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Category Archives: Connecticut
It’s been raining a lot, even by Seattle standards. Recent rainfall has broken daily records, and my boots have sprung a leak. Still, never one to let anything dampen my spirits (pun intended) I am deciding to use the torrential … Continue reading
We woke refreshed after a leisurely evening and a good night’s sleep at the motel in Oneida. We didn’t have far to travel today so we took our time on the road, stopping off at the very next exit, still … Continue reading
Yale University campus is an awful lot of fun, in an old and crumbly kind of way, despite the fact that, at least by European standards, it really isn’t old and crumbly at all. Founded in 1701 in Saybrook, Connecticut; the university … Continue reading
When is a cathedral not a cathedral? When it’s a library. Sterling Memorial Library at Yale, to be exact. This extraordinary structure was completed in 1931 and even though it was always intended to be a library, it was built … Continue reading
I visited the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library this weekend, and the interior is a study in contrasts. For more photos, see my previous post.