Summer, Where Are You?

There’s no doubt that this has been a long winter for us in New England. The days were cold. The nights were even colder. The snow was, well, let’s not even talk about the snow. The fact of the matter here is, that sometime after forty inches, we grew anxious for spring to come, and…

Spring is in the Air!

I can’t say enough about the weather this week. As much of a skier as I am, this spring like weather has indeed hit a sweet spot with me. As if there were much of a winter around here anyways, right mother nature? I swear, she has really been some kind of mother this year,…

Winter Bliss in Torrington

Sometimes, so many of us get lost in the whirlwind of everything in life and forget the world around us. Sometimes, that world, is just better when it’s left untouched by human hands. As Henry David Thoreau once said: “Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.” It doesn’t get much better than a…

How to Spend a Summer Day in Litchfield County

The birds start to sing in harmony as the sun arises over the hillsides. The fresh morning dew is a reminder of the cool country night. A deer wanders about as wild turkeys roam the fields right along side of them. It’s a Litchfield County morning, and with each natural element working in perfect harmony,…

Oh No, More Snow!

Like the rest of Litchfield County, I have been practically relishing in the spring weather that we have had lately. My vacation started on Friday when the temps soared into the 70’s in many locations. I was amazed to say the least. My first day of vacation and I was in heaven with the whole…

Leaf peepers, start your engines!

  Autumn is a wonderful time of year here in the Litchfield Hills. It’s the time of year that these hills really come alive. Displaying it’s vibrant colors and attracting visitors by the droves. We’re used to early fall’s here in the hills being how our climate is, however this year, we’re starting even earlier. …

The road home

Litchfield county, for me, is always a hard place to leave. Four nights a week, a work along the Connecticut shoreline which is a highly urbanized area of the state. Hustle and bustle is everywhere compared to the laid back atmosphere we have around these parts. Every morning, I look forward to the road home….