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Author: Todd Tracy

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Thoughts on Love

I’m sure there are plenty of clinical explanations, probably even more cynical ones. But those aren’t what I’m thinking about. The love I’m thinking about is pure and unadulterated. It would be more
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Hot August Nights / The Guns of August

It was a hot muggy August night, I was listening to an old live album from Neil Diamond, can’t remember the name, Live at the Greek or some such. The music was putting me in a sentimental mood. I was

Weird “down there”

Downtown is Weird Now! Downtown Westport has finally entered its weird phase, as it progresses through cultural evolutionary change. The weird part: Nobody is there…maybe peeps will come back after

Embracing Snobbery — it’s a good thing

For the old-school Westporters the change is immediately apparent. Westport is now a town full of snobs. Let me put it this way; if you grew up here and you haven’t moved to Fairfield – by now — you
Don Felder to play Westport 7/25/2015, co-writer of the song Hotel California by the Eagles!

Shining City on a Hill

Westport is shining bright this summer. The weather is absolutely fabulous. The sun has been rather penetrating. The humidity has been not too bad. The skies have been clear. The beach has been packed
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Cultural Extinction

With the Red Barn closing its doors I am reminded about how Westport has evolved over the years, since I moved here in the late sixties when I was one. There have been so many changes to the cultural

Red Barn to Y 5mil rumor

The Red Barn has been sold to the YMCA for 5 million dollars, according to unconfirmed secret sources. No word yet on exactly what the YMCA will do with the property, or what planning and zoning will
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Body of Water

It was wonderful to be out on the sound yesterday. I saw many thousands of fish percolating to the surface with shining flashes of silver. The sky was dark and brooding with streaks of sunlight
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Big Bang De-bunked

It’s true, there was no ‘big bang’ – as it has been called, the beginning of the universe. It’s hard to explain but in a nutshell; some theoretical researchers think that 14.3 billion years ago there
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Steven Tyler & Charlie Karp circa: unknown / Charlie palying downtown Westport Friday night at Bobby Q's

Mixing Drama & Motivation

The two very best Youtube channels for healthy-lifestyle advice are: Durianrider and Freelee the Banana Girl. I just had to go there, being caught-up in all the drama. When I was 12 General Hospital