Water clover

Water clover

Marsilea quadrifolia. In Ongley Pond at the White Memorial Conservation Center in Litchfield, CT.

This is a good example for not getting rid of old photos. When I took it, it was a muddy mess and I didn’t have the tools to clean it up. When it came up randomly in a picture picker recently, I ran it through PhotoShop and was able to make it presentable. The hidden detail was surprising.


Andean condor perched on a rock.

Andean condor perched on a rock.

<i>Vultur gryphus</i>. At the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT.

Coyoty eats steamed Maine lobster with roasted potatoes and corn on the cob.

At Carbone’s Ristorante in Hartford, CT.

Steamed Maine lobster with roasted potatoes and corn on the cob


Summer berry shortcake

Summer berry shortcake. Apparently they’re good judges of how much their guests can eat. The shortcake was tiny and I would have wished it were bigger if I had any room left.

Clam chowder

Clam chowder with chives and bacon. Extremely good.



Dry negroni

Dry negroni.

Autographed celebrity photos

Autographed celebrity photos. Chubby Checker, Harry Anderson, and two I don’t recognize.



Carbone's bar

Carbone’s bar.