Monthly Archives: July 2016

Profile Response: Rick Demers, School Chef, Danbury CT

What’s a guy supposed to do when he’s been cooking since age 15, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, runs the kitchen at a swank Greenwich CT country club where he meets and marries a knockout Rumanian who proclaims: … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 259 – Toms River NJ

July 21, 2016 – Sun, 85 degrees Miles Today: 19 Miles to Date: 13,344 States to Date: 34 Thomas Wolfe wrote, You Can’t Go Home Again. He was wrong. You can return. Just be prepared for home to be so … Continue reading

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Responses: How will we live tomorrow?

How will we live tomorrow? “I have been influenced by Valerie. I was 36 when we got married. I was the kid in the wonder years. Valerie is my best friend. I have a lot of optimism about the future. … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 258 – Red Bank, NJ to Toms River NJ

July 20, 2016 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 51 Miles to Date: 13,325 States to Date: 34   Sorry Cape Cod, sorry Miami, sorry Port Christian, sorry Malibu. The most beautiful beaches in the world are along the Jersey … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 257 – New York, NY to Red Bank, NJ

July 19, 2016 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 21 Miles to Date: 13,274 States to Date: 34  My Irish bard, host and tour guide was flat out when I slipped out of his apartment after 8:00 a.m. As a … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 256 – New York, NY

July 18, 2016 – Sun, 90 degrees Miles Today: 11 Miles to Date: 13,253 States to Date: 33 New York City is packed with people, even in summer. People are polite, if not exactly friendly, but we develop a veneer … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Maura Hallisey, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT

“There is more done with pens than swords” – Harriet Beecher Stowe “You are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war.” – Abraham Lincoln “Women are the architects of society.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe I … Continue reading

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