At noon today, nearly 60 men and women, baseball gloves in one hand and resumes in the other, showed up at Camden Yards hoping to become one of six Orioles ballboys or ballgirls for the 2011 season. I was one of them (though I brought my notepad and recorder instead of a resume).
For taxpayers who are also procrastinators, this is your year. Not only is the IRS asking those with more complex returns to hold off filing until mid-February, but the usual tax deadline has been extended three days to April 18 because of a holiday in Washington.
TV viewers know Duff Goldman isn't afraid of a little risk. But as his popular Food Network show "Ace of Cakes" winds down, can he export his quirky Baltimore brand to the sunny environs of Los Angeles?