Friday, August 23, 2013

A rare sunny day, tunnel and train trestle

- It has been such a rainy summer here that this bit of sun was welcome on Wednesday afternoon, the only afternoon this week I was able to walk in the park.  I'm getting well acquainted with Leslie Sansone and her "power walk" DVD that I do at home on rainy days.

- This wooden "tunnel" goes through the train trestle.  There's a children's playground on the other side.  See the train going by above?

- And just at the entrance to that little tunnel, I looked up and snapped this image of the train going by overhead.  This was no passenger train, it was full of train cars with goods that make our lives better.  I love to hear the rumbling when it goes by.

I'm looking forward to seeing family this weekend.  It's Monroe's first birthday!  I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!


OldLady Of The Hills said...

I hope you do too, my dear....
So much rain---But it does make everything so very green.

Chatty Crone said...

Power walking - that is awesome. Have fun with family this weekend.

Sparkling Red said...

I also love trains. For a while I lived in a house that was only half a block from a well-used train track. I loved drifting off to sleep at night with the clickety-clack of a train going past.

Lee said...

Reading this a looking at those beautiful photos I can hear that train as it rumbles along.

You have a wonderful weekend, too, Lynn. :)

Elephant's Child said...

Have a wonderful, wonderful weekend. And a happy birthday to Monroe. Man of the moment (and every moment).

Fireblossom said...

How cool!

I haven't forgotten that I am to "pass it forward". First, I have to read how to use the camera on my phone, to take a pic of the necklace. The wheels sometimes turn slowly around here.

LL Cool Joe said...

Loads of rain is something we Brits know all too well, it does get a bit depressing after a while. I'm lucky to be able to escape to Az a few times a year to escape it.

Have a lovely time with your family this weekend!!

Joanne said...

Yay for sun! THat's always so uplifting!

Lynn said...

Naomi -

Thank you - I'm off in a bit. Yes - we've got the green. I managed a walk after work and then the rain came again.

Sandie -

I will - thank you.

Sparkling Red -

A train goes by about 1.5 from my home - I can just hear it, too. It's lovely.

Lee -

It's a lovely rumble!

Lynn said...

Sue -

This is his day for sure. :) Worth driving six hours to go it his party.

FB -

You don't have to do that, but it's fun. :) I loved going to the post office and sending off the packages. One more to go.

Joanne -

Yay is right!

sage said...

Yes, I like hearing trains, but I find myself wanting to be on it...

Betty Manousos said...

i'm sure you're having a great time with family.
i love trains, as well. not sure why i love them so much.

glad you had a beautiful, sunny day. yay!

big hugs!

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Happy Birthday Monroe .. and have a great time, Lynn.

The train with its trestle tunnel for earthly humans is wonderful to see .. and I can quite understand your delight at the rumbling as it passes ..

Cheers Hilary

Snaggle Tooth said...

Glad you got in a little sunshine this week. Neat tunnel n trestle! What great timing to see the train! Hope Monroe has a great first Bday party!

Lynn said...

Sage -

I would love to ride a train - I haven't done that since I rode on the Nancy Hanks to Savannah with the Girl Scouts.

Betty -

I love them, too.

Big hugs to you!

Hilary -

It was lovely!

Cheer to you!

Snaggle -

Lots of sunshine this weekend in Florida. It was lovely.