Gunkholing: “Olde Cape Cod”

By Brian Shortsleeve | September 1, 2022

In our August issue, in recent years we have done our best to capture “Olde Cape Cod.” The cover photo on this issue includes a caption, “Following in the Footsteps…

Gunkholing: Cuttyhunk

By Brian Shortsleeve | July 16, 2022

Looking northeast over Copicut Neck Photo by Brian Shortsleeve When I began publishing Cape Cod Life 43 years ago, photography was a hobby of mine. I enjoyed photographing locations I…

Rain Gardens Matter: Simple Steps for the Cape Cod Homeowner

By Rachel Walman | June 23, 2022

Sandwich’s Horsley Witten Group provides steps and tips for an easy and beautiful way to help the environment.

From the Ground Up

By Susan Dewey | June 23, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard landscape and garden designer, Tara Gayle, has a plan to heal the earth and enhance its beauty.

Creating Buzz…

By Julie Craven Wagner | June 23, 2022

Pollinators are more than a natural addition to a summer garden, they are critical to the food production for every living creature on earth.

Photo Portfolio: Linda Phillips

By Allyson Plessner | May 3, 2022

Linda Phillips captures images from the Cape most people never see.

Gunkholing: The “Head of The Bay” in the Off-Season

By Brian Shortsleeve | May 3, 2022

Now living in the area known as “The Head of the Bay,” meaning Buzzards Bay, has proved to be wonderfully eye opening for Publisher Brian Shortsleeve.

Special Spaces: Armstrong-Kelley Park

By Rachel Walman | November 15, 2021

New Feet Within Our Garden Go The Cape Cod Horticultural Society begins to merge with The Trustees of Reservations renewing Armstrong-Kelley Park. The Armstrong–Kelley Park in Osterville is being adopted.…

Photo Portfolio: John & Pamela King

By Christina Galt | September 22, 2021

Into The Wild For John and Pamela King, their shared lifelong passion is to experience and capture the earth’s wild places and wild things through their photography. “We are a…

Promises to Keep

By Chris White | September 22, 2021

The Bourne Conservation Trust, the people of Cataumet, and local wildlife need everyone’s help to save an important piece of natural habitat on the shores of Squeteague Harbor, abutting Amrita Island.…

Gunkholing: From “The Foot of Buzzards Bay” To “The Head of The Bay”

By Brian Shortsleeve | September 22, 2021

About 40 years ago I first sailed into Buzzards Bay. I had gone to Roanoke, Virginia to buy a center-cockpit, motor sailor, which I named after my grandmother, “The Lady…

To Preserve and Protect

By Brenna Collins | August 20, 2021

The Association to Preserve Cape Cod is ensuring the Cape will thrive for generations to come by saving our most precious resource: the water. Across our incredibly captivating shoreline, the…

Through a Sober Lens: A Photographer’s Journey

By Christina Galt | November 19, 2020

After many years of working as a healthcare executive and struggling to overcome addiction, local author and photographer Michael Blanchard found himself at his lowest point. His journey to sobriety…

Eat, Sleep, Photograph!

By Allyson Plessner | November 19, 2020

Photography is a way of life for John Tunney who is always striving to capture what many would deem the uncapturable: a distinctive sentiment or idea immortalized in a picture.…

Gunkholing: The Tides Tell the Whole Story

By Brian Shortsleeve | November 19, 2020

We include the phases of the moon in the Cape Cod Life Seascapes Calendar because the phases of the moon are important to all of us. The gravitational force of…

“We First Flew in Dreams”

By Chris White | September 21, 2020

Each fall, a trip to the Atlantic coastline in Wellfleet and Truro might just include a sighting of Flying Goblins. On his album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and…

Fetching Sea-Born Treasures Home

By Elizabeth Shaw | July 2, 2020

For generations, people have fled to the beach in times of joy and in times of crisis. The waves and hidden treasures continue to call adventurers and newcomers alike like…

Take a hike!

By Elizabeth Shaw | July 1, 2020

The Trustees of Reservations want you to get out and get into nature! With over 100 properties, it’s easy to get lost and find yourself. Since 1891, the Trustees of…