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Amtrak had a cool writer residency — https://youtu.be/Qvd_fymeCfU — dunno if they’re going to do it again, but that seems like a great way to be productive. During the phase of his Around the World in 80 Days, Michael Palin (after his Monty Python days) took the train across the States. It was a slice of life in the 80’s to see his fellow passengers.