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Mud Season

The thunderstorms on the Connecticut shoreline move with ferocious intensity. During Hurricane Gloria, when I was just a child, my mom took my brother and me to New Jersey. My dad stayed home to keep watch on the house. He had no power for over two weeks. He had to poop in the backyard. When […]

Paddleboard and Hammock time

A Year Of Advice

In the North Country we notice when the bank gets new all-weather mats. We order dessert with our breakfast. We know who is shopping at the Co-op by the cars in the parking lot. We appreciate when the local coffee shop refreshes the Lavender and Linen candle in their unisex restroom. We have around-town camouflage […]

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Meat

Nobody moves here by accident. But those who seek to understand our unsettled-awesome are rarely disappointed by it. Come for our intensity, stay for our eccentricity. Forty four degrees north latitude provides wonderful delights. Now, let me tell you a little bit about meat. It is so often advised that a person not sh*t where […]