Author Archives: Dan Antion

About Dan Antion

Husband, father, woodworker, cyclist, photographer, geek - oh wait, I’m writing this like I only have 140 characters. I am all those things, and more, and all of these passions present me with opportunities to observe, and think about things that I can’t write about in other places. I have started this blog to catch the stuff that falls out, overflows and just plain doesn’t fit the other containers in my life.

Thursday Doors – Windsor Green Part II

Last week, I featured some of the public-use buildings around the Windsor Connecticut Historic Green. An interesting fact about those buildings, is that most of them are not historic buildings. Only the original section of the Library is on the … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Sad

I don’t use the Drive-thru lane for coffee. I prefer to go in the store. I like to see what donuts are available and whether they have the brand of orange juice I like (which is any brand other than … Continue reading

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WordPress is Messing with Me

I’ve been using WordPress for well over 5 years. For the most part, I really like it. I had been using Blogger before coming here, and the experience in this community has been better than I thought a blogging experience … Continue reading

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Streaming Thoughts About Adobe

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator…sigh. Sometimes I feel like being a casual user of an Adobe product is a little like attempting your own dentistry. Actually, since the world of mouths and gums is fairly finite, maybe that’s not an adequate hyperbolic … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Downtown Windsor

When I first started participating in Thursday Doors, what? You don’t know what Thursday Doors is. OK, let’s get this out of the way quick like a bunny: Thursday Doors is an amazing weekly blog-hop designed to placate the yearnings … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Cleaning Crew

Some of my longtime readers might remember the problem I had with the ice-accretion in the freezer in the kitchen at work. Several of you offered solutions that ranged from stern warnings to actions that might involve having to hide … Continue reading

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This Was Fun

Originally posted on Linda G. Hill:
In exchange for hosting #JusJoJan for a few days, Linda offered the opportunity to guest post on her blog. At first, I thought: “what a great way to break my New Year’s promise to…

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