Tagged with Mike Valletta

Summer, Where Are You?

Summer, Where Are You?


There’s no doubt that this has been a long winter for us in New England. The days were cold. The nights were even colder. The snow was, well, let’s not even talk about the snow. The fact of the matter here is, that sometime after forty inches, we grew anxious for spring to come, and … Continue reading

Hope is Given to those in Need

Hope is Given to those in Need


Faith in humanity is restored when stories like this reach the inbox. The sixth annual Starlight Dinner Dance to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held this Friday March 8th at The Pontelandolfo Club in Waterbury, CT. Since opening it’s doors back in 1962, the hospital has an average of 260 patients passing … Continue reading

Stress Test Proves My Abnormalities


This past Thursday morning I was brought into the hospital for my stress test. Ever have one? They’re not fun! Not that they’re testing to see if I’m stressed out, I’m not, they brought me in so that they could purposely stress out the heart to see if they could bring on some of the … Continue reading

So, What I’m Saying Is…..


Life isn’t always easy. I think that’s what I’m trying to say. The news I was hoping to have heard from the doctor today did not come to fruition. I continue to be homebound and on a driving restriction until further notice. My leave from work has now been extended out until late March. Not … Continue reading

#GoExplore Daily Moment of Zen for 2/23/13

#GoExplore Daily Moment of Zen for 2/23/13


Today’s #GoExplore Daily Moment of Zen comes from scenic Stowe, Vermont. Stowe is located just due east of Lake Champlain and bordering the Canadian border. The mountain boasts as Vermont’s highest elevation. This picture, taken at sunset, is one of the many benefits that residents and tourists alike enjoy. The mountains are calling, are you … Continue reading

Happy in a Sad State

Happy in a Sad State


Okay. So recently Connecticut has been labeled a sad state in terms of state rankings based on tweets. This study just so happens to come from one of the happiest states, Vermont. Now, generally I would agree whole heartedly about particular areas of Connecticut being just downright miserable. Those in the inner cities and larger … Continue reading

#GoExplore Daily Moment of Zen for 2/22/13

#GoExplore Daily Moment of Zen for 2/22/13


Today’s #GoExplore Daily Moment of Zen comes from Looking Glass Falls, located in western North Carolina. Water is our planets most natural resource, and is in great supply. Places such as this, offer refuge to those looking for peace and a calm mediation, or even a late summer swim. Either way, a day at the … Continue reading