Places

Old Mill School

Mr. Baldwin was the principal I had Ms. Nut and then Ms. Salzmann for kindergarten Ms. Sandy for first grade Ms. Salzmann for second grade Mrs. Abbamonte for 3rd grade Mrs. Jacoby for 4th grade Mr. Hooker for 5th grade   My mom was a lunch lady, then a sub, then a teacher Walking on …

Old Mill School Read More »

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 …

Philadelphia Beach Read More »

31 Village Road

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 …

31 Village Road Read More »