I got a new camera for my birthday, a Canon SX730, and so I've been taking some pictures here on Cape Cod. This first one represents two favorite activities on the Cape -- boating and relaxing.
Sometimes it's a little misty by the seashore, especially in the morning. This is a bed-and-breakfast located a block or so form Nantucket Sound.
And then down on the beach . . .
There are some pretty impressive homes on the waterfront. I think this one is owned by someone from the Boston Red Sox.
But not all homes on the Cape are so grand. This one is certainly nice enough, but a little more down-to-earth.
Here we are, back in town. Bonatt's is the local bakery that offers the Meltaway, its signature pastry with a nutmeg glaze.
Down the street is the locally famous Sundae School ice cream shop . . .
Last night we went to see the Cotuit Kettleers play the Chatham Anglers of the Cape Cod baseball league. The players are top college prospects from all around the country, testing out the competition for moving up to professional baseball. Cotuit beat Chatham handily, 12-3, and has three players (one from Duke, one from UCLA, one from Wright State) going to the all-star game this weekend.
I don't think there's any baseball team named after lobsters. But they certainly make their presence known throughout Cape Cod. I had a lobster roll for dinner the other night. Here's a lobster on the front of a house ...
Meanwhile, I told you about the guide to Naval signal flags that's posted on the wall here at the house we're renting. So, can you figure out what this sign says?
Here's a clue: