Hail, Maryland


Before Maryland became the 7th State in 1788, it was a Crown Colony, chartered in 1632. The King at the time was Charles the First, and the territory was named for his queen, Henrietta Maria. A nice gesture, for sure.

Maryland has a lot of coastline around the Chesapeake Bay, as you see. Much fishing and sailing, and shipping. Plus a lot of varied weather and terrain. Plus likable Residents.

A Rhino Note: Black Eyed Susans, the Maryland state flower, are not poisonous, but they do offer nasty aftershocks if you overindulge.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s