Life in Cape May

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

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...]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]