Beach Blast

On Saturday I went for a jog on the boardwalk, like I do three other days out of the week. I figure if I have to stay in shape—a goal I set for myself—the easiest way to do so would be to find some sort of enjoyment in it. So I run, and I run […]

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Nonfiction: Disappointment

Disappointment is a funny thing. It’s not like the feeling you get when someone tells you they’re upset or angry with you. They’re disappointed, and that’s even worse. It’s like you let them down, like they had so much faith in you and expected so much more from you, and you just let them down. […]

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The Boathouse

Last Wednesday, on my day off, I decided I wasn’t to do anything but relax and treat myself after a busy workweek. After spending most of the day bronzing on the beach, followed by leisurely swims in my backyard pool, I knew I had to make the most of the rest of my day off […]

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Home

The breeze is blowing ever so softly, lightly enough to wake me from my afternoon nap. I sit up to recollect where it is that I am. As it all comes back to me, I remember that I’m exactly where I want to be—home on the Wildwood beaches. I look down at my blue and […]

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Memorial Day Weekend

Locals and vacationers alike know that Memorial Day Weekend in the Wildwoods is the official kick off to summer. It’s the first weekend where the island is jam-packed and crawling with people —when it comes alive again after the quiet winter.Memorial Day Weekend marks the beginning of beach season and summer business re-openings, coupled with […]

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The Wildwood Boardwalk

Growing up on the island, one of my favorite pastimes during the busy summers was taking trips to the Wildwood Boardwalk. Once a week, my parents would surprise my four brothers and me by packing us all in the car and carting us to the beginning of the three-mile wooden pier that dotted the coastline […]

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