Of course we want shrimp

When in Cape Cod, eat shrimp. The Kream n Kone restaurant has our favorite fried platter. So we ordered at the counter, took our seat, and admired the really high number until the server brought our heaping plates of shrimp, fries, onion rings and slaw. This is not a special order. We knew Ellie B…

We lead our dog to water once more

Will our cherished rescue mutt ever want to swim? To prepare for our big return to Cape Cod, my dear wife Karen bought a little present to coax Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle a little more. OK, her protective floatie vest complete with decorative fin looked pretty darn cute, too. Perhaps we did get a…

Lobster in the wild

We didn’t wait long into our Cape Cod week to take our lunch trip Sesuit Harbor Cafe. The rustic joint is pretty in its own way. Order at the inside counter when your turn comes from the line. Step outside to a picnic table overlooking the water and moored boats. Wait until a server comes…

Cape Cod can seem pretty wild

So we’re walking our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle on the block that hold our Cape Cod rental, and she hears it before we see it. Down the far-side lawns struts a turkey. My dear wife Karen and I assumed it was wild, but perhaps it is someone’s pet. It did not…

Everything you need in a backyard

Is it fair for the new vacation house to be compared to the old vacation houses? You know I have to weigh the differences, especially at the start of the stay. My dear wife Karen and I adored sitting out back of the Happy Cottage in our many years of a weekly stay. This place…

A different cottage in Cape Cod to make us happy

At the end of our stay at the Happy Cottage in Cape Cod for our 2017 vacation, our friend Julie told us that indeed she and Lisa were selling. And great place that it was, they found a taker. We missed our annual trip last summer. My dear wife Karen regrouped. She found a place…