Ten Thousand Miles by Freight Train, the little kindle book!

I spent most of my twenties riding freight trains and hitchhiking across the continent, alone and with friends, sleeping in stands of trees, eating cans of beans, watching the light move in the leaves and thinking about the nature of space/time. Recently I published a novella-length memoir that draws from those years, called Ten Thousand … Continue reading Ten Thousand Miles by Freight Train, the little kindle book!

Ohio

Sometimes you feel like your pants-cuffs are full of rocks. And then you check your pants-cuffs, and they are full of rocks. And you shake the rocks out, and then you feel better.And you spend a whole day and night under an oak tree next to the train yard, sleeping and reading and lying back, … Continue reading Ohio

Wishbone Georges Rides The Train To Dunsmuir

The characters-Carrot Quinn, under the axleThe TrainSarah Moniously and Wishbone GeorgesI took a train trip this week. It's a blur- hot heat, dried mangoes and diesel exhaust. Lots of wind and an elderly terrier. I went with my young train-riding apprentice and co-cook, Sarah Moniously. We took along a friend's dog, Wishbone Georges, aka Wibshone, … Continue reading Wishbone Georges Rides The Train To Dunsmuir