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City of New Orleans

23 June 2015
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At BrickWorld 2014 I came up with an idea to build the City of New Orleans train in LEGO.  The plan was to take the song and create vignettes based on different verses.  At this year’s BrickWorld I debut the layout.  Here is what I came up with: Riding on the City of New Orleans…

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Going Home

3 August 2013
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Last February, I was lucky enough with the help of my job and a co-worker to visit Pakoszówka, Poland. This is the small village, with a population just over 900, in south east Poland where my great grandparents emigrated from before World War I. I believe I am the first of their descendants to make…

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City of Light

15 April 2013
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50 years ago my late father spent most of 1962 and 1963 in Paris as part of his obligation to the United Stated government (drafted into the army).  I spent about a week scanning in almost 500 slides from his time in France, which are part of a larger collection of over 1,500 images.  Here…

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On the loss of a parent

7 August 2010
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I have written this post many times in my mind, mostly during the solitude of an early morning training ride, but actually finishing it has been the hard part. Death can come at any time.  I was reminded of this recently when I was informed an uncle passed away.  It was out of the blue…

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Updated!

5 April 2009
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Welcome to my newly updated website.  Hope you find it informative.  In the next few days I’ll be adding some of my older content.

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