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QUOTE OF THE DAY, 1930s: ‘The Big Quarterly is a day of joy, gladness, and freedom’

Follow in the footsteps of American heroes. Click on the cover for info. This book excerpt below is from Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. It comes from a chapter that has you strolling alongside the pretty and historic Christina River as it runs through downtown Wilmington, Del. I am posting this a few days before the 2019 edition of…
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A New Book of Delmarva Road Trips!

In a brand-new book, Cambridge-based author Jim Duffy spills more "Secrets of the Eastern" while wandering the towns, backroads, beaches, and waterways of the Delmarva Peninsula in hopes of inspiring readers to get out and follow in his footsteps. The book is titled Eastern Shore Road Trips 2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. “That’s really my goal here,” says Duffy, the co-founder of Secrets…
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Where to Find Eastern Shore Road Trips 2 in Stores

Here are the stores that are carrying Eastern Shore Road Trips 2: 26 MORE One Day Adventures on Delmarva. More outlets will be added soon! LOWER MARYLAND Ward Museum, Salisbury Delmarva Discovery Museum, Pocomoke City Pam’s Hallmark (South Salisbury Boulevard), Salisbury Pam’s Hallmark (Centre at Salisbury Mall), Salisbury Pam’s Hallmark, West Ocean City MIDDLE MARYLAND Sunnyside Shop, Cambridge Mystery Loves Company Bookstore, Oxford Tilghman Island Country Store,…
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS: Good times & fun events in August 2019

The August 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking crab feasts, small-town block parties, peach festivals, outdoor concerts,  and much, much more. Click here to see the August 2019 Month of Fundays issue. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go!…
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MONTH OF FUNDAYS: Fun Events & Cool Happenings in July 2019

The July 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking food festivals, nature expeditions, small-town block parties, historical celebrations,  and much, much more--oh, and "Ice Cream for Breakfast Day," too. Click here to see the Month of Fundays issue for July 2019. Here’s…
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MONTH OF FUNDAYS: Fun Events & Cool Happenings in June 2019

The June 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking sailing excursions, outdoor festivals, small-town block parties, garden tours, historical celebrations,  and much, much more. Click here to see the Month of Funday June 2019 issue. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get…
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COMING SOON! Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE Adventures on Delmarva

Get ready for more Delmarva adventures! Eastern Shore Road Trips 2 is set for publication in August 2019. Once again, award-winning writer Jim Duffy will be your guide in wandering along backroads, visiting quaint towns, and seeking out the sweetest scenes the Delmarva Peninsula has to offer. Check out the Table of Contents here. Check out the first Road Trips book here. The new book…
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ROAD TRIPS 2 EXCERPT: ‘A Remarkably Ugly Fish’

This is an excerpt from Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva: That phrase, "a remarkably ugly fish" was perhaps the kindest phrase the environmental historian Nancy Langston employed during a 2019 talk she gave about the sturgeon. The phrases “sort of like zombies” and “basically dinosaurs” came into play as well. Langston wasn’t kidding about that last one. You’ve heard of…