Labor Day means the tail end of summer for many, and also the wrap-up of the Maryland State Fair, where many Carroll residents have traveled to Timonium to compete, present or just enjoy some fair food and a few midway games.
I have worked within elite policy circles in New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., but I also have deep ties to Trump nation. That's why, when I open Facebook, I see urgent appeals to read "This is How Fascism Comes to America" and then am urged to order bumper stickers with sayings like, "I Wish Hillary Had Married OJ."
When Cassadee Pope introduced herself to America -- at least the segment that watches reality singing competitions -- two years ago on NBC's "The Voice," she sang Natalie Imbruglia's hit, "Torn," to a huge ovation.
Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013.