| Jan 1, 2011
You made me cry.
Of course I made myself cry, too.
Knife wounds, insect attacks and tandoori-hot temperatures aside, my favorite story involved me and you and the outdoors. In July, during one of the hottest stretches in a summer of hot stretches, I...
| May 28, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Maybe I'll get it right this time. Maybe it won't hurt as much as last year — it couldn't, could it?
Docile bugs, less bloodshed, lower temperatures and a more well-rounded diet, that's what I'm hoping for as I once again take on the Maryland...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 1:57 PM
On the other side of the door, a famished raptor awaited my entrance.
Dinner was served. And in return I got an...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 3:17 AM
As Marylanders ease into the heat of the summer, we're looking for a little relief. There's no better place to find it than in Ocean City.
For memories, nothing compares with that ride across the Bay Bridge and onward along Route 50, windows down and...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:22 PM
It's an island that measures only 21 square miles, about the size of Manhattan.
But instead of skyscrapers packed in like sardines, imagine miles and miles of sparkling cerulean water and pink-glittered sand.
Replace the honking yellow cabs with...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Maryland Natural Resources Police will be stepping up patrols this weekend in an attempt to curb drunken boating and the number of maritime fatalities, which threatens to exceed a 10-year high reached in 2009.
Eleven boaters have died in Maryland...
| Sep 1, 2011
Bermuda is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 650 miles east of North Carolina. Although the island is only 21 square miles, it has nine parishes and about 75 miles of coastline.
From Baltimore, travelers can visit Bermuda by plane or cruise...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Baltimore, your next fill-up could well be on Brent Ashley.
Don't know the man? Not a problem. All you need to know is that the 59-year-old retired motel owner wants people to come to http://www.baltimoresun.com/travel/beaches/ this summer, and he's...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II.
A more recent...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:22 AM
Torrential rainfall brought on by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee flooded dozens of Baltimore-area roads, and sent the water rising out of rivers and creeks — and rescue crews have responded to more than a dozen calls of stranded drivers since...
| Jul 6, 2011
Happy 100th birthday to great-grandma Bee (Catherine Morsberger Bellis), a lifelong Catonsvillian who will celebrate the milestone July 31.
She now lives with her son Tim, off Edmondson Avenue, near Academy Heights.
A grandmother to 24 and great-...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Let's say you have a product that people automatically associate with you.
Except for one hiccup in the timeline, it's been on the market since before Capt. John Smith rowed a boat around the Chesapeake. And it's so popular that people will do crazy...