My Apologies

Friends, I’ve removed the last post because a true friend found the courage to tell me the truth. I apologize for the tone and demeanor of my recent postings. I seem to have lost my way lately and fallen into a hole I can’t get out of. You’re all...

Important News: please read

Beginning January 1, 2015 OST Publications will no longer accept orders for ebooks from outside the United States due to changes to the Value Added Tax laws instituted by the European Union. Essentially, the EU wants to close VAT tax loopholes and is going after...

Railfan Five Challenge

Okay Chris Mears here you go. Chris invited me to take the Railfan Five Photo Challenge where one is to select five favorite photos that illustrate meaningful moments or scenes of railroading that influenced you in some way. Here are my five. This was a no-brainer....

The Magic Bullet

Will I get bored with this layout? It’s a question I saw online, one that reeks of magic bullet thinking. In essence the question really asks will this thing make me happy? The question reflects a myth we’ve all adopted in some form: that happiness comes...

Words, words, words

I’m gratified to learn that my two posts, 20 Questions and Putting My Money Where My Mouth Has Been, generated an extensive and thoughtful discussion. It’s what a writer lives for. Thank you all. The 20 Questions post sparked the interest of Simon Dunkley...