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Reply to "Amtrak's Plans to Extend Rail Service Across the Country"

@Fast Mail posted:

Regarding the article linked above by Doug W

Just to be clear, our intrepid traveler/journalist who was eager to experience the “A road less traveled” may need to find a better approach or should I say departure. I was distressed to hear he had to walk toward the end of the train to find his car. Then on top of that he was forced tonavigate tight hallways with his suitcase; then it got real bad, and I quote.

“ I closed the door and shut the curtains so I could have some privacy. Once I was settled, I enjoyed the views of New York City as they flashed across the window. I also turned on Netflix for some needed entertainment.”

I don't think he enjoyed his train trip. Did Amtrak let him down or did the Netflix fail to entertain???

Robert Frost wrote a famous poem “The Road not Taken” the last lines being:

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

Hopefully the won't get wiped out by the topic police, but that poem is interesting in that most people don't understand what it really means. Most people assume it means when you come to the fork in the road, take the less travelled path because it is more fulfilling. What it really means is kind of like that immortal philosopher, Yogi Berra, said, when you come to the fork in the road, take other words down the road we convince ourselves that we indeed took the road less travelled and were the better person for it, no matter which fork we took

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