Posts tagged "amtrak"

Life Dream Status: Amtrak’s Writers Residency Program Is Now Accepting Applications

I promised I would scream it from the hilltops when Amtrak made their writers' residency program official. Well, this is me screaming it from the hilltops. On Saturday, the railway announced its official #AmtrakResidency, which will allow for up to 24 writers to take long-distance trains to work on their…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 10, 2014

Life Dream Status: Amtrak Is Offering Writers’ Residencies

No more trying to find a coffee shop with reliable WiFi and clean bathrooms. No more praying your roommate can refrain from talking for half a day while you peck away on the keyboard. It's still in the "test-run" phase, but it's OK to get your hopes up because Amtrak has confirmed that it will…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 24, 2014

Travel Diary: The Midnight Train To Montana (Part 2)

In part one of her adventure, Winona and her travel companions discover that they're in for more than they bargained for on a mysterious trip from Portland, Oregon, to White Fish, Montana. Today, read the conclusion of her trip. We were silent for a moment, examining the dimly lit Spokane skyline in the distance. "I…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 26, 2011

Travel Diary: The Midnight Train To Montana (Part 1)

Not so long ago, my mom, my brothers, my boyfriend and I decided to go to Montana. We yearned to see the endless skies and the imposing beauty of Glacier National Park; the only question was how to get there--flights were expensive and my family has a long and horrifying history of road trips gone…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 24, 2011

A Mass Mooning

What were you doing yesterday afternoon? Oh, watching the World Cup? You and everyone else on the globe, with the exception of the residents of Laguna Niguel, California. See, because they were out at the railroad tracks mooning the passing Amtrak trains. Thirty years ago, someone at the Mugs Away Saloon, which is directly acro…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 12, 2010