Fall Foliage Update from the Litchfield Hills

This season is a far different one here in Connecticut's Litchfield Hills thanks to our friend Irene who passed through in late August. Usually for us, we still have many leaves on the trees come early October. This year, not so much. At least 20-30 percent of our trees have already lost their leaves, and … Continue reading Fall Foliage Update from the Litchfield Hills

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Leaf Peepers, Rejoice! A Foliage Update from the Litchfield Hills

In the back of my head, I hear that good old Christmas song "It's the most, wonderful time of the year!" but it's not because it's getting closer to Christmas. I'm in no rush for that. No, this particular phrase of the song very much applies to wonderful colors of fall. In the world, there's … Continue reading Leaf Peepers, Rejoice! A Foliage Update from the Litchfield Hills

Facebook Shakes Up the Locals

They say we should embrace change. We should welcome it with open arms and cuddle it like a cute little teddy bear. Well, I'm not cuddling the new Facebook layout like some cute little teddy bear, and neither are many of you as we all woke up today to yet another change Facebook has created, … Continue reading Facebook Shakes Up the Locals

Torrington Two Years Later

It was a crisp autumn day back in 2009 when I had decided enough was enough in downstate Connecticut and made my way to the scenic hills of northwestern Connecticut, specifically Torrington. Yes, in my twenties I gave everything up and moved to a place where most people would retire to! I'm not one for … Continue reading Torrington Two Years Later

Autumn Comes Early to Litchfield County

Editors Note: It's been a while! Due to exciting last minute summer days, and Tropical storm Irene impacting the region, it has been a rather busy couple of weeks. Now, onto the show! It wasn't long ago that we were practically shoveling snow of our roofs. It also wasn't long ago that we were thinking … Continue reading Autumn Comes Early to Litchfield County