Category Archives: Here

Here…at the real Jersey Shore!

Stood Up

I get kind of jittery when the phone rings lately. You never know when it could be a call from Publishers Clearinghouse that will wipe away all my worries with a big check or even an all-expense paid vacation. Or … Continue reading

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Movin’ Blues

It’s been a while….but it seems like much longer. When I first began “Here and There,” I envisioned an offbeat chronicle of Jersey Shore happenings, family fun and an occasional trip beyond Cape May County’s borders. But a lot has … Continue reading

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And Now Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Program….

Troy had off on Monday, and it was a beautiful day, so I convinced him to take me exploring. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by the remnants of the old North Wildwood railroad line that … Continue reading

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Halloween Ham

Holiday traditions are funny things if you think about it. Imagine what aliens from another planet might think if they honed their high-tech scopes in on a typical American household at Christmas. Dead trees, brought indoors, adorned with twinkling lights … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being green.

For a while now, my 14-year-old son Emmett has been talking about dyeing his hair…green. Why green? Well, apparently, if it’s cool enough for Tré Cool, (You know, of Green Day…duh.) it’s cool enough for my drummer boy. Every time … Continue reading

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You are here.

“It is not down in any map; true places never are.” Herman Melville, Moby Dick Lighthouses, by definition, should be easy to find, no? That’s what I thought when my trusty sidekick, Katie, and I decided to chart a course … Continue reading

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Lookout!

Did you ever feel like someone’s watching you? I took this picture from a lookout near the top of the Cape May Lighthouse today.The view out the window looked something like this, but from inside the tiny circle of sunlight … Continue reading

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Chubby Checker Slept Here

Wildwood celebrated its heyday this weekend with its Fabulous Fifties weekend. It’s a chance for old-timers to remember the days when Wildwood was a rock and roll hot spot, and big entertainers came here to sharpened their chops. Today, we … Continue reading

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Wine Time

In life and in wine, timing is everything. And yesterday, the timing was just about as perfect as the weather.

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Summer – It’s Not Over Yet!

I know the calendar says September 21 is the last day of summer. But don’t you believe it! Here at the shore, we know different.

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