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State #16, Maryland, Death and Life-Saving

Maryland has the distinction of being the only Catholic colony and of having been a neutral state during the Civil War. I have never lived in Maryland, and I am afraid all true Marylanders will be incensed to know that during my two tours in the National Capital...

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State #13, New York

Done with New England! Now, down the coast to the Mid-Atlantic states. The blurry picture above is about as close as I like to get to NYC --or any large city. It wasn't always so, but these days I have a "thing" about crowds and concrete. As in they make me break out...

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State #12, Maine Lobsters and Lobstrosities

I am not able to do justice to the clear northern beauty that is Maine, as I only visited once, over Memorial Day in 2009. Coolness boiled off the water at Bar Harbor, but there were too many people if you aren’t a guest at the Kennedys' private estate. (I guess; I...

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