Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Trains and Family




We have a better sort of Monday morning than most people.


We reverse commute out to the 'burbs.


The Long Island Railroad is a very good venue for sleeping (did it myself for years).


The very platform I used to hang out on.


The green of a backyard and a heart



and a kitchen chair.


A very chic outfit


then more trains


and a return to the city



and the picturesque but numbing subway.


12 comments:

  1. Woops, don´t know what happened to my comments.......

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  2. When I was a young boy, I also had a toy train with station, tunnel and a lot of carriages. Now I only like to travel on trains, not playing with them :)

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  3. What a pleasant Monday- and two darling companions to spend it with.

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  4. I've only been on a train once in my whole life and that was a train to Chicago a couple years ago. It's a fun way to travel, but of course, an Amtrak is not a subway. Your photos and words remind me of Eloise and that's a good thing.

    Have a great day!

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  5. Elizabeth, I very much like the look of your Monday.

    What beautiful children appear between the trains!

    xo

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  6. What an enviable train set, our grandson would love it!

    Beautiful baby too.

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  7. What a lovely way to spend a Monday.

    cheers, parsnip

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  8. Love you Monday story Elizabeth. ....especially the photos of the beautiful small creatures you see on your journey.

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  9. Gretchen is positively gorgeous! Lucky Grandma and Grandpa!!! xxxx

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  10. Glimpses that strike me, simply and profoundly.

    Beautiful, beautiful baby. Kiss to her too.

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  11. It's lovely to go a different direction on Monday mornings these days...or even to go nowhere at all...I do love being retired.

    You have a wonderful reason to go in the direction you were going! Much better than to the office to start the work week.

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I look forward to hearing from you!