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.

Travel Interrupted

Two weeks ago, I left Hartford’s Bradley Airport (BDL) for a 9-day journey. Sorry if that sentence (or this apology) sticks the Gilligan’s Island theme in your head. Unlike those castaways, my trip was cut short by a snowstorm. It … Continue reading

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Please Finish that Beer

If we were having a beer, you would be driving me crazy. “Wow, you guys are late today. I was about ready to give up.” “Sorry, Cheryl. I ran into my young friend at Target, but we needed more time … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors –Windsor Fire Houses

Since Windsor is arguably Connecticut’s first town, it should come as no surprise that it contains an abundance of historic buildings. Few, if any date back to the 17th century, when the town was founded, but since they were here … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Walk Pause Click

Most people who know me know to expect me to periodically stop to take a picture. Quite often, the subject will be a door, but cranes, birds, trains, construction sites, old cars, historic buildings, reflections of anything in anything, rivers, … Continue reading

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The Over-Exposed Power of Turnips

The title might not mean much to you, but it saved you from a recap of the conference I attended last week. I was going to try to wrap a story around Intelligent Information, or perhaps intelligent information managers – … Continue reading

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It’s a Man’s World at the Bar Today

If we were having a beer, I’d be trying to keep a secret from you. “I don’t think there’s a barman on duty today.” “Cheryl’s on duty. She’s probably in the back. Barman, what’s that all about?” “Sorry, I’m trying … Continue reading

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Have a Maddie Paddy Day

Most of you know that I don’t normally post on Fridays. Today is different. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to cue up a few shots of Miss Maddie and one of her favorite toys. She wasn’t cooperating, … Continue reading

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