This is from a few days ago. Most snow in greater Hartford melted, but it began snowing and raining yesterday. Three to six inches of new snow were predicted by this morning,
but you know how unpredictable predictions are.
The weather might affect my flight back to Naples today.
A new hotel -- the Delamar -- is going up across the street from Blue Back Square.
Still wrapped for the holidays, but they forgot the ribbons and bows.
Asian immigrants are flooding into the southeastern part of West Hartford. Vietnamese, Cambodian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Nepalese, everyone. Asian groceries and restaurants
are popping up everywhere.
Most of South Main Street in West Hartford Center is one story high. To capitalize on the center's popularity, a developer added three stories of condos above the retail space.
The former owner of this house was the general manager of the Hartford Whalers, a National Hockey League team that left town 20 years ago. He probably left the hockey rink boards
for the new owners.
A Tudor-style house is always neat and well-dressed for the holidays.
Let's have a round of applause for utility workers, who get called out for hard physical labor at all hours and in all weather. These guys were repairing a water main break
at 9:30 pm in below freezing temperatures.
Lola and Sequoia had to stay behind on Susie's and Wessel's Johannesburg farm when they emigrated to the States in October. But, last week the two weimaraners arrived in Connecticut.
(Thanks for the photo, Susie.)
It is quite a jolt for short-haired dogs to go from a hot African summer to the bone-chilling cold
and snow of a New England winter. But, the girls are ready for it.
Back to Connecticut through year-end. I will be looking for my own warm jacket.