Polly 2 on September 9th, 2010

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Eastham Windmill was built in Plymouth, Massachusetts around the year 1680. It was moved several times over the years and was finally brought to its present location in 1808. It has been restored and is the oldest and last working gristmill on Cape Cod.     […]

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Polly 2 on September 5th, 2010

The Bourne Bridge is located in Bourne, Massachussets and crosses the Cape Cod Canal. Cape Cod is connected to the rest of Massachusetts by either the Bourne Bridge, or by the Sagamore Bridge. The Bourne Bridge was named “Most Beautiful Steel Bridge” in 1934 by the American Institute of Steel Construction. Construction of the bridge […]

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Polly 2 on September 5th, 2010

This summer I asked Candee’s dad if we could dig some clams before I headed home to West Virginia. We set a “clamming date” for 9:30 Friday morning. Why that specific time? Well, he got out the tide chart and determined that would be the perfect time to go because it would be “dead low […]

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Polly 2 on September 2nd, 2010

Check out some of the murals I saw during my visit to Cape Cod: This mural on the side of the Kid ‘N Kaboodle Building in Orleans, Massachusetts was painted by Catherine Clark. The 30′ X 50′ mural shows Beltane and her calf, Cats Eyes–two real humpback whales that the artist observed in nature. 2 […]

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Polly 2 on August 31st, 2010

When Debbie, Candee and I decided to take a vacation on Cape Cod, there was one thing on our mind…relaxation. Beyond that, there was only one thing we really thought we’d like to do…go on a whale watching trip. We were in luck because Provincetown, which is the northernmost town on Cape Cod, is one […]

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Polly 2 on August 30th, 2010

    I love to go the the beach! On my trip to Cape Cod in August, 2010, I went to several beaches including, Nauset Beach and Skaket Beach. There are differences from beach to beach so I love to take a lot of pictures. I’ve included some of my favorite beach pictures from my […]

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Polly 2 on August 28th, 2010

I think everyone has paused to watch the sun disappearing below the horizon at one time or another. This is what is referred to as a sunset and the way they look depends a lot on the atmospheric conditions that are present at the time. There are so many variations to the way a sunset […]

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Polly 3 on August 27th, 2010

Polly #3 loves to try new things….this time it’s sailing!

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Polly 2 on August 25th, 2010

I have become fascinated by lighthouses ever since I saw my first one many years ago. According to The Lighthouse Directory, there are over 12,800 lighthouses throughout the world. I knew there were a lot, but I had no idea that there were that many. Lighthouses have been used as navigational aids since as long […]

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Polly 2 on August 22nd, 2010

When Debbie, Candee and I were visiting Cape Cod this summer, we were able to witness part of the Pan Mass Challenge—a fundraising bike-a-thon which has more than 5,000 cyclists who hail from 36 different states and 8 countries. The PMC runs through forty-six towns across the state of Massachusetts, and cyclists are able to […]

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Polly #3 is Amazed by the 2010 Pan Mass Challenge