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This weekend my daughter and her husband (!) hopped aboard the Amtrak train for an out-of-town wedding. An ingenious and economical plan, for sure. And based on a previous family vacation, all aboard Amtrak to D.C, when she and her sister found the food situation so dire they shared a “frozen” tuna fish salad sandwich…this …

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anybody else out there old enough to miss the satisfying ‘snap-snap’ of a suitcase? the sound that used to signify that the goods were folded, bundled, ribbon-tied and secured? that metal-upon-metal ‘click’ that moved you to swing the case up, grab a hold of the worn leather handle, and, with a ticket to some marvelous …

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