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Christmas in Wildwood

The 2010 holiday season celebrations on five-mile-island start with the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 3 and continue with the Wildwoods Family Holiday Celebration through that weekend. The Christmas tree lighting ceremony is scheduled to start … 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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Where are the elephants?

We’re going to see the elephants, the elephants, the eleph…… Hey! Where are they? Not at the Philadelphia Zoo, anymore apparently. My nieces, Riley and Olive found that out the hard way on Monday. I’ve been out of the “Philly … Continue reading

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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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A Stranger in the House

A peaceful Saturday morning gave way to afternoon storms…or at least that’s how it sounds. Boombaboomboom CLANG! It’s just past noon, and my son, Emmett, and two of his friends are upstairs playing his drums. Boombaboomboom CLANG!

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