Monthly Archives: August 2012

Summer magic at Newcomb Hollow; one beach, two worlds [op-ed CCT 21 August 2012]

Early summer evenings we sometimes take chairs to one of Wellfleet’s ocean beaches and perch there above the surf sipping a drink and staring out. The last of the daytime beachgoers get in their final plunges. A local comes for a ritual early evening immersion, a fisherman casts a line. Vacationers prepare fires for an […]

Little town, big tourist summer op-ed CCT [7 August 2012]

Midsummer’s evening, the sounds of summer wafting dreamily over the tree tops on the warm summer southerly. It’s irresistible. We are drawn, like the kids at the Pied Piper’s piping, to the tourist life over at the harbor. This romancing of us that transforms our town each summer. And it’s a familiar refrain each year: […]