I spent last weekend at Appalachian Mountain Club’s cabin on Fire Island.  On Saturday, David and I walked along the beach from the cabin to the lighthouse at the west end of the island — about 3-1/2 miles.  Along the way, we found three baby starfish, still alive, that had washed up on the beach.  I put them in a large clam shell with a bit of water and a few small rocks and carried them to the lighthouse, where I released them onto some rocks on the calmer, safer bay side of the island.  Along the way, I got to know them a bit — each had quite a distinct personality… 

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