Mount Tom State Reservation, Holyoke, Mass.

Seeing that we were already on a "recreational adventure" to the great state of (legal recreational marijuana) Massachusetts, we stopped for some natural highs at Mt. Tom State Reservation on the drive home to Connecticut. I remember night skiing, under the lights, when I was a youngin'. The drive we took (yes, we were drive-hiking… Continue reading Mount Tom State Reservation, Holyoke, Mass.

Nick’s Nest, Holyoke, Mass.

This past summer Raven and I dined at two restaurants in Western Massachusetts that have been open for so many years that my grandparents had actually dined there back when they were dating in their youth: the Student Prince and Nick's Nest. And what I learned is that both of these badass places have been… Continue reading Nick’s Nest, Holyoke, Mass.