Category Archive: cape cod

A Fall Walk on Cape Cod

One of my favorite seasons on Cape Cod is the fall. The tourists are gone, the beaches are empty and it is still reasonably warm enough to take a long walk on them.… Continue reading

193/365 Shawme Pond, Sandwich, MA

98/365 A View of White Cliffs in Plymouth

83/365 Cape Cod

The low sandy beach and the thin scrub pine, The wide reach of bay and the long sky line,— O, I am sick for home! The salt, salt smell of the thick sea… Continue reading

64/365 Sandwich Boardwalk

Sandwich Boardwalk on Cape Cod traverses salt marshes to link the town to Town Neck Beach.    

63/365 Town Neck Beach

One of our favorite town beaches. Town Neck Beach on Cape Cod.

43/365 My Backyard

Here is what my backyard looked like during the last snowstorm. The pool looks like a pond. It was picture perfect. And yes that is a greenhouse.

40/365 Cape Cod Wonderland

Need I say more…  

A Winter Wonderland

Just had to share some images from the recent snowstorm. And although it was a very wet, heavy snow that brought down a lot of tree branches, it was beautiful!

35/365 Another view of my Town

The historic center of my town of Sandwich on Cape Cod really is picture perfect. Her is a view of the Dunbar House seen across Shawme Pond. You can see the church spire of… Continue reading

23/365 It’s Coming

The weather report has been all over the place during the past week. First we were going to be buried in snow and then we weren’t. Now they are saying we will have… Continue reading

10/365 Wychmere Harbor Cape Cod

Fishing fleet in Wychmere Harbor on Cape Cod.

6/365 Winter Has Arrived on Cape Cod

The snow finally arrived on Cape Cod!

I Really Do Live in a Norman Rockwell Town

I am in my mid-fifties and have lived on Cape Cod for 26 years. It’s hard to believe when I think of it now, as it doesn’t seem that long. When I was… Continue reading

It’s Right Around the Corner

It’s right around the corner. Yes winter with all of its snow, ice and wind. Of course here in New England Nor’easters also barrage us. These storms pummel our coastline and are a… Continue reading

Evening in Cataumet

One evening I went with my hubby, our son Rob, his fiancé Bri to Kingman Marina in Cataumet Massachusetts for drinks by the ocean. The scenery was just magnificent.

Sunset Over Kingman Marina, Cataumet, Cape Cod

Oh sun, I feel you underneath my skin. The heat you radiate amazes me. Your light, a precious gift, I stay within until you dip yourself beneath the sea, red glowing – signaling… Continue reading

An Amazing Sunset Over Cape Cod

There are some remarkable landscapes and scenic setting in and around Cape Cod. And although this was not a coastal view it is incredible. I caught the sun as it was setting over… Continue reading

Crab Fishing on Cape Cod in Summer

There are some very fun and special activities that happen on Cape Cod in summertime. Quite often you will see children with raw chicken drumsticks hanging off string into the water. Crabs are… Continue reading

In and Around Sandwich

Here is another view of a popular area in my hometown of Sandwich on Cape Cod. During the good weather you will quite often find a number of boys and others fishing Shawmee… Continue reading

A Little Small Town Americana

Walking a little further around my hometown of Sandwich on Cape Cod I have included some more examples of why I love this area so much. It just screams small town America. In… Continue reading

Beautiful Yards for Beautiful Homes

Today I was walking around my town taking some photos of local sights. I came upon these mailboxes and just fell in love with them. Nestled amongst roses and ivy they were so… Continue reading

The Garden Is Starting to Pop

Flowers are finally starting to pop in my garden. It really seems late this year. But now I am getting color and I love to see it. My iris, catmint, garlic clove and… Continue reading

Heritage Museum & Gardens, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

There is a beautiful and magical place on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. It is called Heritage Museums and Gardens in Sandwich. It is acres of magnificent nature trails just waiting to be explored… Continue reading

15 Days and Counting until Spring!

The first day of spring is in 15 days! Woohoo! Can you believe it? Quite frankly I am a little skeptical. As I am writing this it is once again snowing here on… Continue reading

Town Neck Beach ~ Breach, Sandwich, Cape Cod

Town Neck Beach is a barrier beach which protects the Town of Sandwich from the ocean. Previously there was one entrance through the beach and the ocean meandered via river ways through the… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = GRAND

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Eel Pond, Woods Hole, Falmouth on Cape Cod

Woods Hole on Cape Cod is incredibly scenic. Eel Pond which is opposite the open access to the ocean is absolutely quaint. When you think of Cape Cod this is exactly what you… Continue reading

A Quintessential New England town… Falmouth, Cape Cod

On Cape Cod as I have mentioned before there are three major towns with a multitude of many in between. One of the towns is Falmouth and it is a hub of the… Continue reading

Nobska Lighthouse in Falmouth

On Cape Cod there are many beautiful Lighthouses to be found. One in particular is Nobska Lighthouse in Falmouth. When you leave Falmouth Harbor on the ferry or a boat and head over… Continue reading

Have you ever visited Falmouth on Cape Cod?

Have you ever visited the town of Falmouth on Cape Cod? Here are some summer views of Main Street. It is the epitome of a larger Cape Cod and New England town. There… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = XANTHIC (yellow, yellowish)

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Main Street, Falmouth, Cape Cod Massachusetts

  On Cape Cod there are three major hubs or little cities. Falmouth, Hyannis and Provincetown. If you’re from Cape Cod you know that in summer from Falmouth to Hyannis can take you… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = THRIVE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

A Step Back in Time, Martha’s Vineyard.

I live on Cape Cod, which is a large spit of sand, which juts out into the ocean off the coast of Massachusetts. Just off of the Cape Cod coast are two very… Continue reading

A Colorful Cape Cod Landscape

Available for purchase as a print, canvas, or pillow here… I know this probably is not timely but I took this photo last fall while Hubby and I were out for a walk… Continue reading

Rowboats at the Ready

At any harbor in New England there is always a group of rowboats ready to take waiting fishermen or lobstermen to their vessels.

The Always Scenic Harbor on Cape Cod

I have said it so many times before, that I never take for granted the fact that I live in such a scenic and beautiful area! The unique architecture partnered with quaint Towns,… Continue reading

A Solitary Beach

Cape Cod Beach. Purchase print here… This is the time of year that if you decide you want to walk along the beach alone you’ll have plenty of opportunity. It is a perfect… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = KEEN

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Wychmere Beach Club, Harwich, Cape Cod Massachusetts

Wychmere Beach Club, Harwich, Cape Cod…. Purchase print here… Recently I have been posting photos from various locations on Cape Cod. One of the most scenic harbors is Wychmere Harbor, in Harwich on… Continue reading

Standing Guard

Purchase print here… This seagull let me walk right up to him and he wouldn’t flinch. He was standing his ground watching over the pier and the entire fishing fleet in Chatham on… Continue reading

Racing Home!

Purchase print here… As hubby and I were walking the beach in Chatham this past Saturday we watched this boat come racing back towards the harbor. There was something special about this shot… Continue reading

Scenic and beautiful Wychmere Harbor, Cape Cod

If you are ever on Cape Cod head east on Route 28 into Harwich. Eventually the road will meander by this gorgeous little harbor. In the summer the harbor is dotted with all… Continue reading

More of Nature’s Beauty

Well if you can’t fight it you may as well embrace it! That is how I feel about these relentless snowstorms we have been having weekly since December. One of the snowiest winters… Continue reading

A Raging Snowstorm

I always feel so fortunate to live within a very short distance of the ocean. I never take it for granted. Hubby and I go to the beach mostly in the off-season to… Continue reading

First Blizzard of 2014 hits Cape Cod

Well we got our first blizzard of the season here on Cape Cod. Overnight over a foot of snow fell and the winds were sustained over 35 mph for a number of hours.… Continue reading

A Boggy Wet Walk in Barnstable

  In the off season on Cape Cod I like to grab my husband and head out to venture into areas we’ve never been to before. I have a book which tells of… Continue reading

Falmouth Heights, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Print available for purchase here on ETSY: If you have ever taken the ferry from Falmouth on Cape Cod to Martha’s Vineyard chances are you have seen this view. This is “Falmouth Heights”… Continue reading

Why Oh Why Do I Love Cape Cod

I never take for granted the fact that no matter where I go I can just about find ocean within ten to fifteen minutes. I feel so blessed that I can pop in… Continue reading