Moments

Grilled Portabello Mushroom & Sweet Potato

For tonight’s version: the sweet potatoes started first because they would take longer. I tossed them with olive oil, garlic powder, fresh ground black pepper, chili powder, and a little dark brown sugar (it carmelizes great on the grill). I marinated the portabello in equal parts olive oil and balsamic

Hiking

The Trail of Change

Pokomoke River State Park in Maryland has one small trail; The Trail of Change. It was an incredibly pleasant walk through the woods outlining the diverse ecosystems that possible in a small area just due to slight elevation changes.

Hiking

Rackfliff Plantation House

My last hike of the day was back on the mainland starting behind the Assateague Island National Shortline visitors center; Rackcliff Plantation House. I enjoyed the trail itself, but is strange to see signs so casually grouping paid workers and slaves together in descriptions. It was history and needs to be

Moments

Manual Burr Grinder

Why waste time on subpar coffee? I picked this up in preparation for some upcoming camping trips. Here, I’m just testing out the various grind setting to see how it works and what setting I like best.

Moments

Raub’s Farm

The sunset was amazing tonight. On the way home we pulled off to the dead end in our neighborhood to take a look. Raubs were out plowing their fields at the time making for a rather pastoral photo.