Finally it is spring… As seen in my town!
This was a hike with New Haven Hikers. We walked around the state park and enjoyed the views from the Ridge before descending towards Lake Wintergreen and heading back.
The Hartford Area Hiking meetup group took it to Kent Falls yesterday with Larry leading. This was one of the easy hikes with many scenic views of Kent Falls State Park. We made a few stops along the red trail and Larry shared his information on the plants and history of the area(can be seen… Continue reading Kent Falls State Park
Carl Testa Trio did such a stellar job Saturday at Never Ending Books in New Haven that the crowd forgot about the wind and rain blowing outside and immersed in an hour of music indulgence as the trio played a set of 5 pieces of their original compositions. Cark Testa trio is:Carl Testa, String BassMike… Continue reading Carl Testa Trio plays for the Uncertainty Music Series in New Haven
The Farmington Canal was built in the 1800s to facilitate trade between the towns of Connecticut, it was what some say a reaction to Errie’s canal in NY state. It was originally meant for boats to move merchandise but later railroads proved cheaper and faster and the canal was ditched and a rail road covered… Continue reading From Rail to Trail, Farmington Canal
On Saturday, I joined New England Oddities in their voyage towards Northampton, MA to visit The Botanic Garden at Smith College. I managed to capture some still photos inside and to film the surroundings around the garden. Outside, it was cold, cloudy and Black & White seemed the right choice to go for the video.… Continue reading Ice, Dams and Trees: Smith College and its Botanic Garden
I first heard about this sanctuary from a co-worker. Connecticut river has a bunch of places like this one. They are not as visible to the clueless eye as they’re intertwined with the private properties surrounding them.
Ice Racing is quite popular in the North East. You can see ATVs, Dirt bikes & Sidehacks virtually wherever there is a frozen pond. This was a day on the track of Hamilton Rod & Gun Club in Sturbridge, MA. Warren from Mid-CT photography meetup group had posted the event on the message board and… Continue reading Ice Ice Baby
The first garden style cemetery in New England… Your soul and mind flies back in time… Between stones, trees and graves… there is something to contemplate… This is a day that I will remember for the rest of my life…. Thanks to New England Oddities meetup group for this amazing outing.