Tag Archives: construction

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

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Turtles, Lumber and Beer

If we were having a beer…well, I’d be having a beer, you would be late. “Where have you been? I’m halfway through this Yuengling.” “Sorry, I didn’t know we had an appointment. Were you going to give this stool to … Continue reading

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Brackets, No Not Those Brackets

Usually, the only time I use the word ‘bracket’ is during March Madness, when millions of people try to guess the ultimate outcome of 64 college basketball teams working their way to one winner. I do dumb things with those … Continue reading

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A New Sheriff in Town

We’ve recently started a small home improvement project. The project began, as every home improvement project should begin, with the application for a Building Permit. I’m sure one or two of you are wondering why I bothered getting a permit. … Continue reading

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Stairs, Steps and Ladders – Oh My

I don’t often do photography challenges. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever done one. That’s not totally true. I think I did a five-photo thing. Also, I did mix a One-Liner Wednesday with one of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenges. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Windsor, CT Train Station

Most of my regular readers know that I love trains. I take trains whenever I can, and I particularly like it when I can board the train at the Windsor Locks train station. The station is about two miles from … Continue reading

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Vacation Mode

A friend of mine at work recently left for a vacation that will see him without an Internet connection for a few days. We were discussing the fact that we thought that should be OK and then we started talking … Continue reading

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