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  • Vacations by the book

    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the experience.
  • Actually, it was the egg that came first [commentary]

    Actually, it was the egg that came first [commentary]
    Many years ago, so long ago I can't remember the exact circumstances or the people involved, I was part of a college discussion group that was pondering the finer points of what we students would do to solve some perennial social ill once we graduated....

    Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations

    Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations
    With his fife's high-pitched notes soaring over the enthusiastic throngs that gather each year at historic sites to celebrate Memorial Day, Dave Embrey is an attention-getter. Clad in historically accurate attire, the longtime Savage resident performs...

    Howard Co. middle-schooler wins national writing contest

    Howard Co. middle-schooler wins national writing contest
    When Jisoo Choi moved to the United States from South Korea at the age of 6, all she knew of the English language was the alphabet. But this week Choi, a 13-year-old eighth-grader at Burleigh Manor Middle School, was honored as the winner of the Letters...

    Krieger Schechter Day School fifth-grader wins award in Letters About Literature contest

    Krieger Schechter Day School fifth-grader wins award in Letters About Literature contest
    Ten-year-old Gillian Blum knew just what to do when she realized that a schedule conflict would prevent her from reading her award-winning letter in person at an April 12 ceremony to recognize the winners of the Letters About Literature contest. So...