Seeing the Arm

There’s something special about staring out at the ocean from a Cape Cod shore. You may find yourself sun dazed in a beach chair vacantly staring at the gorgeous vista of Nantucket Sound, or fearfully standing watch over the Atlantic before a hurricane, like a soldier stationed at the border on the eve of war; the circumstances don’t matter. You’ll still look out upon the waves extending as far as the eye can see and feel… something.

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Welcome to the Cranberry Blog

This blog is a collection of stories, thoughts, and general ramblings all centering around a little spit of sand in the southeastern corner of New England. It is called “The Cranberry Blog”, a play on the many cranberry bogs which the Cape is known for. I write about Cape Cod for a variety of reasons: I know its history, I’m learning its present and I’m very curious about its future. I’m in love with its geography. I find the space that it occupies in the cultural zeitgeist fascinating. More than anything, however, I write about Cape Cod when I’m homesick. So whether you’re a born-and-raised Cape Codder or couldn’t even point it out on a map, I hope that you can enjoy this blog as much as I do.

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