Salem to McMinville

On my Bike Friday New World Traveler

Because the train ride from Solana Beach, California to Salem, Oregon was 31 hours, mostly sitting in coach,  I decided that a good nights sleep and a chance to rejuvenate myself in Salem was preferable to trying to get to McMinville immediately, especially since I was arriving just […]


Train Trip Solana Beach to Salem

My Oregon Train Adventure

I was going to Oregon for my brother Tom’s memorial service. I decided to take the train to avoid the insult to my fourth amendment rights by the Tiny Soldier Army. I don’t really want to x-rayed or fondled by a stranger, that happens to be an employee of the federal […]