Life in Cape May

A column about Cape May, NJ through the eyes of a year round resident.

Red-shouldered Hawk Returns to Our Garden 2017

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Cape May, NJ - Our Red-shouldered Hawk is back! For about four years, an adult Red-shouldered Hawk has appeared … [Read more...]

10 Favorite Photos of the Year 2016

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Cape May, NJ - The big tree and the house below.  Shot in the Villas in June after a severe windstorm that … [Read more...]

Cape May Autumn Pumpkins 2016

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Cape May, NJ -  When the last Jersey tomatoes are gone, and fresh, local peaches are just a memory, pumpkins step … [Read more...]

Cove Beach Tidal Pools: Cape May versus Nature 2016

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Cape May, NJ -  As Cape May regulars know, the only thing permanent about Cove Beach is change. The little elbow … [Read more...]

Cape May Labor Day Storm On the Way 2016

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Cape May, NJ - Friday, the start of Labor Day weekend 2016, and it was business as usual in Cape May. Beach goers … [Read more...]

What’s Going on with Rotary Park? July 2016 Update

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Cape May, NJ - Rotary Park looks a lot different now than it did just three months ago.  Although work on the … [Read more...]

Good Bye Bandstand and Trees: Cape May’s New Rotary Park

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Cape May, NJ - It was tough watching an old friend bite the dust. Cape May's bandstand was demolished … [Read more...]

A Red-shouldered Hawk in My Garden 2015

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Cape May, NJ - Hawks normally are considered predators who catch and consume mice, squirrels, rabbits, and … [Read more...]

A Thanksgiving House 2015

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Cape May, NJ - 15 years ago we celebrated our first Thanksgiving in our new Cape May house. We had not moved … [Read more...]

Halloween 2015 in West Cape May

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West Cape May, NJ - Princesses, ghouls, and even an emoji or two hit the pavement in West Cape May last night, … [Read more...]