So how did we get here? In this mess?
I’d have to say we’ve had a lot of missed connections. Or trains that jumped the tracks. And folks who stepped on that fatal third rail.
I hear echoes, too, of the straight-laced professor arguing we’d been living New Testament ideals, but would have to add, We ran away from the Cross, when it mattered.
Not that any of that quite surfaces in my Subway Hitchhikers novel.
All I can say is it’s been a wild ride from being a wide-eyed youth then to my station today.
No reason we can’t still share part of the journey. Some of the best parts, actually. Return again and again for a token of inspiration. Or reminders of ways we might finally get it right. Now let us play …
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