Category Archives: Seafood

Seals, Manatees, Albino Crabs, Snakeheads, Pacus – Strange Sea Creatures visit Maryland’s Shores

I’m always fascinated when sea creatures from far away places start appearing in Maryland. Are their compass or do they come here by choice? What draws them to the area? Seals make the visit to Ocean City during their annual … Continue reading

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John Waters Reads About Moby Dick’s Dick

In This audio chapter from the “Moby Dick Big Read,” John Waters reads the shortest chapter of “Moby Dick,” Chapter 95, “The Cassock,” which is about how the whaling crew cuts off and skins a whale’s giant jet-black penis and turns it … Continue reading

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Clam$ by Jeff Alphin

“A Baltimore entrepreneur’s very fishy idea has several unexpected consequences in Jeff Alphin’s hilarious novella, featuring a wonderfully colourful cast of characters.” (Fiction on the Web, 7/24/2012) Adlai Dallas situated his ball in the divot-scarred tee box of the 13th … Continue reading

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Sizing up Terrapins

A man measures terrapin’s for a suitable restaurant candidates, 1927. (© Jacob Gayer/National Geographic Society/Corbis)

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