I never thought I’d be writing this column. I always assumed my friend Pete Howell would live forever. He was larger than life in every way, with a heart and a talent as big as he was. He was my friend, my fellow writer, my partner in crime, and a staunch ally in the never-ending quest for support for the arts. He went to that big arts administration in the sky on February 8, and somehow the world is less bright, less entertaining, and less joyful without his presence. Not that his was not a life well lived, mind you. Read More …
The Tilghman’s Island Series (Part IV) by Gary Crawford
Mary, Abe and the Cave by Bonna Nelson
Meal Prep for the Week by Pamela Meredith
Prepping meals and being organized is the way I was reared. My mom was always wise and kept us all on a great budget. Although it seems like a fad popularized by fitness gurus, meal prep is actually a tried-and-true method for healthier eating. It is a way to avoid boredom from repetitive meals, improve nutritional intake and increase shopping efficiency. Setting aside time to meal prep will get you in the habit of planning, cooking and packaging food to be eaten the following week. Read More…
Ane Early Spring by K. Marc Teffeau
Spring has arrived! We are now on daylight savings time (DST) ~ no matter what your opinion might be on turning the clocks forward one hour. It is interesting how the debate about whether to continue the “spring forward ~ fall back” clock routine is getting much more discussion. According to a 2019 report from the Congressional Research Service, at least 39 states have proposed legislation to change their observance of DST. As I write this column, legislation has been introduced in the General Assembly that would alter Maryland’s standard time to be Eastern Daylight Time year-round. Read More…
Bloodsworth Island by A. M. Foley
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