Monthly Archives: June 2016

Thursday Doors – First Presbyterian Church Hartford

The history surrounding today’s featured church is not unlike that of many of the historic churches whose doors I’ve featured in the past. When you need an impressive door, a church is a good place to go. This church has … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Meetings

“Every time you cancel a meeting, an angel gets their wings.” I have to give credit to my boss for keeping most meetings short and to the point. Many years ago, he introduced a rule that says” “you can’t speak … Continue reading

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The Cherished Blogfest Turns Two!

Last year, a small group of blog-buddies organized a blogfest. We called it the Cherished Blogfest and we asked people to share, in a few hundred words, something that they cherish. Well over 100 people participated. People shared stories about … Continue reading

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This Old Bike

Last month, Mary, over at Mary Melange, challenged a group of us to write about cycling during June. In trying to match her pace, I began with a story about my short stint on two powered wheels. I spent less … Continue reading

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How Many Legs on that Lizard?

If we were having a beer, you would be wondering what I would be drinking. “I know I’m having a glass of Meiomi, but I’m not sure what my young friend will be drinking.” “Yuengling, what else?” “Oh, I wish … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Random DC Doors

Thursday doors with a difference. Actually, if you’re counting, there are two differences today. First, as the title implies, today’s doors are more of a random collection of doors that I liked, rather than doors with a history that I … Continue reading

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One Liner Wednesday – Teachable Moments

“Mommy, do they still make tree trunks like this?” Overheard last week in the National Parks exhibit of the Post Office Museum in Washington, D.C. It was hard not to laugh, but the little girl who asked this question was … Continue reading

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