Mean People Should Stay Home – #1linerWeds

I’ve been pondering the title for three days. Ever since I had the unpleasant experience of overhearing the following “conversation:” "Where are the warm rolls? They're supposed to be served with dinner entrees?" "We're actually still serving lunch. They don't start heating rolls until after 5:00" She offered to bring him some rolls. The customer... Continue Reading →

A Place for Makers – #WATWB

One of Hartford, Connecticut’s most recognizable buildings is undergoing an ironic modification. The G. Fox building once was the home to a multi-story department store from which you could buy almost anything. I remember shopping at G. Fox when I worked in downtown Hartford in the early 80s. G. Fox’s flagship store was gradually robbed... Continue Reading →

A Swim with the Fishes

“Oceanic, that’s it.” “What are you talking about?” “My wife asked me about the full name of the seafood place over in East Hartford – it’s Mickey’s Oceanic.” “I don’t like it when you guys come in here talking about other restaurants.” “Don’t mind my young friend, Cheryl, he’s having a senior moment. Besides, Mickey’s... Continue Reading →

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