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Published on Oct 28, 2019
I have done hundreds of interviews, and the subjects stay with me for several reasons. However, sometimes, I am blessed with a connection that leaves a trail of magic in its wake. That is how I feel about the time I spent with the one and only Dr. John. Malcolm John Rebennack Jr, the Night Tripper, Voodoo King of...
Mew Haven Cat Café, the first cat café to come to Connecticut, celebrated its first year of coffee, sweets and cat human connections in August of 2019. In this this cozy kitty-infused space, located in the Westville neighborhood of New Haven, visitors can sip a latté, nibble a cupcake, and bask in the company of – well, cats.
The lyrics say it all: “Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match, find me a find….” Yes, that could very well be where Maggie Moffett, the owner of MIX in Guilford, got her inspiration.
A thundershower broke the prior evening over the horse farm in Connecticut. In the early morning, the ranch was still dripping with the evidence of the storm and the horses were on high-energy and agitated from the evening’s monsoon. A circle of military veterans gathered around to hear advice on how to handle the tense steeds from Thor Torgersen, the lead trainer...
It seems hardly the time to be writing about best Cheese buys when at the time of writing this the United States cheese purveyors are about to be hit with a 25% tariff on a large selection of imported cheeses. The selection has not been finalized but Italian, Spanish and English cheeses are among the first to make the current list. I hope by the time you read this the problem has been solved, if not, you will see a hefty increase in many imported cheeses.
I got the call from Captain Dave, and he needed a first-mate to crew a group of Canadians for an off-shore spearfishing charter. Matt, Cary, Jeff, and Majdi had driven 800 kilometers (500 miles) from Ontario, and their friend, Oleksiy, a dive shop owner from Buffalo, had also made the trip.
For the lifelong have-no-child-ers, the live-alone-ers, the penultimate one-room-dwell-ers waiting for that Bell to Toll; for the married men with a Man Cave in the cellar who’ve never ever changed a diaper - even for them - the sound of this Sounder is as Family and Familiar as a -
Dragons, mermaids, mermen, and sphinxes abound on Jamestown, Rhode Island’s Conanicut Island. They “live” at Ceramic Artist Jillian Barber’s home studio, perched on a hill overlooking Dutch Harbor Boat Yard in Narragansett Bay, an idyllic setting for creating sculptures and mythical creatures.