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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Apparently there is a thriving garden railroad hobby in the Portland area. The garden railroad is modelled in “G Gauge” which is larger than the old Lionel O gauge. Standard HO gauge is half the size of O which is how HO got its name. The local hobbyists get their garden railroads spruced up for …

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Back in February around my birthday Carla and I attended a fundraiser for Ride Connection, an organization that provides transportation for those in need. Our good friend Elaine Wells is the executive director there. Ride Connection is a fantastic organization and it’s very moving to hear people tell their stories of how Ride Connection helped …

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This is one of the days I’ve imagined when I retired. I had coffee and breakfast with Carla then as she headed to work I drove about an hour north of Portland to the Ridgefield Bird Sanctuary 14 miles north of the Columbia River. Only I wasn’t looking for birds today, I was looking for …

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