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Give A Gift From An Artist

If you’ve never wandered into the Guilford Art Center, this is a good time to do that, around the holidays. It is chocked full of unique items, all handcrafted, one-of-a-kind-gifts to put under the tree. Year round, this place on the shoreline in Connecticut, is a place where you can take all kinds of classes Read more…

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A Famous Tree Grows In Connecticut

We call it a Chestnut Tree but it’s really a Castanea Crenata (Fagaceae). Yep that’s the scientific name for this 1876 luscious monster, a Japanese Chestnut tree,  growing in the front yard of the Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme, Connecticut. It’s one of just two in the state. They’re monitored routinely by  experts Read more…

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