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Look Up Maryland: 25 Walking Tours – book review

Look Up Maryland: 25 Walking Tours – book review

One of the best books I’ve purchase this year was, Look Up, Maryland! Walking Tours of 25 Towns in the Free State, by Doug Gelbert. The book contains 35 individual walking tours preceded by the author’s commentary, printed in simple style conducive to walking and reading.  Being a fan of […]

 
 

I Want to Be a Camping Snob

My Hagman fishing at our campsite on the shores of Lake Pend 'Orielle in Northern Idaho

  Many of my friends show interest when I mention Dan and I love the outdoors.  We kayak, fly fish, hike and explore the hidden landscapes along less-traveled back roads. But in some circles, when I mention camping, the conversation slows – even stops. Then I hear that worn-out, heard-it-a-million-times […]

 
 

Lower Dorchester – Blackwater – Let Your Spirit Graze

Lower Dorchester – Blackwater – Let Your Spirit Graze

Ever feel tense, stressed out, on edge, wishing for a sedative to calm your nerves? Instead of reaching for the wine, the beer or the Valium, try taking a drive through lower Dorchester County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. If you’re lucky enough (like me) to live close by, it’s not […]

 
 

The Eastern Shore of Maryland – Why I Live Here

The Eastern Shore of Maryland – Why I Live Here

It’s not easy to answer your question as to why I chose to make my home on Maryland’s Eastern Shore when I could have chosen any location in the world. Words fail me … but I’m going to use a whole lot of them in the answer I provide. I […]

 
 

Kayaking – a Great Sport for Fat Ladies

Kayaking – a Great Sport for Fat Ladies

For all you plus size women out there that are sick of looking at the bikini-clad girls on the beach swatting the volleyball, and you chunky girls who can’t keep up with the trim chics jogging, the cyclists whizzing by, the yoga freaks bending, the Pilates divas focus on their […]

 
 

1000 Places to See Before You Die – book review

1000 Places to See Before You Die  – book review

Patricia Schultz has followed up her best selling book 1000 Places to See Before You Die which took her over 12 years to research and write, with another best seller focusing on sites in the United States and Canada. 1000 Places to See Before You Die in the US and […]

 
 

The Ghosts of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

The Ghosts of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Sometimes we have to travel to the edge of ourselves to find our center. ~ Buck Ghosthorse Visitors to my Thin Places blog often ask, “what is a thin place?” My response is short – a thin place is a place where the veil between this world and the next […]

 
 

Bra + Kayaking = Major Discomfort

The older I get, the more I hate having to wear a bra. In fact, wearing a bra when you’re kayaking for hours gets old. Like many women, I am adept at unhooking the bra, sliding my arms out of the straps under my shirt and flinging the bra where-ever. […]

 
 

Winter Kayaking on Dividing Creek

Winter Kayaking on Dividing Creek

WORCESTER AND SOMERSET COUNTIES – MARYLAND Launch Site – Winter Quarters, Pocomoke River Dan and I decided to sack working around the house for the day and instead headed out to explore some of Maryland’s inviting flatwater. Even in the winter there are endless opportunities for kayak trips on the […]

 
 
 
 

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