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.

The Big Hand is…

…near the one and the little hand is on the six. That’s how I learned how to tell time. My dad would ask me to go check the time and I would report back. He would then quiz me as … Continue reading

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Hashtag #nuffSaid

If we were having a beer, you’d have a technical question for me. “So, Mr. Wizard, I have a question for you about your blog.” “And that would be…?” “Are you actually up and writing these things at 6:04 am?” … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Walking by Doors in Pittsburgh

As I mentioned yesterday, I’m milking that long vacation weekend for all it’s worth. Faith and I walk a lot when we travel and we took different streets to and from our destinations, so we had different door opportunities. Faith … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Just Like a Train

As you might have guessed from Monday’s post, Faith and I like to walk. My wife likes to walk too. Oddly enough, my wife and I would both like to walk farther than Maddie will agree to, but I digress. … Continue reading

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Panther Hollow – Urban Hike

It’s summer and I’m enjoying a few weekends without a lot of writing. This week, I’m going to take advantage of photos and stories collected during Faith’s and my visit to Pittsburgh last weekend. Last Sunday, Faith and I spent … Continue reading

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Shredded Wheat

If we were having a beer, you’d be in a foul mood. “I have a bone to pick with you.” “Great. Save it for a while, we’ll order some wings later.” “No, this is personal.” “Oh geeze, before you guys … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – PA Trolley Doors

On our recent visit to Pittsburgh, we made a last-minute diversion to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum near Washington, PA. Truth be told, we always referred to Washington as “Little Washington” so as not to confuse it with Washington, D.C. I … Continue reading

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