Chesapeake Bay

Oct 27,
2014

The Blue Heron Café

The Blue Heron Café offers a Chestertown, Maryland dining experience one absolutely should not miss. The owner, Paul Hanley, oversees a regional menu replete with seafood taken directly from the…

Oct 24,
2014

Downrigging Weekend

Late in October every year during Downrigging Weekend, Chestertown, Maryland on the Eastern Shore Peninsula once again assumes the guise of the great bustling Colonial port it once was.   Tall…

Jul 5,
2012

Whitey Schmidt

Whitey Schmidt is the dean of all things Blue Crab.  In fact, he has published so many cookbooks based on the foods of the Chesapeake Bay’s Eastern Shore that if…

Jul 4,
2012

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

In addition to a solo cruise of the Chesapeake  Bay, I completed much of the extensive research for my novel, Deadrise, at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. This resource is…

Jul 3,
2012

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Chesapeake Bay, where my novel Deadrise is set, is an at-risk, and impaired ecosystem.  The largest estuary in North America and the third largest in the entire world is…

Jul 2,
2012

Blue Crabs, Hon

If Whitey Schmidt is the dean of the Beautiful Swimmers, then Anita Campos is their absolute and preeminent doyenne. On her Facebook page, Blue Crabs, Hon (with the comma), and…