Tag Archives: Barnegat Bay

Barnegat Bay: Goldenrod, Monarchs, and a Cloudless Sulphur

The Seaside Goldenrod is in bloom and the Monarch butterflies are migrating at the Jersey Shore. (I count nine in this photo.) Last weekend kayaking on Barnegat Bay, I spotted a Great Blue Heron, a Dunlin, Double-Crested Cormorants, Monarchs and … Continue reading

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Glossy Ibis

Monday morning–a thrilling sight!!–After ten years of kayaking on Barnegat Bay, we spotted a Glossy Ibis (it was a juvenile) on the west side of one of the islands in the Bay! Linda & I got a good long close … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Adventures

Last week we had a wonderful 5-days with Sophie; wide range of activities from taking her with me to my Nonfiction Literature for Children class at Queens College to kayaking on Barnegat Bay where she spotted baby swans.

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Ocean Scene

This picture was taken at Island Beach State Park, ten miles of beautiful dunes and wide beaches at the south end of Barnegat Peninsula (really an island). My favorite beach walk is the mile from where the road ends to … Continue reading

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Black Swan on Barnegat Bay

Paddling our kayak on Barnegat Bay early Sunday morning (8/12/07) we headed for one of the islands to the north of our bungalow. In a channel on the east side, we saw a company of 26 Mute Swans (white with … Continue reading

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Structure

For several days, I’ve been immersed in figuring out my next book–a biography of the friendship between the legendary fighters for women’s rights–Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. Figuring out for me means finding the structure that ends up … Continue reading

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