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Why Do Leaves Change Colors?

It’s amazing how something dying can be so beautiful. Yes, that’s right, the leaves changing colors are actually dying out. But let’s think of it as the tree needing a break after working so hard all spring and summer to…

Tips for Keeping Cool

As Connecticut enters its 4th heat wave of the year we thought it was time to give some suggestions on keeping cool on these hot summer days. By definition a heat wave is a prolonged period of excessive heat, often…
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Summer Hike on Osceola

No matter the time of year there is usually some water along the Mt. Osceola trail. For the last day of June though this was a lot of water. I had debated wearing trail runners instead of hiking boots, but…
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