Ruth and David Taisch are the people you really want to have as next-door neighbors, because not only are they two very nice and interesting people, they have the best toys, too.
For starters, there’s the big model railroad behind their traditional Florida-style stucco home, complete with what looks like miles of G-gauge trains, tracks, trestles and tunnels. The sprawling complex, complete with mountains, waterways, bridges, and towns with little handmade buildings, occupies most of the backyard, and is the realization of Ruth’s childhood dream. It’s her handiwork, mostly, along with a good bit of Dave’s directed hard labor. [Read more…]