The Rackliffe House: Where history and nature meet

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00August 16th, 2016|Assateague Island, Day Trips, Worcester County|

Even if you don't know precisely what you're looking for, it is easy enough to find the Rackliffe House as part of a larger exploration of the Assateague Island Visitor Center. The house once was part of a plantation tract that took up much of the surrounding area, but time and fortune weren't particularly kind [...]

Goat in the road

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00March 15th, 2016|Out in the County, Worcester County|

I'm not a city boy by any means. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool suburbanite. My folks were city born and raised and, beyond the occasional hike in the woods, there wasn't a lot of contact with animals that weren't dogs or cats. I mean, I went to petting zoos, sure. In fact, we had working farms not [...]

Summer of 2013 in Ocean City, Maryland, the White Marlin Capital of the World

By |2016-12-08T05:51:58-04:00May 29th, 2013|Rafael Alvarez, Worcester County|

  Joe Ciurca, Senior Surfer Memorial Day was early this year. Windy and cold, the holiday came and went almost a week before the month of May had passed.  But early or late – ready or not, rain or shine – the long weekend that honors America’s war dead launches the annual vacation [...]