Another GREAT Story


On April 20th, 2018, the Queen Anne’s County Waterman Association and Grasonville VFW Post 7465 hosted a Waterman’s Story Swap, an event designed to celebrate the history and cultural heritage of the men of the Chesapeake Bay.20180420_174212

The audience awaits the beginning of the Story Swap.

Harry and sheaHarry Davidson & Shea Springer opened the show.

HARRY DAVIDSON is a native Kent Island Eastern Shoreman, a waterman, and an ecological activist, with a great interest in saving the menhaden fish, a critical link in the Chesapeake Bay food chain. Harry’s music captures the essence of his love for the bay and the lives of watermen, and the songs on his CD, Songs of the Chesapeake Bay, tell the waterman’s story through that music.

SHEA SPRINGER downplays his role in Harry’s work, but Shea is a talented and soulful musician, and I know how much Harry appreciates him. Shea is the owner-operator…

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A Story about Steampunk Sky Pirates? Yes please!

James Harringtons Creative Work

Saw this while browsing the wordpress pages. It’s a pretty good read!

Having read another bloggers serial fantasy story (in collaboration with someone else) it’s inspired me to have a go at writing my own fantasy story. My main objective is to have fun writing it. Some of the names I’ll be using such as Tigreralat, Larantel, or Salané are old names for me. They are […]

via The Sky-Pirates of Durn, part 1 — joanne the geek

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Pathway to paradise

Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

Today was the day
when all was supposed
soon to be disposed,
worldly belongings
worries, longings,
deep slumber
is just so near,
eternal rest
with certain fears
of unknown,
insidious, grown,
scares, multilayers,
do not spare
raw nerves,
notice has been served
it is time,
sleep now
wake up to
reality new
after the end,
soul renews
seeing on the other end
long lost relations, friends,
smiling, waving,
beautiful green,
doorway alluring,
pathway near,
cross without fear
spilling emotions,
unable to bear,
home forever,
uncontrollably cry
a beloved’s kiss,
wipes tears dryIMG_2218.JPG

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Sandwiches – The American Quick Fix!

Miss Back In The Day USA (An AmericaOnCoffee Blog)

The Story of the Sandwich

( (“Big sandwiches are trendy.”)

Would you believe that Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day? That’s right, every day we consume about as many sandwiches as we have people to eat them. And why not?

The sandwich might be the perfect food: portable, open to any interpretation and as simple or as elaborate as the mood permits. (toasted. triple deck ham sandwich with mayo and lettuce) (toasted. triple deck ham sandwich with mayo and lettuce)

The sandwich has a long history, but it hasn’t always been as embraced in America as it is now. It’s hard to imagine, but the sandwich was once thought of as a symbol of a colonial past that most patriotic Americans wanted to forget. (toasted grilled ham and cheese with egg and chiles)

The sandwich as we know it was popularized in England in 1762 by John Montagu, the 4th Earl…

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From Paula:

This is the only Black & White Sunday this month, and I decided that it should be Traces of the Past (the recurrent photo challenge on this blog). Here is one of the most beautiful landmarks of Northumberland – the famous Bamburgh Castle. The day I took this photo it glistened nicely in late, golden sunlight, but for this opportunity I decided to show it in silvery tones i.e. in black and white.


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By the Mighty Mumford

Janel Mithani drew,

and painted a fairy review….

Flowing dresses

With no bustle stresses,

Crenillin and magic will do!

Most are in soft pastels,

For fairies don’t stay among themselves…

Thus if seem

They’ll be fashionable dreams,

In designs visible by Janell!

Light fabrics so rare,

Fairies float lighter than air…

Fairy wings

Glisten in these things,

And sprites show an appreciative stare!

–Jonathan Caswell

A fairy fashion poem!!

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