Departure time, again

Moving again

Our time has come to a close here in the mid-Hudson Valley region. My wife and I have said goodbyes to friends and made our rounds to our favorite places. I’ve spent many hours over the last four weeks packing up the household and hobby goods in preparation for our move to El Paso, Texas. It will take at least a month to settle in and survey the hobby possibilities of the new home. I have a few ideas but cannot push forward without being on site. I have some blog posts to release here over the course of the next month, so new content will be posted to keep this from falling dormant. Here’s one last look at the New York hobby room before all the modular drawer units are wrapped up with plastic wrap.

still to pack

While packing I was surprised to find a large number of freight cars that are built, detailed, weathered and ready for use. There were also a couple dozen built freight car kits that need to be painted, lettered and weathered. I had forgotten about many of these cars and am happy that a layout ready fleet will be on hand in the new home. These cars will serve as ready inspiration to get wheels rolling along the rails in the next year.

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4 Responses to “Departure time, again”

  1. Ted DiIorio says:

    Eric,

    Good luck on the move and I wish you and your wife good fortune and happiness in the new local. We will miss seeing you at some of the local events here.

    Best Regards,
    Ted DiIorio

  2. admin says:

    Thanks Ted! I will miss the monthly sessions. It was great being a part of this crew.

  3. Ron Burkhardt says:

    Eric,

    You are defining the meaning of “boomer”! Best wishes to you and your family on the move.

    Ron

  4. admin says:

    Thanks Ron!

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