Call Me A Teddy Bear Again!

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American Black Bear

Why don’t bears like fast food?

Because they can’t catch it!

Interesting Fact: Solitary animals, black bears roam large territories, though they do not protect them from other bears. Males might wander a 15- to 80-square-mile home range. ( )

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Taverns, or ordinaries, were one of the pillars of life in the colonial villages that dotted the Chesapeake Bay shoreline in the early days of our country. These establishments were woven into the very fabric of a community’s economic, political, and social activity. Typically situated at busy crossroads, ordinaries served both locals and travelers. The tavern owner also often functioned as postmaster, real estate agent, auctioneer, arbitrator, and referee.

The Maryland colony began licensing ordinaries in 1658, but there were any number of taverns and ordinaries operating around the Eastern Shore by this time. In fact, it’s likely the first tavern in what would become the state of Maryland was located in the long-gone bay-side village of Broad Creek on Kent Island, dating back to the 1630’s or 1640’s.

The Chesapeake region was known for its home-cooking and hospitality for generations, up to and through the Civil War Era. In…

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5 Reasons to Fall In Love with Tiny Living

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Tiny living is more than just downsizing your house, it is a lifestyle change that can be a catalyst for positive change in your life and allow you to focus on what is really important to you.  As a tiny house enthusiast, tiny living offers great benefits that can enrich and offer a new perspective in your life.  Here are some great benefits tiny living can do to enrich your life!

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