Author Archives: Dan Antion

About Dan Antion

Husband, father, woodworker, cyclist, photographer, geek - oh wait, I’m writing this like I only have 140 characters. I am all those things, and more, and all of these passions present me with opportunities to observe, and think about things that I can’t write about in other places. I have started this blog to catch the stuff that falls out, overflows and just plain doesn’t fit the other containers in my life.

You Blog How Often?

Last week I found myself in the middle of an unplanned experiment. From Sunday to Saturday, I published a blog post every day. I didn’t like it. Don’t get me wrong, I liked what I wrote. I won’t push that … Continue reading

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IWWHaB–My Big Mouth

If we were having a beer, you would announce that you had a question for me. I’d be curious of course but I’d know that you would get around to it in your own time and in your own way. … Continue reading

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Announcing the Cherished Blogfest

I know. I’ve been talking all week about how I stink at organized blog activities, but I’m one of the organizers of a Blogfest? WTH? That’s like putting me in charge of the checkbook, or asking me to guard the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Denslow House

How many things can you accomplish with one blog post? At least three. I chose today’s door because it looks good in black and white. This allows me to complete the black and white five-day photo challenge that Cordelia’s Mom … Continue reading

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Connecticut State Capitol

I no longer work in downtown Hartford, but I still get my hair cut there. I’ve been going to the same barber for 34 years. He’s partially retired now, so instead of getting my hair cut on Saturdays, I have … Continue reading

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This is Day-3 of my combined Five Photos Five and Black and White photo challenge. I’m keeping this short because I don’t normally post this many days in a row and I don’t want my readers to get tired. After … Continue reading

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Five (B&W) Photos Five

Yesterday’s post was the beginning of a five-day challenge that I agreed to attempt. Actually, it was the beginning of two such challenges. You see, I’m as good with challenges as I am with awards. I always think they sound … Continue reading

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