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  • Diagnosis: You're old

    Here's a big question: When does old age begin? Will 30 years do it? Is being 50 and the holder of an AARP card with senior discounts enough? Both would be wrong guesses. Until recently, I hadn't thought much about it. Yet, I got the answer to this...
  • A murder mystery that just won't die

    A murder mystery that just won't die
    Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
  • Grammy nominees, Kobe Bryant and Tim Cooke are having an awesome St. Nick's Day

    Grammy nominees, Kobe Bryant and Tim Cooke are having an awesome St. Nick's Day
    If you stepped into something unexpected today, here's hoping it was related to St. Nicholas Day and not a irresponsible pet owner. Millions of children (and some freaky adults) are finding candy and other assorted junk stuffed into their shoes this...
  • Columbia has room to become 'artistic enabled community' [Letter]

    I harbor high hopes that Columbia can blossom to the next level in creating a "go to" environment that supports and nurtures art and artists. Recently the Columbia Association has stepped up offering public forums on this and Jane Dembner of the...
  • Common fallacies about children of same-sex couples

    I was a little confused by Marie-Alberte Boursiquot's recent letter ("Catholic doctors for traditional marriage," Oct. 20). The headline over it says traditional marriage, but in her letter she uses the term "authentic marriage." I had never heard that...
  • Walters explores work of Caton heir who lived fast, died young

    Walters explores work of Caton heir who lived fast, died young
    The handsome young man sitting in the pink parlor chair radiates restlessness, a disdain for social conventions and undeniable self-satisfaction. The impatience in Richard Caton Woodville's "Self-Portrait with Flowered Wallpaper" can be detected in...
  • Preposition nonsense

    On the Internet, that storehouse of dubious advice, you can still find statements about grammar and usage like this one: "One is still officially supposed to avoid ending sentences with prepositions. In most cases, this is not hard to do: 'Who are you...
  • Perry Hall High School prepares to celebrate first 50 years

    Perry Hall High School prepares to celebrate first 50 years
    At age 50, she's still big and beautiful. Beginning this year, Perry Hall High School will mark a half-century of existence with celebratory events stretching 14 months. "It's going to be a party," Principal George Roberts said. The scope of the...
  • Take a pill

    Only yesterday I posted about the hissy that Buzzfeed pitched over literally in the figurative sense. Today at Slate Simon Akam is railing against bridezilla and chillax and a handful of other contemporary constructions that he finds inelegant.* Lord...
  • Balto. Co. school librarians skeptical of changes

    Balto. Co. school librarians skeptical of changes
    Baltimore County school librarians are worried about their next chapter. New schools Superintendent Dallas Dance wants to eliminate from school system policy a written requirement that each school have a librarian and has shifted library science...
  • Everyone's life is a story, so write it down for posterity [Senior Circles]

    The inspiration for this column came from a local newspaper article I read about a "girl" with whom I went to high school for two years at St. Cecilia's Academy in Washington, D.C.   This woman, whom I haven't seen since then, has always kept a low...
  • Business briefs: Bonnie Heneson Communications receives two 2012 Apex Awards of Excellence

    The Young Professionals Network of Howard County, a program of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, renewed the annual sponsorship agreement with Lakeview Title Co., a firm based in Columbia. YPN also receives sponsorship from the Columbia Association,...