Monthly Archives: March 2016

Thursday Doors – Tunxis Hose Company 1

I first noticed this old fire house last spring when our daughter was recovering from surgery. She had been given permission to “walk up to two miles” and she clearly wanted to take that walk. I drove her into the … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Wrong Recipe

“Can you make me a Black and Tan with Guinness and Bud Light?” I’m not a fan of Guinness, so I’m not a fan of the traditional Black and Tan, a beer mixture of Guinness and a pale beer that … Continue reading

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My Lenten Failure

For Lent, again this year, I did for myself, the little things that others often do for me. I wrote about that last year, no need to describe it today. Besides, Lent’s over – “honey, can you bring me more … Continue reading

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A-to-Z, 2-3-5-7 & Moon Rocks

If we were having a beer, you wouldn’t quite know where to start. “I have some weird things for you today, but first, do I need to bring some heavy equipment to your blog?” “Huh?” “I heard you caved on … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Windsor Locks Congregational Church

With Easter right around the corner, it’s hard not to feature a church door today. I picked this one because I thought it would be easy to photograph and easy to write about. I was somewhat wrong on both counts. … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Blessings

“I’ll be out sick today.” I am not sick very often. Even on some days when I don’t feel particularly good, I might simply decide to work from home. That option lets me stay comfy, and helps make sure I … Continue reading

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Great River – Great Park

In our rush to get to Riverside Park in time to catch the sun rise over the Connecticut River, we left one car about 100 feet from the entrance to another river-side park. Great River Park lies on the east … Continue reading

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