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What’s New?  

Images of the Blue Comet Lines train simulator extension in progress (Jan. 2, 2022)

A sprawl machine: a newly added real quotation (Aug. 18, 2021)

A photo of a “wori zone” sign (Aug. 4, 2021)

A Commuter’s History of Virginia Railway Express, Part 5: VRE Turns a Corner” (cross-posted from, July 16, 2021)

New on my Editor’s Companion blog: More nutty news illustrations (July 5, 2021).


My book The Editor’s Companion from Penguin Random House (originally published by Writer’s Digest Books in 2014).

A half-hour interview with Steve about editing careers on Todd Sullivan’s YouTube channel, posted Aug. 18, 2021.

Rappahannock River, Virginia, Jan. 2009

Photos (updated Aug. 4, 2021)

B&M wreck in Mass.
Off the Deep End” (humor)
VRE gallery cars in Washington
Commuter Crossroads

Coast Cities Ry. historical pictures
burning red candle
Light for Life—an interfaith prolife devotional
Even more stuff Screenplays Editor’s Companion blog
Articles and book reviews Interview with Steve Steve’s editing humor
Train Simulator route pictures Transportation security topics Real Quotations


Shore Shot Images—incredible photos by my sister, Mary

Homegrown String Band—wonderful music

Ferd Piccuirro—more wonderful music

“His Greatest Seal”—inspirational poems by Francis Quintin-Arthur

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