Category Archives: Connecticut

Goodbye New England

We have had such a great time in New Hampshire these last several weeks while we visit our son and his wife and their new baby in Keene ūüôā ¬†And now Autumn has arrived and the colors are taking over … Continue reading

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Mohegan Sun

We said goodbye for now to our daughter in New Haven and are making our way up to Concord, New Hampshire. But we didn’t go far, only about 50 miles. We can’t make this trip without stopping at our favorite … Continue reading

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Dinner and a Movie

This early in the spring most of the RV parks, State Parks, and campgrounds In Connecticut are not yet open for the season. We did find a place to park our RV in the back lot of a Mobile Home … Continue reading

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Mohegan Sun Casino

We’re still kickin’. ¬†I did say this is an “almost” daily diary. Last weekend was spent visiting our daughter, Teresa, in New Haven, Connecticut. Almost all RV parks in CT are not yet open for the season. But we were … Continue reading

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Go South Now!

Yes, we are hardy Minnesotans but the main reason we purchased the RV and became full-time RVers was so we could escape the winters. While the days are nice the nights are getting cold and we’re getting anxious to go … Continue reading

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Family Time

Saturday morning we find frost on the windshield! ¬†We really need to get ourselves south! But before we go south we want to spend some time with family. ¬†It’s why we are here. ¬†We picked up our daughter, Teresa, and … Continue reading

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A Little Move

We are in need of water and propane so we have decided to find an RV park. That is a challenge this time of year as most have closed for the season. But there are a few. Aces High RV … Continue reading

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Mohegan Sun Casino

It’s getting cold. ¬†Nights are on the verge of freezing. ¬†We have moved three hours south, where it might be a few degrees warmer, to the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. They have a very large RV parking lot where … Continue reading

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New Jersey

We didn’t get as far as we wanted to today. ¬†When we left the campground we immediately got stuck in traffic due to some road construction. ¬†That ate up an hour of our time. ¬†We passed a sign that said … Continue reading

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Rocky Neck State Park

The nights are getting colder and now a nor’easter is predicted in the next several days. ¬†This is a winter storm that is headed for New York and New England. ¬†We think it’s about time for us to move south … Continue reading

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Getting Colder

We are discussing moving south. ¬†The nights here are getting cold, being in the lower 30’s. ¬†We’ve been running the generator more and more every day. ¬†We have enough gas to run the generator and enough propane to run the … Continue reading

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Halloween 2012

It’s another cloudy gloomy day here in Connecticut. ¬†We spent most of the day watching TV reports of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Many areas around here are still without power. Things are getting back to normal at the casino, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy

Well, I guess we missed it. ¬†Either it wasn’t all that bad where we are or we just were oblivious to it while we were inside the casino. The first time we drove out to see if the RV was¬†OK¬†we … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy

So far what we have experienced of this “Frankenstorm” hasn’t been any worse than any storm we’ve ever experienced in Minnesota. ¬†Maybe that’s because we’re in a sweet location. ¬†Sandy’s route hits land in New Jersey and goes west inland … Continue reading

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Shantok, Village of Uncas

Fort Shantok State Park was purchased by the Mohegan Tribe and renamed Shantok, Village of Uncas. ¬†Just across the highway from the Mohegan Sun Casino it is the location of an old Indian village and a burial ground and is … Continue reading

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Return to Mohegan Sun Casino

The campground we were in was very close to the coast, on a river, had lots of trees, utility poles and lots of wires. ¬†In light of the on-coming severe weather we thought we should leave. ¬†Another party at the … Continue reading

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Pizza and Sandy

We met our daughter, Teresa, for lunch in New Haven, CT, today. ¬†She took us downtown where we had mashed potato pizza (mashed potatoes, bacon, garlic, and a little cheese). ¬†That was something new for us, and we liked it. … Continue reading

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Wash Walk and Watch

It’s laundry day today. Riverdale Farm Campsite has a small laundry, so that’s how we spent our morning. The good part about it is that I can use four washing machines all at once and they had a nice comfortable … Continue reading

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Recycle and Return

After spending 9 days in the casino parking lot it’s time to move on. ¬†We are getting low on water and we’re ready for a change of scenery. ¬†As if we haven’t spent enough time in Walmarts the last few … Continue reading

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Wicked Good

We’re still in the Mohegan Sun Casino RV parking lot. ¬†It’s been a very pleasant stay but we’ve been here a week now and it’s time to move on. ¬†We’ll think about that tomorrow. Today we went for a walk … Continue reading

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