%2 http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/feed/features/all en Guitar Greats http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/guitar-greats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Of Fenders and Gibsons, GE Smith and Eric Clapton</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> Rick Hogue </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;American music grew up on American guitars.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Mississippi Delta blues rose from the spirituals of African Americans but found a voice on National Resonator guitars built in California. Jazz and swing evolved from Big Bands on Gibson Archtops made in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The lonesome hillbilly folk we know as bluegrass was played on Martin guitars from Nazareth, Pennsylvania. When blues and jazz had a baby, they called it rock and roll and played it on Leo Fender&rsquo;s Telecaster.</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/people/article/guitar-greats" 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/Rick%20Hogue.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/guitar-greats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/guitar-greats#comments People Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:51:35 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39571 at http://www.bayweekly.com Crazy about Beagles http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/features/article/crazy-about-beagles <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For their dogs, Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland will do just about anything&nbsp;</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> Tracy Contrino </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The conundrum of beagle love: bright loving eyes, silky tri-color fur, endless cuddling and a white-tipped, eternally wagging tail &mdash; all wrapped up with a deafening howl, the search for mischief and stubborn independence.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; When the beagle&rsquo;s nose is engaged, the dog will track a scent unabashedly. Beagles are notorious for leaving the hunting pack, or digging under a standard fence, or breaking through an electric fence if they find something interesting and worth pursuing.</p> <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/features/article/crazy-about-beagles" 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/Jakusz%20and%20beagle.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="150" 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"> &quot;We learn about the dogs, love the dogs and ensure they&#039;ll go to good homes,&quot; says Patti Jakusz of Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/features/article/crazy-about-beagles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/features/article/crazy-about-beagles#comments Features Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:17:41 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39457 at http://www.bayweekly.com Failure to Fly http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/features/article/failure-fly <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Osprey chick population at a record low</strong></em></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> Sarah Jablon </div> </div> </div> <p>May on the Patuxent River &mdash; Weeks of harsh weather and rain hammer a lonely tower, resolute like a final soldier in battle. A mother osprey braces in her nest, doing everything she can to protect her offspring. Little does she know, it is too late. No chicks will hatch in her nest this year, and she and her mate will have a &shy;lonely summer on the river.</p> <p>This season has not been kind to osprey, but at first glance, you wouldn&rsquo;t know it.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="color:#008080;">v&nbsp; v&nbsp; v</span></strong></p> <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/features/article/failure-fly" 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/tagged%20unfledged%20male-080317.jpg" 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"> You can see the tag on the left leg of the unfledged male osprey. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/features/article/failure-fly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/features/article/failure-fly#comments Features Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:55:09 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39357 at http://www.bayweekly.com Helping Big-Picture Problems http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/gardening/article/helping-big-picture-problems <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Compost works for us at construction sites, landfills and wastewater treatment plants</strong></em></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> Dr. Francis Gouin </div> </div> </div> <p>Silt-laden water from construction sites and poorly managed farm fields are notorious for contaminating our streams, rivers, lakes and bays. Silt fences are mandatory at construction sites, but even when properly installed they do not hold back clay. Adding wood chips or straw bales won&rsquo;t help.</p> <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/gardening/article/helping-big-picture-problems" 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/COMPOST%20BERM-080317.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="68" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/gardening/article/helping-big-picture-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/gardening/article/helping-big-picture-problems#comments Gardening Green Living Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:34:46 +0000 bayweekly_master 39448 at http://www.bayweekly.com My Birthday Wish Fulfilled http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/my-birthday-wish-fulfilled <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>The crabs were fat, plentiful and willing to be caught</strong></em></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> Dennis Doyle </div> </div> </div> <p>I had violated my sacred rule never to promise blue crabs before they were caught. To further increase the danger of a dinner failure when an ever-growing number of people was expecting to be fed, I had not run a trotline in more than a year. Now, at well past dawn, we were only laying out the baited line at the mouth of a neighborhood creek.</p> <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/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/my-birthday-wish-fulfilled" 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/Ransom%20and%20Doyle-080317.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="97" 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"> Vincent Ransom and Dennis Doyle hauled in a fat bushel of ­jimmies for Doyle’s birthday feast. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/my-birthday-wish-fulfilled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/my-birthday-wish-fulfilled#comments Sporting Life by Dennis Doyle Fishing Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:37:17 +0000 bayweekly_master 39449 at http://www.bayweekly.com Disappointing Hanging Baskets? http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-gardener-dr-francis-gouin/article/disappointing-hanging-baskets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Turn on the blooms with Bloom</strong></em></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> Dr. Francis Gouin </div> </div> </div> <p>To keep plants in hanging baskets growing and flowering for two months or more, dump one-half cup of Bloom in a single lump on an eight-inch diameter hanging basket, or one cup for a 10-inch basket. At each irrigation, pour water onto the mound of Bloom. As the water flows through the Bloom, it absorbs nutrients and makes them available to the roots of the plants.</p> <hr /> <h3><span style="color:#008080;">Trying to Make a Better Rain Garden</span></h3> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/RainGarden-072017" title="www.bayweekly.com/RainGarden-072017">www.bayweekly.com/RainGarden-072017</a></p> <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-gardener-dr-francis-gouin/article/disappointing-hanging-baskets" 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/BayGardener-072717-bfore-after.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="74" 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"> A hanging basket before being fed with Bloom, left, and after top. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-gardener-dr-francis-gouin/article/disappointing-hanging-baskets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/bay-gardener-dr-francis-gouin/article/disappointing-hanging-baskets#comments The Bay Gardener by Dr. Francis Gouin Gardening Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:54:33 +0000 bayweekly_master 39253 at http://www.bayweekly.com Fat Cats http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/fat-cats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Though not Bay natives, channel catfish are worth an angler&rsquo;s time</strong></em></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> Dennis Doyle </div> </div> </div> <p>Despite a firm New Year&rsquo;s resolution to rise earlier during the hot summer months to take advantage of the cooler dawn hours when the rockfish are on the hunt, I once again failed to get out of bed and on the water until 8am. The day by then was already heating up and the striper bite a memory.</p> <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/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/fat-cats" 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/Harrison-Doyle-w-cat-072717.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="68" 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"> Harrison Doyle with a meaty channel catfish. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/fat-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/fat-cats#comments Sporting Life by Dennis Doyle Fishing Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:56:59 +0000 bayweekly_master 39254 at http://www.bayweekly.com Killdeer, Up Close and Personal http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/killdeer-close-and-personal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Holly Lanzaron&rsquo;s picture tells a whole story of a new family</strong></em></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> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Amid the ordinary, Holly Lanzaron chanced upon the extraordinary. In a shopping center parking lot in Deale, on the crushed stone, a mother killdeer sat hatching four speckled eggs.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;We didn&rsquo;t know that she was nesting right away,&rdquo; said the Southern Middle-Schooler on Deale Elks Club&rsquo;s sponsored photo safari with Muddy Creek Artists Guild mentor Bea Poulin and Hannah Dove. &ldquo;At first we thought that the bird was wounded and could not fly.&rdquo;</p> <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/creature-feature/article/killdeer-close-and-personal" 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/Hollys%20Killdeer-072717.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/killdeer-close-and-personal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/killdeer-close-and-personal#comments Creature Feature Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:06:48 +0000 bayweekly_master 39257 at http://www.bayweekly.com Give It a Fly http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/give-it-fly <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Here&rsquo;s what you need to have fun</strong></em></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> Dennis Doyle </div> </div> </div> <p>Afish caught on the fly is easily twice as much fun as one caught any other way. Right now is an ideal time to fish the long rod for rockfish and white perch.</p> <p>The first rule is to leave your conventional tackle at home. If you&rsquo;ve decided to use the fly rod, it&rsquo;s best to be fully committed.</p> <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/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/give-it-fly" 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/fly-casting-072017.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/give-it-fly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/give-it-fly#comments Sporting Life by Dennis Doyle Fishing Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:48:25 +0000 bayweekly_master 39151 at http://www.bayweekly.com Make a Better Rain Garden http://www.bayweekly.com/RainGarden-072017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>My model is good enough for the National Botanical Garden</strong></em></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> Dr. Francis Gouin </div> </div> </div> <p>The purpose of rain gardens is to reduce surface runoff by capturing water in ponds where it can infiltrate the soil. Many rain gardens begin with dug ponds lined with sand and gravel. Water-tolerant plants added in and around the ponds absorb more water.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;This design can absorb only a limited amount of water based on the soil porosity, a measure of texture and compaction. After a heavy rain, water can stand for days and weeks, so the gardens become breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Even tolerant plant species have problems surviving standing water.</p> <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="/RainGarden-072017" 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/rain-garden-diagram-072017.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="52" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/RainGarden-072017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/RainGarden-072017#comments Gardening Green Living Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:50:14 +0000 bayweekly_master 39152 at http://www.bayweekly.com