Run for the Animals 10K: Doughnuts, heat and more

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I fueled up with some water and a Corner Bakery doughnut before heading under the new Run for the Animals 10K arch to begin a 6.2-mile journey in Onancock, Virginia. 703 more words

My Races

Three Riparian Areas in Spring Part 1

I managed to take advantage of the nice weather the last couple days and go to one of my favorite state parks. While only an hour away and just over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, … 1,206 more words


Blue Bird vs Tree Swallow

While down at Kathy’s parents, I saw a bunch of birds dive bombing each other over the field. Then one landed on a bird box. I thought it was an Eastern Blue Bird. 122 more words


YMCA brought families together through community Easter egg hunt

By: Emily Conner

One by one, children enter and are greeted with smiles and candy at every corner. The evening is filled with music, crafts, games and a bouncy house. 547 more words

Salisbury University

Why We Can’t Live Without Horseshoe Crabs

So let me tell you how I think with animals.  I see an animal…say, the harbor seal I encountered once while running down a deserted barrier island…I stop dead in my tracks.  851 more words


A cruise down the eastern shore.

On my first trip to Nova Scotia after exploring part of the south shore and Halifax, I took a tour up the eastern shore out of Halifax on my way to Cape Breton. 213 more words

I Want to Live in Walmart

“I want to live in Walmart,” I confessed to my husband, Bishara.  We had recently returned to the U.S. after a 17-year escapade in the Middle East prompted by my hankering for a cultural getaway.  888 more words

Expat Life