The increased number of offensive drivers on the freeway has made driving no longer fun, so we've been trying out BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) to get beyond San Jose. The nearest BART station is about an hour's drive to the north of us. It's not too much of a white-knuckle drive to get there.
Right now the cost for our tickets is equivalent to about a tank of gas. Totally worth it. No fuss, no stress. Looking out the train window as we headed east away from Oakland, I watched cars on the highway swish frantically pass each other.
In a few months I'll turn 65 and be eligible for the senior discount. Hurrah!
A lot of…