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Category: Local Interest

Main Street USA

It’s a perfect day for an early morning walk. I begin with a turn off of Lafayette Street, and onto Sidney for a single block and am at the start of Washington Street. An arch of the greenest leaves in town welcomes me. Flowers seem to jump forward to get a better look at who is coming. Homes that were built over 100 years ago seem as if time has stopped just for them.

April Showers Bring Cape May Flowers

The month of April blessed southern New Jersey with a good amount of rain. Despite a continuing statewide drought emergency in New Jersey, nature has been kind to Cape May again this year. Abundant blossoms and budding flowers are everywhere! Tulips, which have been a tradition here owing to the legendary origins of Cape May… Read more »

Postcards from Cape May’s first in a series of “Postcards from Cape May” is from the classic collection of Don and Pat Pocher, to whom we are indeed grateful. A wider selection has been published in their book, Cape May in Vintage Postcards, one of Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series. The accompanying descriptive text is mostly from that book.

Not home, but as close as can be…for now

Thurm Corson had to hold back tears when he met Cheyenne. It had been a while since he’d seen any dog, let alone his own at home in Maine and the simple wag of the Labrador’s tail and the slurp of her tongue on his smoothly-shaven face brought forth all the bittersweet emotions of the… Read more »