Keeping up the sailing theme - the "Dove" was the smaller of two ships carrying those who founded the colony of Maryland in 1634. It took an act of courage to venture across the Atlantic.
Lucky enough to spend the weekend with a great group of youth at an otherwise inaccessible part of Calvert Cliffs SP along the Chesapeake. A bit chilly, but a beautiful weekend in a beautiful place!
On any given day I have mixed feelings about where I live - but the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries are a beautiful part of the world. Getting out to, or on, the water can cure the soul. This was posted in response to the Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge - "Tour Guide". See other…Read more Visit the Chesapeake
I am beat up. My arms, shoulders, and back are particularly sore, from hoisting sails, climbing up a slanted deck, and shoving a spinnaker pole around against a powerful 'chute. My legs ache from balancing on a half-inch toe-rail, changing headsails while the boat plows through waves that occasionally lift me off the deck. And…Read more Screwpile ’17!
Folks in Southern Maryland, the Chesapeake Biology Lab, on Solomons Island, is hosting free science seminars on Tuesday nights starting in late March. If you're interested in Bay ecology, they have some interesting topics lined up. Great opportunity to explore some of the science being conducted at the Bio Lab. Info and links copied below.…Read more Chesapeake Bio Lab – Citizens For Science