Robert R. "Bob" Timberg, a former Evening Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter and Marine Corps veteran whose 1995 book "The Nightingale's Song" about five Naval Academy graduates who served in the Vietnam War earned him wide acclaim, died Tuesday from respiratory failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 76.
This past week, my wife read The Source and found out about a symposium called "Choose Civility" that caught her attention. The title of the program was "The Ball's In Your Court: Can Civility and Sports Coexist?" It happens to be a subject of great interest to me and I immediately signed up to attend at the Miller Library on Oct. 9 starting at 6:30 p.m.
The SAT is a 225-minute race to the finish line encompassing everything schools have been trying to prepare students for since pre-school. It doesn't really test math, writing and reading, but mainly test-taking strategies like process of elimination or lucky guessing.
If you're in the mood for some science fiction silliness, "The Intergalactic Nemesis: A Live-Action Graphic Novel" promises to keep you laughing on Friday, June 20, at 8 p.m. in the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake.
An all-girls experience, be it the Girl Scouts, a girls' athletic team, a girls' camp or a girls' school can be a spring board to achievement and a sense of self-worth for girls, who are too quick to underestimate their abilities.