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A day in Cape May - and a Pixie!!!

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Sunday was spent with the family in the lovely shore community of Cape May, NJ. Cape May is at the very southern tip of New Jersey, Architecturally, it is a Victorian community, About 30 years ago it became very trendy, A lot of old houses were converted into quaint B&Bs. A lot of fantastic restaurants sprang up, I think a lot of laws were passed so the homeowners are required to keep up their homes in proper fashion,

We had a great day. One of the negatives of going there is that it is far. It is a 2 1/2 hour drive in good traffic. In bad traffic, who knows? Fortunately, traffic was not bad at all. In fact, the whole place was less crowded than I expected. It was very hot, but the water was great. A lot of times it is too cold at this time of year, but it was about 80 degrees and very refreshing. Sweet!!!

While walking around, I came across this garden ornament. My pixie teammates will appreciate this, I hope.



To anyone who is familiar with Cape May, this is on Jackson Street, The yellow and white striped awning (vaguely visible in the background) is the marvelous Mad Batter restaurant.

We had dinner at the Lobster House, a restaurant on an active fishing pier. Had a great view sitting on the pier. Dinner (mainly crabs) was delicious. The crabs were so in season!!

Cape May is the kind of place where you can really kick off your shoes and relax. The day didn't disappoint. Of course it would have been nice if it was a little cooler, but hey, it is so hot in the Northeast. It was a nice reprieve.
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MARDEG918 8/24/2012 9:47PM

    You really described Cape May well. My daughter lives in South Jersey and we meet there sometimes (I live in Delaware). Love the way the town looks.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 7/5/2012 4:25PM

    Sounds like a delicious place to visit!!!

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WINKERDINK 7/5/2012 10:26AM

    Such a lovely sounding day! My daughter has been to Cape May several times and it is one of her favorites! I must say I'm a tad jealous emoticon
I love the Pixie!

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LYNCHD05 7/4/2012 6:33PM

    this sounds like the most perfect day. A beautiful location, a fresh seafood lunch and a lovely walk! What more can we ask for!

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MARTY19 7/4/2012 4:04PM

    I'm so glad it was a fantastic day. There is something special about a beach town. It seems they run on different clocks. So relaxing.

Marty

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MNABOY 7/4/2012 4:03PM

    Hot weather, cold water-life cannot get better. Great food, great fellowship and life is worth living and another reason to live a healthier life style.

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GRANNYSUE9 7/4/2012 2:41PM

    Sounds like a great place to go! Glad you had a relaxing time! Happy 4th!!

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MENNOLY 7/4/2012 1:49PM

    Glad you had a good time. Have a great 4th!

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GAYLLYNNE 7/4/2012 8:31AM

    Sounds like a fantastic, relaxing get-a-way!! Love the pixie and so glad you had a great time. I always pass this on my way to my daughter's school (University of Delaware). Maybe I should stop sometime!

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TINAJANE76 7/4/2012 5:47AM

    Looks like you had a fantastic time. Thanks for sharing your experiences!

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ZELLAZM 7/4/2012 4:32AM

    Glad you had such a nice getaway, Leslie!

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CATLOVER110 7/4/2012 12:37AM

    It sounds like a wonderful day, and I love the pixie! emoticon

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NIGHTOWLKIM 7/4/2012 12:33AM

  Great pic! Sounds like you had a great time.

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