Like most parents, my wife and I were subject to our kids’ periodic insinuations that getting a dog would be just the greatest thing, wouldn’t it? I always gave the same answer. A dog needs a lot of care and, whatever they may think now, they would tire of providing it. I had evidence for this. Once, we took in … read more
Rob McWilliams explores the Naugatuck Trail.
Rob McWilliams discusses his recent trek through Hemlock Hills in Ridgefield.
I wasn’t a serious hiker until, 20 years ago in my late 30s, I moved with my family to Connecticut and began to discover our Fairfield County and Litchfield County trails. Hikes all over New England and New York followed, then treks farther afield in the U.S. and Canada. I am definitely — and very contentedly — an American hiker. … read more