Saturday, October 21, 2017

Faces in the Center

I carried my camera in West Hartford Center.


Mary was having a professional "branding" portrait photograph made as she sat outside Treva.


Like many photographers, Heather doesn't like having her own photograph taken. 


I like it when an outgoing person sees my camera and "volunteers" to be photographed.
Dave is a funny guy who refuses to give honest answers to questions.
"Q:  What did you do for a living?"  "A:  I was a criminal."
OK.


Bill is Dave's more serious friend, a retired lawyer. 
You can make your own joke about lawyers and criminals.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Big House


Driving in Farmington, I caught a glimpse of this place over my shoulder, so I doubled back.
Not sure what I would do with all of the rooms.

Visit Weekend Reflections for more photos with reflections.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Halloween at the Pond House Cafe

The operators of the Pond House Cafe in Elizabeth Park have quite a fondness for Halloween.
Every year they add more skeletons and tombstones to their displays.


This year they have a big cemetery between the restaurant and the pond.  The tombstones have puns like "Doug Graves," "Clara Voyant" and "Dee Cayed."  It is their business, of course,
but I wonder if all of the skeletons bring more diners into the restaurant.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

State Capitol and The Other End of a Horse

The State of Connecticut has a $3.5 billion deficit and has gone 109 days without a budget.
The governor and the legislature aren't even meeting or talking about it.


The State Capitol and the other end of a horse seem appropriate.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Ship of State


I can always count on this guy to put on a big Halloween show on his lawn.


Matt Warshauer is a history professor at Central Connecticut State University who thinks
the American ship of state is in trouble.  On every pirate ship, someone walks the plank.
On his, it is James Comey.  A DACA student is next.



The Mad King is (kind of) in charge of the ship.  He is rigged to breathe smoke, 
but not when I was there.