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  • So much to see and do in London

    So much to see and do in London
    LONDON - The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose. Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum. The museum never happened. That...
  • Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence

    Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence
    A contrite former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison, capping one of the state's worst political scandals and humbling a controversial and defiant figure who rode into office as a champion of reform. The sentence...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Reflections on a Christmas recital

    My mother taught piano lessons. In 1930 she had her own radio show in Monongah, W. Va. Under her tutelage, I mastered “Chop Sticks,” “Heart and Soul” and just about any doo-wop melody. Years later, I was the darling of every dive...
  • The Question: What was your favorite book as a child?

    The Question: What was your favorite book as a child?
    "'The Jungle Book' by Rudyard Kipling. I thought I was Mowgli, or I wanted to be Mowgli and have talking critters as friends. Absolutely, I wanted to escape the ghetto. I wanted to get out of poverty and live in some place magical. It seemed to me that if...
  • History Matters: Essay on Ireland lands Ellicott City 12-year-old second prize in newspaper contest

    100 Years Ago Irish eyed Ellicott City Boy Gets A Prize In the Baltimore News contest for the best essays by children, 12-year old Noble Watkins, of Ellicott City, was awarded the second prize for the following essay. "Essay On Ireland: Ireland is a...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Are you the Thousandth Man?

    I read the post my daughter wrote on Facebook relative to the death of Drew Ferraro and found it to be insightful. You may recall Drew was the 15-year-old boy who took his own life by jumping off a three-story building at Crescenta Valley High School last...
  • Applause: Blue rose arrives in U.S. florists in early November

    Applause: Blue rose arrives in U.S. florists in early November
    Beginning in early November, Suntory will for the first time, introduce their internationally renowned blue rose Applause in North America. With nearly 100 percent blue-pigmented petals, blue rose Applause is the world's first blue rose, a technically...
  • Check It Out: Tales get haunting at the Newport library

    The unsuspecting public may not realize that the library is home to many restless spirits. Ghostly apparitions and foul aberrations are held at bay within the binding of many well-rumored tomes of lore. Resting on the shelf beside many normal, everyday...
  • E-readers debut at Anne Arundel libraries

    Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home. E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...
  • No easy answers for Afghan killings

    No easy answers for Afghan killings
    While I watched March Madness basketball action, a madness of a different sort played out near the farmland of Panjwai, Afghanistan ("Killings of 16 appall Afghans," March 12). According to news reports, 60-year-old Abdul Samad returned to his home on...
  • Musical of Disney's "Jungle Book" Set For Boston's Huntington

    Here's a well-worth trip for Connecticut theater-goers: Boston's Huntingtoin Stage Company will open its season with a new musical based on Rudyard Kipling's stories and the 1967 Disney's animated musical film "The Jungle Book, adapted and staged by...