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Your pal, Jess
Ladies- I'm a single, straight, virgo/boar INTJ (age 45) who enjoys books, getting out into nature, music, and daily exercise.

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Here's a quote from Fyodor Dostoevsky to start things off right: Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

today's topic is Trains!

a brainstorm cluster on all things Train, boys and girls!

Auburn, Davis, Emeryville, Berkeley, Reno NV (with dad), Eugene OR
Jim Marquis, station agent, ex-roommate
starlight express, california zephyr, dining car, viewing car, sleeping car
bus connections
the little engine that could, i think i can i think i can
"de-train" (word for offboarding)
whistle, at all hours
"the wrong side of the tracks"
wooden train whistle
soothing rhythm
all aboard! crazy train -Ozzy Osbourne
casey jones, you better watch your speed!...-Grateful Dead
shipping containers
freight trains
passenger trains
light rail
bullet train
sacramento train museum, old sacto
flat penny
toy trains, xmas trains, ho model
railroad ties
old narrow gauge
chinese laborers
robber barons (e.g. Crocker, Stanford, Vanderbilt)
jesse james, train robber
golden spike
mexican immigrants
accidents, explosions, terrorism
anna karenina, by leo tolstoy
counting cars
movies: Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock), Runaway Train
political speeches (of yore)
transbay tube
elon musk's tube thing

cross-training (nike)
martial arts, sports
potty training, puppy training, positive/negative reinforcement
training bra

train of thought
"rail against" (e.g. Hitler)
"training" a rifle

wedding: train (of dress),
conga line dance (train of dancers)

Ellen Trainor ("excellent") ex g/f

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