The HMS Bounty left New London, Conn., on Oct. 25 for a sail to St. Petersburg, Fla. It went due east to try to avoid hurricane Sandy, but the crew was mistaken in thinking the danger had been skirted.
A massive lobster was nabbed off the coast of Maine earlier this month. It's now being held at the state's aquarium, though it will be released soon.
Hostility to incumbents is strong this fall. Animus against the 'elite' may be stronger.
There is a new awareness of the challenges we face.
One of the newest botanical gardens in the US has a rare waterfront location.