Tag Archives: Great River Park

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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Taxes, Tips and Time of Sunrise

If we were having a beer, you’d be picking on me, from the start. “Hi Cheryl. It’s his turn to pay, but you might want to get his credit card up-front, I hear he hasn’t been paying his bills.” “You … Continue reading

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California Dreaming

“What’s with the palm tree photos?” “I was in southern California early this week.” “And you just had to put those out there so us schlubs back here in the cold would know.” “I don’t really put a lot of … 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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When You Get Something Better

“Oh won’t you stay just a little bit longer” I’m sorry if that song is now lodged in your brain, but it was what I was thinking as I drove to work one day last week. Note: This post is … 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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Thursday Doors–Elm Grove Cemetery Redux

I was worried that I might get into trouble with Norm for revisiting a site too quickly after the initial door photo had been shared. In my defense, I did warn you all that I was going to return to … Continue reading

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