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#1 Shanghai

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 12:17 PM

Grace and Alan at breakfast on the Lake Shore Limited on Oct 3.

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The gang of the Southwest Chief at Raton, New Mexico - temperature 29 degrees!!

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Penny, with MAP in hand and Kevin about to go to Whole Foods!!

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PS - She made it fine without any Wrong Turns!! Yea!!


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Posted 07 October 2011 - 04:51 PM

29 degrees in Raton?? :unsure: Is this for real?? :ohboy: If so I'm running away! :lol: I want nothing to do with a 29 degree day, not to mention 3 out of 4 in short sleeves! :lol: :lol: :lol: But hey 29 is a great number in my life. Station Number of the Barren Hill Fire Company, better known as Steve's Fire Company. :giggle: Gotta get those plugs in! :giggle:
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Posted 07 October 2011 - 06:58 PM

29 degrees in Raton?? :unsure: Is this for real?? :ohboy: If so I'm running away! :lol:


I just checked. Tonight is to be 31° with snow showers. :wacko:
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Posted 07 October 2011 - 07:00 PM

Grace has a "twin" in California who's a good friend of mine.
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Posted 07 October 2011 - 07:13 PM

Forget 29 degrees, it was snowing heavily as our Zephyr went through the Sierra Nevadas. There was at least 6 inches on the ground and it was still coming down as we crossed.
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Posted 08 October 2011 - 05:11 PM

Snow.. My least favorite word.. :giggle:
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Posted 08 October 2011 - 06:24 PM

RE: Penny going to Whole Foods

PS - She made it fine without any Wrong Turns!! Yea!!


But did she make any LEFT turns - or were they all RIGHT turns?Posted Image

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 06:28 PM

Forget 29 degrees, it was snowing heavily as our Zephyr went through the Sierra Nevadas. There was at least 6 inches on the ground and it was still coming down as we crossed.

When returning from PDX a few years ago in late March, while the CZ was crossing the Sierra Nevadas, #6 went thru a full blown blizzard!Posted Image
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Posted 08 October 2011 - 10:56 PM

Snow.. My least favorite word.. :giggle:

Snow...One of my FAVORITE words, and I LOVE to shovel it too!

Keeping my fingers crossed that when I return east on the Zephyr in January, we'll have "some snow"......plz, plz, plz....

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 08:36 AM

Below is a photo taken on the Talgo going from Seattle to Portland.
Some of us enjoyed the scenery and some chatted, but as you can
see from the photo, our Stephen was engaged in another activity!!!



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Edited by Shanghai, 09 October 2011 - 08:39 AM.

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 10:20 AM

Below is a photo taken on the Talgo going from Seattle to Portland.
Some of us enjoyed the scenery and some chatted, but as you can
see from the photo, our Stephen was engaged in another activity!!!



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How cruel. LOL.
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Posted 09 October 2011 - 12:34 PM


Below is a photo taken on the Talgo going from Seattle to Portland.
Some of us enjoyed the scenery and some chatted, but as you can
see from the photo, our Stephen was engaged in another activity!!!



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How cruel. LOL.


Not really, I don't see a shaving cream beard in the picture or anything like that :P (Also, hi from the PPC :lol:)
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Posted 09 October 2011 - 03:40 PM

Below is a photo taken on the Talgo going from Seattle to Portland.
Some of us enjoyed the scenery and some chatted, but as you can
see from the photo, our Stephen was engaged in another activity!!!



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At the firehouse this is where we pull out the sharpies.. :lol: :lol:
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Posted 09 October 2011 - 07:20 PM

Can't you tell he's working on his (open) laptop?Posted Image

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 08:01 PM

That is the look of someone who appears to have spent much of the prior evening out partying in the clubs than sleeping. :cool: Not that I would have any kind of knowledge those activities :lol:

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 10:26 PM

Can't you tell he's working on his (open) laptop?Posted Image

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Actually Dick tried to get a photo earlier of him sleeping and at that point in time, he still had his right hand resting on the laptop.
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Posted 10 October 2011 - 11:54 AM

I'm glad to see that this photo will be my legacy of this gathering. I can only hope I sleep this well on my flights back to the east coast today :lol:
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Posted 11 October 2011 - 10:43 AM

In this photo, what is that hanging around his neck called (no--not George, or Ralph, or Sid)
and where can I purchase one? Thanks

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 11:40 AM

In this photo, what is that hanging around his neck called (no--not George, or Ralph, or Sid)
and where can I purchase one? Thanks

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It's called a Neck Safe, I beleive. The brand name is Pacsafe. I purchased one when someone on AU put up the info a couple of years ago & I purchased one. It is very convenient & well worth the money. I use it for tickets, diner reservation cards, pens, note pad etc.
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Posted 11 October 2011 - 12:18 PM

Much appreciated. Thanks :)
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