| Apr 8, 2012
Alice Brown remembers the moment of dread when doctors diagnosed her with cancer. She imagines her terror and despair were much like what Jesus felt when he was sentenced to die on the cross.
Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy seemed to defeat the...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Go Red for Women
Kelly Perkins, a mountain climber and outdoor enthusiast who received a heart transplant in 1995, will be the keynote speaker at the eighth annual Go Red for Women Luncheon at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy.,...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 8:36 AM
'Let the Earth Be Glad' — A concert tour of sacred music of the Carpathian Mountains, Thu., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., St. Gregory of Nyssa Church, 12420 Old Gunpowder Road Spur, Beltsville. Performed by The seminary choir of The...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:03 AM
There is no earthly good reason to have a bare yard in the winter, especially if you grow Hellebores, sometimes called Christmas Rose or Lenten Rose, depending on their bloom time.
Bill Kidd, a horticulturist with McDonald Garden Center and an avid...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Fasting might seem a grim topic in the midst of the Orange County Fair, beach picnics and the start of the Olympic Games. But highly observant Jews took part last weekend in Tisha B'Av, a 25-hour fast from food and drink to mark the destruction of the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Gardening in shade can be just as beautiful as gardening in sun when you work with what you have. Here are some shade gardening tips from the National Garden Bureau ... www.ngb.org.
Gardening in shade
1) Shade gardening often means trying to plant among...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:10 PM
I'm not sure if it was the influence of some carne asada fries during a recent trip to San Diego or a dinner at Guelaguetza accompanied by a particularly potent dose of mezcal, but I had a dream about mole fries a few weeks ago. It was a rather vivid one,...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Darden Restaurants Inc.’s efforts to spruce up Olive Garden’s lagging sales, including national promotions and cost cuts, were “less effective than anticipated,” the company said while announcing its fiscal fourth-quarter...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Last month at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185, members from the four posts in District 10 gathered to present awards to the students who placed in the two VFW-sponsored essay contests, "Patriots Pen" for middle schoolers and "Voice of Democracy" for high...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:04 PM
St. Paul's Independent Church will host a series of Revival Services in the church sanctuary, 5010 St. Paul's Road, Millers, beginning each evening at 6:30 p.m. from Monday, March 26 through Friday, March 30.
The theme for the services is "Jesus Still...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Angel Sánchez Ortíz, 57, has been making "la vejigante" since he was a boy in Ponce, Puerto Rico. In Spanish, the word "vejigante" (literally, "giant bladder") refers to a colorful papier-mâché mask that is used during pre-Lenten festivals in February....