I caught Sperry Rail detector car #146 in the yard on the Newburyport commuter rail line last evening. Unfortunately I couldn't get any closer. You can see a good movie of SRS146 in action at the Wedgemere station here.
June 24 - As Mrs. Mack505 puts it, the furrmily. Clockwise from the orange one: Hal, Noah, Chai, Sebby, and Clara. June 25 - the best looking thing at the New England Fire Chiefs' Show was not for sale. This is Freeport, ME's 1939 ALF. June 26 - happy dog. June 27 - Electrotherapy at… Continue reading June 24-27
I sit enjoying the warm solstice evening, reading a good book in the garage. The city has had no love for us today. A reported diabetic who only wanted a cup of coffee. A morbidly obese patient who called 911 looking for a wheelchair van. A reported overdose in a fast food bathroom. I haven't… Continue reading Medic 6
or "The Joys of Classic Car Ownership, Part 2" No, I haven't added a Gremlin to my collection. It seems one moved into the Beetle, though. As anticipated, yesterday's commute home was interesting. It culminated in a complete failure of the turn signals, warning lights, and gas gauge. When I got home, it was time… Continue reading Gremlins
So I upgraded to WordPress 3.0 this morning, and now all my new posts are titled 'Auto Draft.' Arrrrggh! I thought it might be due to the older version of the theme that I was running, so I upgraded it. Unfortunately I accidentally deleted all my header images in the process. *sigh* Please bear with… Continue reading Insider stuff
Classic cars. A classic is something beyond old. It has to have some sort of appeal to distinguish it from being just another old heap. I'd like to think I own a classic. I own what I'd like to believe is the World's Only Dual Carb, Satellite-Navigated, iPod-Equipped 1974 VW Type 1 Beetle. Definitely the… Continue reading The joys of classic car ownership
June 12 - It rained on our parade. Actually it rained just after our parade, but it still dampened the festivities. June 13 - Beth kicks back in the moonbounce after her party. We entertained most of her Kindergarten class in celebration of the end of the year. June 14 - Operation Lifesaver pushes the… Continue reading Catching Up (P365 – June 12-15)