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WFSB Scot Haney Adjusting To City Life In New Digs

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Yep, popular WFSB personality and meteorologist Scot Haney has not only said goodbye to rural Canton for the urban landscape in Hartford, but cheap jordan sneakers decoratively speaking, he also has traded the security of New England traditional for edgier city contemporary.

cheap jordans grade school The change from a country boy to city boy was not made compulsively but rather out of necessity when three years ago, he and longtime partner and Bushnell communications manager Paul Marte split. The two sold their impressive cheap jordans free shipping Canton home and went their own ways. cheap jordans grade school

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« If you asked me 10 years ago if I would ever live like this, I would have said never, » said Haney who traded in country traditional for contemporary creativity at his new tri level 2,300 square foot condominium at Asylum Avenue’s tony The Goodwin Estate complex. « The thought of moving to a cheap jordans in china condo freaked me out, » he said recalling his growing angst over shared walls, noise from the neighbors and feeling confined after years in a 4,000 square foot house on a huge cheap yeezys lot. « And I never imagined liking anything modern or contemporary but when it came time to move, I cheap air jordan would notice those styles in other people’s home and I found cheap jordans online I loved the cleanness and the order of it all. »

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very cheap jordans « It’s my favorite color, it’s always been my favorite color, » said the 51 year old who had walls in the kitchen/living/dining space painted a soft juniper green. The kitchen is small and efficient, with a blend of cherrywood colored cabinets, black granite, and stainless steel. There are punches of McKenzie Childs signature black and white check pattern in the accent tiles and countertop accessories, as well as upholstered dinette chairs. The living area also features Haney’s favorite color, but this time a lime green is used to punch up the space that features a black and white tweed upholstered couch and side chair, black enamel and glass side tables and an occasional chair done in white and lime green. very cheap jordans

cheap jordan 11 There is a desk area, a bar and a bank of shelves that house a few personal items that did make cheap jordans from china the move from Canton to Hartford including a collection of whimsical Swarovski crystal ornaments, gifts from his mother Marlene. The walls also feature some of the cheap adidas art Haney and Marte collected together included a lithograph of two cats purchased at an auction at a Hartford Stage fundraiser and assorted pieces by artist Michael Palmer. The foyer wall features a vintage black and white newspaper ad for the home that his parents eventually bought and where his mother still lives. Family photos and very few cherished knickknacks also dot shelves and table tops, maintaining the clutter free look Haney says brings him a new kind of peace. cheap jordan 11

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cheap real jordans mens « I cheap jordans china went from living with my mother to living with Paul, » he explains, tracking his move from Long Island to Manhattan after he and Marte met.  » When Paul and I were together, I never had to take care of things, Paul did everything, » said Haney explaining how he had to take on responsibilities like paying bills, taking care of his house repairs or finding someone to do them, and in general, keeping the day to day routine running smoothly. cheap real jordans mens

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« After I handed over the keys to the Canton house to the new owners, I went out to the garage and got in my car and cried, » he said. « And then at the condo I was sitting there and my mother was there to help me unpack and I remember thinking ‘I just made the. biggest mistake of my life,' » he said. « She told me to calm down, it’s your first day and then it just kept getting better and better. »

Haney proudly shows off the condo that includes two guest bedrooms including a third floor suite that he calls the ‘ode to Canton,’ a bedroom set and a few pieces that he did not part with but instead used to create a handsome, comfortable area for friends who often visit.

In his own master suite, Haney has mixed old with new to achieve the look he wanted in a bedroom space that is soft, soothing and pristine. A bedroom dresser has been refinished in a soft gray pickled look that complements other pieces as well as the lush bedding in sage and gray. The master bath features a soaking tub and glass cheap nike shoes shower. Well known as a neat freak, Haney’s closets are a sight to behold when it comes to order. Closet organizing systems provide a place for everything from suits and shirts to shoes and sweaters.

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« I have cheap jordans sale had neighbors ask me what this is for, » said Haney who used the garden equipment to keep his backyard deck, garage and driveway clear. « I love my leaf blower. I sold every other tool but this one and I am glad I kept it, » he said. « It makes me feel like I am still in control of my land. »

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« I mean look at this, » he says cheap air force as he continues the tour to the quiet outdoor space. « This could be mini Canton. »

And while Haney worked at a new look when it came to his new home, there cheap Air max shoes was one Canton tradition he just couldn’t leave behind. The coveted dinner parties the couple donated to a few special non profit auctions.

cheap jordans toronto « At first I thought well I’ll just have to give those up, » said Haney who with Marte would entertain up to 60 people at the cocktails parties that would not only be fun but offer high bidders a sneak peek into the way Haney, who is also WFSB’s « Better Connecticut » show co host, lived. People would pay thousands of dollars to win the auction item and when Haney and Marte split, there was concern that this all meant the end of an auction item that was a sure thing when it came to raising serious money for good causes. cheap jordans toronto

« I had the basement and after we took down a wall and did interior structural things here, I thought, you know, maybe we can do something, » said Haney.

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real jordans for sale online cheap « I can’t do parties for 60 people but can do something for 20 or 30, » said Haney who recently hosted a group who won a cocktail party cheap jordans sale at his home at a Big Brother Big Sisters gala. « But Paul used to do everything but now I use a caterer, » cheap jordans for sale he said. « I wish now maybe we had done that in Canton because all the work made him a little crazy, » said Haney. « Paul loved doing it but hated it too and I regret to this day that I just didn’t take the pressure off him and get someone else to do the cooking. » real jordans for sale online cheap

City living has provided a whole list of benefits for Haney including dining options and the most precious amenity of all, time.

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