Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Gentlewoman Scholar of Starbucks Englewood

She saunters in at 7:47 AM like clockwork orange and navy and yellow, argyle bag in tow with dark pants and dark shoes, ritualistically heading to her spot near the window.  I have no idea who she is, or what … Continue reading

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In Tribute to Starbucks 35

Standing tall as the centerpiece of a thriving strip mall on Route 35 in Sea Girt, NJ is a Starbucks that is busy, non-stop, from the time that it opens its doors before sunrise until it’s time to say goodnight.  … Continue reading

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The Big Joe Talent Show

The Big Joe Henry Talent Show at Jenkinson’s on Point Pleasant Beach has no equal at the Jersey Shore.  Frankly, I’m not sure it has an equal anywhere. Who *is* Big Joe, you ask?  None other than our favorite DJ … Continue reading

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Earl Passes By Gingerly

Thankfully Earl accommodated the Jersey Shore by twirling out eastward and moving along quickly.  Little if any damage, and mostly churning seas rather than turning objects.  We could barely detect any wind unless walking the boards or sneaking on to … Continue reading

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The Duke With Earl

A helicopter patrolled the skies above Point Pleasant Beach this morning as dawn revealed the riptides pounding the beach.  The weather forecasts were ominous last night, prompting us to move most items from the deck under cover or indoors.  So … Continue reading

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