Month: January 2013

Salacia, the Salty One

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What is the liquid equivalent of unearthed? Not unwatered. Dewatered? No. How about dredged? That’s more about muck than water, but for my purposes, it will work on a metaphorical level, as in, to dredge up the past. Gloucester did not feel the full force of Hurricane Sandy this fall, which gouged out New York and New Jersey, remapping their shoreline […]

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What We Do To Our Commons

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In the few weeks since I wrote about the fragile barrier between Niles Pond and the Atlantic, it has almost disappeared with Nemo. Thank you Kim Smith for documenting it. Niles Pond at Risk Posted on February 24, 2013 by Kim Smith The narrow strip of land that separates freshwater Niles Pond from the Atlantic Ocean was severely damaged […]

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