May 2011

Potomac Beach Memorial Day Weekend 2011

by carbonboy on May 29, 2011

This is a working weekend for me, but one has to simply unwind on occasion. So what is wonderful about this ever-changing community of Potomac Beach in Piney Point is the cerebration of the seasons. We had a great Mexican themed party on the beach today. I swear I still don’t know most of my neighbors, and even those that […]


How I Celebrated the End of the World

by carbonboy on May 21, 2011

Hang on – it’s 6:00 p.m. – I hear some rumblings – be back soon (I hope). Oh, it was just the local ice cream truck – that eerie kid enticing music threw me of guard. OK – I’m not going to ream this old fart that had been predicting the end of the world, for the second time in […]


Like a Duck to Water

by carbonboy on May 15, 2011

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This content couple found the waters of Ridley Brook a comfortable haven until another male put out the challenge! I’ve been watching this pair for about a week from my balcony, both in the morning and as the sun set. I’ve concluded that ducks really don’t have much to do, yet seem perfectly content in […]


Contemplative Mood

by carbonboy on May 8, 2011

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Piney Point Pier Bench I rushed home this weekend so I could send a designer dress that I won on eBay to South Korea. That was my only mission and by 10:00 a. m. it was accomplished. Although I have tons of projects at the house, I felt compelled to declared “mission accomplished,” perhaps as […]


Barcelona Revisited One Year Later

by carbonboy on May 1, 2011

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View of La Sagrada Familia Expiatory Church of the Holy Family from the roof of Casa Milà It was one year ago that I had spent ten days in Barcelona, and I regret ever leaving. But there was no way for me to stay. After thirteen months on sabbatical, it was time to replenish my bank account. My guide […]

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