Tag Archives: engine

Is this a holdup? No [ed.] It’s a science experiment!

Trains Cover

I paid a visit to my Dad’s a little while back, and he had unearthed some old Lionel train set components that me and my uncle used to run. Surprisingly all the cars and engines appeared to be in great shape. I didn’t get a chance to run them since the transformer rattled when I [...]

Posted in Childhood | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
  • Almost Random Quote

    The dreaming world, they’d think we were crazy. Those people still in bed, they’d be asleep another hour, then washing their faces, under their arms, and between their legs, before going to the same work they did every day. Living that same life, every day.

    Those people would cry to find us gone, but they would cry, too, if we were boarding a ship to start a new life across some ocean. Emigrating. Pioneers.

    This morning, we were astronauts. Explorers. Awake while they slept.

    These people would cry, but then they would go back to waiting tables, painting houses, programming computers.
    — Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted, 2005