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Stories and Photos of Our Lives Together

This page brings it all together: stories, photos, events, and other news of note. It’s essentially a community  “blog”, designed to evolve and expand to be interesting and helpful. Now our shared focus is on COVID-19, and especially the silver linings sparkling through during these challenging times.

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Painting with Pastels

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Painting with Pastels Instructor: Beth McGee On Monday, March 15th CCL held our first virtual Painting with Pastels night. For a bit over an hour a group gathered through Zoom to be given step by step instructions, which were ap [...]

CCL Weekly Update – March 12, 2021

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CCL Weekly Update – 3/12/2021 Spring Forward After watching the sun set on this week’s lingering flirtation with Springlike warmth, and in anticipation of changing our clocks ahead one hour to usher in longer sunny evenings, I’m [...]

Our Hour – March 2021

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Thinking Ahead to Spring Our Hour Zoom – March 2021 We shared with each other about spring including memories of spring, hopes we have for this spring, early signs we have seen that spring is near and poems about spring. We shared [...]

February 2021: In the Lyme Light

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February 2021 In the Lyme Light Honoree: Blake Allison To learn about Blake's volunteerism through CCL, and the community at large, please click here. Photo of Blake used with permission from: Valley News Patterson, James. “Blak [...]

CCL Weekly Update – 3/5/2021

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CCL Weekly Update – 3/5/2021 "Have Hope" This lingering, too-long challenge is wearing on us. And unfair, unwelcome surprises seem to be piling on. The tunnel we’re in is an engineering marvel, and it’s sometimes hard to see the [...]

CCL Weekly Update – 2/25/2021

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CCL Weekly Update – 2/25/2021 Shall we gather by … the best ways we can? As we enjoy these beautiful days of warmth and sun, I am reminded that this is also our time to "gather" by whatever means are available to us this year. T [...]

CCL Weekly Update – 2/19/2021

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CCL Weekly Update – 2/19/2021 We’ve had a beautiful and breathtaking week. Last week on Daybreak, a locally sourced, thoroughly enjoyable early morning on-line "newspaper" of sorts (you can sign up here to receive it), there was [...]

Galentine’s Day 2021

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Galentine's Day 2021 "Roaring 20's" Celebration     “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom”. – Anais Nin This year Galentine's Day was a virtual celebration [...]

The Lyme Food Pantry – Here for Everyone

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Getting food on the table can be a challenge for everyone right now. The Lyme Food Pantry can be a piece of the puzzle. Currently stocked at the Lyme Congregational Church, the Lyme Food Pantry is sustained by volunteers and gener [...]

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