Posts Tagged "children"

Hide Me, Hide You

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Lessons Learned | 0 comments

Hide Me, Hide You

With a glint of excitement in his eye, my 3 year old grandson stretched out his tiny little hand and said “Mon Cinny. Hide me, hide you.” That was the signal that the game of hide and seek was about to begin. My 5 year old granddaughter volunteered to be the first “seeker.” The challenge in playing hide and seek with young children is to hide well enough to make it a challenge, but not so well that they can’t find you. What seemed like only seconds after the “Ready or not, here I come” Dixon found me in the bedroom closet hiding behind a wall of clothes. I may have had helped her a little...

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Crabbing on the Severn

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Lessons Learned | 0 comments

Crabbing on the Severn

In Maryland, crabbing season starts three weeks after the forsythia blooms, when the crabs begin to make their way from the deep waters of the Chesapeake to the Severn. Crab lovers anxiously await the event as much as the arrival of the tall ships into the Baltimore Harbor and the 4th of July. There are two stages of crabbing. The first stage is to load the “bait” into a trap or pot, preferably the fish “elwise”, however crabs also like chicken. The trap is constructed so the crabs are easily drawn in to the bait, but unable to escape. Once this trap is lowered into the water, crabs find...

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Do NOT Read This Blog

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Featured Posts | 0 comments

Do NOT Read This Blog

If you have spent time around small children, you know that one of the first words they learn to speak, along with “Mama” and “Dada”, is “NO.” Before they learn to say the word, they know what it means and they know it has power.

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