwin Baldwin, FL reminded me a lot of Eugene or Portland, OR except it was an East Coast hub for dirty kids and drainbows. Bums, and people alike, marching down the medians flying signs, “Travelin’ Broke N Hungry” by the yard. They scored some cash and crashed track side, drinking steelies, and leaving behind

IM Stuck in Carrier

Train Hopping Amarillo I walked for hours that night towards the next yard off of Buchanan Street.  My legs felt like concrete blocks as they swung along the pavement, a hobbling Neanderthal.  Riding hard with limited sleep made long walks less desirable than normal, but the coal industry put me several miles away from my

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