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  1. So you want a model railroad?

    Better think twice about that.

    This is a 1955 Educational Comedy in which a Lionel O-Gauge model train layout and an obsessive collector leads to numerous comical situations.

  2. Growing Tree Seedlings

    Figured I would give you an update to what the boys and me have been doing besides baseball.
    As some of you know the wife and me purchased 92 acres of hunting land this spring.
    The boys wanted to grow some trees for the land from seed (which is a cool project for kids) so we collected some maple helicopters and planted them.
    Here are the boys planting the seeds (autumn blaze & sliver maple)


    The waiting game
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  3. Board game: Ticket to Ride

    https://www.amazon.com/Days-of-Wonde...t+rideWatching

    Will Wheaton & several others play this game on the TBD network as part of the TableTop series. Visit Amazon @ above link.

    Will Wheaton plays Wesley Crusher on Star Trek. TableTop is a program featuring Will and several others playing various board games. This reminds me of a weekly TV series a long time ago of people playing ...
  4. Futuristic Amtrak on commercial this morning TV

    An animated passenger train featured on a commercial about some prescription drug either during the View or some other program.

    Saw the Rocky Mountaineer train on PBS last night. Passenger train runs north from Vancouver, Canada for several hours on a scenic trip. New cars & engine. Wish Amtrak would be updated.
  5. Nikon's ultimate portrait lens!

    Nikon's ultimate full-frame portrait lens: The new AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED.



    Wow! A couple months ago, Nikon launched something photographers have been dreaming about: An f/1.4 105mm portrait lens. It's a real beauty, and by all reports, this lens is nothing less than magical. It also comes with a magical price: $2,196.95. But as many photo enthusiasts are aware, f/1.4 lenses are the Holy Grail of fast lenses, permitting ...
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