Author Archives: Maureen


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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Think Pink – For Breast Cancer Research

The Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure kicked off early this morning in Philadelphia. Over the next three days hundreds of participants will be walking 60 miles to raise money to fight breast cancer. I wish I was … 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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Going, Going, Gone

Urban Dictionary defines nostalgia as “a longing for the good old days, whether or not they were very good.” But really, what could be better than walking my invisible dog along the Boards and strutting my stuff in satin shorts and a “Frankie Says” T-shirt?

What could match the slippery feeling of jellies (those pre-Croc rubber shoes) while dancing at the foot of the Himalayas (now called the Musik Express)? Continue reading

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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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End of Summer Soup

The damp chill in the air for the past few days has me craving comfort food. The garden is mostly dormant, but still producing a few tasty treasures. Next year, I’ll do a better job with late-summer planting to extend … Continue reading

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Fasten your Seatbelt, S’il Vous Plaît

Please stow your baggage on the overhead compartment, and hop in. Today’s armchair destination is Switzerland–the land of cheese, chocolate and breathtaking scenery. Continue reading

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Screaming through the Normal Cycle

EEEEK!!! It’s the laundry, shrieking from behind me, reminding me that some of life’s jobs will never be done. Continue reading

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