Category Archives: Thomas & Friends

TRAINJOTTING CLASSIC: If Manhattan Island Was the Island of Sodor

From November 6, 2007 Thanks to Little G, we end up spending a lot of time in Sodor—that is, the mythical island on which Thomas the Tank Engine and his train friends operate. All of the trains in Thomas’ world … Continue reading

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A Winning ‘Horse,’ A Bad Case of ‘Cabin’ Fever

The Missus and I and assorted other parties actually got out to a restaurant for dinner twice this weekend, thanks to her folks being in town. Saturday, we opted for one of the few high-end options around us, the consistently … Continue reading

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The Cat in the (Sir Topham) Hatt

No sooner did I get home from work Friday, visions of “broken tracks” in Scarsdale having slowed down my morning commute hours before, when Little G ran over to me to read a book he’d grabbed from the library that … Continue reading

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Getting the Shaft

I had the divine pleasure of working from home yesterday, and with the 90 minutes of round-trip Metro-North time out of the equation, I was done–and, of course, home–at 5:30. I took advantage of the bonus time by taking Little … Continue reading

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F Train’s Star Turn as “Old Slow Coach”

A few months back, we took advantage of having missed the train to pick up a replica F train for Little G for Christmas. It was in Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central, in those booths they set up for Christmas … Continue reading

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TRAINJOTTING CLASSIC: If Manhattan Island Was the Isle of Sodor

Thanks to Little G, we end up spending a lot of time in Sodor—that is, the mythical island on which Thomas the Tank Engine and his train friends operate. All of the trains in Thomas’ world have unique personalities, whether … Continue reading

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If Manhattan Island Was the Isle of Sodor

Thanks to Little G, we end up spending a lot of time in Sodor—that is, the mythical island on which Thomas the Tank Engine and his train friends operate. All of the trains in Thomas’ world have unique personalities, whether … Continue reading

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