First, I should say that we opted to focus our search around Charlottesville, Va. Charlottesville is in a central location that most guests can drive to, and we love spending time there. Everybody wins.
Jane Sawyers at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185 organizes a canteen party on the last Saturday of each month at the post home for VFW members. Each month, Jane conducts a fundraiser at the party to benefit a different charity. January's fundraiser benefited the Department of Maryland Ladies Auxiliary President's Special Project and February's recipient was the VFW's National Home for Children. Last week, I incorrectly identified Jane; but…by any name…she is very much appreciated at
When Maryland merchants talk about the recent legalization of same-sex marriage, they sometimes talk of broad, lofty themes: Equality. Justice. Civil rights. But there's another practical concept at work: Dollar signs.