I think I developed a new skill during the busy holiday season–talking without realizing that I’m talking. My brain would process auditory stimulus , and my words would formulate responses that were informed, coherent, and precise. Automaton-style.
I took a breather from the end-of-the-holidays grind, and hopped a train to Omaha for a quick 24 hour visit to catch up with my beloved relatives, watch Downton Abbey with my sis, couple carbs + fat at every meal, banter all-things-political with my pops, enjoy a pre-dawn conversation with ma, and serve as human jungle gym for my nieces/nephews. The train is a perfect way to wind down. I snapped a few shots you can view here: As Of Late
I had the pleasure of listening to some fantastic tracks while traveling. A few: