Things I Like

Watching kite boarders on Assateague

 

Exercising first thing in the morning

 

When a small crab surprises with a lot of meat

 

That unique something about eating fried chicken on the beach

 

The pier Ferris wheel at night

 

Going through the Inlet on the way back from a fishing trip

 

My two exhausted kids after a beach day

 

An outdoor shower this time of year

 

Dinner on the Boardwalk

 

Heading the opposite direction than traffic

 

Chris Parypa’s aerial photos of the area

Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann

The Paddock was one of Ocean City’s most popular nightclubs for 60 years. Built by Gabby Mancini, Sr. on the corner of 18th Street and Philadelphia Avenue in 1953, it featured live entertainment. The Saturday afternoon jam sessions were legendary and drew crowds to what in that era was considered “way up the beach.” The original building was partially destroyed … Continue reading

Adventures Of Fatherhood

Interactions with children are always interesting and I’m thankful to have two sons who always keep life entertaining. Let the following serve as a recap of recent happenings of note. •Beckett buddies up every beach day with newfound friends, and some are more entertaining than others. Before Beckett even started a conversation with the boy — who I later learned … Continue reading