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A compendium of looks from those daring days of life on the spit --

While any photo of you is in the past, some are paster than other ... 

Below: I was doing a sunrise surf session at Wooden Jetty but just had to stop and grab this seemingly serene shot. Oh, it was serene enough for the angler but that surf was in board-breaking form, much bigger than this pic shows. …

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Added by jaymann on June 20, 2022 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

The recent past in pics -- For LBIslander eyes to fix upon ...

I think its easier to nostalgically relate to the recent past -- as opposed to times so far gone they're freakier than they are relatable. 

I was president once -- Maui -- Mauna Olu College. …

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Tuesday, May 31, 2022: This second one-day heat wave will not only end suddenly but ...

ABOVE: Barny facelift goes on.

Below: A profound phobia of mine. I once got a vest wetsuit stuck on my head in a surf shop in Hawaii -- I…

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022: I’ll make a yeoman’s effort to resurrect this blog ...

ABOVE: Ran into an old friend ... Sammy Cicindelidae. He greeted me with open fangs. 

Below: Another friend, Jose, offers me season's greetings ... …

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022: From a spanking new island to Putin reaching us on LBI

MEET THE NEW ISLAND: In my weekly column, I wax poetic about the new island off Holgate, dubbed Horseshoe Island due to its initial shape. That shape will not persist. Within months it will become a mainly rounded island, based on currents.

As expected, there are…

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Another picture prefect look at not all that long ... Simpler times ... and minds

A new jetty in the making ...…

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Newer "old" pics --

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022: This blog had momentarily fallen out of favor with me due to a prohibitive workload ...

Monday's Barnegat Bay snow squall: …

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Tuesday, March 08, 2022: Below is much ado about stuff you really don’t want to read ...

Coyotes might not be the only thing devouring feral cats -- There are always those dreaded land groupers. …

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Tuesday, March 01, 2022: Of coyotes, wolves and my doing hard time in a Mexican jail ... A rap sheet from Oaxaca

What does the above have in common with the below? 

Tuesday, March 01, 2022: Of…

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022: Quick end to the month a-comin'. No day-long Leap Year. ... Is laughter damaging?

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022: Quick end to the month a-comin'. No day-long Leap Year.…

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Tuesday, February 15, 2022: As I phase away from ...

Below: I need to look at things from a new angle ... 

Above: Bass River Forest prior to cut down ... …

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Tuesday, February 01, 2022: I’ve been trying my hardest to do an occasional personal blog herein but time and energy levels have conspired

 

Below: I had a bit of an issue when somebody brought up my use of this photo with my "Jay Mann Archives" beneath. They somewhat implied it was what might be called public domain. Not so. I purchased the sole rights to this March Storm photo. I absolutely do not mind folks using it but…

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Friday, January 28, 2022: With a blizzard all but knocking at the door, I’ll join the many by throwing in a couple/few two-cents worth, in an old-timer vein.

I'm debating weathering the blizzard in this chair. I figure it'll ready me for my Everest climb. 

Make sure you're electro vehicle is well charged ... …

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022: Quite the nip in the air but nowhere near Collins Cove material ...

End of an era ... …

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(TYPOS AND SUCH FIXED) CLOSING OUT 2021 -- WEATHER, RACOONS, NORIEGA, AND WAY MORE ...

8 weird and wild Christmas crimes - New York Daily News

Out of all holidays great and small, Christmas Day has an unapproachable lead when it comes to…

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Friday, December 17, 2021: Even if it ends tomorrow – which it will – this very friendly batch of December mildness ...

That is one jealously pissed off T-shirt -- …

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Monday, December 06, 2021: Here’s to those who ....

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Tuesday November 30 2021: I suppose the largest non-newsy news is the return of snowy owls to Holgate, possibly two, surely one.

Below: My favorite artsy shot from Holgate ... taken in the wake of a storm as tidal pool emptied.…

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