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Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

Month of Fundays! Your Good-Times Guide to Delmarva in July 2024

Summertime fun on Delmarva in July 2024! The new issue of my Month of Fundays newsletter is chock full of fun events and cool happenings–Fourth of July festivities, outdoors fun, hot music, small-town parties, and much more. Here is the link. Among the good times ahead: • The world famous Chincoteague Pony Swim • Camel racing, anyone? • The big Delaware State Fair and a…
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Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

Month of Fundays! Your Good-Times Delmarva Guide to June 2024

Summertime fun on Delmarva in June 2024! The new issue of my Month of Fundays newsletter is chock full of fun events and cool happenings–scores of great shows, big block parties, outdoors excursions--and don't forget about the bathtub races! And the Running of the Bull! Here is the link. Among the good times ahead: • Lavender bloom festivals! • Throwback firemen's carnivals! • Garden tours,…
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Book Excerpt: The Musical Innovations of Charles Tindley

This is an excerpt from my short-read e-book: "I Will Overcome: The Soul Stirring Life of Charles A. Tindley" ($2.99 at this link). Born into dire poverty during late slavery times on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, Tindley rose to incredible heights in life. As a minister, he built one of America's first "megachurches" with more than 10,000 members. As an activist, he fought the good…
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DestinationsFrom the Books

Shore Fun Excerpt: Deal Island and the Road to Rumbley

My book Shore Fun: The Delmarva Wanderer's Guide features snapshot descriptions of more than 125 destinations on the Delmarva Peninsula. Plus, more than 150 annual events, broken out conveniently by season of the year. Below is one sample destination, a history-laden and scenery-filled adventure along backroads on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. Info on the book here. On the road to Deal Island (Route…
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An Inspiring E-book: ‘I Will Overcome:’ The Soul Stirring Life of Charles A. Tindley

Charles Tindley should be more of a household name. He helped invent a new American art form. The gospel songs he composed are still stirring souls a century after his death. He was a preacher for the ages, drawing more than 10,000 congregants into one of America’s first-ever megachurches. He fed the hungry. He lifted up the poor. He fought racism and injustice. He endured…
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Way Back Machine

The Horseshoe Crab Apocalypse of the Late 1800s and Early 1900s

The horseshoe crab is one of our region's great natural wonders. Every year in late springtime, nature lovers descend on the beaches of Delaware Bay to see the strange ancient sea creatures waddle up onto the beaches of Delaware Bay in a spectacular spawning ritual. The animals didn't always get that sort of respect from humankind. What you see up top here are horseshoe crab…