The Importance of Model Railroading

You might be surprised to learn how much energy I put into model railroading.  Between my own models, friends’ layouts, ops sessions and the Railway Modellers’ Meet, I estimate that I expend over 10 hours a week on the hobby.  Sometimes it troubles me that I spend so much of my energy on something so parochial.  Maybe I should be applying my talents to some … Continue reading The Importance of Model Railroading

You could be a Model RR God!

I’m here at the Railway Modellers’ Meet, babysitting the display room, which was unlocked unspeakably early due to reasons lost to history.  As with any good model railway convention, I’m running on fumes due to the sprint to complete my display and the activities of the meet itself.  Being the meet chairman, I’ve necessarily missed much of the meet due to trying to resolve the … Continue reading You could be a Model RR God!