This week was pretty much a “week off” for me, as much as I’m ever “off” and still carrying my camera. Marc took a week’s vacation this week, and since I wanted to enjoy this chance for us to have some quality time together, I pretty much wrote off getting anything done, work-wise.
It was nice to take a week off, even though I did manage to squeak in some processing of my shots from last weekend’s “Tank Farm” reenactment. Marc and I went to Maryland’s Eastern Shore region on Tuesday, exploring Easton, Oxford, and Cambridge, as well as Assawoman and Onancock (whose names still makes my inner 5 year old giggle). On Wednesday we took a boat to Tangier Island, an extremely isolated island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay that is famous for its Restoration-era English accent. We spent about four hours wandering around the island, exploring the sights and eating excellent seafood (order the soft-shell crab cakes!). On Saturday, Marc and I took the car out Route 50 to explore part of Virginia’s “Hunt Country”, a region of fancypants horse farms punctuated by cute little historical towns.
You can see some of my photos from our trip to the Eastern Shore and Tangier Island here: