Lisa M. Smith

Lisa is a jack of all trades: a writer, photographer, an instructor of English for the Connecticut Community College System, and a professional writing tutor at a private Connecticut college. She lives in East Hartford with her two dogs and two sons (not necessarily in that order). Her blog and photography can be viewed at http://www.farfallaphotography.com

Latest Articles

  • Winterizing the Interior of Your Boat
    You already know how to start winterizing your boat from the exterior, now it's time to cover what you need to do for the interior, specifically the cabin and the engine.
  • Buggin' Out on Bugs
    It’s Saturday and that means it’s time to inspect your garden. Unaware of what awaits you, you venture forth to the plot of land you’ve been tending to for weeks. But wait…something’s not quite right....
  • A Falconer Hunting in Connecticut
    Okay, you’ve read the article on falconry in hunting and it caught your interest. But you wonder if hunting with falcons is allowed in Connecticut and you’re in luck, it is permitted as of...
  • What on Earth Is Letterboxing?
    You want the kiddies to truly appreciate nature and you think a nice hike would be a good start. But you find that the kiddies…well…they doth protest too much about walking long distances? Perhaps a...
  • Let’s Eye-Spy the Pretty Leaves!
    If you’re a true Nutmegger, you know that in Connecticut foliage season begins mid-September and raps up around mid-October. Peak color, however, occurs between mid-October to mid-November. Of course...
  • Embracing Your Inner Hunter
    The inner hunter in you is dying to escape. You're ready to venture into the wildness and get knee-deep with every aspect of stalking and bagging your first big prey of the season. But before you suit...
  • Deer Hunting Tips
    Deer hunting season has begun. But in the past your track record of catching a nice-sized buck has been…shall we say…a little spotty? Well, maybe the tips below from deer hunting enthusiasts like yourself...
  • Road Trip Anyone?
    It’s a nice fall afternoon. The weather is cool, but not too chilly, and the sun is past its noon position in a sky too blue to be true, as though it’s been Photoshopped. The road is calling you…do you...
  • Using Falcons for Hunting
    Have you ever considered falconry for your hunting? For those not in the know about this thousand-year-old sport, it’s the use of a raptor (a trained bird of prey) in the hunting of wild quarry in...
  • Time to Catch Some Air: Skate Parks in Connecticut
    You down to get goofy? Ready for some sick 180° ollies, maybe a 50-50 grind, bro’? For those who need a translation, I basically asked skateboarders if they wanted to get some practice on their boards....
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