In 2021 my EMT friend in San Jose, CA, had to tend to a woman who tried to commit suicide by throwing herself in front of a train. The attempt failed. I owned two model electric trains as a 12-year-old, Lionel and HO, and wanted to be a train driver. Like most boys I had dreams. The only other sound that was so beautiful was the Golden Gate Bridge fog horn, which I could hear at night if the wind was blowing in my direction.
At 17 minutes is a drone flyover of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta where small water craft motor through. The locations are in the Central Valley “Fruit Basket”. California, awarded statehood in 1850, has the fifth-largest economy in the world.