Creating to Live Well: Artspace Takes Root in Connecticut Cities

The “livability” of a community in large part depends on the achievement of social, economic, environmental and cultural attributes required to create both good quality of life and a strong sense of local identity for its inhabitants. Arts and culture are not optional for ...

Finding Beauty in Trash: Connecticut Artists Lead Eco Awareness

With the “green movement” and the groundswell of environmentally conscious organizations, political-action committees and eco-friendly businesses, there is also an emerging leadership from environmentally focused artists in the Connecticut ...

Cohousing Community Breaks Ground in Bethany

Creating a sustainable, interconnected community was the driving force behind the first cohousing community in Connecticut. Actively seeking families, singles and couples of all ages as new members, Rocky Corner (RockyCorner.org) began construction on ...

Below The Water Line: How Human Noise Affects Ocean Life

As humans, we are still able to find ways to escape harmful noise pollution, such as a sonic boom or fire drill. We can find refuge in a quiet room, joyous music or parts of nature. Unlike our eyes, our ears cannot completely shut out sound but we can often move away ...

Nature’s Matrix: Strengthening Connections to All Living Things

Many humans begin to feel more alive as the longer days and warmer air of spring invigorate us. This “waking up” we often experience during this time of year is a metaphor for the journey of “waking up” in a larger sense. At some level, we remember that humanity is ...

Take A walk on the Wild Side of Your Backyard

There is a flash of red as the cardinal lands on a nearby branch, then blue jays screech about their dominating this yard. Wild canaries flutter about looking for seeds. What bright colors and activities. Music of Jennie wrens warble around the yard as they fly here at ...