Science editor at @BoingBoing. Columnist for @NYTmag. Author of Before the Lights Go Out: http://maggiekb.com/books. Fond of Scutigera Coleoptrata.
A whole fleet of mothballed battleships, moored together in groups of six outside Martinez, CA. #train!
Went to sleep in the Pacific Northwest, woke up in California. #train!
Wine tasting on #train. Cheese, chocolate, feeling very fancypants.
The first class internet system.#train!
Coast Starlight #train! has a movie theater.
@EnergyChris enjoys the complimentary champagne on #train!
Portland Union Station - leaving out for Oakland. But first, champagne and lunch on the #train!
Oh, sure, Oregon. Like you're all special. #Columbia #river #embarrassmentofriches
A store full of artisinal salt. I'm in Portland!
One Eyed Willy is sailing into Vancouver, Washington. #train!
Pretty well convinced now that this is THE place to be artfully depressed. Sorry, the South. #train!
Pacific Northwest: America's breadbasket for brooding. #train!
If you tire if #train!, there is always fancy steamboat.
A forest of dock pilings, decaying into the sea. #train!
What happens in Tacoma? A lot of gravel, apparently. #train!
City of Tacoma #train!
Seattle to Portland is in coach. @EnergyChris marvels at seats you can recline without guilt. #train2
Hello, gorgeous. At King St. Station. #Seattle #train
Since I was last here (2012's #train! adventure) Seattle's King St Station has gotten beautiful. Renovation win!
This octopus gets active BEFORE feeding time. Volunteer: "its like he resonds to crowd gathering. Or my microphone."
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