Smokin’ With Chris – Southington, CT

Think you can’t find good Barbecue in CT?  Then you clearly have never been to Smokin’ With Chris in Southington, CT.   Over the past couple of years, Kevin and I have visited the establishment many times ( I think we may be nearing “regular” status)  and we have never left disappointed.  This post is […]

Whole Foods To Begin Wine Cork Recycling Program

Whole Foods recently announced that they will begin a program to collect customers’ wine corks.  They have partnered with Cork ReHarvest to find various ways to recycle the used corks, which will be sent to several different manufacturers who will turn them into interesting household items. I think this is a pretty neat idea, because […]

Dinner At The Pond House – West Hartford, CT

Before seeing Wally Lamb speak last week, my mother and I did a little dinner at The Pond House Cafe in West Hartford, CT due to it’s proximity to the venue.  The Pond House has long been one of our favorite lunch spots while dining in the area, but this is the first time either […]

Wally Lamb Speaking on Mark Twain

I recently had the privilege to see best selling author and Connecticut native, Wally Lamb, speak at The Hartford’s Wallace Stevens Theater about his recent novel, The Hour I First Believed, and it’s use of the Mark Twain House in honor of the Mark Twain Centennial Celebration.   The novel includes both past and present day […]