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  1. What are your other interests?

    Aside from this hobby of ours, what other interests do you guys have?
  2. It's been a LONG hard Year

    Hey Gang... Remember me??!!
    Well it's been a CRAZY Year:

    Here is where we left off with my build.
    I had been making some really good progress with things if you were following my thread:
    (See Sig Line Below)
    Then Life happened.
    I lost an AC unit last summer, and that effectively killed every spare dollar I had to spend on the layout. It took a couple months to recover from that Then life the wife had some health issues that forced me to put everything on hold ...
  3. Musings Of a Re-New modeler (What I want to be when I grow up...)

    So I told my wife the other day that I have the next 25 years of my hobby life planned out. She didn't seem as excited as I felt. That might be because she already feels overrun by my sports card collection. Or that she just doesn't get model railroading. Or maybe from our lack of sleep provided by our soon-to-be-three-year-old and 8 week old boys?? Any way you cut it, my hobbies help me retain my sanity even as I cycle through the ups and downs of interest/energy/time available. I ...
  4. My apologies...

    I wanted to drop in and say hello to everyone, as itís been a while since Iíve participated on the forum. I have been pretty busy with work & life issues for the past several months. My job has been (and is still), very demanding over the last couple of months. I have been busy creating guides for our newest employees, for them to use their computers in their jobs. And, having to re-write some older work distribution guides and manuals, to keep everything and everyone up to date. Hard to ...
  5. Retired Locomotive Engineers Golf Plans for Christmas Day

    by , 10th Mar 2018 at 02:14 AM (69Z28's Blog - A collection of train and general entries)
    Four retired Locomotive Engineers were playing their weekly game of golf, one remarked how nice it would be to wake up on Christmas morning, roll out of bed and without an argument go directly to the golf course, meet his buddies and play a round.

    His buddies all chimed in said, "Let's do it! We'll make it a priority; figure out a way and meet here early, Christmas morning."

    Months later, that special morning arrives, and there they are on the golf course. The ...