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Still Waters

Still Waters

One doesn't expect to find folks like Ben Lyon and Jaime Windon living in sleepy St. Michaels. Tall, slender, model-esque, the young 30-something couple-Windon, a professional photographer, and Lyon, once a Wall Street trader as well as a brewer at Cisco Brewers in Nantucket, R.I.-seem like they're out of a rom-com. The formerly long-distance couple moved to the Eastern Shore town in 2012 as a midpoint between Manhattan and Kenya, where Windon lived for two years. They ran a bed-and-breakfast together.

"I'm from Maryland and spent time here," Windon says. "And I just love this quiet Eastern Shore, but you're close to Baltimore and D.C. I had a lot of...