2108.11.05 #NaBloPoMo

I spotted this beauty on the way home Sunday afternoon. While it looks wonderful, I don’t imagine it’s very fun at modern highway speeds. It got me thinking about what it would be like to tow with our 1965 GMC though. (Don’t worry hon, just a thought exercise.)

2018.11.01 #NaBloPoMo

It’s National Blog Posting Month again!  I make no guarantees.  If your have followed the blog for a long time, you know that I often undertake challenges and leave them unfinished. Last year I kicked off #NaBloPoMo with a shot of the VW bus.  This year Beth decided to make it spooky and hand out […]

Ducking my responsibilities

I had a great post planned for tonight, but then life intervened. I’ve been entertaining relatives from out of town, cleaning the attic, and eBaying stuff. A quality post needs more time and energy than I have this evening. NaBloPoMo has run for 29 of 30 days, so this placeholder will have to do for […]

The attic

Cleaning the garage is easy. It can be heavy work, but there are only two questions to answer. 1. Is it useful? 2. Will it be useful in the quantifiable future? If the answer is ‘no’ to both, then out it goes. Attics are a lot tougher. Attics are full of memories and emotions. Childhood […]


Today I attended the local Tour de Chooch with a friend.  TDC is a free, annual, self-guided event where owners of some fabulous model railroads open them for visitation.  I saw some simply wonderful things and was inspired. The reality, however, is that I have neither the time nor the willpower to build a basement […]