%2 http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/feed/features/all en Reconciliation http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/reconciliation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How handwriting analysis helped me forgive my mother &mdash; and myself</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Jane Elkin </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin"><em>A Mother&rsquo;s Day story by Jane Elkin</em></div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On March 3, 2004, I boarded a plane for New Hampshire to sit vigil at my mother&rsquo;s deathbed. Waiting at the gate, I wrote this page in my diary. It&rsquo;s the lyrics to Nella Fantasia (In My Fantasy), a Sarah Brightman song that haunted me for two months and was the last music my mother ever heard, my final gift before singing at her funeral.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/history-lore/article/reconciliation" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/mother.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="241" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/reconciliation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/reconciliation#comments History & Lore People Features Thu, 10 May 2018 15:34:24 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 43206 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Both Hands Project http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/both-hands-project <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Unique charity helps locals adopt a child and support a widow</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Kadee Corley waits for her phone to ring. The call she expects will change her life, and the lives of her husband Bryan and their seven-year-old son Bryce. Forever.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;They are waiting to hear if the next member of their family is ready to come home. To Odenton. From Bulgaria.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &ldquo;We struggled trying to get pregnant with our first child, and after three miscarriages we finally had our beautiful son,&rdquo; says Kadee.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/both-hands-project" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Family.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="73" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Both Hands Project helped the Corley family raise money for adoption, and they in turn found volunteers to help spuce up the home of widow Mary Hellman. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/both-hands-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/both-hands-project#comments Good Living People Features Thu, 03 May 2018 17:12:45 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 43077 at http://www.bayweekly.com Annapolis Doubles Down on Libraries http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/annapolis-doubles-down-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>One closes (for now); two open</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Shelby Conrad </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Finding a public library in Annapolis this spring has become a lot more interesting.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/news/article/annapolis-doubles-down-libraries" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/library-rendering-outisde.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="47" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While the new Annapolis library is being built at the site of the old branch on West Street, branches have opened in Westfield Annapolis Mall and at the Monarch Academy off of West Street. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/annapolis-doubles-down-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/annapolis-doubles-down-libraries#comments News Places Features Thu, 03 May 2018 17:28:46 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 43078 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Life — and Afterlife — of a ­Chesapeake Legend http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/boating/article/life-%E2%80%94-and-afterlife-%E2%80%94-%C2%ADchesapeake-legend <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Like their owners, wooden boats don&rsquo;t live forever. But the 1948 Trumpy yacht Counterpoint survives piece by salvaged piece</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kate Fitzgerald </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Trumpy yacht Counterpoint waited dry-docked at Herrington Harbor North for the right person to come along and shine her up, clean her decks and splash her into the water again. That person would have to match the dedication and vision of her former owner, William Watkins, who passed away in 2015.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/boating/article/life-%E2%80%94-and-afterlife-%E2%80%94-%C2%ADchesapeake-legend" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Counterpoint%20flared%20bow-original.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="96" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/boating/article/life-%E2%80%94-and-afterlife-%E2%80%94-%C2%ADchesapeake-legend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/boating/article/life-%E2%80%94-and-afterlife-%E2%80%94-%C2%ADchesapeake-legend#comments Boating Good Living History & Lore News People Places Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:32:49 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 42967 at http://www.bayweekly.com A New Vision for Annapolis http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/new-vision-annapolis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div id="cke_pastebin">A Bay Weekly conversation with Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Leigh Glenn </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Before running for mayor of Annapolis, restaurateur Gavin Buckley ran in high heels and a skirt during a men-in-high-heels sprint at the 2015 Annapolis Fringe Festival. That was nothing out of the ordinary for the South African-born Buckley, who grew up in Perth, West Australia.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/new-vision-annapolis" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Buckley-Working%20closeup.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="133" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We love ideas. Just because we put an idea out there doesn’t mean it’s going to happen; it’s the start of a conversation. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/new-vision-annapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/new-vision-annapolis#comments Bay Weekly Interviews News People Places Features Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:36:24 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 42764 at http://www.bayweekly.com Maryland Day http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/maryland-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our heritage, our legacy</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Anne Arundel County&rsquo;s celebration of Maryland Day, officially March 25, shifts to a hopefully sunnier, warmer weekend this year.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; April 6 thru 8, we celebrate our shared stake in the territory and body politic planted 384 years ago on March 25, 1634, when Lord Baltimore&rsquo;s colonists made land on a tiny island in a big river in an unknown world: Maryland Day.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/maryland-day" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/MarylandDay-kids.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/maryland-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/maryland-day#comments Good Living History & Lore People Places Thu, 05 Apr 2018 17:21:04 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 42656 at http://www.bayweekly.com They Will Be Heard http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/they-will-be-heard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Local students are stepping up, speaking out and marching for a safe education</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Shelby Conrad </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Right here in Annapolis, students are assembling behind their colleagues in Parkland to speak up for their right to a safe education.&nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mackenzie Boughey, a sophomore at the Severn School in Severna Park, watched with rising unease as the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, overwhelmed television and social media. First she felt horror. Then inspiration.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/they-will-be-heard" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Statehouse.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="135" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Maddi Meyer, Mackenzie Boughey, Alexandra Szynal in front of the state capitol in Annapolis. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/they-will-be-heard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/they-will-be-heard#comments Bay Weekly Interviews History & Lore News People Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:09:18 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 42476 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Art of the Egg http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/art-egg <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-style: normal;">Pysanky, the jewel-like Ukrainian eggs, keep the world in balance</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Diana J. Dinsick </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;As an American of Ukrainian heritage, Coreen Weilminster cherishes the Easter traditions with which she was raised. Especially when it comes to the ancient art of pysanky, eggs decorated using a wax-resist method similar to batik. In design, in legend and in Christian tradition, these eggs have kept alive a gentle folk art reflecting the Ukrainian nation.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/art-egg" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Coreen%20Weilminster-2.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="164" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Coreen Weilminster learned the Ukrainian art of pysanky, elaborate wax-resistant egg decorating, from her grandmother and great-aunts. Now, with more than 30 years of pysanky experience, she shares her love of the craft with others, teaching workshops in her home and at the Jug Bay Center Wetlands Sanctuary in Lothian. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/art-egg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/art-egg#comments Good Living History & Lore People Things Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:05:15 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 42399 at http://www.bayweekly.com Finding a Lot to Love in “Unloved” Carrion-Eaters http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/finding-lot-love-%E2%80%9Cunloved%E2%80%9D-carrion-eaters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A Bay Weekly conversation with writer, birder and &shy;educator Katie Fallon</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Barbara Johnson </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin"><em>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Ewww, vultures! How can you stand them?</em></div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Katie Fallon, who finds lots to love about those bare-headed carrion-eaters that so many find fearsome and disgusting, has heard it all before. Fallon is a vulture advocate and in the business of changing minds. So she hopes her March 21 audience at Quiet Waters Park will leave with a new appreciation for the birds and the role these fabulous flyers play in our ecosystem.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/finding-lot-love-%E2%80%9Cunloved%E2%80%9D-carrion-eaters" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Falon%20w%20vulutre%202.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Katie Fallon with a turkey vulture. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/finding-lot-love-%E2%80%9Cunloved%E2%80%9D-carrion-eaters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/finding-lot-love-%E2%80%9Cunloved%E2%80%9D-carrion-eaters#comments Bay Weekly Interviews Creature Feature People Features Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:49:20 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 42324 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Faces of Freedom http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/faces-freedom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div id="cke_pastebin">Forensic artist puts images to 200-year-old descriptions</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Debbie Brown Driscoll </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Lot Bell, who became a free woman in 1816, survived through two centuries of history in a few words written by the man who had claimed her ownership. Granting Lot her freedom in his last will and testament, &shy;Silbey Bell described her of &ldquo;pretty dark complexion, long face and high cheek bones &hellip; a very remarkable scar on her head on the left side thereof which resembles a mulberry very much.&rdquo; On the 30-year-old woman&rsquo;s Certificate of Freedom, those words were the equivalent of her passport photo.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/faces-freedom" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Chris%20Haley.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="133" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “We want to return their voices and faces,” explains Chris Haley, director of the Archives’ Study of the Legacy of Slavery, left with composite of Lot Bell. Helping with that effort is forensic artist Lt. Donald C. Stahl (below) of the Charles County police: “Given the description, I first try to form a picture of the face in my mind.” On his computer screen is the composite he created of Samuel Curtis. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/faces-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/faces-freedom#comments Bay Weekly Interviews History & Lore People Features Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:45:49 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 42141 at http://www.bayweekly.com