Tag Archives: New England

Thursday Doors – Maple Street

I should begin with a quick disclaimer for Paul over at Shadow & Substance – no monsters were harmed during the research for this post. In addition to being a favorite Twilight Zone episode, and the highway exit that I … Continue reading

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It Was Too a Motorcycle

My long-time blog buddy and longer time biker-chick, Mary, over at Mary J Melange challenged a few of us to write about cycling this month. The challenge was in retaliation response to my suggestion that this same group publish posts … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – American Woolen Company

In the early 1980s, before various highways had been completed / expanded, the fastest way for me to get to the MASS Pike (I-90) heading east toward Boston, was to cut diagonally across some Connecticut farmland and through the town … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Wendy’s Doors

In the comments of the post where I featured the doors of the Captain Benjamin Allyn house, Wendy mentioned that her great-great-great…great grandfather lived in Braintree, Massachusetts back in the 1600s. I told her that, if I ever had the … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Seasons

“It’s beginning to look a lot like spring” I know, spring began over a month ago, but not here. We had spring-like temperatures in early March, days with highs in the 70s and all that stuff. Then Mother Nature decided … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – B & B

I have to be honest, I don’t think of myself as a Bed and Breakfast kind of guy. I’m too much of an introvert to take a chance on sharing some part of my travel experience with basically random folks. … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Be Careful

“Thanks and drive carefully today!” An hour and 10 minutes into my 20-minute commute, those were the words I wanted lots of other people to hear. Actually, I wished someone had told them that before they left for work. Coffee … Continue reading

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