Fish Church and the Stamford Arboretum

Who would have guessed that tucked away into a suburban neighborhood of Stamford exists a magnificent National Historical Landmark known…

The Stratford Sea Wall and More

On a recent day off I found myself exploring the town of Stratford.  Perhaps Stratford is known by many for…

Valley Falls Park, Vernon’s Accessible Trail

If you have a knee like mine that snaps, crackles and pops, then you’ll certainly understand my happiness in finding…

The Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge and More in Simsbury

Several years ago when I moved to Connecticut, I was looking for a Meetup group to join that would explore…

Ender’s Island, Mystic’s Best Kept Secret

Have you ever discovered a Connecticut gem that you love so much it’s almost too good to share?  That’s how…

Lyman Orchard Summer and Winter Fun

Helianthus or sunflower comes from the Greek helios for sun and anthos for flower.  These gentle giants tilt towards the sun…