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Negotiating with Bugs on Assateague Island National Seashore

Most people don’t expect to talk their way out of a bug bite. But as I sat on the famous barrier island of Assateague swarmed by black flies, I leaned you can use a gentle yet persuasive tone to encourage insects to back off. 1,296 more words

Sunrise at Assateague Island

Here’s a preview of some shots I got of the beautiful Assateague Island National Seashore just outside of Ocean City, Maryland. 128 more words

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Shore Robbery

There is highway robbery, and then there is shore robbery. Early one morning two weeks ago, I saw a Sandpiper catching a clam on the seashore of Assateague Island in Maryland. 65 more words


Wild Horses

I recently spent a week in Maryland visiting Assateague Island and the wild ponies that live there. From the AssateagueIsland.com website . . .

Assateague wild ponies have roamed the beaches, pine forest, and salt marsh of Assateague Island since the 1600’s.

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Wading In The Velvet Sea

I took a moment from my day
Wrapped it up in things you say
Mailed it off to your address
You’ll get it pretty soon soon unless… 115 more words


The Island of Wild Horses

We, literally, arrived at Assateague in a storm that set the Atlantic waves rolling and the gods blowing fierce gusts of wind against our nylon tent walls, which we endeavored to set up amidst falling temperatures. 696 more words