Dating a railroader remembers

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Trying to remember some history. Didn't we already have a 'transcontinental railroad' many many years ago? Unless my aging memory has. A Railroader Remembers: Jim Ladwig, Rodney Kreunen, Joe Follmar Not Rated; Studio: Video Art Productions; DVD Release Date: October The Railroad Life - Hey All, I'm new to the circle so I thought I'd but as a wife you have to remember that your life is no longer your own. So my situation is slightly different as I am not married to a railroader but dating one.

Railroads and trains were what people thought of when they thought of my husband. He was in a fairly stable job, in the same shift, most of the time, and I had no outside job, but lots of time-consuming hobbies. This allowed me to shape my time around his hours and days off. We were married five years before we had our family, and that made it easier to work out some of the kinks. We needed that time to establish our relationship before we added in anyone else.

By the time we had our daughters, we were ready for them. My husband liked working the afternoon shift, and the babies were happy and playful in the mornings when he was home. By evening, when they were fussier, he was at work and out of my way. He was a good daddy, very involved. A Railroader Remembers: Jim Ladwig, Rodney Kreunen, Joe Follmar, Bob Leff: Movies & TV

He wanted these girls, and they did not disappoint! When they started school, it became more difficult for me. I had to get them off to school in the morning, usually before he even got out of bed, and every day he was working they were in bed before he was home from work.

He did try to take field trips with their classes in the mornings teachers loved that! We were lucky that his job did not require him to travel much. Along the way I picked up a part-time job which I love. He loves his job. Our daughters grew up with the idea that you found the thing you loved to do, your passion, and that's what you did for a living. It uses the up-to-now unseen FBI report, based on early fears it was caused by sabotage, obtained with a Freedom of Information request, and previously unpublished photos.

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Documentary Screening: A Railroader Remembers

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