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2008-12-25 09:57:01

A Texas man said he has expanded the schedule of the holiday train has run in his backyard for the past eight years to keep the ride open on Christmas. Joel Occhiuzzo, 76, said he has operated the train, which seats 22 people, and given free rides to all who come from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day in his Richardson backyard for the past eight years, and this year he decided not to shut the ride down for Christmas, The Dallas Morning News reported Thursday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.