Riggins with little brother Charlie and little sister Sadie.

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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Saturday Mumblings.

Was up at 06:00AM for coffee, it was 18 degrees out, so far it has turned into a sunny but cold day, it is 28 degrees now with a high forecast of 30 degrees. From the looks of it a lot of the country is getting a taste of colder than normal weather. Still waiting for an accumulation of any kind of snow, the big storm of Christmas went south of us and we had just a light dusting this morning, that blew away, to cold to melt. I don’t look forward to the plowing but, I know we will get some sooner or later, each year I get stiffer and colder out on the plow even when I put some antifreeze in my coffee.
Sure wish Donna could retire and we could head someplace warm for the winter. The beaches of Mexico look better and better. But I would even take the southern USA. for a starter , just to stay warm. That resort That Rick & Paulette is heading for looks nice but we are a bit farther from it than they are.
Donna has the restaurant tonight, so Tammy and I will do Pizza night tonight, Last night the kid’s all wanted Chinese, so that’s what we had. I think Donna said she is working the day shift tomorrow And after she gets off we will go out to dinner, sounds like a date to me.
How about some trains to break the monotony, here is a few for my Canadian friends so they don’t get homesick.
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Here’s one for Rick and all my other friends from British Columbia.
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Here’s one for Don who used to work for CN…
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This is for Al of the Bayfield Bunch, Goderich & Exeter RR at Goderich Harbor.
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The last will be Via’s latest in passenger service.
That’s about it for today hope everyone is having a good weekend and be safe out there. Sam & Donna…

6 comments:

  1. nice of you to share the train pictures from our province!..Doug use to work at CP rail many many years ago!!
    happy Saturday to you, enjoy the pizza!

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  2. My 2 yr old grandson is obsessed with trains, so I got him a great book of trains for Christmas.

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  3. Love, love, love your train pictures. It's really not too warm here in the Phoenix area. Warmer than you guys and no snow, but certainly not as warm as I want it.

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  4. Nice shots of the trains! Enjoy and stay warm.

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  5. Thanks for that B.C. Rail train pic, Sam. Made my day sitting here this morning in Centralia, WA. I can actually hear a train rumbling by off in the distance.

    Sure hope Donna can retire some time next year so you guys can join us in the hot desert sun soon.

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  6. You should visit Folkston, GA, Sam. 70 trains a day go through, and they even have a platform for viewing the trains.

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