long beach island

Bird Sanctuary

At the south end of Long Beach Island, NJ there used to be a huge bird sanctuary. It was at least a mile of untouched beach, populated solely by birds. It was the quietest part of the island and a place of refuge for me. Hurricane Sandy wrecked the bird sanctuary. There’s still some beach…

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Dear Dad: Pop Pop’s Boat

Dear Dad: Caleb got to go for his first boat ride this weekend. Growing up, riding on Grampa’s boat was an inevitable part of summer. We have read, slept, fished, and watched 4th of July fireworks together on that boat, so I have been looking forward to the day when I could share it with…

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