Random thoughts from a largely-useless man.
Old radio shows, old movies, the simple life.
Saturday, July 07, 2018
About those railroad ties
"He wondered why they laid the ties so that a man could not walk upon them decently, but had to go a step and a half and then a step or so . . . arrah, a bothersome thing!" (from The Man From Skibbereen, by Louis L'Amour)
We spent a good bit of time in my youth walking along the old Rock Island line that ran just south of Highway 10, and I remember wondering the same thing.