Tag Archives: CT River

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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One-Liner Wednesday – Breakfast

I was returning from an appointment in Hartford last weekend and it was very foggy. I thought I noticed the sun burning through the fog, so I figured I’d visit Riverside Park and catch the sunrise over the Connecticut River. … Continue reading

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One Liner Wednesday–Weather

“Based on satellite imagery and surface observations, the risk of tropical-storm-force winds reaching the coastline appears now to be minimal.” The seagulls aren’t buying that. We never got the rain they were predicting. We really wanted some rain. We need … Continue reading

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Great River – Great Park

In our rush to get to Riverside Park in time to catch the sun rise over the Connecticut River, we left one car about 100 feet from the entrance to another river-side park. Great River Park lies on the east … Continue reading

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Finding the Floodwater

Back in February, I got a text message from my daughter: “There’s a flood warning for the CT River in Hartford…Photo Op?’ After a long series of texts back and forth, we had agreed to meet in the parking lot … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–Haddam Neck Fair

Today you’re going to have to use your imagination. I have a picture of doors, but they are open. Still, I think you can get the flavor of the building from the photo and I’m pretty sure you will all … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–First Church in Windsor

One of the first people I met after moving to Connecticut was my best friend John. One of the first places he took me was a local hot dog stand called Bart’s for a dinner of hot dogs and burgers. … Continue reading

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