Today is the first nor’easter since I moved down in June.  Rain all night and off and on this morning.  My friend, Bob S., had told me about a flag fastened to the last of the boardwalk pilings.  Had to see what it would look like against the stormy surf.

The wind was blowin’ pretty good; the rain was stinging my legs slightly.  Had the cover on the camera but, hey, you can’t cover the lens, right?  So, a few raindrops.  Clone ’em out.

Loved it on the beach, with the wind and flying spray.  Started to leave and had to wait at the Stop sign.

Things on the bay side were a little better … no blowing spume but still foreboding.

The Meerwald’s in town, taking people out onto Little Egg Harbor bay and drumming up interest and, hopefully, contributions.  She was out yesterday:

But I don’t think they’re going to do much business today.


  1. Kathleen Lapergola Says:

    Great pictures Ralph!!!

  2. Jenn Says:

    So sad for Meerwald! Glad you’re out there drumming things up for them :>

  3. gordon Brummer Says:

    Thanks Ralph. Nothing like a stormy day at the beach. Sally and Gordon

  4. Pat Peacock Says:

    Love your photo of the Meerwald. Looks even better than our sail by at ladies sailing yesterday. Very grand and stately.

  5. Diane Morton Says:

    Any day on Long Beach Island is a good day! Thanks for sharing –

  6. MikeP Says:

    Don’t ya just love it when the weather kicks up!! I know whenever I shoot and people say to me what a beautiful sunny day for pictures… I just smile and curse a lil under my breath. 🙂

  7. Denise Bush Says:

    I like the lonely flag in the ocean. Looks like it was really blowing!

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