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Now and Then

Laura A. Macaluso

When I spoke with historian Laura A. Macaluso, she was fresh from the trenches. …

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I’m Not a Cop

Amy Bloom

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from Amy Bloom’s “I’ve Never Been to Paris,” published in New Haven Noir.

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The Things I Didn’t Know

Roxana Robinson

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from Roxana Robinson’s “The Secret Societies,” published in New Haven Noir

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A Clog in the Drain

Sarah Pemberton Strong

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from Sarah Pemberton Strong’s “Callback,” published in New Haven Noir

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Volume 2

Summer sun hits the Study Room at the Institute Library.

August: when the most relaxing season of the year achieves its deepest state of calm; when the leaves on the trees ripen to their richest greens; and when we at Daily Nutmeg turn our gaze to things we didn’t write. …

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Free Time

Dunlap Broadside - Declaration of Independence - Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Philosophers consider independence a “negative” liberty—a “freedom from,” as opposed to a “freedom to.” Of course, in practice, when you’re freer from this, you’re generally freer to that. …

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Have a Blast

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (detail) - New Haven, CT

The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument atop East Rock reaches high into the air.

It’s also highly meaningful, memorializing local casualties of four wars, not just one, including…

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Photo Realism

Molly the border collie

For Daily Nutmeg, 2016 was the year of imagery, literally. …

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Ch Level

Chanukah begins Saturday. Christmas happens Sunday.

Happy holidays, everybody—or, enjoy the weekend.

—Your friends at Daily Nutmeg—

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Happy Thanksgiving

You probably won’t have acorns in your Thanksgiving feast today, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go nuts. …

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