April 23rd, 2021
Hidden Valley Preserve in Washington is a great place for a hike. Some highlights of this property include the Thoreau suspension bridge, a walking path along the Shepaug River, the Quartz Mine; which is pretty cool, the Lookout, and the Pinnacle. Hopkins Winery by Lake Waramaug is a lovely place to extend the fun, with…
March 29th, 2021
My friend and I took a trip to the Beardsley Zoo for their greenhouse exhibit, “DAZZLE: A garden of Glass,” which is showcasing 500 pieces of Peter Greenwood’s glass art daily through April 6th.
March 24th, 2021
Tip of the week: head to the beaches while they are free and open to the general public! I took advantage of the warm March weather to visit Calf Pasture and Shady Beach in Norwalk.
March 19th, 2021
My friend and I ventured to Lamothe’s Sugar House in Burlington last week. They are the largest maple sugaring operation in CT, with over 5500 taps. We got to meet three of the friendly Lamothe cousins; Marie, Rob & Leonard, and they shared shots with us of all 4 grades of maple syrup sold in their farm store. They were all delicious; we found it hard to choose a favorite!
March 4th, 2021
Back in June 2019, I became intrigued with the idea of exploring every town in Connecticut. My family and I had met Martin Podskoch at DiGrazia Vineyards as he introduced his book, “Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport & Guide to Exploring Connecticut.”