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My Little Model at the Beach

This image of my daughter was taken a few weeks ago while we were at one of the beaches on Assateague Island. My little girl tends to be camera shy so when she asked me to take a picture of her I quickly grabbed my camera and fired away. 36 more words


It all started with a book

I still remember the excitement in the air on that bright day in 3rd grade. My parents pressed a few dollars in my hand as I hurried out the door to the bus stop. 1,165 more words


About 130 Ponies Swim from Assateague to Chincoteague for Annual Event

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — An Eastern Shore tradition celebrated by Marguerite Henry’s book “Misty of Chincoteague” marked its 90th year today.

The annual swim of the tough little ponies from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island took place early Wednesday, after a group of volunteers called the “Saltwater Cowboys” rounded up the ponies and lead them through the passage at slack tide. 841 more words


Riding the Waves

On the second day of our beach vacation with visited Assateague Island. The waves were pretty decent and the surfers were out in force. Due to all of the reporting of shark attacks in the weeks leading up to our trip I decided to leave the boards at house. 47 more words


Camping at Assateague Island

Famous for its feral horses, Assateague Island is considered one of the best sites for camping with kids 744 more words


Assateague Island: Beyond the Ponies

You don’t have to be a childhood reader of Marguerite Henry’s classic Misty of Chincoteague to be fascinated with the wild horses of Assateague Island National Seashore… 329 more words