Tag: train

Kansas City Southern Train

I was in traffic, looked over, saw this train, and snapped a quick photo of it. It made me wonder, was it this train that got somebody out of this town? Did this train bring somebody into this town? Was this train the one where people dreams began or was it the one where they …

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Train Driver

A young couple were going at it on a Railway track. The train driver spots them and starts hooting but they ignore it. He applies brakes so hard and the train stops just a few yards away from the couple. Driver jumps from the engine and walks to the boy who just finished and is …

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The Coyote Principle

CALIFORNIA – The Governor of California is jogging with his dog along a nature trail. A coyote jumps out and attacks the Governor’s dog, then bites the Governor. -The Governor starts to intervene, but reflects upon the movie “Bambi” and then realizes he should stop because the coyote is only doing what is natural. – …

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Photos of Poway, California

Today I went on an adventure and ended up at Poway. This is a cool little town in the California countryside. It has old style trains, buildings, and has a western feel about it. Here are photos of that experience.

Out of patience

After a tiring day, a commuter settled down in his seat and closed his eyes. As the train rolled out of the station, the young woman sitting next to him pulled out her cell phone and started talking in a loud voice: “Hi sweetheart. It’s Sue. I’m on the train”. “Yes, I know it’s the …

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Yodobashi Camera Electronics Store Akihabara, Japan

Today I took the train over to Yodobashi camera in Akihabara, Japan. As I stood there waiting to cross the street I thought that would make a nice photo and here is that shot.

Odakyu Train Line

Japan is world renowned for public mass transit by moving millions of people every single day. The Japanese train lines are very good with being on schedule and clean. Here are some photos of the Odakyu Train line showing trains coming in both directions near Chuo-rinkan train station.

Darwin Awards

Here is the glorious winner: 1. When his 38 caliber revolver failed to fire at his intended victim during a hold-up in Long Beach, California would-be robber James Elliot did something that can only inspire wonder. He peered down the barrel and tried the trigger again. This time it worked. And now, the honorable mentions: …

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Unattended Baggage

I hate all this terrorist business. I used to love the days when you could look at an unattended bag on a train or bus and think to yourself. I’m going to take that.’

Osaka Castle, Japan

Went to Osaka castle today. It was really hot and humid, however I really wanted to see the castle. It was really easy to get there by taking the train from Universal Studios, Japan to Osaka castle. Here are some of the photos I took of the experience. I really like seeing and experiencing the …

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Safety Message: How to Hold on While Train is Moving

How to correctly hold on in a moving train. No, No…………………………. the old guy by the door!

Big People Words

A group of kindergartners were trying very hard to become accustomed to the first grade. The biggest hurdle they faced was that the teacher insisted on NO baby talk! You need to use ‘Big People words,’ she was always reminding them. She asked John what he had done over the weekend? ‘I went to visit …

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Let’s Offend Everyone

– I had just come out of the shop with a meat and potato pie, large chips, mushy peas & a jumbo sausage roll. A poor homeless man sat there and said ‘I’ve not eaten for two days’ I told him ‘I wish I had your f**king will power’. – I got fired on my …

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California vs Texas: What To Do About An Attack By A Wild Coyote

California: The Governor of California is jogging with his dog along a nature trail. A coyote jumps out and attacks the Governor’s dog, then bites the Governor. 1. The Governor starts to intervene, but reflects upon the movie “Bambi” and then realizes he should stop because the coyote is only doing what is natural. 2. …

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A Paraprosdokian

A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax.¬† ‚Ä®¬† I asked God for …

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Metallica Concert at the Saitama Super Arean, Japan

Took a 90 minute train ride to go to the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan to watch a Metallica concert. This concert was awesome, however getting tickets for the event wasn’t exactly easy. Here is a part of my experience.

Strategic Information Management

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a basic understanding of managing information systems by utilizing a scenario of a store that has multiple sites and locations to deliver products in a fast and efficient manner. The corporate IT strategy is to improve IT communications throughout the organization. There are three projects under …

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Another Thawte Notary 10 Points

Today I took a train for 1 hour to a little place called Tsutsujigaoka. This is in Tokyo, but it is probably a part of Tokyo that I would not normally go to. When I got there I was met by a nice German guy who works for a bank. We went to a coffee …

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Thawte Notary 10 Points

Today I took the train for about an hour and stopped at Kawasaki to meet a Japanese guy who worked at IBM. We filled out the necessary forms right there in the train station and then I had to fight rush hour traffic for an hour to get back home. That was my first time …

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Business Ethics With Employees

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is intended to provide an answer to what ethical may arise based upon an employee devising a way to make their job better, if any at all. Also included within this document is a basic understanding of why it is important to share knowledge and information at the workplace. …

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The Wrong Bitch

The train was quite crowded, so a U. S. Marine walked the entire length looking for a seat, but the only seat left was taken by a well dressed, middle-aged French woman’s poodle. The war weary Marine asked, ‘Ma’am, may I have that seat?’The French woman just sniffed and said to no one in particular …

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Mori Building Tokyo, Japan

Today I took the train over to Roppongi Hills and I went up inside Mori Building. Here are some of the photos of I took of different landmarks in Tokyo. You can see Fuji television, Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Tower, and other views.

Hillbilly Medical Terms

Benign………………….What you be after you be eight. Bacteria………………..Back door to cafeteria. Barium…………………What you do with dead folks. Cesarean Section……A neighborhood in Rome. Catscan……………….Searching for the cat.Cauterize……………..Made eye contact with her. Colic……………………A sheep dog. Coma………………….A punctuation mark. D&C……………………Where Washington is. Dilate………………….To live longer than your kids do.’, ‘Enema………………Not a friend. Fester……………….Quicker than someone else. Fibula………………..A small …

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Jason Newsted (Former Metallica Bassist) the Unknown Story

In 1998 I was in Okinawa, Japan when I received my Metallica fan club magazine which informed me of the bands upcoming tour. It was actually happening, Metallica was coming to Japan. I knew immediately I had to get tickets. So I checked with the Metallica club to see if I could get tickets through …

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