Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Travel Tuesday: Sandwich, Massachusetts
Sandwich is the oldest town on Cape Cod. Storms from this past winter and spring changed the landscape of Sandwich Town Beach. The Atlantic Ocean came perilously close to beachfront houses; one is in the process of being moved back from the water. Many of the trails to the beach have been closed to help preserve what is left of the dunes. In the picture below new grass has been planted to try and anchor the new sand that was trucked in. One resident trucked in $10,000 worth of sand to try and restore some of the frontage lost to erosion. Mother Nature will have her way eventually . . . but meanwhile, what a beautiful place to enjoy on a sunny day.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.