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Laura Thistle


A Beach Walk in Early Summer

The porch and window screens are up, flowers are planted, houses are freshly painted, and people are getting out their beach chairs and umbrellas. Another summer season is here and Cape May is full of activity and visitors. No matter how aware I am of the Off Season days slipping away, Memorial Day weekend always… Read more »


A Beach Walk in January

Turtleneck, long sleeve, sweatshirt, two pairs of pants, two pairs of socks (one wool), neck guard, scarf, ear muffs, winter hat, gloves, hand warmers, winter boots, and long heavy winter jacket. No, this is not a list of clothes packed for a winter weekend getaway, these are all of the layers I put on for… Read more »


A Beach Walk in November

  November – the month of early nights, crimson sunsets, and being thankful for all of the charm that Cape May offers year-round.     I hold a particular fondness for November because Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and my family has a tradition of spending this week celebrating down the shore.     I… Read more »


A Beach Walk in October

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” Oscar Wilde It’s finally Fall in Cape May and the famous Oscar Wilde quote perfectly describes this October and the arrival of the chillier season.   In this first full month of Fall, the warmer temperatures have finally released their grip and sunsets are slowly creeping up… Read more »


A Beach Walk in September

September is a time of transition in Cape May and is widely considered the best month to spend down the shore (especially going by the 2018 Best of Cape May results). The temperatures get cool and comfortable and the ocean water is the warmest it will be all year. With most children back in school,… Read more »