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  • Ten years after losing his fiancee, Columbia man on his way to healing

    John Milton Wesley had a dream about 10 years ago that he was shopping with his fiancee, Sarah Clark, when she walked into a dressing room to try on clothes and never came out. "I woke up sad and agitated ... almost in tears," Wesley recalled. Three...
  • Scouting director Gary Rajsich ready to put his first stamp on the Orioles organization

    Scouting director Gary Rajsich ready to put his first stamp on the Orioles organization
    When the Orioles officially hired baseball-lifer Gary Rajsich as their director of scouting in November, Toronto Blue Jays pro scouting director Perry Minasian sent a message to a friend. "You just stole one of my best scouts," Minasian texted Orioles...
  • Remembering events of 10 years ago is a duty for future generations

    It's hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Yet, a decade later, the images from 8:46 a.m., when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into north tower of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan; and 9:03 a.m., when...
  • Baggage and blessings

    Baggage and blessings
    It was the song "Greensleeves" that drew Shirley Dempsey-Kahn into the Goodwill store that December morning. It reminded her of her first trip to London as a child, with her father, a naval officer, and her mother. She would be returning in January,...
  • For Orioles' Adam Jones, Dominican Republic scores a home run

    For Orioles' Adam Jones, Dominican Republic scores a home run
    Baltimore Orioles' star center fielder Adam Jones loves to sleep out — which works out nicely for him, realization, since his team spends more than 80 days a year on the road. Obviously undaunted by frequent changes of scenery, Jones has been a...
  • If you go: Dominican Republic

    Cap Cana, Dominican Republic Located just 10 minutes from the Punta Cana airport, Cap Cana is a self-contained, 30,000-acre ecological resort area with pristine oceanfront beaches, the luminous Cap Cana Marina, cliffs and forested hiking trails, as...
  • BWI has busiest June in history, 2nd-busiest month ever

    A total of 2.18 million commercial passengers used Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in June, an increase of 2.9 percent over June 2011, the state announced Monday. Last month's traffic set a new mark for June, and it was second...
  • For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel

    For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel
    He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king. Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
  • A surprise reunion, a friendship resumed

    A surprise reunion, a friendship resumed
    In 26 years as a Marine, Sgt. Maj. Brian Taylor has lost several comrades. But he never forgot that "puny little squiggly kid" from West Baltimore who "just had all of this motivation and no direction." Taylor had been a mentor to Sgt. Maurice Bease in...
  • Famous locals and their Charm City secrets

     
    Take a look at this link to the American Airlines magazine, American Way, which features Baltimore. Notice that I wasn't asked to contribute, not after what I did to the poor AirTran woman. The end of that story was that......
  • 'The Amazing Race': And they're off ...

     
    Here's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race premiere ... (And my apologies for not posting this earlier!):And, they’re off…The teams gather in downtown Los Angeles to begin the 16th season of The Amazing Race and I immediately notice that some....
  • A year of turmoil

    Sept. 11, 2001 8:48 a.m. American Airlines Flight 11 crashes into One World Trade Center, the north tower. 9:03 a.m. United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into Two World Trade Center, the south tower. 9:45 a.m. American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the...