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Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS! October 2022

October is the busiest month of the year for fun events and cool happenings on the Delmarva Peninsula. No worries, got you covered--here is your monthly guide to good times on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware: The October 2022 Month of Fundays newsletter! Think oyster roasts, fall festivals, ghost tours, and Halloween events. Plus, the unforgettable Apple Scrapple Festival and the gorgeous tall-ship reunion…
From the BooksWay Back Machine

The Spookiest of Swamps: Pocomoke River State Park in Days Gone By

This is a free excerpt from my book, Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. The chapter involved has lots more on the road-tripping agenda, including visits to the town of Snow Hill and the Furnace Town Historic Site. More info about this and my other books exploring the history, travel, and culture on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware here.…
September 21, 2022
Good Times & Fun Events

Bewitching Fun for Halloween 2022

Got your costume ready? Here are thirty or so reasons to get to work on that, listed (roughly speaking) chronological order: • It's that time of year again. Chesapeake Ghost Tours will be leading spooky walks in 11 different towns, exploring the history and "mysteries" of the region with a focus on the spookier of those "mysteries." Details. • The Pocomoke (Md.) Fall Festival on…
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS! September 2022

Fall is the busiest time of year for fun events and cool happenings on the Delmarva Peninsula, and here is your one-stop guide to getting out and about in September: The September 2022 Month of Fundays newsletter! Nearly 100 events, including two skipjack races, a scrapple festival, the big Festival Hispano, a fiddlers convention, two big jazz weekends, a Renaissaince faire, and a new museum…
From the BooksMiscellanyRoad Trips

Road Trip! Kent Island, Maryland

This is a free excerpt from my book, Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. More info here about that and my other books exploring the history, travel, and culture on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. Every year, millions of travelers looking to get away from their busy big-city lives catch their first glimpse of the Delmarva Peninsula in the shoreline of…
August 14, 2022
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS! July 2022

It's summertime, and the livin' is busy. Think Fourth of July fun. Classics like the Chincoteague Pony Swim, Plein Air Easton, the Delaware State Fair, and the Ladybug Festival. There's lots more, too--crab feasts, ice cream, boat docking, and on and on. Here is the link to this month's edition of the Month of Fundays newsletter. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out and…
From the BooksTubman TravelsWay Back Machine

“We All Knelt Down in the Snow-Covered Ground:” Isaac Mason’s Journey to Freedom

This is an excerpt from my book, Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva. The book first came out in 2017. I released an updated version here in 2022. More info about the book here. BIG PICTURE: Where Slavery Meets Sadism If a movie ever gets made about the life of Isaac Mason, it would need to be done by a director who comes…