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I'm a former Marine and retired NYC Transit Police Detective. I offer a photo journal blog that is mostly about beach life, the wildlife and the semi-wild human denizens of the shore. I find the former can teach much to the latter at

Balmy Times

“The house is burning down, let’s toast marshmallows.” It was in the mid sixties Sunday, Feb. 19th, 2017 here in beautiful citybythesea, Long Beach, New York. Our global “climate alterations” of late have […]