We packed up the animal babies and drove down to have our annual summer trip to Cabin Point with my wonderful in-laws this weekend and had a really relaxing time. They have a house on the northern neck of the Chesapeake and it truly is one of the most relaxing places on earth. We picked crab, romped with dogs, swam, ATE and DRANK.
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My mother-in-law, Barbara Cole, is the Crab Picker Sensei. She has a method so precise that it truly is an art form. Sitting on the deck picking crabs and talking with Barbara a favorite summer past-time of mine, and this year my vegetarian-turned-pescetarian husband, Will, joined us.
We also had the pleasure of meeting (and bringing into the crab feast) a rad addition to the family, the lovely Erika, my brother-in-law’s girlfriend, and her awesome rescue dog Turk. Sadly I didn’t get photos of everyone all together, as my hands were quickly taken over by all that is involved with crab-picking, but I did document Will’s very first crab experience. A vegetarian for 15 years, Will recently started eating fish and this summer he has been reveling in all of the seafood his newfound pescetarianism allows.