We knew we’d made a mistake as soon as we turned in. This was not the NASA we were looking for.
BOWIE, Md. — As teenagers do, Trevor spent his Saturday night on vacation surfing the Internet for Sunday-morning church services. He narrowed his choices to two Unitarian Universalist congregations near our hosts in Maryland. “All Souls in Washington is really big,” he said, estimating the size of the youth group. “Goodloe is, like, a mile […]
BALTIMORE, Md. — Sunday was a day of almosts. We almost went to the National Zoo, but it had taken us so long to get out of New York on Saturday that we slept in ridiculously and were still crazy exhausted. I almost made it to Target without getting lost. I could see it, but […]
CALVERT CLIFFS STATE PARK, MD. – The rain arrived at Calvert Cliffs about five minutes before we did. We sat in the truck and listened helplessly as giant drops pummeled the roof and greyed out everything beyond the windshield. We’d just dropped our $5 into the honour box at the entrance and didn’t want to […]
OCEAN CITY, Md. — Atlantic City and Virginia Beach had a love child. They called it Ocean City. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but certainly not the mindblowing panorama that is Ocean City, when approached by the bridge over the bay. The buildings spread the length of the inlet and seem to be […]