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  • Commentary: Giving thanks before Thanksgiving

    After reading my colleague Jim Kennedy's column on time just speeding through the rest of the year after Halloween has come and gone, I found myself actually agreeing with him for once (sorry, Jim). Admitting this makes me feel much older than my 27...
  • Commentary: Already missing Europe

    As I'm writing this it's been two weeks since I've been back in the U.S. after a nearly two-week vacation in Paris and England with my mom, brother and aunt. I'm finding I'm still having dreams about the trip — driving on the left side of the road,...
  • Jimmy Cornell shares his tips at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis

    Jimmy Cornell shares his tips at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis
    For Jimmy Cornell, it was all about freedom. Early in his adult life, it came from fleeing communist Romania and finding his way to England, where he worked as a radio correspondent for the BBC. After he got married and began to help his wife, Gwenda,...
  • Barcelona is in the mix for DJ Reagan

    Barcelona is in the mix for DJ Reagan
    Many Baltimoreans declare that their morning commute only becomes bearable when tuned into the crazy antics of WWMX-FM morning radio host Reagan Warfield. He regularly interviews world-famous celebrities and rock stars and banters with a widespread...
  • Thank the Normans

    On this date in 1066, Duke William of Normandy defeated King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings. Once King Harold ceased to be a factor in British politics, having been shot through the eye with an arrow, Anglo-Saxon was demoted mainly to the tongue of...
  • Everyman stages update of 17th-century comedy 'Beaux' Stratagem'

    Everyman stages update of 17th-century comedy 'Beaux' Stratagem'
    Picture it: England, 1707. Two guys who have run out of money decide to seek out and successfully woo rich women. They take turns playing master and servant as they roam the countryside in their quest, which leads them to the town of Lichfield and...
  • Christopher Gaul, editor and reporter

    Christopher Gaul, editor and reporter
    Christopher Gaul, former managing editor of the Catholic Review and reporter for The Sun and The Evening Sun and area television stations, died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Essex. He was 72. He joined the Catholic Review as a writer in 1995 and...
  • Letting down the side

    Last week, when I suggested that the career/careen distinction is, for practical purposes, extinct in American English, Stephen Busemeyer wrote this response: The words careen and career mean different things. We should choose the word that most clearly...
  • Columbia Rep Stage's 'Mary Rose' appears after a long absence

    Columbia Rep Stage's 'Mary Rose' appears after a long absence
    The name of playwright J.M. Barrie is so closely associated with "Peter Pan" that his other plays are neglected. Rep Stage has been doing its part to change that. It produced an evening of two one-act Barrie plays, "The New Word" and "The Old Lady...
  • Getting a grip on grammar

    If you are a native speaker of English, you have English grammar in your head, and it has been there since you were a very small child. Unfortunately, the process of translating that grammar into terms for discussion of writing has not gone well....
  • Tour d'Ale: An insider's guide to the Howard County brewpub scene

    Tour d'Ale: An insider's guide to the Howard County brewpub scene
    Any foodie will tell you freshness matters. Same holds true for beer. When what’s in your glass was made on the premises, or by a nearby brewer on behalf of the establishment where you’re sipping your suds, it’s bound to taste better...
  • It's just an apostrophe, people

    You may want to grab a paper bag to breathe into in case this post provokes hyperventilation. Apostrophes are not all that important. This insight came to me as I was reading an important distinction that Geoffrey Pullum makes at Lingua Franca: "The...