Tag Archives: CT

Thursday Doors–Come Ye Thankful People

Somehow, I knew that with Thanksgiving always being celebrated on a Thursday, that my choice for Thursday Doors was going to be thankful. I knew it and yet, I couldn’t quite figure it out. Then, on Sunday morning, it hit … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–First Church in Windsor

One of the first people I met after moving to Connecticut was my best friend John. One of the first places he took me was a local hot dog stand called Bart’s for a dinner of hot dogs and burgers. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–Don’t Tell Mom

I left something out of the Urban Hike post last week. It was a planned omission because I wanted to save a little bit of sightseeing for Norm’s Thursday Doors series. We spied this door while heading north from Charter … 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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Thursday Doors Shade Tobacco

That’s a tobacco barn. We have lots of them around us and I have lots of pictures of the barns, the shade-cloth-covered fields they reside in and the tobacco that grows under that cloth. I don’t smoke. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Something about a River

I start many of my work days with a short visit at Great River Park in East Hartford, CT. Built along the east bank of the CT River, this long narrow park provides access to some beautiful views of Hartford, … Continue reading

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A Nerd’s Lament

MS-DOS turned 30 today. I am old enough to remember when the popular saying was “Don’t trust anyone over 30” and although people are still fighting over who actually said that (Jerry Rubin or Jack Weinberg) it hardly matters. 30 … Continue reading

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