Holiday Joy

“People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.” – Anton Chekhov Frosty the Snowman, all decked out with his corncob pipe and old silk hat, slides by his fans on his trusty toboggan in the 2018 Niantic Light Parade. “But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight — Happy … More Holiday Joy

Fanciful

“I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in a way they have never experienced.” — Dale Chihuly Glass artist Jeffrey P’an is known for his glass sculptural work, with one-of-a-kind creations ranging from fine jewelry to cut crystal and glassware as well as repairs of historical pieces. Working from his Mystic, Conn. … More Fanciful

Theater of Dreams

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” — Harriet Tubman An annual highlight of the New York City holiday season in the extravagant decoration of major store windows, with Saks 5th Avenue leading … More Theater of Dreams

Extravaganza

“To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” — Roy T. Burnett A worldwide symbol of hope and of the holidays in New York City, the 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree burst into light November 28 with 50,000 multicolored LED lights and a 900-pound Swarovski crystal star. Visited by an estimated … More Extravaganza

Tide’s Out

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”—Harriet Beecher Stowe “Always the edge of the sea remains an elusive and indefinable boundary. The shore has a dual nature, changing with the swing of the tides, belonging now to the land, now to the sea.” — Rachel Carlson … More Tide’s Out

At Rest

“Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.” — Charles B. Rangel “All of these things about America—the independent spirit; freedom and liberty to think, express, and act; the promise of the potential for prosperity—have all been delivered to American … More At Rest

Rainy Day

“Save it for a rainy day.” — Proverb Artists Julie Solz and Steve Hansen let their imaginations go in creating a rain barrel retreat for Lettersburg Junction resident Radiant Rae in the enchanting Lettersburg Junction town of Wee Faerie Homesteads. Tiny structures based on letters, numbers and symbols are set throughout the garden and riverside … More Rainy Day