Left Powerless

Left Powerless

The cost of delivering electricity is exorbitant and increasingly unreliable in Connecticut. On August 4th Hurricane Isaias made landfall, leaving over 800,000 customers powerless for…

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“When You Know Better Do Better” (M. Angelou) 3

“When You Know Better Do Better”

Everyone has prejudices.  There is a natural tendency to gravitate to groups with the same traits, ethnicity, and values.  We often pre-judge or discriminate when…

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Returning to Normal

Returning to Normal

Historians will be writing about this time for years to come. Unlike other world-wide pandemics, we are more connected and mobile. Today, a virus can…

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Staying Connected in a Disconnected World 4

Staying Connected in a Disconnected World

Right now, many are finding it hard to notice the signs of spring. And April may very well be the “cruelest month.” It may also…

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This is Not the Time for Politics as Usual

This is Not the Time for Politics as Usual

 Uncertainty is gripping the nation and its financial markets. Economies are shutting down: life as we know it is grinding to a halt. “Americans should…

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New Day or Groundhog Day- A Year Later 1

New Day or Groundhog Day- A Year Later

Last year on Groundhog Day, I wrote that hope for a new day in Connecticut was on the horizon.  2019 began with a new Governor…

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Say NO to TOLLS

Say NO to TOLLS

There will be a public hearing on the toll bill on Friday in Hartford at 1 pm at the Legislative Office Building in room 1E. …

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Education is Everything 1

Education is Everything

Education is everything, it is the way of out poverty and the path to freedom. My father repeated this message every day. He was right….

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Keeping the Lights On

Keeping the Lights On

During this time of the year our neighborhood is aglow for the holidays. My next-door neighbors were famous for illuminating every one of their shrubs…

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Thanksgiving 80 Feet Underground 4

Thanksgiving 80 Feet Underground

Those that follow my Facebook posts know that I like nothing better than to put on an apron and cook up a storm in the…

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