Life in Cape May

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

A Thanksgiving House 2015


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


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

Cape May Salts – or Where do your Oysters Come from?


CAPE MAY, NJ - It's a sunny afternoon on a shallow stretch of tidal mud flats along the Delaware Bayshore at low … [Read more...]

Cape May Gets an Early Start to the 2015 Season


CAPE MAY, NJ -  Easter weekend brought in one sure sign of the season - "OPEN" signs flying in the stiff sea … [Read more...]

Record Breaking Cold in Cape May in February 2015


North Cape May, NJ - After relatively normal temperatures in December and January, who would have predicted that … [Read more...]

The Grass is Always Greener in Cape May


Cape May, NJ - With the passing of the latest snow storm and half of winter behind us, Cape May still has green … [Read more...]

West Cape May Farmer’s Market August Bounty 2014


Cape May, NJ -  August in Cape May is prime time for Jersey tomatoes and peaches and all that other good local … [Read more...]

A Friday Morning in June in Cape May


Cape May, NJ -   There's a cool breeze, a bright sun and a blue ocean. Hard to believe, just a few months ago, … [Read more...]

Spring 2014 or Winter: What Season is it Anyway?


Cape May, NJ -  Today we officially mark the first day of Spring 2014.  Everyone is aching for Spring to get here … [Read more...]

Cape May’s Concrete Ship: A Valentine


Cape May, NJ - Go to the little cove known as Sunset Beach and, in the distance, you can see a bump in the … [Read more...]