At the depot

On Sunday, Uncle Tom noticed the Amtrak train was running about 12 hours behind, so instead of arriving at 5:45 am, the schedule was much more reasonable for a visit by his train-obsessed nephew. It proved to be further delayed, but Tom and Owen watched videos of train arrivals to pass the time as we waited at the depot downtown. 

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Owen was incredibly excited and clearly understood what was about to happen (also, he was super cute). 

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When the train came into view, he actually shuddered and didn’t say a word. 

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Owen and Tom were in good company. While there were a number of people at the depot, only one boarded—the rest were there to watch the arrival.

Owen regained his composure in just enough time to wave at a conductor and say, “Bye, bye, train,” and “Thank you, Uncle Tom.” (Indeed, thanks, Tom!) 

 

2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Karyl on August 28, 2014 at 4:33 am

    gotta love those bright blue boots! What a fun outing for Owen – he might want to do it again, and again, and again!

  2. Posted by Rebecca's Mom on August 29, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    Owen would have loved where we worked today — a choo-choo train every 20 minutes!

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