California Zephyr in Colorado

Waxing Gibbous Moon

On this trip I am going to try to remember to keep track of the lunar phases as I go. I used to do that in all my journals when I was a kid. It’s kind of fun and after a while, there’s a rhythm to it.

There is also a rhythm to the motion of a train. And the churning pedals of a bicycle. And your natural gait. The more you pay attention to it, the more in tune you become.

Most of Utah slipped by in the darkness last night as I was sleeping in train seat pretzel pose. Morning came just in time to see the eastern part of the state and to pass into Colorado via Grand Junction.

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At Glenwood Springs things got really good – cruising along the Colorado River beneath snowy strata, a rock slide covered a section of I-70 – man, I love rock slides!

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We should reach Denver by sunset and be in Omaha for sunrise. Chuggin’ along, stress-free, easy breezy.

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Speaking of reaching, don’t forget to ask your friends and neighbors to pledge a penny per mile to REACH Across America. This is the real deal right here. This is going to be SO fun.

Peace and Love in the Rockies,
Jim

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