Places

Philadelphia Beach

Growing up on the Jersey shore, I spent a lot of time on the beach — Philadelphia Beach in Sea Girt in particular. The beach had a raised boardwalk which ran parallel to the shoreline and was up on pylons some 15 feet or so over the sand. All of Sea Girt’s beaches are divided …

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Childhood Home

I grew up on the Jersey Shore just a little more than a mile from the beach. My childhood home was officially in Wall Township, so I went to Wall Township schools, but the mailing address for our house was Sea Girt. Our street, Village Road, was a long straight road which ran between Sea …

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