Fall Fun for All at Milburn Orchards

Autumn arrived this past weekend in Cecil County MD (although not officially) with a chill in the air almost as if on cue for the start of Milburn Orchards’ Fall Festival Weekends. Every Saturday and Sunday through the end of October, Milburn Orchards will host a different themed event. This…

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Atlantic City Airshow: AC’s Best Free Summer Event

I can’t think of a better way to experience the sun, surf and the sonic boom of an F-22 Raptor airplane than the 2019 Atlantic City Airshow: A Salute To Those That Serve, formerly known as Thunder Over the Boardwalk. While the name may have changed, it is still the…

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State Fair or County Fair? You Be the Judge.

There are certain things that you can expect at any agriculture-based county or state fair: the smell of carney food, livestock, 4-H exhibits and the thrill of the Midway. This month (July) you have your pick between the Cecil County (Maryland) Fair (July 20th to 28th, 2018) and the Delaware State…

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Why Rome Should Be on Every Person’s Bucket List.

Vespa

When my husband, Bill, suggested we spend a few days in Rome, Italy before we embark on our recent Mediterranean cruise I must admit I felt lukewarm about the prospect. Rome or even Italy for that matter seemed a bit cliche. It certainly did not head up my list of…

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Egypt 2011: Ancient History and Revolutionary Change

me at pyramids

As the events of 25 January 2011, the start of Egypt’s Revolution unfolded I sat tethered to my computer absorbing every utterance on Al Jazeera English, watching the tweets roll in on Twitter, my television tuned to CNN, taking in any source of media available to me. My interest in…

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Fifty before 50 – Part I

Virgin Skydiver

Many people dread the idea of their 50th Birthday. If I am honest about it I have mixed feelings about fifty. Regardless of how I feel it is going to happen sooner or later. So, in anticipation of the BIG 5-0 I thought a round-up of fifty things to do…

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Fifty before 50 – Part II

Camel Ride

Welcome to Part II of my fifty things to do before fifty list. I hope you will keep in mind this is my fifty before fifty. Make your own list. Hopefully, you can take some of mine and incorporate them into your own. 26. Take a class just to learn,…

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First Friday in Elkton Continues To Grow

Cecil County Arts Council

Elkton Maryland has historically been known as the place young lovers go to elope or for a quickie marriage. Even my great grandparents who resided in Baltimore were wed in Elkton in 1917. For that matter, there is little resemblance to how it was when I moved here six years…

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