One Fine Day

If you didn’t have pressing business — or need to drive anywhere — today provided a welcome reminder that we live in a spectacular town.

Look at these photos. What’s not to love about winter in Westport?

(Photo/Betsy Phillips Kahn)

(Photo/Betsy Phillips Kahn)

(Photo/Katherine Hooper)

(Photo/Katherine Hooper)

(Photo/Katherine Hooper)

(Photo/Katherine Hooper)

(Photo/Tracy Boyce)

(Photo/Tracy Boyce)

(Photo/Moshe Aelyon)

(Photo/Moshe Aelyon)

(Photo/John Videler)

(Photo/John Videler)

(Photo/Christy Casamassima)

(Photo/Christy Casamassima)

5 responses to “One Fine Day

  1. Adam Schwartz '75

    Slush? Freezing temperatures? Windshield wipers frozen to the windshield? Shoveling snow? Trips to the doctor after shoveling snow? Frozen and cracked milk bottles on the back porch because you forgot to leave the back door unlocked for the Milk Man? Black Ice? People who have no clue whatsoever how to drive in snow? Power outages? Kids not taking their boots off and tracking snow and mud all through the house? Broken tree limbs? Delays on the train to the city? Trucking all the way down to the pond to find the ice isn’t thick enough yet? And you’re the one who fell in testing it? No Baseball? No Golf? Arguing with everyone in the house as to what temperature is comfortable on the Thermostat? Having to dig out the dog from the snow drift out the back door? Receiving a snow ball to the head and finding out the hard way that the person who threw it sunk a rock in the middle? The trip to Norwalk Hospital for stitches after the snow ball to the head with a rock in the middle? Using a pot of boiling water to melt the ice off your mother’s car first thing in the morning then having to go back in to tell her the windshield cracked? Trying to run faster then your mother as she chases after you around the house, throwing anything she can get her hands on at you, for breaking her windshield? No miniature golf? 4 hour waits at the bowling alley? Watching the Rose Bowl on New Years Day asking yourself “Why am I not there?” Just to name a few…..

  2. Beautiful images… and very funny remembrances, Adam.

  3. Sharon Paulsen

    Um … milkmen who deliver your milk in glass bottles? Sounds like this “glass half empty” is story based on a lifetime of crummy experiences? Maybe try to just move on … a tad?

    Beautiful photos! Thanks for sharing Dan! Kindof feeling Christmasy all over again, lol.

    • Adam Schwartz '75

      Sorry Sharon, I’ve lived in So Cal for 35 years so I was just trying to be funny. I know, don’t lose my day job!

  4. Sharon Paulsen

    Gotcha Adam! No worries – some of it WAS funny – and some of it was, well … so how’s that day job anyway? LOL
    I’m jealous – SoCal for 35 years! Must be nice. Plenty of golf, tee hee.
    Meanwhile, “Just hear those sleighbells jingling , ring ting tingling too … Come on, it’s lovely weather for a sleigh ride …” sort of.
    🙂