We went to North Conway for the annual Day Out with Thomas event. In three days, I have no photos of the Little Blue Guy to share. July 8 – Ericka and Beth in camp. July 9 – I think Beth enjoyed the ride. July 10 – Sunset in the campground.
A wide state road crosses rolling countryside in the pre-dawn darkness. I roll along at the speed limit, following a dim set of tail lights on the horizon ahead. I have a date with a sunrise. Houses emerge from the darkness and flash past; red brick farms with large white porches, small modulars and trailer […]
So I’m in York, PA for the Cabin Fever Expo. I met a local group down here for the chance to run our steam trains in the middle of the winter. Unfortunately, I spent most of the day running trains or shopping, so I don’t have many good photos. I would like to send a […]
I drove today. Not simply place the shifter in ‘D’, set the cruise control, and point the wheel toward Point B, but I actually drove. Real two-hands-on-the-wheel, row-the-gears driving. I have a new GPS. The old one had a voice which sounded like Sir Alec Guinness, so it had earned the nickname Obi-Wan. I still […]
Stayed here for a couple nights away for our anniversary. We hiked down Canon Mtn via the Kinsman Ridge trail and got really beat up. The trail was in horrid shape; I don’t know if it’s from the recent bad weather or just hard use. I guess there’s a reason they recommend you hike UP […]
As a friend commented last week, it’s been two weeks of trains interrupted by work. Back on the 17th, we hosted our annual steamup with good attendance. I’ve been doing lots of work on the speeder, culminating in 3 major runs this past weekend. Thursday was the MEC Mountain Division from Fryeburg to the Portland […]
We arrived at the hotel in DC today for the Council on Foundations conference. Taylor and Johnny showed up in matching suits looking like our own enforcers. You know those charity guys, sometimes it takes a little muscle to keep them in line. 🙂 I’ve been to these before, and there is always a lot […]