I live near a herring pond which will someday become tidal. Right now, however, it only receives the herring which run up to it from Buzzards Bay in North Falmouth. It’s a picturesque place, has quite a few well separated houses around it and some public land as well. One day, I went on a stroll through the small parcel of public land and observed this situation. Frozen in that spot was a half-consumed water bottle, fortunately without a label. I brought the water bottle home, and along the way captured this evidence of its existence.
Emily L. Ferguson, New England landscapes, wooden boats and races
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