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Light Hearted ep 268 – W. Scott Jett, Hereford Inlet, NJ
March 10, 2024

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse (courtesy photo) Hereford Inlet, a break in the barrier islands along the east side of Cape May, New Jersey, was used by whalers as far back as the 17th century. Shifting

Light Hearted Lite #1 – Sophie Blackall
March 06, 2024

We've produced almost 300 episodes of the podcast Light Hearted in the past five years. Most of the interviews weve done have been a half hour to an hour. We realize that listening to an hour-long po

Light Hearted ep 267 – Patrick Mont and Chelsea clocks; Guin and Dani talk lighthouses; Portsmouth Harbor Light, NH
March 03, 2024

Dani and Guin doing what they love There are three segments in this episode. First, 11-year-old Guinevere Porter and her best friend Dani, Kentucky residents, talk about their visits to some beauti

Light Hearted ep 266 – John Zimmerman and Jen Lewis, St. George Reef, California
February 25, 2024

The seas off the northern California coast are notoriously rough, and no area is more treacherous than St. George Reef, which is the tip of a submerged volcanic mountain about six miles offshore. Cons

Light Hearted ep 265 – Whale Rock, RI, and the Hurricane of 1938
February 18, 2024

Whale Rock Lighthouse (U.S. Coast Guard) Walter Eberle with his wife Agnes Whale Rock Light, a typical cast-iron spark plug type lighthouse, was constructed at the entrance to the west passage

Light Hearted ep 264 – Kristen Heather and Jeanette Rodriquez, Point Fermin, California
February 11, 2024

The area in Southern California known as San Pedro saw Spanish use dating back to the 1540s. Once a separate township, its now part of Los Angeles. After the Mexican-American War, San Pedros harbor

Light Hearted ep 263 – Joanne Mulloy and Jerry Arnold, Mukilteo, Washington
February 04, 2024

Mukilteo Lighthouse, photo by Jeremy D'Entremont On the east side of Washingtons Puget Sound, Mukilteo grew as a port in the late 1800s, with salmon canning and lumber as leading industries. Funds

Light Hearted ep 262 – Old Point Loma, California
January 28, 2024

Old Point Loma Lighthouse, photo by Jeremy D'Entremont. Congress authorized lighthouses at several California locations in 1850, including San Diego. Construction began in 1854 on a lighthouse on a

Light Hearted ep 261 – Cornelia Cesari, Baker island, Maine
January 21, 2024

Cornelia Cesari Maine's Baker Island is about four miles southeast of the much larger Mount Desert Island. A lighthouse was established on the highest point of the island in 1828. The early history

Light Hearted ep 260 – Julie Barrow, Pigeon Point, CA
January 14, 2024

Julie Barrow at Pigeon Point Light Station, California. Courtesy of Julie Barrow. Californias iconic Pigeon Point Lighthouse, located on the central coast between Santa Cruz and San Francisco, has