Author: Brian Shortsleeve

Brian Shortsleeve is the owner, publisher, and founder of Cape Cod Life Publications. His personal column, “Gunkholing,” has appeared in all issues of Cape Cod LIFE since the very first issue in 1979.

Brian Shortsleeve

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Note to Self: Write More Often

Introducing Cape Cod Life Note Cards Above is one of our favorite aerial photos, taken as part of our Aerial…

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August 2018 Gunkholing: When I was a boy

Many an evening was spent playing touch football on Craigville Beach in Centerville. Most of the guys had summer jobs…

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July 2018 Gunkholing: Harbor LIFE

Our new series “Harbor LIFE” is intended to invite you to visit our marvelous harbors. We attempt to photographically capture…

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May 2018 Gunkholing: Craigville Beach

“The memories we collect and give brighten our lives for as long as we live.” When my father was in…

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Gunkholing: Celebrating our 40 years

In May 2018, Cape Cod Life begins its 40th year. Here is our first 40-year retrospective. While attending a recent…

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Gunkholing: My Love of Photography

My love of photography was a major motivator when I began publishing Cape Cod Life almost 40 years ago. From…

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Gunkholing: Print and digital working hand in hand

I love to see our charming villages and main streets decorated for the holidays. In this issue of Cape Cod…

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Gunkholing: Cape Cod LIFE launching new website, online general store

I don’t remember a time when I have not been very appreciative of good writing and great photography. Before starting…

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Sunset Is My Favorite Time

“When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I to go the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its…

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