Category Archives: Connecticut

Thursday Doors – At the Reservoir

About a year ago, I shared doors from the Saville Dam at the Barkhamsted Reservoir. That reservoir was built to help augment the water supply for the city of Hartford, Connecticut and as it grew and began its expansion into … Continue reading

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Darkness is a State of Mind

I’ve written in the past about the degree to which I dislike Daylight Saving Time. I think it’s a dumb idea. It doesn’t surprise me that politicians keep it alive, because retail and recreation industries of all sorts like it. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Windsor Locks Train Station

That’s the fourth and most obvious attempt at a title. I tried “potential doors” and I tried “zombie doors” and I gave serious thought to “the phoenix of doors” except, we actually have a building in Hartford that is The … 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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Because Tomorrow May Be Different

I’ve been wondering if it’s the changing seasons, summer to autumn to winter in North America, that has a lot of the writers I follow thinking about conquering procrastination. Maybe it’s the approaching sedentary days of winter that has people eager … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The End of Shade

Way back in June 2015, I featured a few barns and some other photos from nearby Shade Tobacco farms. I’ll try not to repeat too much, but tobacco, grown under shade cloth, has been a staple of Connecticut’s agriculture industry … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Save the Ville

On the other side of Farmington from Miss Porter’s School, is an area known as Unionville. Unionville is not one of Connecticut’s 169 towns, but a lot of people talk about Unionville as if it’s a free state. Several years … Continue reading

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