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What a Way to Start the Year—2011 Version

Posted on January 6th, 2011 by Maria Santoferraro

I just went back and read the blog I posted last January, when I was thrilled to have the opportunity to walk on the beach and search for sea glass in 17-below-zero-degree weather. Despite the fact that the sea glass was frozen to the beach and that I froze my ass off, I was able more…

Watch Out, Sunsets, You’ve Got Competition!

Posted on October 13th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

I love the colors of the sunset, but I have to admit that this time of year, they have some fierce competition from the beautiful colors of the fall foliage. I live within walking distance to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, so it’s easy for me to take a break during my day to sneak more…

A Rainbow of Sunsets

Posted on September 29th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

Well, another sunset season is coming to an end for me, and I have to say that it makes me a little melancholy. From the months of April through October, the rotation of the Earth and the sun are perfectly aligned, so I get to see the sun drop into Lake Erie on a regular more…

The Secret is Out About Sea Glass

Posted on September 13th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

Image via Wikipedia How did this happen? How did the world find out about my passion for sea glass? It seems like everyone is looking for the colorful frosted pieces of glass that wash up along the shores of the beach. On my local beaches I used to be the only one walking along the more…

Summer is Not Over—Get Outside for Music and Mojitos While You Still Can!

Posted on September 8th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

Summer is not over, summer is not over… That is the mantra I keep repeating! If you are a northeast Ohioan desperate to latch on to outdoor activities before we get locked up inside for the winter months, I’ve got a great way to get outdoors, listen to music, try a tasty mojito, and catch more…

Sunsets

Posted on August 5th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

“The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.” —Pamela Hansford Johnson, The Unspeakable Skipton (1981) It’s been a beautiful summer so far, and I’ve been lucky to see so many amazing Lake Erie sunsets. I love the fact that there is a new episode every night.  Take a look more…

LIVE from Put-In-Bay, No Songs For Men

Posted on July 23rd, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

The Code Cherry girls are back and appearing live this weekend at the Anchor Inn on Put-In-Bay! We’re deep into summer, and if you’re hankering for a summer trip to the Lake Erie islands but just can’t get there, then Episode 5 of No Songs for Men will bring the island fun right to you. more…

I’m a Sea-Doo Babe

Posted on July 23rd, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

Last week I took a Sea-Doo (Jet Ski) ride on Lake Erie to Margaritaville, a local watering hole with an awesome deck that overlooks Cold Creek in Sandusky, Ohio. On weekends in the summer, the place packs in plenty of bikers and party lovers for cold brews, great margaritas, live bands, and tasty Mexican food. more…

Beaches and Beer (BB#2)

Posted on July 6th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

Hope you had a wonderful and long holiday weekend! Mine was a blast and, as I predicted, I am sunburned, a tad bit bloated, and very happy. It is going to take me a day or two to get back into the groove after spending all weekend by the water, on the water, in the more…

Wine and Sunsets

Posted on June 28th, 2010 by Maria Santoferraro

It was a great weekend for sunsets on Lake Erie. I posted my pictures from the Friday night sunset on the MariaMedia Facebook page and here are a few of the amazing sights I enjoyed while sipping a chilled glass of chardonnay on Sunday night after all the storms passed through. It was really dark more…

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