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Winter Immersions

February 26, 2024

Winter can be a challenging time for merpeople. Especially New England merpeople. Our tropical relatives do just fine. When I saw next weekend’s forecast for 60 degree above water temperatures, […]

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A Mermaid’s Year in Review – Lessons in Humor, Fame, and Delight

January 1, 2024

For Christmas this year, my favorite merman gave me these 2 beverage holders – one for each of my favorite beverages. Mermaids do rely on coffee and wine for nourishment. […]

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Merpeople Rescue Baby Shark

September 11, 2023

Hi above water friends! Admittedly, I haven’t written all summer, because, well, summer is a busy time for a New England mermaid. Today’s visit to my under water friends needed […]

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Almost Home – A Teaser

May 12, 2023

It was so lovely to visit tropical relatives 2 months ago. It is also wonderful to come home. Home for a New England Mermaid is where the weather changes quickly […]

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New England Mermaid Visits Tropical Mermaid!

March 29, 2023

Today, March 29th, is National Mermaid Day! Woo hoo – party time! It is also International Mermaid Day, so even more WOO HOO! I recently had the opportunity to visit […]

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Yes we have coral here

January 16, 2023

On a cold December day in Rhode Island, I went off looking for my coral friends. I was not disappointed (except for the quality of my photos but that’s ok). […]

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I Survived an Anemone Attack!

October 18, 2022

I was attacked by an anemone and lived to tell about it! Yes, this is a true story, and it truly changed my already obsessed thinking of marine invertebrates. I […]

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Time to Relax – Mermaids must not spend too much time out of the water

December 27, 2021

Have you ever felt, well, a bit “off”? In a bit of a funk? Just not your best self? Come on, we all feel that way sometimes. Well, I had […]

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What Happens in the Tidepool Stays in the Tidepool! (unless a mermaid gossips)

November 10, 2021

Stuffed toys – everybody loves them, including mermaids. I’ve seen so many … teddy bears, unicorns, bunnies, sea creatures like whales and seals … but I think that my house […]

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Wading with the Silversides

September 29, 2021

One evening in late summer, some beach therapy was in order. I walked into the shallow water wearing my polarized sunglasses so that I could possibly see into the water. […]

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