On one of the most charming streets in Easton, tucked away behind a tidy red brick house, there’s a hidden world of wonders. Behind his home, in a converted garage, Bradford Ross has set up his studio, which he remodeled himself. Although small, the space is full of light and air. A modeling platform occupies one corner, while charcoal portraits and plein air paintings fill the walls. Model heads of the kind once used by 19th century art students line one wall, including one that looks Cubist. Read More …
Traveling the Blue Ridge Mountains by Bonna L. Nelson
On Letter Writing: From Presidents to Poets by Mike Valliant
One Road to Take by Peter Elliott
A new book, Constance: One Road to Take, provides Eastern Shore readers with a timely opportunity to contemplate the stunning images of one of its greatest photographic artists, Constance Stuart Larrabee. Constance made the Chesapeake Bay area her home and photographic location for 50 years, from 1950 on. She said she had always wanted to be a photographer: “I had one road to take: there were no others.” Constance was fêted in both South Africa and the United States of America yet little known outside of these countries. Read More…
Clippings by Gary Crawford
I know, I know. Who wants to read about fingernail clippings? I mean, after all, what’s there to say about those darned things? They are annoying little beasties, all too often slipping onto the floor where they cannot be located except by the bare foot. At best, they are merely trimmed off, gathered up and tossed into the wastebasket. And that’s that, right? Well, actually, as it turns out, that is not the case everywhere. A long while back, I lived in the islands of Micronesia for five years or so. Read More…
Fishing – The Ice Cave (Part 3 of 3) by Roger Vaughan
Tidewater Times was established in 1952 as a specialized monthly magazine which would appeal to the tourist, the prospective land buyer, and others for whom the Eastern Shore has a special allure. It was created to be small enough to fit into a woman’s purse or a man’s coat pocket. Today it has blossomed as a vital symbol of our thriving community.
Our award-winning group of Feature Writers include Helen Chappell, Dick Cooper, Gary Crawford, Pamela Meredith, Roger Vaughan, Bonna Nelson, Michael Valliant, Tom Horton, and Marc Teffeau. Distribution covers an area including Dorchester, Talbot, Caroline, Queen Anne’s and Kent counties.
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