Lighthouse people are as proud of bagging lighthouse visits as hikers are of bagging peaks. We are both "experience hoarders". And the experiences aren't all that different.
Hurricane Sandy was making the news as the perfect crash of storm forces with the intensity to do a lot of damage. New York and New Jersey were projected to be the hardest hit, and Manhattan was already flooding when my husband and I took our lunch break and cameras to the beaches – Salisbury, MA, Hampton and Rye, NH on October 26, 2012 at about noon, high tide.