Sunday, September 18, 2011


After all of the crappy weather lately, we had it bad. We decided a day trip was in order. Our Plan A strategy was to head toward a coastline and just see what we could see. We got in the truck, told Sybil we wanted no highways or toll roads or U-Turns (b/c THAT gets old) and picked a random Maryland shore town (Easton b/c it is rumored as somewhat historic) with a random address and set off. After Sybil navigated us around and got me to a place I recognized that I could have gotten to an hour sooner, we switched to Plan B.
I have a friend who has a farm on a river in a town in Maryland, and since we were starving for lunch we set course to that town. We stopped for a Bloody Mary and a bite to eat, but since we will more than likely be touring that town in the future while visiting said friend we moved on. Easton wasn't too far down the road.

When we got to Easton, we discovered its historical importance has something to do with Frederick Douglass...which is cool and something we have to research. There was a statue of him in the main square, and a picture of him at the historical society window and a highway and playground named after him; but, we never found out why? I assume he was born there. But, I've learned to never just assume.

Anyway, the only other thing of interest we found about Easton is that apparently the citizens and visitors are notorious rule breakers. We first witnessed evidence of this in the Bank of America parking lot, where...

You would think one sign would be enough.
Apparently, it's not.

And then we started to notice a parking lot trend...

And then we got to the historic courthouse, where they post all pending civil and criminal complaints including towed cars and people who don't pay their child support *pics currently being held hostage by my piece of shit iPhone which is supposed to be less of a piece of shit.*

And in the interest of keeping this short, here are some other fun pics from today...

The Venus de Milo in lockup.

Adds an interesting twist to getting around town.

We both did a double take because this looks EXACTLY like my neiceling spawn.

Found in Maryland.

It's good to be the King.

We saw many expected Ravens, Eagles, Steelers fans & then the Cheesehead showed up.

I peed with two nuns in a WaWa...right after they were talking to a biker gang.  One nun was using the ultra-tornado like hand dryer and I swear she said "It will take your sin off."  Awesome.
The last few shots were from St. Michaels, MD.  Where we eventually ended up.  We will definitely be going back to spend some more time there.  It's the town that Fooled the British after all, and you never know when that kind of knowledge might come in handy.


  1. Not sure what is up with that crazy formatting in the middle. It's been a "I hate" kind of day. This is my 3rd attempt at posting.

  2. I'm totally digging St. Michaels. Quaint little town; Easton was a ghost town. I guess that everyone stays in on Sundays... who knows. We ended up in this tobacco shop and it seemed like we were crashing the Sunday football game. This dude was outside grilling some brats.... People were sitting around drinking beer and watching the game. I swear... It was just like we walked into someone's living room. (We didn't stick around too long.) I know this for sure.... Folks in Baltimore LOVE their Ravens.

    All of the no parking signs???? We didn't "Double take" any of those pictures... Each pic was of each sign. I swear to God.... This one parking lot had to have like... 20 or 30 "NO PARKING" signs. I've never liked Bank of America anyways... Actually.... I don't like dealing with ANY bank. I'm the WORST at balancing a checkbook... That's why Chele controls the cash.

    The two Nuns seemed pretty cool; I mean... I didn't hang out with 'em or anything but they were cracking jokes with the Bikers whenever we pulled up so... They were alright by me.

    It was crazy as shit.... We walked into this shop and there was a picture of the neiceling... I had to get a picture of it.... It's crazy when something like that catches you off guard. Obviously.... It wasn't her but in case you're wondering....THAT'S what she looks like; They say that everyone has a twin. I also had to take a picture of the Clemson serving tray... I'm all in this Lady's shop taking pics of her stuff... She was like... "You know...You COULD buy something." She was pretty cool. There was this one antique shop that had just the creepiest figurines of Dogs and shit.... It was bizarre. This shop had a wardrobe....(Tiger Maple) It was REALLY fuckin' nice... 15 Thousand bucks. On the table next to it... Was a old crusty ass pizza box with some other trash and shit. Some people are such slobs, Man.... That shop was like an upper class Sanford and Son tourist trap.

  3. See? This is the best part about blogging (when you can get it to!). You get to share these strange and bizarre experiences with your friends, who really just wish they could drive north and experience them with you!

    Peeing with nuns? Priceless. I never seem to get to pee with anyone that interesting.

    That crown should have come home with you, Ted. It would have completed the outfit with the cape!

  4. Gosh, that does look like the nieceling spawnette! Bizarre. Love the no parking signs, that's a little bizarre, too. And yes, Ted should have kept the crown. And nuns??? I didn't think there were any these days. Wow. Alys Anne

  5. Exactly which article of a nun's habit is her "sin"?


  6. The strap on, Tink.

    God forgive me but it was just too rich to pass up.

  7. I liked the crown.... It was too big for my melon so I didn't press the issue... Besides... They wanted 95 bucks for it. Farmer Chele DID buy me a nice cigar.... I haven't smoked a cigar in years so it was like a trip down memory lane.