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Dining Delight: Railroad Retirement Party

My dear friends, I never meant to be gone so long! As you might note from the title of this post, we've had a lifestyle change with Mr Delight's recent retirement and as such, I took some unplanned time off from blogging. It is a bit of an adjustment as I'm still working full-time and wanting to spend my off-hours doing things with Mr D now that he's home but I'm also hoping to carve out some time for creating tablescapes and sharing them with you. Hopefully, I can find a balance and fit it…

A drawing I managed to do over a series of mornings waiting for work to start. Quite pleased as I just had my sketch pad on my lap which isn't the ... Toledo

A drawing I managed to do over a series of mornings waiting for work to start. Quite pleased as I just had my sketch pad on my lap which isn't the ... Toledo

sofi
sofi saved to drowing
Check out my pin for the inspiration for this project. Frames can be expensive and since I didn't already have one the right size I st...

Check out my pin for the inspiration for this project. Frames can be expensive and since I didn't already have one the right size I started searching clearance sections of the craft stores. I was able to find assemble your own frame sections in just the right lengths to make a frame that is 22"x28" for a very reasonable price. I found chalkboard at Home Depot in 24"x48" sheets. They even cut it to the size I needed. I was going to use chalkboard paint but this option was really less…

This half-million pound hulk is a GG1, once the most handsome electric like locomotives in the world.

This half-million pound hulk is a GG1, once the most handsome electric locomotive on the rails. The Pennsylvania Railroad brought on the great industrial designer Raymond Loewy to tweak the design after the first GG1 was completed in 1935. He rounded and smoothed the corners, added the famous five-pinstripe paint scheme, and got rid of the rivets in favor of welded body panels. (I wonder if this particular locomotive would be even more corroded if it had thousands of rivets holding its body…

Nad Reese
Nad Reese saved to TRAINS
Train wreck at Montparnasse 1895

taken by the Studio Lévy and Sons (Studio Lévy & fils) in 1895

I love this photo which is now in the pubic domain but taken by the Studio Lévy and Sons (Studio Lévy & fils) in 1895 Thanks to commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Train_wreck_at_Montparnas...