It was 1776. His name was Elisha Benton.  He lived in Tolland, Connecticut.  Elisha fell in love with a girl who came from the Barrows family. Her name was Jemima. It is said that she was approximately twelve years younger than Elisha, but they had great affectionate f...

An Ode to an Inspirational Grandmother

In "Because You're the First" my character Kassandra has an amazing relationship with her grandmother. 

I readily admit the inspiration for the character was my maternal grandmother, Tess Edgerton.

Nana was a first generation Americ...

I don't remember a time I didn't know who Nathan Hale was.   For the Town of Coventry, Connecticut, Nathan Hale is the rock star; the man who made the town of approximately 13,000 people in the northeastern part of the state that they affectionately call "The Quiet Cor...

I may be prejudiced, since I lived there most of my life, but there is nothing like California wines.

My serious introduction to wines came in 1992, when my then boyfriend - future husband and I took a trip to Santa Ynez and Solvang, which is approximately 4 hours...

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