The Adirondack Railway Preservation Society, operator of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a variety of activities August 12th, including a vintage steam engine excursion. The railroad was founded in 1992 by a group of rail enthusiasts that banded together to operate a four-mile section of the line from Thendara […]
Just a ways from White River Junction,
ALCO switchers performed a function…
In bulk as it went,
All over by truck to its function!
The CLAREMONT CONCORD RAILWAY,
Was bought out but the ALCOs won’t stay…
Where did they go
I’d like to know,
To see them running another day!
“Now he slept soundly through the nights, and often he dreamed of trains, and often of one particular train: He was on it; he could smell the coal smoke; a world went by. And then he was standing in that world as the sound of the train died away. A frail familiarity in these scenes hinted to him that they came from his childhood. Sometimes he woke to hear the sound of the Spokane International fading up the valley and realized he’d been hearing the locomotive as he dreamed.” ― Denis Johnson, Train Dreams
“Nice? It’s the only thing,” said the Water Rat solemnly as he leant forward for his stroke. “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing,” he went on dreamily: “messing—about—in—boats; messing about in boats — or with boats. In or out of ’em, it doesn’t matter…”
Yesterday the weather was so nice that in the afternoon I simply “messed about”.
Achieving little things but in no particular order. Tinkering. Drifting from job to job in a gentle haze. Of course at feeding-out time I popped my brain back into ‘wild cat’ mode. But for those few hours it was nice to puddle about, just doing stuff.
I blame the sun.
Wonderful stuff – sunlight.
I hope you have a good day.
Today, I drive over to the farm of the man who sells my pork for me. He has just finished…
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Do you ever think of all the awesomeness you have in you , the uniqueness you posses…
Well today I decided to check out the fun facts about my height and they are just super awesome, thanks buzz feed. Enjoy….
- No one ever asks us to help them lift things! And this works out fine for us.
- We can nap anywhere.
- We can use taller people as human shields from the elements and enemies.
- We have a huge personality to make up for our small stature. No one ever expects it.
- Legroom on airplanes/ car is never an issue.
- Oh, and of course, long-legged people who need the front seat are always grateful when we volunteer to fit in the back.
- We can shop in the petites section and the regular section.
- Our feet often never reach the ground when relaxing in a chair. This means that we can…
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Crazy change from this!!!
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