Monthly Archives: July 2016

One Man’s Trash

As I look around my workshop, I see hundreds of objects that are important to me. Some are favorite tools. Some are jigs and fixtures that I’ve made to make woodworking easier. Some are antique tools that were given to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Windsor Freight Depot

Several months ago, I featured the Windsor, Connecticut Train Station for Thursday Doors. About 200 feet southeast of the train station is the Windsor Freight Depot. The depot was built by the Hartford and New Haven Railroad, to handle freight … Continue reading

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Stairs, Steps and Ladders – Oh My

I don’t often do photography challenges. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever done one. That’s not totally true. I think I did a five-photo thing. Also, I did mix a One-Liner Wednesday with one of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenges. … Continue reading

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Plain Old Reality

We are experiencing some serious dog days around central Connecticut. Temps in the upper 90s and no rain, save for the occasional short violent thunderstorm. We’re watering things outside the garden, and we never water things outside the garden. We’re … Continue reading

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Having Second Thoughts?

This week, the lovely and marvelous Linda G. Hill, a.k.a. the woman who frees the voices in my head from their drudgery, has given us the freedom to use a word any way we like: Your Friday prompt for Stream … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Reason to Hope

A need to research some building material for a project that we hope to undertake next month took me to Kelly-Fradet, my favorite lumber yard. You might remember them from a previous Thursday Doors post. While a very nice salesman … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Birds

“We’re hungry, mother!” Well, we’re pretty sure that’s what they were saying. According to our bird book, these would be the babies of our resident House Sparrow, Snoopy. We call her Snoopy because she spends a lot of time sitting … Continue reading

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