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Trailing on Cape Cod & Lime Velvet

      Well I am going back to were I wanted to go last week with my blog. The idea of getting outdoors on the Cape and enjoying all the beautiful trails we have. The network of walking and riding trails are so immense that you could not possibly do them all in a weeks time. And for us that live here, if you do a different one each week, it will still take you a couple months to get through them all and to begin again.

Blizzard Update

Heaviest Damage On Outer Cape, Thousands Without Power, Major Flooding Averted


The video above and the picture below are from Sagamore Beach. This might not look to bad if you are from Duxbury Beach or Humarock, but this is very heavy for somewhat-sheltered Sagamore.

Oil Pulling

I recently discovered oil pulling. Oil what?

Oil pulling is an age-old remedy started in India thousands of years ago that uses oil to clean, detoxify, and nourish teeth and gums; it also whitens teeth. Oil pulling removes excessive and bad bacteria from your mouth, which also helps with detoxification of the entire body. It is well known that bacteria in the mouth can lead to other health related problems besides gum disease.

Wonder why

Back in 1864, Abraham Lincoln (a Republican) signed an act of Congress that declared that the Yosemite Valley land “be held for public use, resort, and recreation...inalienable for all time.

Eight years later we got the National Park System.

Cape Cod School Closings For Wednesday

We'll Update As They Come In 

Our fine feathered friend is not alone in noticing that NECN already has a van at Hemisphere's in Sandwich.


(Updated as they come in)


Cape Cod Community College






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Time for another Monday Morning Quarterback.

According to Mitt Romney, had he won the election, he would have known how to have prevented Putin from annexing the Crimea, and, apparently, would have been able to keep everyone in the Ukraine happy.



Those who are claiming that President Obama is a weak leader especially in regard to the events in the Crimea, and that people all over the world see him that way, need to examine the part they are playing in that impression.

Don't Look Now But...

This will be a short blog to bring something to the attention of readers that they may have missed. The wholesale prices of natural gas and electricity in New England exploded in 2013:

• 2013 percentage increase in the wholesale price of natural gas: 76%
• 2013 percentage increase in the wholesale price of electricity: 55%

Bad start


Since it is going to come up even as it is irrelevant to the actual topic of the blog, let’s get it out of the way.

The difference between Hillary Clinton and Scott Brown running for a seat in the senate is that Scott Brown was a senator from Massachusetts who ran for re-election, lost, and then went to another state to try there.