Reading with Coffee


 

Remembering Black Sunday

The world was Hugh Callaway’s oyster and indulge he did. A revolving door of ladies kept his calendar occupied. How he kept track of them...

Remembering the Lusitania

On May 7, 1915, the Cunard Liner Lusitania was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of County Cork, Ireland. ⁠She sank within 20...

Farm to Table

Happy Earth Day! What’s the first fruit that comes to mind when you think of NJ? Blue or cranberries? Jersey tomatoes? (Yes — they’re a...

Then & Now: Ottens Canal

No, the photo to right does not depict Ottens Canal. It was taken at the Wildwood Sign located at Rio Grande Avenue and the Boardwalk. I...

Then & Now: Cape May Point

This week I’m back with another blast from the past. Located at the southern-most tip of New Jersey, Cape May Point is nestled where the...

What's In A Name?

Set against the backdrop of the First World War, Thicker Than Water tells the story of 4 friends: Danny, Shannon, Jennie, and Hugh. I’ve...

Do you believe in ghosts?

Cape May, New Jersey is one of the most haunted places in America. With a recorded history dating back to 1620, it’s not hard to imagine...

New Jersey's Atlantis

"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past." ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald Welcome to the 4th segment of...

Remarkable Women of the New Jersey Shore

Welcome to the premiere segment of Laura’s Library- an exhibition of the research materials I poured over while preparing my historical...

Cause Down the Shore Everything's Alright

Proud Jersey Girl here. Every August, I’d watch with glee as my grandparents loaded the car for our 2 week vacation “down the shore”....

 

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