The sandcastle is intact – near the lifeguard stand that looks like a tangle of giant toothpicks. The dune grass sways in the breeze – next to the fiberglass catamaran pontoon split in two by the wind. The dent in the side of the house sits in stark contrast to. . . .Show me more . . .
I’m so grateful to spend the summer near the seashore, even though it means my weekend plans tend to be structured at least partly around traffic avoidance. I live on the mainland, so if I don’t leave home very early on weekend mornings, the 5-mile drive to the island could. . . .Show me more . . .
Youthful Imaginings As a kid, I watched the Thanksgiving Day parade (Gimbel’s, Philadelphia) on the color television at my aunt and uncle’s house. The year I was about seven, I couldn’t wait to watch “Heidi” on TV after dinner, so naturally I was frustrated when the beginning of the movie. . . .Show me more . . .
Better than Cable I’m among 150,000 people currently watching “eagle cam” online. I’ve been hooked on the live video stream from an eagle’s nest in Decorah, Iowa, since I learned about it on Saturday. I usually watch it while working in another screen or even on another computer. Sometimes, though,. . . .Show me more . . .