Tag Archives: Hamden

Memory Serves

Rabbi Brockman at Mishkan Israel

About 450 years ago somewhere in Eastern Europe, perhaps in Poland, an unknown scribe wrote on sheepskin parchment the Hebrew text of the Torah. …

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Made to Measure

“There is a lure about milestoning, similar to that of fishing,” wrote Henry P. Sage…

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Home Team

Spring Glen Hardware in Hamden, CT

A bell jingles on the door (push, don’t pull). The creaky, worn wooden floors and the odor of motor oil bring me back to the hardware store of my youth in another town. …

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Bounty Hunting

New Haven Farms

Meaty red tomatoes that juice when you slice them, bulging green pods full of firm, sweet peas. They’re the stuff of dreams when the calendar says spring but the forecast says winter. …

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Retaining Walls

Stone wall in Woodbridge, CT

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” begins Robert Frost’s oft-read poem “Mending Wall.” Frost is lamenting all the things that bring down his old stone walls, requiring…

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Naturalization

Whole Health Natural Family Medicine

The naturopathic physicians of Whole Health Natural Family Medicine are used to being misunderstood. …

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Short and Sweet

Did you know that humans have been tapping sugar maples to make syrup for at least 8,000 years? Or that sap is 98% water? …

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This Week in New Haven (February 19 – 25)

Black Panther (2018) partial still

Reason, facts and data mingle with imagination, fiction and subjective experience this week in New Haven. …

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Super Men

1981 Yale football team - shared courtesy of Mory's

Watch the right highlight reel and you’ll see #33 on the Miami Dolphins plow through the Buffalo Bills defensive line. That’s running back and Hamden native Rich Diana, who …

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Choosing Slides

Friday was a formidable day. Dervishes of powder whipped across the ground. Bare branches creaked like haunted house doors. The cold air burned. But the sun was out, and so were dozens of kids…

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