Category Archives: Ann’s Faves

Coming Fall 2016 ~ “Remembering Katharine Hepburn”

Coming in the fall of 2016, my second book, Remember Katharine Hepburn. I am so pleased to continue t educate new generations about the legacy of the most iconic actress of the 20th century. Hepburn still holds the record for winning the most leading actress Academy Awards, she won 4. The book can be pre-ordered Read more…

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Bobby Palmieri’s “Have A Heart” Is In Memory Of His Dad

A junior at Quinnipiac University has set out to change the world.  Bobby Palmieri actually started on this when he was just ten when his Dad died out of the blue of a heart attack and left him and his little brother and his Mom. Three days later and grieving, Bobby Palmieri started an organization called Read more…

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A Chat With The Information Architect Of “TED” ~Richard Saul Wurman (reprise)

This is a story I did on Richard Saul Wurman on October 19th of 2010. I drove up to his Newport mansion called “The Orchard” which is now for sale to talk to him. What a home! That was some day, oh and the scarf he is wearing, I knitted that for him…I knew he Read more…

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Katharine Hepburn’s Theater In Connecticut

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) is a “gem of a place in Connecticut with a movie star name.” Katharine Hepburn was iconic because of her fans’ recognition of her immense talent and drive. Similarly, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is successful because of you, its friends, patrons, members, and donors, and Read more…

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“Remission Ball” ~ Promoting Healing Through Sport

A nurse from New Haven who battled Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, has come up with an idea to help other cancer patients. When Alfredo Axtmayer was sick, he focused on sports to get him thru the tough days of chemo and a stem cell transplant. Now healthy…in remission for five years… he has developed “Remission Ball.” It grew out Read more…

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Emily Bear Is Coming To Clinton, Connecticut!

EMILY BEAR TRIO SUNDAY, October 18th at 4:00 PM Morgan School Gagnon Auditorium, Clinton CT On Sunday, October 18th, The George Flynn Classical Concerts series is proud to present the Emily Bear Trio, performing jazz standards and original works by pianist and composer, Emily Bear. Only 14 years old, Emily Bear is one of the Read more…

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Need A Palm Tree In Connecticut? No Problem!

I rather LOVE this! Palm trees in Connecticut in the summer! It is possible thru a company in Middlebury, Connecticut by the name of CT Palm Company. Yep that’s right they stock them…you can buy all kinds of varieties from them, and they they will store them for you during those harsh winters we have, Read more…

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My Sister, A Breast Cancer Survivor, Is Helping Others

 Tender Tanks My sister Carol, a breast cancer survivor, is the creator of a garment she is calling Tender Tanks. I am so proud of my baby sister who has been so much, but through it all she knew when she was cancer free she would set out to help other men and women who Read more…

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Take A Look At The Front Door Project

Welcome to The Front Door Project by Deb Cohen of West Hartford, Connecticut. She’s crazy about taking photos of homes all over New England and beyond. The front facade of certain homes, the front door, draws us in. Cohen has taken thousands and thousands of shots and these are just 20 of her “babies” as Read more…

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Love This! Illuminated Tree Stumps

I just saw this post on Twitter by House Beautiful and I just love this idea. Illuminating the outdoors, who would have though about doing this with tree stumps? So it seems Duncan Meerding, a Tasmania-based furniture and lighting designer thought this was pretty cool and they’re right. They are  transforming naturally cracked tree stumps into Read more…

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