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Liquid Asset

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Swimming in an abandoned quarry has been a favorite summer pastime as long as there have been abandoned quarries. …

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Hearts of Gold

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When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Driving into Meriden’s Hubbard Park last week was like…

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Minor Miracles

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As a kid, the first day of baseball assumed a mythic quality. …

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Another Elm City

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While he was the president of Yale College in the early 1800s, the theologian, writer and horticulturist Timothy Dwight did a lot of traveling, wherever horse and cart might take him. One of his favorite destinations…

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Project Driveway

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In 2020, many of us baked our own bread or binge-watched the last five years of shows we’d missed.

Jon and Sarah Reed built an RV. …

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Flight Vectors

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When I booked my first flight out of Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN) with the new Avelo airline, I debated spending extra for a carry-on bag. …

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The Elm City

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A photo essay. To view all 17 images, check out the email edition

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Biggie

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E is for Exposition. Or Eastern. There are two big Es in The Big E—the Eastern States Exposition—which runs through October 3 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. …

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Unwinding

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Our cross-country skis glide through an icy patch of snow with a zip, through powder with a hush. …

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Outside Tracks

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Long ago, the New Haven colony had outposts down the coast, as far away as what we now call Philadelphia. Today, New Haven’s diaspora goes in all directions, including…

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