| May 14, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Growing up in Texas, I played softball — fast pitch. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home.
Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents, and we...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Realignment saber rattling and subsequent media hysteria don’t unnerve Jim Weaver and Craig Littlepage. The athletic directors at Virginia Tech and Virginia, they helped chart the ACC’s last two expansions, and they’ve observed from afar...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The world has quite a few talented, conceptual directors — the kind of auteur artisans who, when their name is on the program, invariably shake up the play you are seeing or make you ponder the art of theater in some new way. Sean Graney, the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:08 PM
The Altadena certified farmers market, which opened last Wednesday afternoon after weeks of anticipatory buzz, is innovative and deeply idealistic. It showcases more than half a dozen small urban farms, most of which are selling at a farmers market for...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 11:56 AM
During her long career as a sculptor and painter in Baltimore, Amalie Rothschild developed a distinctive take on geometric abstraction. You can follow the arc of that career in a gallery-filling retrospective at Towson University's Center for the Arts...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 5:18 PM
The Washington County Commission on Aging offers noon lunches to anyone 60 years and older at six locations — Smithsburg, Keedysville, Williamsport and three in Hagerstown.
Smithsburg, Keedysville and Williamsport are open Mondays, Wednesdays...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Meals on Wheels delivers a hot meal Monday through Friday to Somerset, Edie, Quecreek, Acosta, Gray, Jennerstown, Jenners, Jenners Crossroads, Ferrellton, Boswell, Jerome, Thomas Mills, Stoystown, Kantner, Hooversville, Friedens, Geiger, Listie, Roxbury,...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Martha Socolar from Baltimore was looking for a recipe for a pasta salad with turkey that she said was printed on a box of Mueller's shell pasta in the mid-1990s. She said the recipe was on the box for a long time, but she never copied it down. Sue Housel...
| Sep 12, 2012
Rosh Hashana's rich, slow-cooked foods and honeyed golden fruits reflect the changing seasons and offer the promise of a sweet new year. What if, however, the view outside the window isn't of maples and oaks but palms and banyan trees? And the colors...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:40 PM
One of my colleagues asked why I picked oranges for this cartoon. I wanted to do a cartoon about the democracy movement in Egypt, or shall I say the futility of a democracy movement as long as the army is running the show. I was free associating and...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 10:28 AM
Ever sipped an icy limoncello on a steamy night? You know, then, the allure of a fragrant liqueur. A touch sweet, redolent of fruit or spices or herbs or nuts, liqueurs are gifts from the monks — historically the creators of many of these elixirs....