Tag: Chesapeake Bay

The Best Laid Schemes Of Men

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. American author John Steinbeck's 1937 book, Of Mice And Men, includes characters who are often powerless, their lives influenced by fate. "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men", taken from Robert Burns' 1786 poem, was the source of Steinbeck's book title, meaning that the most carefully prepared plans

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Shipp To Shore…Twice

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. On May 31st, Bill Shipp completed what may be the first documented solo double crossing of the Chesapeake Bay as part of his training for an upcoming solo attempt of the English Channel in September. Shipp, who has done a number of marathon swims along the East Coast, left Sandy Point Beach at 8:30 am

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