Alright everyone! I’m what you might call am Amtrak Aficionado. I love to take Amtrak every opportunity I get. So naturally, when going to see some family in Santa Barbara for Thanksgiving, I took the train. It’s about a nine hour ride from the start at Oakland, which considering it’s a seven hour drive, wasn’t a bad deal. Also it’s an easy two tanks of gas, and my ticket down to Santa Barbara the day before Thanksgiving was only $65. I’ve done longer (26 hour) and shorter (2 hour) train rides, so I believe I am qualified to give some tips.
So for your daily dose of good vibes, here’s a note that a guy received after kissing his boyfriend in line at Chic-Fil-A it’s super sweet. As usual, click to embiggen!
“My boyfriend bought me lunch, I gave him a big smooch, and an employee who saw us dropped off the sweetest note I’ve gotten in my entire life.” Via user jonasbag on Reddit.
Every time a new state obtains marriage equality, the flag get’s another star. Really neat concept from MakeItEqual.org!
I was hanging out with my good friend John this weekend and I got to cart around in his Tesla. I’m considering making the jump to an electric vehicle in 2014 but we’ll see. I can’t afford a Tesla but maybe a Nissan Leaf or Chevy Spark? The Volt is my dream car but that still might be a little out of my price range. We’ll see!
If you’re like me, it’s most likely (unless you live under a rock), that you’ve heard some form of homophobic banter coming from either relatives, classmates, fellow workers, and especially far-right anti-gay religions, often affiliated with anti-gay so-called christian organizations, regarding gays getting or wanting to get married. It seems like it will never end. So, in a form of a strike back, Joe Rogan had a few words to say…