| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90.
The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
| Jan 27, 2013
Amy Thomas Elder lives and breathes education. Has been doing so for most of her 49 years.
Her parents were teachers. Dad taught history; mom was a math instructor. Her kindergarten was held in an antique house at Greenfield Village next to the Henry...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed.
"If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:34 PM
It's nice to be home again with the Daily Pilot. After my recent venture into national politics, I am looking forward to regaling you once again with weekly columns for at least the next year. During this time, the predominant theme will be to cite an...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Beryl Fowlie passed away January 28, 2013 in Monterey, California surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. She was 83 years old.
Beryl Bernice French was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 13, 1929 to Herbert Fredrick French and...
| Feb 24, 2013
Even before they opened Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition buildings, the pioneering stewards of the Historic Area recognized the importance of music in recreating the look, sound and feel of 18th-century life in an Anglo-American setting.
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Pictures in motion — who invented this process?
There's an obscure Frenchman — he has a name, Étienne-Jules Marey, but scarcely anyone knows it — who, in the late 19th century initiated the technique that made the modern movie...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:05 PM
| Apr 29, 2011
Price hike to $12 in store at Natural History Museum...
| May 11, 2011
Do you miss real cars? You know, ones with tail fins, and acres of chrome, and big V-8s pumping out so much horsepower you can smoke the tires in any gear? I do. I spend my days driving an econobox......
| May 27, 2011
A few weekends back, I checked out the new BluRay edition of Steve McQueen's 1960s(early 70s) racing classic, “Le Mans” and wrote about it here. And darned if Michael Mann hasn't been checking it out, too. Maybe. He's seriously considering his...