What is it about little boys and trains? What is it about Big boys and trains? What is it?
"The romance of boating is gone, now. In Hannibal the steamboatman is no longer a god. The youth don't talk river slang any more. Their pride is apparently railways -- which they take a peculiar vanity in reducing to initials ("C B & Q") -- an affectation which prevails all over the west. They roll these initials as a sweet morsel under the tongue."
- Notebook #20, reprinted in Mark Twain's Notebooks & Journals, Vol. II.
Thanks be to God!
CathyThe Little Red House and share in the beauty offered there. And though I have nothing to offer at Macro Monday Lisa has a wonderful time planned for you. The pictures all are an inspiration!