Category Archives : Misc Stuff


Happy Thanksgiving! 2

Just wanted to wish everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving here in the US, and to everyone else outside the States, happy Thursday! I’ve got a bunch of photos from the last few weeks to post, so stay tuned for a slew of updates.  Stuff that’ll be posted include P&W, NECR, ethanol, Norfolk Southern, CSX […]


Somewhat Geeky Post – Photoshop Lightroom 3 Beta 2

I got a chance to download and play with the latest beta of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 today.  Let me start out by saying that I absolutely love Lightroom – I’ve been using it since v1.0 Beta (and even before that I was using Pixmantec RawShooter Pro before Adobe purchased them), and it’s essentially a […]

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As quite a few of you may know, I’m a member and volunteer at the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum in Willimantic, CT.  Well, last night (11/3/09) the museum was broken into and quite heavily vandalized.  Click here for the story, including some photos of the damage, from the Hartford Courant.  Shit like this just makes […]


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Happy Father’s Day! 5

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!  This year my wife & daughters came up with a downright unique Father’s Day gift for me.  Nope, not a tie or a coffee mug.  But it is a shirt – but it’s not just any shirt.  They came up with a pretty cool design on […]


2009 WPC Gallery Exhibit

Just a quick note that I’m participating in the 2009 Windham Photo Club’s Gallery Exhibit, which is free and open to the public.  I’ve got 10 photos hanging amongst about 200 from various club members.  I’ll be sitting on Saturday July 11th from 12-2PM, but if you want to arrange a time to come down, […]


English 101

Sure, I’ve been out of school for a while, and apparently I’ve forgotten some of my lessons.  Blog reader Bob Hassett informed me of the error in my ways at the CERM meeting last night.  Since I only have two daughters, the way I have referred to them in some of my posts is incorrect. […]