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The Hartford CourantA river flows through the deep hemlock hollows in Wolcott. At times it's placid, the waters slowly flowing through the shadows of the dark forest, with the sun and clouds breaking through the canopy reflecting across the smooth surface. But at other...
Tags: Waterbury, Naugatuck, Naugatuck River, Manchester
The Hartford CourantTraveling along Cheshire's Prospect Ridge is like being on a roller coaster. The trail starts deep in a ravine and you can almost hear the clicketyclack of the coaster being jolted up before the first plunge as you struggle up a steep hill and into a...
Tags: Manchester, Cheshire, Prospect
Five years ago, the Bristol, England-based Aardman animation folks — who created the stop-motion legends Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep and therefore are eligible for sainthood — made the digitally animated British/American co-...
One hundred and thirty-two years after W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan dreamed up a preposterous operetta involving a very modern major-general, his bevy of beautiful, naive daughters and a dutiful young Englishman apprenticed to a band of big-hearted...
Stephen Sondheim's "Road Show" is coming back to Chicago, where it once was "Bounce." And it'll share a season on Navy Pier with "Cyrano de Bergerac," "Henry V," "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and "Gypsy." Gary Griffin will direct both of the musicals...
My Pet WorldQ: We lost our dear Gimli to HCM (feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) in February. He was only 7 years old. We miss him so much. We've Googled HCM research and think it's wonderful that research is being done on how to prevent or treat this disease. Can...
The Hartford CourantI now know what the steel ball feels like when it is being whopped around the bumpers in a pinball machine. On a recent visit to the wilds of Litchfield County, I was mesmerized by the sunlight flashing through the breaks in the white pine canopy. My...
The Hartford CourantIf aliens in a spaceship hovered over Simsbury's Belden Forest Wednesday morning, they would have marveled at a hiker among the giant pines, spinning in circles and gazing up at the sky every few feet. "That is what the earthlings call a ballerina,"...
Tags: Mountains, Simsbury, Forests, Manchester, Mississippi
With the spillway of the Portland Reservoir rumbling in the background, Meshomasic State Forest expert John LeShane began talking about the history of a nearby patch of century-old Eastern white pines and Norway spruces, when he suddenly stopped. "Why...
Tags: Wetlands, Manchester, Forests, Oregon, Forestry and Timber
Frankly My Dear - Orlando Sentinel“Arthur Christmas” is a spirited, comically chaotic and adorably anarchic addition to the world's over-supply of holiday cartoons. It's very British, in other words — from its producers (Aardman, the folks who gave us “Wallace &...
L.A. NOWA large bear was spotted early Wednesday outside a home in the Chevy Chase Canyon neighborhood in Glendale, police said....
All The RageOlivia Culpo, a 20-year-old cellist and self-described nerd from Rhode Island, was crowned Miss USA 2012. At the queen's diamond jubilee flotilla, the Duchess of Cambridge wore an Alexander McQueen dress to very similar to one worn by Kim Kardashian. Drew...
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