Tag Archives: Train

One-Liner Wednesday – Consideration

Last Friday, I settled into a nice comfortable seat on AMTRAK’s Vermonter, getting ready to enjoy a six-hour ride home from Washington, D.C. I take the Vermonter because it’s a through train to my destination, meaning that I don’t have … Continue reading

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Sign Sign Everywhere a Sign

When I saw the SoCS prompt last night, I breathed a deep sigh of relief. I had just returned from a week in Washington, D.C. and the post I was planning to write kinda went off the rails. “Off the … Continue reading

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Train Day 2017

As I mentioned in an earlier post, AMTRAK officially killed off National Train Day due to budget concerns (as if I needed another reason to be disappointed with Congress). However, they can’t stop me from celebrating Train Day. I’m using … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take This Away From Me

Last year, I made a promise to many of my regular readers. I agreed to remind them before National Train Day, so they could organize their thoughts, photos and write their posts. It seems that I was already in error, … Continue reading

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I Had a Plan but The Train Was Late

I manage projects all the time. Some go according to plan; others slip a little here and there and still others go off the rails. My plan for today’s blog post was a bit of a project. I was going … Continue reading

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Sunrise Photo Shoot

The way my posts this weekend have lined up, you might think I’m being paid by Deborah over at Circadianreflections Blog. It’s not the case. It is the case, however that the event highlighted in this post was inspired by … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Old vs. New

“I’m sorry this train smells like your aunt’s closet” Said the conductor on the Metro North Local I was taking from New Haven, CT into New York’s Grand Central Terminal last Wednesday. The conductor also pointed out that the train … Continue reading

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