I had been scoping a day-trip paddle to Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge,on Maryland’s Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake,for a year and half,but I had never managed to get it to work. Until Friday. I loaded AL DEMANY CHIMAN and headed out to the cute village of Queenstown,MD,on the [...]
It has been far too long (we do I always find myself starting this way? SIGH) since we here at Chine bLog highlighted the great posts others have offered the world regarding wooden / traditional boats. Yes,believe it or not,Chine bLog is NOT the only source. Really. It’s true. If you haven’t discovered [...]
On my most recent trip to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum I took a quick wander around to check out the other beauties. Among the beauties was this one:MISTER JIM. “Mister Jim”just screams beauty,no?
A final note from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum –I mentioned Dan Sutherland below. I parked,not yet beknownst to me,next to his truck,which had an interesting looking boat on top of it. I was pretty sure I correctly pegged it as a replica of an old sailing canoe,and right I was. [...]
As my regular readers know (you know who you three are),I am longer on boat building desire than I am on facilities and time to actually do it. Ergo,I blog…That all changed today,however,and will again three out of the next four weekends. Courtesy of a thoughtful Christmas gift from Mrs. [...]
I read with interest Angus Phillips’piece in Sunday’s Washington Post about the masses of sediment that deluge the Chesapeake during rain storm like we’ve had here recently. He writes:
Is the Chesapeake turning into a dead mud hole? Every year it seems to get worse,and it’s not just my imagination. “It’s becoming way [...]