Tag Archives: Massachusetts

A Love Story Born From Survival

Two young people whose lives could have been cut short were not, they survived and are now together telling their stories. Colin Cook, who grew up in Madison, Connecticut lost his left leg at the age 25 in 2015 to a 12 foot long shark in the waters of Hawaii where he had been surfing. Read more…

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The History Of Connecticut’s Farmington Canal

The Farmington Canal runs all the way from New Haven, Connecticut to Northampton, Massachusetts. There’s not a whole lot left of it now. The authority on its history is a former Doctor of Pathology turned historian, Carl E. Walter. He’s been studying and lecturing on it for close to 30 years. He’s fascinated about how it Read more…

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Ayla Brown ~ Nashville Recording Artist

    Nashville country recording artist, Ayla Brown is a former finalist on American Idol…you may remember her from the show. Since then she has sung around the world for the men and women serving our country and has been on the stage at the The Grand Ole Opry. Brown is from Massachusetts originally and the daughter Read more…

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This Dress Shirt Is Made In America!

There is a dress shirt on the market that is made in America, in Fall, River, Massachusetts, and the brains behind Tuckerman & Co. is a team of two, a husband and wife. After a successful Kickstarter campaign last year (2014) which raised about 30-thousand dollars and two Yale School of Management degrees, Amanda Rinderle Read more…

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Watch. You’ll Never Forget This, Or Sam Berns

Sam Berns was a member of the Foxborough High School class of 2015. The world found out about him in 2013 when HBO documentary “Life According to Sam” chronicled his life as he battled the rapid aging disease known as Progeria. Sam died in January of 2014. HERE is how his classmates in Massachusetts plan to Read more…

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Gayle Kabaker~ Artist, Illustrator

Gayle Kabaker of Ashfield, Massachusetts, loves doing art for animation, but one of the biggest thrills of her career was landing a 2012 New Yorker Magazine cover. It is an illustration of two brides. Kabaker is looking to do more bridal illustrations because she thinks that may be her sweet spot…and she’s hoping for more magazine covers too. Read more…

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Annie Lou’s Bungalow Chic

How cute is this? Annie Lou’s Bungalow Chic. A gal sent me this new shop and video on facebook thinking I would love this little place in the next state up, in Massachusetts. This would be a fun day trip with the gals. My boutique in Madison, Connecticut is called Annie Mame, and this shop Read more…

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Casey Sherman~Best Selling Author

From a TV news producer to New York Times best-selling author, Casey Sherman is climbing the ladder of success. One of his latest works, “The Finest Hours,” the story of an amazing U.S. Coast Guard rescue during a Nor’easter will soon be a movie produced by Disney. Sherman first put pen to paper in a Read more…

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Connecticut Beer Tour For Charity

Todd Ruggere is on a mission to raise as much money as he can for cancer research and he’s doing it one beer at a time. This idea was hatched in Massachusetts and so for most of 2013 he marched all over the Commonwealth and had a beer in 351 towns. That included the islands Read more…

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“Over The Moon” Vintage

Lisa Franco of Cheshire, Connecticut loves yesteryear, okay so she has me at “hello.” I worked with Lisa a few years back at News 8. Now she is making a business out of her passion for antiques. She finds a lot of her goodies while driving to and fro from her place at the beach. Read more…

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