Those Fabulous Midnight Movies by Helen Chappell
It has been years since the movies regularly offered a midnight show, and I kind of miss them. Not that I can stay awake that late anymore, but there was a time….
I landed in New York right out of a college that was tucked away in the isolated White Mountains of New Hampshire. Well, there was that brief stop in Boston for a relationship that blew up, but that’s another story about another Cambridge in another state. There were midnight shows at the Brattle Street Theater there, too. They were mostly Bogart films shown during the exam weeks. Read More …
Timeless Treasures – Talbot House & Garden Pilgrimage
South America & Antarctica – Part 2 by Bonna L. Nelson
A Life Outside: Wayne Bell by Michael Valliant
Wayne Bell has observed the cosmos with Rachel Carson. When Bell was in junior high and high school, he lived two houses down from Carson, separated by an amateur astronomer who had built a telescope, and the three looked at the moon, Mars and the Milky Way. This was in Silver Spring, Maryland, before the Capital Beltway was built, surrounded by woods with a stream, where Bell taught himself about nature. These touchstone experiences were the beginning of a career and life observing the natural world and playing outside. Read More…
Tidewater Gardening: The Merry, Merry Month of May by K. Marc Teffeau
So goes the first verse of the Stephen Foster song The Merry, Merry Month of May. The mountain/hammered dulcimer group I play with has several traditional Stephen Foster songs in our repertoire. Well, with May here, we can now “roam” our landscapes and gardens.
If ornamental trees and shrubs in your landscape experienced winter damage, it should be apparent by now. Carefully prune out any snow-damaged branches and limbs. Once new growth emerges on trees and shrubs, cut any twigs affected by winterkill back to green wood. Read More…
Changes: The Man Project (Part 1 of 4) by Roger Vaughan
Tidewater Times was established in 1952 as a specialized monthly magazine which would appeal to the tourist, the prospective land buyer, and others for whom the Eastern Shore has a special allure. It was created to be small enough to fit into a woman’s purse or a man’s coat pocket. Today it has blossomed as a vital symbol of our thriving community.
Our award-winning group of Feature Writers include Helen Chappell, Dick Cooper, Gary Crawford, Pamela Meredith-Doyle, Roger Vaughan, Bonna Nelson, Michael Valliant and Marc Teffeau. Distribution covers an area including Dorchester, Talbot, Caroline, Queen Anne’s and Kent counties.
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