The Chowder – Dixon Line

"In 1939, Cleveland Sleeper, a lawmaker from Maine, introduced a bill that would have made it a crime to add tomatoes to clam chowder. He debated Joe DiMaggio (New York Yankee, pro-tomato) on the radio. Set aside the obvious travesty of tomato-based chowder, and then the question becomes: Creamy broth? Or clear broth? Bacon fat, or no bacon fat?"

Family Trip, Provincetown, Cape Cod, September 2019

Provincetown Public Library "When it was built in 1860 as the Center Methodist Episcopal Church it was reputed to be the largest church of Methodist denomination anywhere in the United States. It cost $22,000 to complete and could seat 900 people in its 128 pews." Courtesy of provincetownlibrary.org. Thank you Kate and Peter (and Raven,… Continue reading Family Trip, Provincetown, Cape Cod, September 2019

Whales and Baby Whales at Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnoepBIMQdg Kate, Peter, Raven and I embarked from Provincetown on the Dolphin fleet whale watch boat piloted by the amazing Captain John to the waters of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary teeming with humpback whales, baby whales, and dolphins, all of which were feeding before sunset (the golden hour), a few days before the equinox,… Continue reading Whales and Baby Whales at Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary