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Explorations in Old Lyme

Last spring – I took a first ever camping excursion to the Old Lyme area of CT. While certainly not the most challenging or rugged areas for an outdoor escape ~ it was an amazing feast of my humble Nikon … Continue reading


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Siren Song of Preservation

Just yesterday – I experienced on those profound crossroads of choice , a point of inflection between my impassioned idiosyncrasies & my ever persistent analysis of pragmatic and rational response. It is often a self-induced conflict – brought on by … Continue reading


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Missing my blog

Yep-my first foray into the realm of short, thumb driven posts-complete in their mis typed wonder :::::: Posted from WordPress for Windows Phone


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TW to Louise :: June 28th, 1921

While it may seem that TW and Louise were immersed in a whirlwind of romance – their courting (well – I should probably say TW’s entreaties) was actually long in the making. TW’s hints to travel “abroad” was actually a … Continue reading


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Rose to Hazel Louis :: February 1913

A letter from Rose Bonney Attwood to her daughter, Hazel Louise in early 1913. It would appear that Rose travelled to Brockton Massachusetts in support of new babies and family ~ and was writing to the folks back at the homestead … Continue reading


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TW to Louise :: March 1st, 1914

The first of the uncovered letters from TW to Louise as he courted her in the early months of 1914. TW was assuredly a quiet romantic of great warmth & humor but interestingly, even my father was unaware that such sentimental letters … Continue reading


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TW to Louise :: May 12th, 1914

TWs short, heartfelt note to Louise in recognition of her 22nd birthday in May of 1914.


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TW to Louise :: July 9th, 1914

TWs musings to Louise as she travelled “up the line” on the Maine Central in the summer of 1914.


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Glorious

It was a Hubbard-like day to be sure…. Click on Image to Access Full Version


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The Clarity of Cold

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