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New York - Baltimore - Cambridge #24 September 2010

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As old-folksie as it probably sounds...and IS...we laughed through a 3 hour live performance of Garrison Keillor and his Prairie Home Companion cast and loved every second of it. Truth be told, I went primarily to see his sound man and that guy's incredible, so imaginative, and a real hoot.
Bill and Jim spent a day at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, the oldest, most comprehensive American railroad collection in the world. They took a round trip ride on the first mile of commercial track recognized as the birthplace of American railroading.





Charmaine, our "Iron Woman" 5 bicycle/car-free cycling friend from Washington hopped Amtrak with her little compact Brompton bike and came for a visit. We rode the Gwynns Falls Trail, a linear greenway trail whose eastern terminus begins at I-70 near historic Franklintown. The trail follows the Gwynns Falls stream valley through 5 parks to the Inner Harbor and the middle branch of the Patapsco River. This trail is one of the en…