Yes, it is nearly mid-August and it's the time of year when many of us slow down. Work-wise, schedule-wise, obligation-wise.
For Connecticut residents, however, Aug. 14, next Tuesday, is when we select our candidates for crucial state offices. Why the sleepiest month of the year is the time when one of the most important votes is scheduled is anyone’s guess. But it remains the case, and being on vacation or in summer mode is no reason to ignore it.