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Assateague Island, National Seashore

Caleb and I went on a weekend getaway to Assateague Island, National Seashore. It is now one of my favorite places here in the United States.


Photo Friday

Happy Friday everyone! Here’s a photo of some of the wild ponies at Assateague Island. My kids had “visit a national park” on their summer bucket list this year, and this is my favorite national park within driving distance.

Photo Friday

Pony Magic

There are few childhood dreams so sweet as a horse crazy child finally getting their own pony.  I can think of few places as magical as the Pony Penning Auction to see that happen.   717 more words


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. 1,167 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