CAPE MAY, NJ – It’s a sunny afternoon on a shallow stretch of tidal mud flats along the Delaware Bayshore at low tide. Workers have only four hours before the tide comes rushing back in to do their job – tending to the rows and rows of Cape May Salts oysters growing slowly in metal [...]
Life in Cape May
A column about Cape May, NJ through the eyes of a year round resident.
North Cape May, NJ – After relatively normal temperatures in December and January, who would have predicted that Cape May would get socked by record cold temperatures in February? On the day after Valentine’s Day, it was nearly 20 degrees colder than normal in Cape May. And we set two new records: a new maximum [...]
Cape May, NJ – With the passing of the latest snow storm and half of winter behind us, Cape May still has green grass! While some lawns have browned out for the winter, green patches can still be found along roadsides, near houses, and in protected areas. Even those small areas that are now covered [...]
Cape May, NJ - Cape May’s cold weather this month is doing more than freezing portions of the Cape May Canal and the Delaware Bay. Vacation homeowners along the shore are finding their water pipes are freezing and bursting like never before. It seems everyone knows someone who’s had to deal with a frozen or [...]
You know what the daylight will bring even before you get out of bed. The pinger on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal jetty tells you that you will be greeted by fog and this morning was no exception. Winter fog is not infrequent in Cape May. This morning’s fog was particularly thick and much of [...]