May 28, 2021
America likes to think of itself as a be-coastal country–at least the people on the coasts do.  The implication is that the coasts are the same […]
May 19, 2021
beach photo
I I often get asked how do you do research on Beaches?  Well, this image provides one version.  It is, of course, not really so.  I […]
April 30, 2021
Recent Journey
I know that a site with the title “Lureofthebeach” should only include trips to the beach but having been to Santa Monica a little while ago […]
April 12, 2021
A New Experience
It is a new experience for someone who has spent a career in the 17th Century to write about the future.  In concluding the “Lure of […]
April 7, 2021
Why I wrote this book
I often get asked how is it that someone who devoted their career to Early American History came to write a book about beaches from Rome […]