Category Archives: Great Places

A Wondrous Boat at Mystic – Mayflower II

You are probably wondering what you are looking at. First the guy with the hat is my husband who is a Mayflower descendant. We went to Mystic Seaport to see the Mayflower II, which is a full-scale replica of the … Continue reading

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Racing Towards The Travers Stakes by Stacy Hoff

Tomorrow, Saturday the 27, is the day of the Travers Stakes in Saratoga Springs, NY, as any horse racing fan can tell you. This event, also called the Mid-Summer Derby, is one of the highlights of the racing season. And … Continue reading

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A View From the Boardwalk

My husband and I share a common history in southeastern Connecticut. There are places we both grew up going to that we love. When I’m deep in edits and still doing all the things that life throws at me, he … Continue reading

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Let’s go to Provence! by Guest Author Jamie K. Schmidt

Hello Passionate Readers! Today I’m giving my Friday forum to USA TODAY best-selling author Jamie K. Schmidt. I’m glad to say I know Jamie personally. She is not only an active member in my Romance Writers of America (RWA) chapter, … Continue reading

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Three Great Places for Summer Family Fun in Connecticut by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I have lived here for most of my life, so let me share those fun places that tourists usually miss. There is a lot more in Connecticut than casinos. 1. Ocean Beach Park in New London has a beautiful beach … Continue reading

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