Wondering what to expect on your first train trip? We did too! My daughter and I recently traveled by Amtrak Train. We weren’t sure what to expect or exactly how things would go so we kept a record of all that happened so we could share it here with you. We learned many things and hope this article will help other first time train travelers with their first train trip. Getting to halfway has been a long process. A LONG, challenging process in so many more ways than I ever could have imagined. (Did I mention it has felt long?) Somehow, it’s also been a whirlwind. Every time a semester ends, people ask me if I’m done yet. They say, Did you just graduate?” or This is your last year, right?” Ah, how I wish I could say yes. But the answer has been a steady and repetitive No…” followed by a semi-desperate but optimistic …not yet!” I’m so used to not being done (yet) that actually arriving at halfway feels like a major accomplishment. Halfway means the amount of time left can’t be more than the amount of time I’ve already put in (yay math!).
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