Take a Holiday Stroll through Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

What is it about small town U.S.A? They just get everything right. The charm of the people. The perfectly lined streets decked out ever so vividly for the holidays. Visions of yesteryear floating through your head instead sugarplums. What are sugarplums? The nearby town of Stockbridge, MA is perhaps center stage for all small towns….

Warm Up with Wine in Connecticut This Weekend.

They say one way to take the chill away is with a fine glass of wine. Maybe two. Maybe three. Either way, I can’t argue with that. As winter ramps into full gear, there’s no better way to take away the winter chill other than a visit to a local Connecticut winery. Surprising, isn’t it?…

Yankee Candle makes Christmas come alive

Is there anything more warming to the soul then a store doing the holidays right? Many retailers go above and beyond when it comes to decorating for the holidays. They try diligently to capture the magic of the season by spreading holiday cheer to all in the form of seasonal decor and of course, the…

Battening Down the Hatches

Living at or above 1,000 feet is often a joy, especially during the winter time when the snow really piles up. During the fall, the views are picturesque. During a hurricane, nothing is all that joyous! The talk today has been how bad the winds from Sandy are going to be, especially at the higher…

Oh Sandy!

Spare me anymore details about the impending storm. We all remember last year how we were snowbound for days without electricity and any working cell phone service. It was as if we were living in a pre modern world! Scary? Heck yeah! It’s not something I want to live through again, though the odds are…

Litchfield County Foliage Fades Away, With a Bang

You know, I just love it. I love the changing of the seasons, particularly at home in Litchfield County, Connecticut. Tonight before work, I took a little drive up through Norfolk then back down into Winchester Center and eventually making my way back home to Torrington. Why did I do this? Well, I’m all about…

Falling Back into Fall: New England’s Best Season

Ah, here it is all over again. Crisp mornings followed by sun drenched afternoons that seem to radiate even more with the vibrant colors of the leaves on the trees. Fall is upon is and is in full swing here in my little corner of Connecticut, Litchfield County. It didn’t take long for autumn to…

You Can’t Cage Up a Social Butterfly

As a bachelor, I don’t spend a lot of time at home. I’m on the go nearly every waking minute. In fact, you can pretty much consider my home nothing more than a mere rest stop, though even that may be giving it too much credit! So, what does a single guy like me do…

Monday Motivational: Never Give Up Goes Viral on YouTube

Monday. It’s the most hated day of the week. For many, it’s the return to work or school, or even worse, both! Whatever is so daunting about Monday, there’s a video that has recently gone viral on YouTube of a man who transformed his life and embraced the positives rather than the negatives. It’s a…

Music Review: Justin Bieber Grows Up!

Am I too old to have a “Bieber Fever”? Probably, but Justin Bieber has come out with this hot new track that’s totally addictive and gets your heart pumping. It’s one of those songs that you listen to at a club. A whole new kind of Bieber, and with his newly released video, we can…

Every Guy Needs a Man Bag

As a guy who is always on the go, it’s of vital importance to have everything I need with me at all times. There’s the iPad to blog and catch up on emails and school assignments, then of course is all the accessories that a guy will ever need for any last minute dates like…