Americans this was almost our Independence Day. John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail: “…July 2nd will go down in History. We’ll celebrate it parades and pomp and bells ringing and fireworks.” Because Congress actually rules in favor if Independence on July 2 but then officially accepted Jefferson’s declaration two days later, thus making the…[Read More]
Apparently June 4 is National Hug Your Cat Day. We are unsure who determines this “awareness day” but we are interested. We wonder how many cats are celebrating this event. The cats that would appreciate the annual embrace are into it but how about the aloof felines that would rather be left alone? Maybe they…[Read More]
This is the season of awards. Oscars, Golden Globes, Critics Choice, etc. It is the congratulations period of the movie industry and it means that the “Best” actors, writers, producers, sound, etc. are hopeful that they will get some hardware to prove that they among the best in their field. Awards season usually begins with…[Read More]
09/07/2012 No Comments
Any summer business worth its salt knows the hustle and bustle of the summer is the key to success in regards to volume. And most of those same proprietors relish the calm of post Labor Day beach time. Residents certainly do. . In fact, recently there have been more and more tourists recognizing the same things and enjoying the open roads, clean/clear beaches and tables at restaurants. And even more people are looking to live in that calm world for what we Jersey Shore folk call a “winter rental.” It is an inexpensive way to live near the ocean, stay in a great home while yours is getting redone or get your feet wet if you’re thinking of moving out on your own. Imagine going to Thanksgiving Dinner this year and telling your cousins that you haven’t spoken to in awhile, “I live a block from the beach!” And while you’re here, listen to waves…you can hear them.