FActmQ Here is everything you need to know about this site. I am Steve Wood and I live in West Hartford, but grew up mostly in Delaware. I went to UConn and have lived in Connecticut since then (1991). I am married to the most wonderful Hoang and we have two boys, Calvin and Damian. I write everything on … [Read more...]
CTMQ NYT SRSLY?
Yeah, SRSLY. And don't give me any of that TL;DR stuff either. Check it out. I must admit, this was pretty cool. … [Read more...]
Hey! CTMQ is IN a Museum!
I totally forgot about this; lost in the craziness that was the CTMQ site redesign. That's not to say I'm not proud of it. After almost 9 years of visiting almost 300 museums around Connecticut, I've finally made it in to a museum. In as in, "Part of a display." Yes, the Connecticut Historical Society … [Read more...]
Advertise on CTMQ
I've been creating CTMQ for 9 years. I've never had a single advertisement, nor have I wanted any. My audience grew along with my credibility, such as it is. I work closely with the non-profit Smith-Magenis Syndrome Research Foundation and decided that perhaps, if I can actually make a few bucks from CTMQ, it would … [Read more...]
Radio Goo-Goo, Radio Ga-Ga I just want to have these in one place. Maybe someday I'll listen to myself on the radio. Blergh. Colin McEnroe Show, "Connecticut Curiosities and Hidden Treasures", 11/18/2010 Where We Live, "Connecticut Eccentricities," 8/15/2012 Where We Live, "Connecticut Eccentricities … [Read more...]
Connecticut Magazine Profile
February 2010 issue of Connecticut Magazine – It's here: An article about yours truly! (See below.) Dan called me out of the blue one night from his place down in Yale in November or December 2008. I ignored him. So he wrote to me. I stalled him. Months went by... And I was on leave from work dealing with … [Read more...]
“Destroying the myth that there is nothing to do here” (in Connecticut) serves as my mission statement. This website will also serve as a vehicle to increase awareness of special needs issues and rare genetic disorder support. I have used it to help me deal with parenting Damian (his story here) and it will … [Read more...]
I Proclaim This a Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. I don’t want to be a lawyer and I don’t want to employ the services of a lawyer for the purposes of this entirely unofficial disclaimer. I don’t think I even have to bother with this, but some readers disagree, so here goes. This entire website is written by one … [Read more...]
This one went to "subscriber's only archives" quickly. Anyway, here it is. May 18, 2009 SMALL TOWN MATTERS One man's quest to prove there's plenty to do While doing research on state museums the other day, I came across a remarkable gem on the Web. It's called Connecticut Museum Quest. What first … [Read more...]
Stephen Wood, Married Father of Damian and Calvin Hates Talking About Himself, Proud INTJ Thank you for taking a moment to read my website. What started as a little hobby to keep me busy and active has evolved into something I never expected. And whatever comes of it, it has always been - and continues to be - a … [Read more...]