Life in Cape May

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

The Big Freeze January 2018


Cape May, NJ - The Delaware Bay doesn't freeze very often. When it does, everyone comes out to see the spectacle. … [Read more...]

Cape May Christmas Card 2017


Cape May, NJ -  Every year, Cape May's Christmas decorations light up the sky. The bed and breakfasts might have … [Read more...]

Cape May Restaurant Face Lifts 2017


Cape May, NJ -  It's been a busy winter for restaurant renovations in Cape May.  Here are a couple of bits of … [Read more...]

Winter at Higbee Beach 2017


Cape May, NJ - January runs hot and cold in Cape May. One day you're shoveling snow, three days later you're … [Read more...]

Red-shouldered Hawk Returns to Our Garden 2017


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


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


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


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


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


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