THIRTYARDS

“Pat de Groot, a painter who embodied an era when the beaches and dunes at the tip of Cape Cod were peopled with artistic geniuses and incorrigible eccentrics — often in...

Hard, hot light by ten a.m., windows ricocheting sun, concrete incandescent, even blacktop white. No day to stay in the city. Tackle chosen, we drive south and west, right angles giving...

I do not think we can hope for any better things now. We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker, of course, and the end cannot...

Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone. It’s not warm when she’s away. Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone and she’s always gone too long anytime she goes away. And I know,...

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Who has known the ocean? Neither you nor I, with our earth-bound senses, know the foam and surge of the tide that beats over the crab hiding under the seaweed of...

The European sea bass as we know is particularly vulnerable to overfishing and local population depletion due to various aspects of its biology: They are slow growing and do not mature...

Paul Hendricks and Colin McCarthy tour northern Michigan to rock climb, surf, fish, kayak and define what Your Place means. Hendricks writes, “We all have that place. A stretch of river,...

Do not go gentle into that good night Dylan Thomas, 1914 – 1953 Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against...

The truth about the world … is that anything is possible. Had you not seen it all from birth and thereby bled it of its strangeness it would appear to you...