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Hartford is Happening | Connecticut

Hartford was once the center of my world.  Well, the center was really G.Fox & Co., the legendary department store of the 20th Century, where they would deliver my packages to my car as I left the parking garage. Well, that was long, long ago and G.Fox is no more. Hartford declined as did other Read More…

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New Britain Museum of American Art | Connecticut

I don’t think I have ever suggested a day trip because of a Ladies’ Room, until now. In fact I hardly ever remember rest rooms at all.  Except one in Alsace at the Haeberlin brothers three star restaurant. But that’s another story. In my zeal to find trips near home this summer for all of Read More…

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Connecticut Casinos | Connecticut

Well, here’s a day trip I never expected to take. There are two casinos in my beloved Connecticut countryside, way over in the Southeastern quadrant, near Rhode Island. One is called The Mohegan Sun, and the other is called Foxwoods. In a weak moment I agreed to accompany my husband to check these Read More…

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New Preston | Connecticut

When I was a little girl (remember I’m the one with the ideal childhood in an intact family in central Connecticut.) I used to go to Lake Waramaug.  I still remember the route we took. (I also remember the route my parents took as they drove to Millerton, New York every other Thanksgiving, where we Read More…

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New Haven | New Haven, Connecticut

How about a safe, nearby destination; a place with culture, students, (and therefore books and food,) and guiltless distractions from the current state of the world? I recently fulfilled a long-time wish to go to the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven Connecticut, and in the process I discovered Read More…

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