Sitting Around the House

Sitting Around the House

“Hey, babe. Wanna sleep in a strange place for the next two nights? “Where are we going?” “Camille lives in DC and needs a cat sitter. It was on Facebook.” “Well, then it must be true.” That’s how our first housesitting...
The Town That Fooled The British

The Town That Fooled The British

“It’s overcast, but supposed to get up to 57 degrees. Would you like to head over to the Eastern Shore?” “Road trip!” The hour and a half drive across the Bay Bridge flew by and, in no time, we were driving along Talbot Street in the little town of St. Michaels,...
In Search of a Landing

In Search of a Landing

“Want to bonk around Elkridge today and look at the river?” “Sure.” I laughed and glanced across the street to the Tiber River running through historic Ellicott City. The drive was typical–grinning and holding hands and testing ideas for...
A Beautiful Weekend in October

A Beautiful Weekend in October

After 29 phone calls, it’s no longer a spontaneous getaway. After 29 phone calls, it becomes an imperative strategic operation. “Hi, do you have any rooms available for tonight?” James looked over at me and murmured under his breath, “This one is laughing, too.”...
The Order of Our Relationship

The Order of Our Relationship

“It’s after two; what would you like for lunch?”, James asked. “How about breakfast?” We’d spent the morning brainstorming and rewarding good plot ideas for our historical novel with kiss breaks, but music is not the food of love....