connecticut what makes us great: LET OUR CHILDREN PLAY SAFELY... TOUCH A TRUCK FUNDRAISER - 08/25/08 04:43 AM
The town of Cromwell, CT is trying to raise money for new playscapes at the two elementary schools in town.  Right now the children have no playscapes at either school to play on, and parents would like to see their children have a safe place to play... not just blacktops.
On September 6th, (raindate September 14th) from 9:00am to 2:00pm, the Children's Committee "Project Recess Rescue" is going to hold a fundraiser called "Touch a Truck" in efforts to raise money for playground equipment at Edna C. Stevens and Woodside Intermediate Elementary Schools. Admission to the event costs $5.

The parents' … (10 comments)

I went to a Farmer's Market in Durham, CT yesterday afternoon. I planned on blogging about that first, but this is going to be about a couple of honest and decent people that worked as vendors there.
All we hear about nowadays is negativity, high gas prices, political candidates and all the back stabbing that goes on.  Hardly ever do we hear about the nice things that people do.
At this farmer's market I was taking pictures and getting information about the different vendors.  At one booth, I took out my GPS from my purse to get out a pen and some paper.  I … (6 comments)

connecticut what makes us great: ENTERTAINMENT IN CONNECTICUT.. WORLD AT PLAY - 06/02/08 06:06 AM

There are so many things here in Connecticut to do.  If you are like casinos, Connecticut has 2 of them... Foxwoods which is the largest casino in the world, and Mohegan Sun located in Uncasville, CT.
This past weekend I ventured to Mohegan Sun. Why this one, and not Foxwoods?  This one is closer to where I live.. but not by much. I also find the atmosphere very relaxing with the softer lighting.  There is free entertainment in the Wolf Den.
I haven't been here in months and I did notice one thing.  The limited on the tables for a Saturday evening weren't as … (3 comments)

connecticut what makes us great: Connecticut.. What makes us GREAT??? - 05/28/08 11:57 AM
When I meet people in my travels the one question I get every now and then is "What Makes Connecticut So GREAT???"  I started a group for this, and if anyone has anything to add.. please feel free to do so.
For one... There is Lake Compounce in Bristol/Southington, CT.  Over the years I've taken my sons every now and then.. and last year I purchased season tickets.  Best thing I've ever done.  After 2 trips there, they were paid for.  Plus I don't know of any other theme park where sodas are FREE.   There are water rides, rollercoasters, games and … (2 comments)

connecticut what makes us great: Looking for GREAT barbeque... look no further - 05/28/08 11:43 AM
Connecticut.. Why is it great to be here???
For one, it is the place for great restaurants.  If you are in the mood for finger licking good Barbecue and SUCCULENT pulled pork, the restaurant for you is the Cookhouse in New Milford, CT at 31 Danbury Road (860) 355-4111.  I've been here numerous times, and has never let me down.  You can find out more at
Maybe I'll see you there. 


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