It was Charles Dudley Warner, although often misattributed to Mark Twain, who said “Everyone talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it.” Well, we certainly have had a lot to talk about over the last several months.
The wedding of Gov. Larry Hogan's stepdaughter this weekend might be one of the largest parties thrown at the historic governor's mansion in decades, but Maryland's governors have hosted high-profile and extravagant affairs for centuries.
Life along the Mississippi River in the mid-19th century is revisited in "Big River." This 1985 Broadway musical, whose seven Tony Awards included Best Musical, agreeably flows along in the Silhouette Stage's production at Slayton House Theater.
Possibly rather than protest the event, those opposed can lend their expertise in matters associated with proper handling of such creatures and help increase the knowledge of wild things among the members of a new generation.
Nov. 21, 2012, was a sad day indeed. As many were looking forward to sharing Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family; Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Wonder Bread, Ding Dongs and many other culinary delights high in the food pyramid, announced it was closing its 85-year old business.
Archaeologists may have found remains of a barn or blacksmith shop from the days of Josiah Henson, a former slave whose autobiography was the inspiration for "Uncle Tom's Cabin," the Baltimore Sun reports.
Baltimore County students in the summer school reading program are being introduced to graphic novels and e-books by Tom Miley, media specialist at Deer Park Middle Magnet in Randallstown, in an effort to pique their interest and improve their literacy skills.
Baltimore's Contemporary Museum, which abruptly announced it was suspending operations last week, vows to return. But it will be to an increasingly crowded field, with everyone from the established Baltimore Museum of Art to new galleries in emerging arts districts expanding the number of venues to see current art.
"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt," so goes a bit of sound advice attributed to any number of great wits ranging from Confucius to Mark Twain. It remains as unheeded today as it did in the time of the great sages of either China or America.