Tag Archives: AMTRAK

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

Posted in Connecticut, History, Thursday Doors | Tagged , , , , , , | 58 Comments

Follow Ups

Last Wednesday’s post about grammatical errors and the humorous ways they played out in the comment stream illustrated one “problem” with blogging. I put problem in quotes, because it doesn’t even rise to the level where it would get tagged … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Opinion | Tagged , , , , , | 35 Comments

Timing is Everything

We were supposed to be having a beer, but you didn’t show up. “Your buddy was in earlier, but had to leave. He said he might come back, but he paid for two beers for you.” “Well, that’s the important … Continue reading

Posted in If having a beer, Photography | Tagged , , , , , | 59 Comments

Thursday Doors – From the Train

Earlier in September, I attended a business meeting in Silver Spring, Maryland. Initially, I wasn’t sure how to get to Silver Spring from Hartford, CT; I didn’t realize that the DC Metro system goes to Silver Spring. In addition to … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Thursday Doors, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | 78 Comments

Thursday Doors – Union Station

To avoid any confusion, I should say Hartford Union Station. There are many Union Stations in this country, and I’ve been to quite a few, but almost all of my train journeys pass through this one. While I enjoy the … Continue reading

Posted in Connecticut, Photography, Thursday Doors, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 57 Comments

One-Liner Wednesday – Twofer

“No, the restrooms are at the end of this car. The next car is the cafe car. Please don’t get them confused.” On Sunday, I accompanied our daughter to B&H Photo in New York City. She would normally drive to … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, New York, One Line Wed | Tagged , , , , , | 49 Comments

This is My Train

“If a train leaves Springfield, Massachusetts at 5:55 am, heading south at 75 miles per hour, when will it reach Windsor Locks, Connecticut?” Yes, it’s National Train Day. Before I proceed with my annual NTD post, I want to thank … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 77 Comments