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A Couple More Thoughts on Billboards

Milepost 1328 Back at Milepost 1326, I shared with you some billboards that I had made to share with the guys who build and operate the Rome & Risdon Model Railroad.  This happened a little by accident since I ordered what I thought were O scale billboard holders only to...

In the August MODEL RAILROADER…

Milepost 1327 I just received an email from MODEL RAILROADER announcing some of the features of the upcoming August issue.  I’m particularly excited to receive this one because there is a feature in it of a modeler’s efforts to model the Piney Fork branch of the...

Billboards

Milepost 1326 From time to time, I’ve mentioned the guys who are working on the Risdon & Rome model railroad layout who take it on tour every so often.  One day in some casual conversation, they mentioned that they “needed” some things for the layout...

Speaking of Parts Swapping…

Milepost 1325 In my previous post, I talked about how Model Die Casting/Roundhouse did a lot of parts swapping with their various caboose models.  No sooner had I finished that post than I got an email from the fine folks out at River City Railroad telling me of another...

Some Thoughts about Part Swapping…

Milepost 1324 Of late, I’ve been messing around with old Model Die Casting/Roundhouse caboose & Overton passenger car bodies to create some “unusual” MoW cars.  It’s been a lot of fun and, quite frankly, a break from being too focused on...

You Want a Resolution?

We keep on waitingWaiting on the world to change  –  John Mayer As the clock saunters toward midnight, I am feverishly trying to find enough resolutions to make my life better. No hard changes allowed here, but not to easy either. Why punish myself? 1. I will not...

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Milepost 1027 As has been my tradition on the post before Christmas, I’ll wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas and an equally Happy and Prosperous New Year.  As you gather with family and friends to celebrate this special day, kindly take a moment to...

Lost and Maybe Found

I’m just a soul whose intentions are goodOh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood  –  Eric Burdon and the Animals Please don’t let me become one of those people. The type that are addicted to cellphones, oblivious to those around them....

Goin’ Mobile

The twenty-first century’s yesterday  –  INXS The kind salesman maintained there was “no question too stupid” after he sold me my first smartphone. Told him that I would probably challenge that assumption. After many months of indecision...

Spectre

You are kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr. Bond  The latest James Bond film was satisfying. Some critics complain this series has seen better days. Me? I was awestruck by the opening scene of “Spectre” with an altercation on a helicopter and our man Bond escaping a...

 

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