Small Town, Big Ideas

When your town averages just 24” wide, and much of that is occupied by the railroad, you get creative when it comes to recreation.

Each spring, as the mercury rises and the rains fall, Valley residents commandeer flooded gondolas to use as temporary swim clubs. Of course, the railroad has an official policy against this practice but, “Strictly Forbidden” is difficult to enforce when your employees are as much a part of the events as area residents commandeer flooded gondolas to use as temporary swim clubs. Of course, the railroad has an official policy against this practice but, “Strictly Forbidden” is difficult to enforce when your employees are as much a part of the events as area residents.

With the gondola load of sewer pipe having been unloaded yesterday, heavy overnight rain showers make today the perfect day for a season-opening Pool Party on the Everett Team Tack!

Thomas is the founder of Propulsion Factory Marketing, providing small businesses, churches and non-profit organizations with the tools needed for effective online communications. He is also the father of three amazing boys and husband to their wonderful mother. Thomas is an advocate for non-traditional education, and an outspoken critic of public education and the Common Core.