Joan Farrell, of Ocean City, talks about a 1920s beach cottage in Ocean City that has been on the market since September. Farrell is an office manager and agent with Monihan Realty Inc. in Ocean City.

Worked as a reporter for various weekly newspapers in Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May counties before joining The Press many moons (and editors) ago as a business copy editor. Passionate about journalism, averse to serial commas.