It's been a busy season here. An evening along Kingston's Bath Road revealed signs of the changing season (top photo). All while westbound VIA 6416 appeared in these video captures, including selective colour:
Lounging lakeside, the Goose family welcomed its new arrivals along calm Collins Bay:
Having found this carriage house at 172 West Street during a spring stroll through Sydenham Ward, I'm committed to making an HO scale rendition of it. Fun fact - this building was located just beyond the Frontenac County Courthouse compound walls! So this project may be arriving soon, too. Check out the mix of limestone, brick, bric-a-brac, doors, windows and details:
But the really big news is the impending arrival of my Trains & Grains books. They're being printed now. Order forms, invoices, blog posts and whatever other announcements I'll need are in process and pretty well ready. Now I wait, with that familiar feeling of being an expectant father, waiting to share my 'bouncing baby books' with the world. Or at least ten people in the world. Colour page proof photos below...one from Trains, the other from Grains. You'll know which is which:
But the most important arrival of all has already happened.
James Douglas Gagnon on May 24!