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There’s Something About October- Windsor Chili Challenge-Pumpkintown Village-UConn Homecoming & More

Posted on September 29, 2015

Write-Up & Photos By: Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com There is something about October. It brings autumn’s colorful foliage and cooling air on dry, sunny days that make a heart feel light. It’s a time to savor every tinge of deep auburn, burnt orange and brilliant yellow of the turning leaves and even the muted tones that follow. Drinking in the beauty of this time of year is concurrently peaceful and exhilarating.   October brings a cornucopia of activities. On Saturday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. the town green in Connecticut’s oldest town, Windsor, once again be the site of the Annual Chili Challenge – rain date is Oct. 4. In its 20th year, the Chili Challenge is a fun event where participants…

Where’s the Husky Blue Blood? New Coach,New QB & Cautious Optimism for UConn Football…

Posted on October 11, 2013

Commentary by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb                 I have never understood the mentality of folks who only support a winning team. To me, your team is your team; you turn out to back it regardless of the win-loss record. Can it be frustrating? Sure. I’ve mentioned before my dad used to sit with what he called his ‘crying towel’ watching televised Boston Red Sox games at a time when the Sox seemed to be in a perpetual losing streak. Nevertheless, he never faltered in supporting his team – he watched week in and week out, attended games when possible, applauded what they did well and analyzed what they did wrong – but he was always¬†in their corner. Perhaps…