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G SCALERS PICNIC
JUNE 26, 2011
FIRST IN LINE - Art and Peggy were the first to arrive.  Here their train is
pulling uphill out of the woods.
IN THE CLEAR - Now they're out in the bright sunshine.  It was a very
pleasant day, a little sun, mostly cloudy, no rain, and high in the low 80's.
BELLA THE HOSTESS - A few minutes later, many of the guests had arrived
and Bella greeted all of them.  She didn't beg much but was "available" for
snacks.
IN FULL SWING - By now the party is in full swing.  Most everyone toward
the front is a G scaler, and in the back is our neighbor and some of Charlotte's
friends.
THIS IS FUN - Karl is in the back driving his granddaughter around the
railroad.
NEIGHBORLY - Our neighbor Marcia is all smiles - can you blame her?
A GIFT FROM MARCIA - Marcia and her grandson Tony gave me a
wonderful gift - a conductor's cap in mint condition.
THE CONDUCTOR IS THE ENGINEER - and he's giving a ride to
Charlotte's high-school friend Yvonne.  She had a wonderful time today.
WHO'S GOT THE RIGHT OF WAY? - Jane figures that Lee and Mary will be
through the intersection long before she gets there - but he won't make it that
simple!
Charlotte is on board taking the picture and Bella is following Charlotte around.
MAY I SEE YOUR LICENSE AND REGISTRATION - Lee has Jane a
little befuddled - after all, this is the first time she's ever driven a train - or met
this character!