Today's view of the toilet paper department at my local Kroger:
He be doing fine. Still around and kicking. Mostly building Military Kits,as well train kits. Trying to avoid the Covid 19 bug. WilliamHi Shop Dwellers, 80*F and cloudy with a SSW breeze in my central Maryland neighborhood. Predicting scattered t-storms for later, probably won't get them though.
Thanks for the "likes" and/or comments on my pictureless Wednesday post - Hughie, Guy, Karl, Patrick, Louis, B.Bob, Garry, Curt!
BTW - happy [belated] birthday Louis!
Curt - great looking power plant! I have that kit with the walls painted but not yet assembled, I'm going to make it a repurposed structure with shrubs and trees growing up between the rails of the abandoned spur...someday. All my coal traffic is going to the coke ovens.
William - great to see you here! Have you been in touch with Carey? How is he doing?
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Not much of anything new to report mrr-wise, still waiting for Atlas to ship the remaining detail parts I need so I can continue with the loco restoration project. In the meantime I've been chilling with a number of live performance videos of my favorite rock bands from the 1970's, some of them are nearly 2 hours long - real time-killers! Of course I've also been gradually de-cluttering the layout surface from all my scenery paraphernalia in twenty-minute time chunks, all I can handle without feeling overwhelmed. Been enjoying everybody's layout and/or proto photos, I'm hoping to be able to share some of my own within the coming year.
I'm also waiting to receive a model of a sound-equipped GP38 that I got on eBay [hope the vendor does a better job of packaging mine than they did with Justin's! ] The order tracking said I was supposed to recieve it today; but the USPS Regional Distribution Center (RDC), that's ~10 miles from my house, didn't send it to my hometown post office. Instead they shipped it off to another RDC on the Eastern Shore that's ~70 miles driving distance in the opposite direction! First I assumed it was another USPS screw-up, then I remembered another one of my orders following the same convoluted route from the same RDC two weeks earlier. So maybe that's just the standard route for that particular truck or driver? Last time I checked, it had been sent back out from the Eastern Shore RDC after sitting there a few hours - hopefully en route to my place[?]
Nice weather predicted for tomorrow, so I'll be on the riding mower instead of the in the trainroom.
Have a great weekend y'all!
Thanks, good to know! He was having some major health problems when I last visited him in the summer of 2012 [during a family trip to visit my sister-in-law in Pell City], and I haven't seen him posting anywhere online.He be doing fine. Still around and kicking. Mostly building Military Kits,as well train kits. Trying to avoid the Covid 19 bug. William
Wlliiam ... LOL ..... everything comes out in the end.Gee Gary,you're really on a"roll" with that one. Although that sort of looks like my local Publix. William.
Curt: Maybe too many "standards"? Clarification: The slogan "Standard Railroad of the World" dates to the 1920s or a hundred years ago...By the end of World War 2, the PRR's management had lost direction, and the PRR was no longer the "Standard" RailroadI think what you're trying to say is "no standardization" instead of "no standards"
Damn- it looks like a "CUDA. Congrats . Now ,if he can model trains as well, WOW!
One word here, RAID!Good morning. It's mostly cloudy and 63.
Yesterday, I got out the hedge trimmer, and was trimming the bushes around the house, when I discovered a wasp nest in one of the bushes. No need to ask how I made that discovery... I did manage to avoid getting stung, somehow. I'm going back in a few minutes before they are fully active, and see if I can trim any more before getting them riled up again.
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