| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop.
Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:47 AM
At the Harford County Airport on Aldino Road near Churchville is one of Harford County's most exciting companies: Skydive Baltimore.
Skydive Baltimore is owned by veteran sky diver Lance Linton, who has completed more than 5,500 dives.
The company has...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The look on Drew Danick's face in the picture at the top of this page is pretty much how I felt when I jumped out of an airplane.
It was a long time ago, within a few years of my college graduation, which would put it in the mid-1990s. (I can also tell...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Everything I knew about how to behave in a hospital I learned from watching "ER." At the fictional County General Hospital, the most helpful thing a family member could do was stay out of the way. So when my husband was in the ER, I even moved my chair...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A Type T Personality is defined as one who pursues risks through potentially dangerous activities or behaviors. We typically visualize thrill-seekers as young or middle-aged, but in truth, no age limit exists for the Type T.
Enter Bob Frothingham, 93-...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Social Security Disability Insurance system is supposed to provide a financial safety net for workers and their families in the event that a serious medical impairment prevents them from working ("Judges sue Social Security over 'quotas' on disability...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 11:56 AM
When a man willingly jumps from 24 miles above the Earth and lives, there is going to be some buzz. On the heels of Austrian Felix Baumgartner's record-setting "supersonic" skydive from the stratosphere last Sunday, the skydiving community in Maryland...
| May 13, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all.
Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:06 AM
It was an eventful weekend in Ocean City, both on the ground and in the air. Some of the news was not so good, including the death of a 52-year-old boater. Here's a quick wrap-up:
-A Glen Burnie man out for a fishing trip died after the 16-foot boat he...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:21 PM
West Virginia's New River Gorge area was already a destination for adrenaline junkies, but now the thrill factor has reached new heights.
Two hundred feet, to be precise. That's the height at the highest point of Gravity, the mile-long zip line that is...
| Jul 13, 2011
While many in the area are planning to get out of town in the coming weeks, one Catonsville resident has just returned from a recent trip to Australia that featured adventure and lessons in environmental conservation.
During her month-long stay in the...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred.
Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...