Tag Archives: Pen Ryn

Birdhouse in Your Soul

Ten nesting pairs of ospreys have returned for the 2018 season to a stretch of the Delaware River that starts in Riverton, NJ, and ends 18.6 miles (29.9 kilometers) northeasterly at the tip of Burlington Island, NJ. The raptors, otherwise … Continue reading

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Watching the River Flow

Went down by the river in Andalusia today to see if my beloved ospreys returned yet to their nest atop the old Mud Island range marker. They arrive usually like clockwork on or around St. Patrick’s Day. Prior to last … Continue reading

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Thanks For All The Fish

Credit goes to Douglas Adams for the title of this week’s essay. It’s partially the name of the author’s third book in his trilogy: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The tome is sort of a boy-scout manual’s interpretation of being … Continue reading

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Haunting at Pen Ryn: The Ghosts from Christmas Eve Past – The Conclusion

The Bickleys were blue bloods and they made sure everyone knew it. The colonial aristocrats remained loyal to the Crown during the American Revolutionary War, as did most of the other comfortably rich families in the colonies during that era. … Continue reading

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The Haunting of Pen Ryn Manor: The Ghost of Christmas Eve Past

“Spirits are just video-like replays of awful events. A supernatural apparition is triggered by atmospherics, that is, when the climate is precisely as it was when the event occurred,” according to a local ghost chaser, a very perceptive way of … Continue reading

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