On the train to Portland in the last stretch where we are running parallel to our route. Then out the window I see the road we will be on.
First excitement then curiosity as I try to see how wide is the shoulder? (Looks good) Is there a rumble strip? (Don’t see one) How nice is the pavement? (Looks new) Traffic? (3 cars in the last half hour but it’s early).
And look at the view. Photos from the train window don’t do it justice.