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Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 248
Posted By BobS
Don, it's a hard thing to know. We had a...

Don, it's a hard thing to know. We had a Dalmation years ago that had seizures. Those were bad too, but we just learned how to help her through those. This was new to me, but my wife had seen it...
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 248
Posted By BobS
We believe she is about thirteen years old. She...

We believe she is about thirteen years old. She was abused by her previous owner who threatened to shoot her if someone didn't take her. My wife was friends with the ex wife of KoKo's owner. She...
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 248
Posted By BobS
Ed, it was midnight. The cost of getting a vet...

Ed, it was midnight. The cost of getting a vet at that hour would have been prohibitive. The big emergency vet clinics would have charged $600 to run tests and the outcome would have been the...
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 248
Posted By BobS
One of our dogs had a stroke

Late last Thursday night, one of our German Shorthairs, KoKo, had a stroke. She first puked on herself and then in a panic tried to move towards me to help her. She couldn't move her legs. She was...
Forum: O Scale 09-17-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By BobS
Mr. Toad, both ideas work for me. Is that the...

Mr. Toad, both ideas work for me. Is that the Hollydales store in the
second picture. I have it and the ??Santa in the third picture.
Forum: O Scale 09-16-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By BobS
Mr. Toad. Well, I love your Frykman Santa...

Mr. Toad. Well, I love your Frykman Santa figures. What a great looking fellow. I looked around for them but the original wooden carvings were pretty expensive. Then, I found some authorized...
Forum: Union Station 09-16-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 784
Posted By BobS
Well the once glorious Steelers are 0 and 2, and...

Well the once glorious Steelers are 0 and 2, and besides losing both games because the offense was offensive, they lost their quarterback with Tommy John's elbow for the year, and maybe the end of...
Forum: O Scale 09-15-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By BobS
Great video Ben. Toy trains on a shoestring,...

Great video Ben. Toy trains on a shoestring, so-to-speak.
Forum: Union Station 09-14-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By BobS
Or, one could use it as a challenge, and a reason...

Or, one could use it as a challenge, and a reason to finally purchase that backhoe/front end loader at Rural King. Sort of a way to even up the playing field. :D:D
Forum: Union Station 09-13-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By BobS
I was fine until I hit very large tree roots and...

I was fine until I hit very large tree roots and stone that could not be removed without heavy equipment. If you notice where the wall does heave up and down, those are the places where Mother...
Forum: Union Station 09-13-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By BobS
The wall you are looking at is a combination of...

The wall you are looking at is a combination of concrete block and sandstone, both laid dry. I have the same wall you pictured in front of my house, and it is falling over on one end. The cute...
Forum: Union Station 09-13-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By BobS
Walls

I think everyone knows I live near Pittsburgh. I live in an area called the south hills. It is not a level playing field by any means. So, in order to preserve one's humble home, you must, by...
Forum: O Scale 09-13-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By BobS
When I was graduated from high school, the summer...

When I was graduated from high school, the summer of '64, a friend of mine and I rented a motorboat from a guy who had a dock on Lake Erie. When we brought the boat back, the rental fellow took us...
Forum: O Scale 09-10-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By BobS
LOL, but only if there is toast.

LOL, but only if there is toast.
Forum: Union Station 09-10-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 784
Posted By BobS
I live just south of Pittsburgh, PA. So, I sort...

I live just south of Pittsburgh, PA. So, I sort of follow the Steelers, but would not call them "my NFL team" In fact, I don't have a particular loyalty to any professional team. Of course, I...
Forum: O Scale 09-09-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By BobS
I have no Dickens Village towns people. (four...

I have no Dickens Village towns people. (four buildings though)
Forum: O Scale 09-09-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By BobS
Yes, and much more. The school, the frozen...

Yes, and much more. The school, the frozen tongue on the pole, the firemen, the police men, firetruck, police car, the fistfight, and stuff I don't remember just now.
Forum: O Scale 09-09-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By BobS
A Christmas Story

I fully understand that there is a "for sale" forum here on MTF. This is just a feeler to find out if there is any interest in the Department 56 "Christmas Story" miniatures. I have lots of items...
Forum: O Scale 09-09-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By BobS
Well Lee, you've got the Black Bonnet, the Gold...

Well Lee, you've got the Black Bonnet, the Gold Bonnet, and the ever popular War Bonnet in Red. Perhaps, next you should try a Blue Bonnet. Or, would that be a margarinelly acceptable project?
Forum: Union Station 09-08-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 911
Posted By BobS
I prefer buy-it-now or make an offer options. ...

I prefer buy-it-now or make an offer options. When neither of these are available, I sometimes send an offer to the seller (eBay has an option to do this in their "contact seller" messaging system)....
Forum: Union Station 08-31-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 501
Posted By BobS
I spend lots of dimes. But, I make up for it by...

I spend lots of dimes. But, I make up for it by waiting at Aldi's and retrieving quarters people leave behind by not connecting their carts when they leave.
Forum: Union Station 08-31-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 501
Posted By BobS
What about Harbor Freight? That store would have...

What about Harbor Freight? That store would have never existed without China. I think it's all just a game, so it can appear as though something is being done to make a change. In the long run, it...
Forum: Union Station 08-29-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By BobS
Thanks Lee. I am truly happy she enjoyed it. ...

Thanks Lee. I am truly happy she enjoyed it. Perhaps she might be interested in checking a couple of sites: The Poet Sanctuary.com, or Allpoetry.com. There are a lot of budding poets who post...
Forum: O Scale 08-29-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By BobS
It reminds me of the train scene from the Carey...

It reminds me of the train scene from the Carey Grant Movie, People Will Talk. That layout was a real hoot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_s-8Yv5RebA
Forum: O Scale 08-29-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By BobS
Mr. Toad, I am impressed with your layout. All...

Mr. Toad, I am impressed with your layout. All the cross-overs, turn-outs and twists and turns, and the upper layout. WOW! It looks like something I would do if I had the room. It looks like real...
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