The World’s Oyster

You may be under the impression from this blog, given the startlingly fast pace at which work is progressing over here, that all we do is work, work, work. What do we do for fun around here in the thriving metropolis of the Middle Peninsula of Virginia? I’m glad you asked. It just so happens that right across Locklies Creek from The Marina is a little oyster bar called Merroir. (Like Terroir, but with mermaids) It’s about a 2 minute paddle across or a 10 minute drive around the back of the creek. It’s a pretty sweet place to unwind after a hard days work.

Any trip to Merroir comes replete with a cautionary tale:

It’s a bit hard to make out in the photo, but that’s the mast of a sunken sailboat sticking out of the water off the end of the dock. Not sure what the story is, but the wreck has been there for at least 2 years. “Red right returning, red right returning, red right returning…”


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