A couple of ships on the horizon last night, from Ocean City.

A couple of ships on the horizon last night, from Ocean City.

Some of the carnage on Slaughter Beach.

Some of the carnage on Slaughter Beach.

We stopped at Slaughter Beach. All those brown lumps? Dead horseshoe crabs, as far as we could see. We’ve never seen anything like it. We figured the beach got its name from the slaughtered crabs on the shore.

We stopped at Slaughter Beach. All those brown lumps? Dead horseshoe crabs, as far as we could see. We’ve never seen anything like it. We figured the beach got its name from the slaughtered crabs on the shore.

Rehobeth Beach felt positively crowded today.

Rehobeth Beach felt positively crowded today.

This is another one of the Delaware Seashore beaches; that’s that bridge in the distance. It was simply a beautiful beach, and a perfect day.

This is another one of the Delaware Seashore beaches; that’s that bridge in the distance. It was simply a beautiful beach, and a perfect day.

The “I don’t remember the name” bridge.

The “I don’t remember the name” bridge.

Hey! What are those six people doing on my beach? Yeah, those people … … … w - a - y over there…..

Hey! What are those six people doing on my beach? Yeah, those people … … … w - a - y over there…..

The missus and me on our excellent adventure.

The missus and me on our excellent adventure.

If you hate crowds at the beach, mid-September is the time to go.

If you hate crowds at the beach, mid-September is the time to go.

I don’t see this side of the bridge too often.

I don’t see this side of the bridge too often.