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April 14-15 2012 Part 2, The Annie Wilder by PD Lyons
Tuesday December 05, 2023
  April 14-15  2012 Part 2   Today he drove only to Marconi beach. P-town would have been too far. At the entrance a park warden was stopping cars. Now what? But the officer was very friendly wanted only to advise them that yes the beach was open and there was a controlled burn going on and no need to be afraid or call the fire department. And are you here for the Titanic memorial Ceremony? If so it's over there. yes you can just  go to the beach. Its a beautiful day for it. Their drive had been uneventful, stopped for petrol and bottles of water just the other side of ?suicide alley?. Yesterday he joined the child in the water off Race Point. It was cold it was fun it was the big giant ocean! The wife had time to read and snap a few photos of them turning purple. Today cooler, windy-er but they made it down the wooden steps out to an almost deserted shore knowing that as soon as base camp was established they'd spend time trying to duplicate the day before. The water was indeed freezing, colder that at Race Point yet they stayed in longer. Once she said to him ?This is the most fun ever!? he knew he'd stay in with her until they froze to death or she gave in and wanted to get out. It was dark by the time they made it back to Sandwich. He decided to take them to the canal see the water by starlight, maybe a ship or two, lights drifting through the black. They got out of the Jeep just as a fishing boat put in. Lets go see what they got he said. The child agreed. So they walked over to the Annie Wilder. There were two men and a woman aboard. Hello. He explained how they wanted to know a little bit about fishing boats and how the nets worked. The younger of the two men explained a little. No it wasn't a good day he said. Flounder he said. They showed them a tub full, neatly packed white belly up all looked the same size. There weren't many tubs at all. Does she like fish he asked. Morgan never met a sea food she didn't like he told them.  Just made some fillets. Would you like some? and he was away. I don't have any cash he told the woman. Did you ask him to sell it to you? No. Wouldn't have sold it to you even if you had he said. Here you go. Just wish us luck for tomorrow. There was about two pound of pure white medallions. The next morning the child made a picture on a black piece of paper, surrounded by silver ovals, silver flounders all around the Annie Wilder.  
Sandwich Principal Mulcahy Resigns
Tuesday December 05, 2023
SANDWICH ? Sandwich Middle High School Principal James Mulcahy has resigned, effective January 31. He had been on leave of absence since September. In a statement, he thanked the community and staff he has worked with for over 6 years. Jeane Nelson will continue as interim principal to finish out the school year.  The post Sandwich Principal Mulcahy Resigns appeared first on
April 14-15-16 part 3 How Big is the Heart of a Child ~
Monday December 04, 2023
    April 14-15-16 part 3 Muffins and earl grey at Beth's Special Teas. Cape Cod sunny Sunday wind pure fresh walk the little strip East Sandwich shops, still missing the Herb Shop but our gratitude is high for the tea Shop haven from all manner of Dunkin Dodo swill. Hot chocolate for the child. What to do with the last few hours before the drive back to Connecticut? Paradise Liquor for a 1.75 litre bottle of Bombay for 31.00. Sam's fish shop on the canal bag of shelled scallops large as your tongue. My eleven year old daughter fascinated by the lobster tank. Can we get one dad? Can we? No. Why not? Cause I don't want to kill one do you? No. Well then what's the point of getting one? We could let him go. Now my daughter wants to do a Buddha thing and save this creatures life and I'm not sure what to say. I don't want to talk her out of this do I? She gives me that look, the crux look, the scan of a child reading every inch of my body, verbal and invisible language, searching for the parental cue. Is this an acceptable idea, is it not? Remember whatever you do will affect me for the rest of my life. I stall and say well you'll have to use your own money. She says OK but its in the car. And I must  surrender with, that's alright give it to me when we get back. So she picks out Lucky the Lobster. Out to the Jeep fish out a pair of work gloves from the back, use the Gerber to cut the bands from his claws and we all three walk over to the edge and I toss him into the canal. She can see him swimming ? he's OK! Just before we drive off seat belts belted everyone ready small fist full of single dollar bills reaches over the seat ? here dad. And I think how big is the heart of a child. And I take the bills stuff them into my shirt pocket and say thank you.                          
No injuries after crash involving ambulance in Centerville
Sunday December 03, 2023
CENTERVILLE ? A Sandwich Fire Department ambulance transporting a patient to Cape Cod Hospital was involved in a traffic crash. The crash happened about 6 PM on Falmouth Road (Route 28) at Phinney's Lane. No injuries were reported but another ambulance completed the transport of the original patient. Barnstable Police are investigating how the crash [?] The post No injuries after crash involving ambulance in Centerville appeared first on
Sandwich firefighters quickly douse basement fire
Saturday December 02, 2023
SANDWICH ? Firefighters were called to a reported house fire on Quaker Meetinghouse Road near Cotuit Road shortly before 10:30 AM Saturday. According to reports the fire was in the basement of the house and was quickly put out. Heavy smoke had to be ventilated from the home. No injuries were reported. Further details were [?] The post Sandwich firefighters quickly douse basement fire appeared first on
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