Here’s to another great stay at The Happy Cottage

I managed to get two-weeks-plus worth of posts out of eight days in Cape Cod for my dear wife Karen, Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I. The Happy Cottage in Dennis Port is the center of it all. It’s set on a private lane, with parking for two cars out front. That came in…

Even on vacation, the library grabs me

While walking in Cape Cod, I couldn’t help but notice two striking libraries while walking with my dear wife Karen. The Eldredge Library in the heart of Chatham exuded old charm. The Town of Dennis Public Library filled its square with a more contemporary feel. Karen told me I’d fit in at both. Tomorrow: Wrapping…

These folks went all out for their grad

While my dear wife Karen, Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I were talking one of our daily walks around Dennis Port during our Cape Cod vacation, we spotted this sign of high school graduation week. The older generation in this place obviously are very proud of their girl. I asked Karen if she thought…

Sundae School educates the local birds

I got more than my cup of No-Sugar-Added coffee ice cream, single scoop, on my dear wife Karen and I’s trip to Sundae School in Dennis Port. Yes, this Cape Cod joint had a spiffy addition out front for this lover of bird-watching. Their expansive bird house had visitors, too. My interruption with the iPhone…

We can’t skip the Pancake Man or the Kream ‘N’ Kone

Not that our Cape Cod vacation is all about food or anything, but … I must tell you about continuing the traditions to The Pancake Man for breakfast. And Kream ‘N’ Kone for lunch. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an image for an enlarged slide show. My pancakes were as…

Let the sun shine at the public Dennis Port beach

By now, my dear wife Karen and I know exactly where to go for the public ocean beach closest to the Happy Cottage in Dennis Port. It’s a mere couple of miles down Depot Road, tucked amid the private places reserved for renters. The sign said the daily parking fee is up to $20 for…