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My Book “Slices Of Life~ A Storyteller’s Diary”

It all started when I was 8 years old when my Mom gave me a diary with a lock on it for Christmas. I have been writing ever since, about everyone and everything. The written word is everything to me. Words are powerful. “Slices Of Life, A Storyteller’s Diary” came out in October, 2015 and Read more…

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Retired CT Superior Court Judge Is Writing Books

Clarence Jones was on the bench for 21 years in Connecticut as a Superior Court Trial Judge. He’s now retired and writing books, the first one of at least two, is called “Triumph.” It’s loosely based on some of the experiences he had hearing cases that involved the neglect and the abuse of children and Read more…

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At 16, Kyla LoPresti Is Already A Published Author

Kyla LoPresti of West Haven, Connecticut is an author of three books so far, three others are on the way, and she’s only 16 years old. She attends Notre Dame High School and writes her books for teenagers. All of this started when she was just 11 years old after a dream and she was compelled to write. Read more…

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The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum Is Opening!

The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum is a reality and you are invited to the Grand Opening in West Hartford, CT. Don’t worry if you cannot make the Grand Opening of The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum in West Hartford in two weeks; we will open on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment. Please be patient with Read more…

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A Round Of Golf To Support The Killingworth Library

Enjoy a Saturday Afternoon Golf Outing!…And Support the Library! The John P. Hine Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 6th at Quarry Ridge Golf Course in Portland.  The 18 holes at Quarry Ridge are spectacularly set among rolling hills and granite rock outcroppings, and overlook the Meshomasic State Forest and the Connecticut Read more…

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Actress Julie Andrews

Watching the Sound of Music and Mary Poppins in movie theaters as a kid and then getting to have a lengthy conversation with the woman who played those roles, well, it doesn’t get much better than that. I have chatted with actress Julie Andrews several times at the Goodspeed Opera House where she has been Read more…

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Alexandra Stoddard is Living A Beautiful Life

Alexandra Stoddard has had an impact on my life from the time I was first introduced to her by my cousin, Margaret. When I first moved to Connecticut, Margaret sent me a paperback book by Stoddard called “Living a Beautiful Life~ 500 Ways To Add Elegance, Order, Beauty and Joy to Every Day of Your Read more…

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A Library Frozen In Time

At the Young Men’s Institute Library in New Haven, Connecticut hearing “shhhhhhhhhh” would be quite appropriate. You see, this gem of a place tucked into the downtown area of the Elm City is the state’s oldest living literary institution and one of the last remaining membership libraries in North America. Who knew? Well I didn’t, Read more…

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