As you look down from the ninth floor of what is now known as "The Curtis," a canopy of trees hides all but the tower of Independence Hall, just a few feet below the clock.
A few weeks back, I replied to a reader's question about "ghost shadows" on his ceiling. It isn't as spooky as it sounds. The reader was asking about paint he could use to hide the lines, which reappeared after he had painted the ceiling three years ago.
So passionate is Rick Baldt about the Jersey Shore that he claims to have spent 63 summers there. He's 62, but he counts when he was in utero.