Go West, Old Folks, Go West: Vacationing by Train across America Add to wishlist

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(as of 12/26/2019 at 22:26 UTC)

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What do old folks do when they get old? *Cash their society security check *Gardening *Eat at the senior citizen center *Take ball-room dancing *Volunteer work *Raise grandchildren *RIDE AMTRAK ACROSS AMERICA. You love America. You love life. Don’t stop living and sit in the rocking chair. Explore America, see where history has been, ride AMTRAK. “Go West” is about Rudy and his wife, Molly, taking a 7300-mile AMTRAK journey with her elder parents across the United States traveling from Rocky Mount, North Carolina to San Francisco.You do not have to be concerned about gas, hotels, and food. It can be all taken care for you in the price of the ticket. Don’t worry about dying. If you die while traveling in Texas, they bury you with your boots on. “Go West” gives you an overall view of our country. You are introduced to big cities; Washington, D.C., Chicago, Denver, San Francisco. You cross the Mississippi River and dozens other American rivers. You laugh with the 83 and 85 elders eating banana splits, lamb, steaks and chicken. We ‘watched what they ate’ (and don’t tell their daughter, Gaye).“Go West” is a history book. You learn about the National Postal Museum, Pacific Garden Mission, and Shea Aquarium. You learn about America’s towns, people, and a family.Horace Greeley, author and statesman who was the founder and editor of the New-York Tribune, among the great newspapers, stated at eighteen-years-old, “Go west, young man, go west.” I say, “Go West, Old Folks, Go West.”

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