Tag Archives: Connecticut

Autumn. . . and Galoshes

Every good person deserves a New England autumn. Even a bad person could quite possibly be redeemed by one. I think this at least once every day right now. I used to live in a place where the Indian Summers … Continue reading

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A Basement Full of Brains (The Cushing Collection at Yale)

There is no publicity, no markings, no signs. Not even an arrow. To find this place, you have to drive to New Haven, Connecticut and find the Yale Medical School, then the Library that is specific to it.  If you … Continue reading

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PEZ Visitor Center, Orange CT (Review)

Alright, let’s, for a minute, remove the “jugular candy” portion of this tale (I know, buzzkill) and focus on the bigger story–the marketing genius behind the world’s lamest candy product. PEZ was originally invented in Austria in 1927 by a … Continue reading

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New England Sounds

This list is short, because I have not yet experienced a full New England Spring or Winter, but so far. . . . . The hierarchy of amazing New England sounds. 6. The slurp of coffee while looking out the … Continue reading

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Exploring Connecticut

Today, I went for a walk. It’s just breathtaking here, especially for a girl who grew up knowing the sharp,hard beauty of the desert. To wander a graveyard in a town that traces the history of its residents from the … Continue reading

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Lost in Windsor, Connecticut

Today I got lost on the way to the post office. Our hotel is on the outskirts of Windsor, CT and we will be settling in West Hartford CT, so I have been driving in to West Hartford for errands … Continue reading

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Wild Bill’s Emporium Adventure

So, this happened today- I read that there was a tribute to The Cadillac Ranch in Connecticut, right outside of Hartford, MADE OF YUGOS!!! We made the trip this afternoon and, well, it was a little lackluster. The Yugos, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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