Category Archives: Beach

Summer’s Bounty – The Painted Shells of 2017

  With close proximity to the beach, and the ever energetic pleasures of five grandchildren, we come near the close of the summer shell-painting season, with a generous and most satisfactory yield.  As usual, click on the image for a closer look, … Continue reading

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7:00 AM – The Beach, July 10, 2017

  Island Beach State Park, New Jersey Thanks for viewing.  Comments are always welcome.  M 🙂

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The Wake – Autumn Boating

From “down the shore,” New Jersey As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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To The Beach – Before the First Chill of Autumn

Last week, already nearly a week into autum, we had our last visit to the beach just before days of rains and near 50 mph winds raked the area.  A brief ride across the bay here brought us to Island Beach State Park, … Continue reading

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Martha’s Vineyard – Gay Head (Aquinnah) Lighthouse

This past week we visited Martha’s Vineyard, a quaint, picturesque island just off the southern coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts  A few more photo highlights of our ~48 hour visit will be posted shortly. Credits: Wikipedia, The National Park Service, and Wampanoug Tribe info panels. … Continue reading

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Lucy, the Inhabitable Elephant – Margate City, NJ

Recently, we climbed up the leg of this 65′ (20m) landmark to its surprisingly roomy interior, built in 1881 as a real estate promotion on the beach.  “Lucy” is located a few miles SW of Atlantic City, as seen from the “howdah” on … Continue reading

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A Great Cosmic Clock – Perseid Meteor Shower

  The Perseid meteor shower occurs around August 12th every year.          EVERY YEAR. Above, a so so “capture” from the NJ Pinelands of a Perseid meteor last year  (8/13/15 – 18mm ISO 4000, 15″, f/4, enlarged)  This morning, … Continue reading

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