Well, not everyone hates science fairs, but I sure did. And I blame my high school biology teacher, who will be called Mr. Peaches for the purpose of this memoir. Although it’s unlikely, he might still be alive and still boring generations of kids with his monotone voice and his thinly disguised religious views. You would think, growing up with a father who was a surgeon, where dinner-table conversation often involved graphic descriptions of whatever operations my Silver Haired Daddy had performed that day, I’d be all about high school biology. Read More …
The Heat and the Beat Never Sleep Down in New Orleans by Dick Cooper
Salmon Fishing with Seals by Rollin Browne
Fells Point by Bonna L. Nelson
Fell’s Point is a historic waterfront neighborhood in the southeastern area of Baltimore. It was established around 1763 and is located along the north shore of the Baltimore Harbor and the Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River. My daughter Holly and I were long overdue for a getaway, so a day trip to Fells Point would fit the bill. We have a strong connection to the area, dating back to her early childhood. I dabbled in arts and crafts when Holly, now a pediatric occupational therapist, was a mere babe. Fells Point was a major arts scene then, and still is, though a bit more gentrified. Read More…
Bioblitzing Horn Point Laboratory by Michael Valliant
Bioblitz is not the name of a punk band, at least not yet. It’s an event where scientists, naturalists and volunteers get together in an effort to do an intense period ~ generally 24 hours ~ of biological surveying within a designated area. This fall, Maryland Biodiversity Project completed its fifth bioblitz, teaming with Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge to see how many living species they could find and document in a day. Founded by Jim Brighton and Bill Hubick, MBP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cataloging all the living things in Maryland. Read More…
Fishing – The Angelica Blackburn III (Part 1 of 3) by Roger Vaughan
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