Category Archives: People

Three Boys in Paris

It’s been far too long…ten years…since we last visited Paris. Even in the face of last night’s carnage, I think of Paris as a life-affirming place.  Just “being there” is exhilarating. On our visits, my wife and I will typically … Continue reading

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My Time with Dave

David Letterman’s long and successful late night run ends tonight. There were Letterman people and there were Leno people.  I’m a Letterman guy.  Jay is a standup comedy hall of famer, but I’ve always been more comfortable with Dave’s sensibilities. … Continue reading

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Life or Death?

BOSTON (AP) — A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a “kid” who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. The death penalty.  You’re for … Continue reading

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Long John Gone

We knew him only as Long John. For years, he would be stationed by a boulder on Orient Beach in St. Martin, book in hand, available for everyone’s viewing pleasure. Women looked at him in awe, and maybe a little … Continue reading

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Into Each Life…

A little freezing rain must fall.  Actually, a lot.  In Dallas.  Where they have neither the equipment nor the manpower to deal with it. So from Thursday night the 5th through Monday morning the 12th, our view was 50 shades … Continue reading

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Thanks, Rick

One of Connecticut’s finest journalists is retiring today.  His name is Rick Huntington, and unless you know him personally, you don’t know him at all. Rick is a news photographer.  Or a videographer.  Or a photojournalist.  Pick a title, any … Continue reading

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An Awesome Adventure

With extreme emphasis on “awe.” Here is a final collection of pictures from our trip to South Africa.  This was one trip I wished I had a better camera for, but my 3-year-old Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 point-and-shoot continues to serve … Continue reading

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