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Dawn Walk in Ocean Grove. By Bob Bowné. © Special to Blogfinger.

Dawn Walk. Ocean Grove.   August 7, 2015.  By Bob Bowné. © Special to Blogfinger.  Click to enlarge


Bob says, “Summertime and perfect for a pre-dawn stroll along the O.G. Boardwalk…..Don’t forget the bush hat!”



BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN   “Hello Sunshine.”   from his Western Stars album


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“Cross on the Auditorium floating in the late evening mist.” By Bob Bowné. Special to Blogfinger. Nov. 30, 2016. ©

“I dreamt we were standing
By the banks of the Thames
Where the cold grey waters ripple
In the misty morning light
Held a match to your cigarette
Watched the smoke curl in the mist
Your eyes, blue as the ocean between us
Smiling at me…”

THE  POGUES.  “Misty Morning, Albert Bridge.”   The Pogues were a Celtic punk band from London, popular in the 1980’s.

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Bob Bowne´ took a ride west and stopped at Van Sant Airport, Bucks County.


THE BAND:   From the Last Waltz album:  “Four Strong Winds.”


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Beachfront Sunrise. By Paul Goldfinger. Ocean Grove. Blogfinger.net ©


Hi Paul:

Greetings from Manhattan. I was struck by your quietly beautiful photo, “Beachfront Sunrise,” (posted recently on Blogfinger), and your statement that you preferred sunrises to sunsets because “beginnings are happier than endings.”

Here is the poem, “Dawn,” from my 2008 collection, Father of Water.


Best wishes,

Charles Pierre




By Charles Pierre


The first hint of morning on the ocean

is a trembling of shadows,


a dark hovering of muted tones

that moves with imperceptible pace,


a vanishing medium through which

the day brightens and widens,


the new light going on for miles and miles

in the shine of emerging surf.


BILL FRISELL. “Across the Universe.”





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Shark River dredge, Neptune township. January 9, 2016. By Bob Bowné. © Special to Blogfinger.net

Shark River dredge, Belmar, NJ.   January 9, 2016 re-post.  By Bob Bowné. © Special to Blogfinger.net   Click to make the busy bodies bigger.


Hi Paul…
I caught some action down at the Shark River Inlet. The Army Corps of Engineers has started dredging the inlet…and this ship is vacuuming sand up off the river bed, filling itself up (low rider), and then, I think…taking it off the coast, dumping it and then coming back in for a little more sucking up!  I bet they found a few clams and an old sneaker or two down there. LOL. It was a raw windy day down on the ocean …but the beat goes on……..



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Seaside Heights by Bob Bowné We don’t know the date. Special to Blogfinger. ©


MICHELLE BRANCH  from Remembering Patsy Cline.




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"Summertime, and the liven' is easy" (Ira Gershwin) Photo by Bob Bowné. Ocean Grove, July, 2014. ©

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy” (Ira Gershwin) Photo by Bob Bowné. ©  Ocean Grove, July, 2014. Special to Blogfinger

From Porgy and Bess:

One of these mornings you’re gonna rise up singing

And you’ll spread your wings and you’ll take to the sky

But ’til that morning, there ain’t nothin’ can harm you

With Daddy (Abercrombie) and Mammy (Fitch) standin’ by

EDDIE COCHRAN with the “Summertime Blues.”


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Ocean Grove Non-fishing pier.  Re-posted from September 13, 2015. By Bob Bowné.  OG Lifestyles.  Click to enlarge.  Special to Blogfinger.


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Bob Bowné capatures an intriguing image. It was a memorial service on the Ocean Grove beach. November, 2015. Special to Blogfinger ©

Bob Bowné captures an intriguing image. It was a memorial service on the Ocean Grove beach. November, 2015. Special to Blogfinger ©  Click to enlarge.

KAREN O. and EZRA KOENIG.  “The Moon Song”

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“A blustery day” by Bob Bowné. “Man impersonates a sea gull.”  October 4, 2015. The non-fishing pier in Ocean Grove, NJ. Special to Blogfinger. ©  Click image to enlarge.


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