Check-out the Bike Trail along the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal

Guest blogger Harry Schwarz describes an early fall bike-ride along the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. My wife, Cathy and I, had a pleasant and engaging bike ride on Sunday Sept. 25th along a fully-paved recreational trail that extends 16 miles through the the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Wildlife Area. The trail follows the Chesapeake and […]

Two Great Hikes at Rocks State Park

Although spring is in the air, the early March day still promised cool temperatures. The leaves were not out yet, and a recent rain had left the ground a little muddy. Still, the temptation to go on a hike — to do something — ANYTHING — outside, was too much. A hiking we would go! […]

Cooking Like the Masons at Gunston Hall

For my birthday, my sister gave me a day’s hard labor! She purchased two spots in an Open Hearth Cooking Class at Gunston Hall. The class promised participants that they would experience “one of the most fun, rewarding, and exhausting tasks of the 18th century” and they were right! It was a fine October day. […]