Chesapeake Bay

Oct 24,

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,

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,

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,

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 1,

Blackwater Refuge – Live Osprey Cam

Right up there with the great blue heron, the Canada goose, and numerous species of duck, the osprey ranks highly as one of the Chesapeake Bay’s totem critters.  The Live…

Jun 30,

Smith Island Baking Company

Smith Island, the setting for my novel Deadrise, is mysteriously beautiful, inhabited by genuinely good people, and filled with flavors and aromas that will delight all palates. Fellow Eastern Shoreman…