The Road Goes Ever On
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The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say.
The Road Goes Ever On by J.R.R. Tolkien
The road that goes ever on in this picture is the Katy Trail. The old Missouri-Kansas and Texas Railroad bed that crosses the State of Missouri from East to West has been recycled as a public park used for bicycling or hiking. The Missouri-Kansas and Texas Railroad was commonly referred to as "the K-T", which was its stock exchange symbol; this common designation soon evolved into "the Katy".
There is a blues song called "She Caught the Katy" by Taj Mahal about his woman leaving him on the Katy Railroad's train. The Katy Trail passes through the area where I live and it is a great recreational resource. I often walk or bike along the trail finding mushrooms in warm weather and seeing eagles when there is a chill in the air.
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February 18th, 2013
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