Monthly Archives: April 2016

Spring Critters

On Wednesday, I threatened warned promised mentioned that I might share more of the photos Maddie and I have collected as the weather has turned warmer. I’m giving Maddie some of the credit, because she really has been patient with … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – St. James Episcopal Church

Two weeks ago, when we were celebrating our long-time coworker’s retirement, I took note of the side of Glastonbury, Connecticut that I don’t normally drive through. As you might expect, I was paying attention to doors. About ½ mile north … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Seasons

“It’s beginning to look a lot like spring” I know, spring began over a month ago, but not here. We had spring-like temperatures in early March, days with highs in the 70s and all that stuff. Then Mother Nature decided … Continue reading

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Backroads and Circles

I’ve been moaning about traffic in and around Hartford lately. I have one more traffic / New England driver related rant coming – just giving you fair warning, but this is not it. Today, I have a bad news / … Continue reading

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Astronauts Drink Tang

I know, I know, it may not be “exactly” what Linda, mistress of the writing dungeon, had in mind, but she’s sweet and she always gives us that “if you’re not really up to the full-blown challenge, just do this.” … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – B & B

I have to be honest, I don’t think of myself as a Bed and Breakfast kind of guy. I’m too much of an introvert to take a chance on sharing some part of my travel experience with basically random folks. … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Rodent Not

“Take her out on a leash.” This past weekend, Maddie, the intrepid hunter, was all over something under the wood-racks. She would circle and circle; sniffing and pawing at the dirt. We kicked soccer balls and threw Frisbees to draw … Continue reading

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