| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Hundreds of spectators crowded in front of stores, restaurants and between parked cars in downtown Bel Air Friday morning to watch the first Veterans Day parade the town has seen in more than 50 years.
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:50 PM
I remember Armistice Day.
I remember on countless occasions as a youngster seeing little old men in front of business establishments selling artificial red paper poppies. They even came to our door.
My mother, who frequently bought those poppies, told...
| May 27, 2010
It's Black Monday, Penelope's is closed. But the kids at Starbucks have created such an appeal that I have no hesitation spending an hour or two or three there crafting this week's write. Robin, the manager, and her assistant Barb have created a great...
| Nov 11, 2009
| 11:05 AM
In Flanders Fields
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn,...