Well it seems to be percolating away after about 14 hours from pitch. Blow off bubbles are on the increase , and I have the temp at about 58 so looks good. Starter smelled fine and I am hopeful it will be a good batch. But even with ice packs and 2nd day air it was not cold when it arrived. I did have it back in the fridge for a few days before making the starter.
Thanks for the help, I will definitely start taking “yeast notes” now so I can have some benchmarks for next time. There are just so many varieties its hard for me to not try something new/ different each batch.