The Empire Builder

WE'RE TRAVELING from Chicago to Seattle aboard Amtrak's famous Empire Builder. ATTENDANTS GREETED US as we approached the car we were assigned to. After checking our boarding passes, we stepped up onto the train. Watch out for those steps; they are steep even with the traditional step stool. Once on board, we were shown a… Continue reading The Empire Builder

The Living Son of a Slave

Daniel Smith, 88 years old and the living son of a slave I read this article in late July. Not only is this piece of journalism well written but the writer tells an amazing story that I thought was impossible. Daniel Smith is the living son of a slave. It boggles my mind that Daniel… Continue reading The Living Son of a Slave