We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Home from a four-day mini-vacation to Wellfleet for a homeopathic salt-and-pine-and-sand-and-shellfish infusion before autumn sets in. It was too cool to be good beaching weather, but perfect walking weather. We did get in one good swim. Wellfleet Harbor, early morning (yes, I am an early-riser):