Around the bend from Wellfleet Harbor, Jim O’Connell slides out of his white Ford F150 into the emerging sand. He clips his olive hip waders onto his belt as the salty waters seep out into Cape Cod Bay. From the shore, his truck is one of many that dot the curving horizon 400 yards off […]Read more "A Life of Tides"
The end of the semester and my undergraduate experience is soon approaching, which means so are deadlines for final projects. I’ve really enjoyed covering this beat and am planning to continue it after this stage in my education comes to a close. For my final project I’m hoping to revive a project I was hoping to […]Read more "The Final"
I will never forget the first time I heard about the Whydah. When I was 10, I went to the haunted walk hosted at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, a Mass Audubon property, that is held around Halloween every year. About 15 minutes into the walk, an actor playing Mary “Goody” Hallett crossed our paths. […]Read more "Folklore, Treasure, and Discovery on Cape Cod"