Volume 12 Issue 6
February 5-11, 2004

On Our Cover
Being Harriet Tubman
photo courtesy of Deborah Wright.
Our author, historical re-enctor Deborah L. Wright, rehearses a scene from Journeys: The Legacy of Harriet Tubman, her one-hour monologue dramatizing the life of the Maryland-born abolitionist.

Being Harriet Tubman
by Deborah L. Wright
I was drawn into Harriet Tubman’s story because it inspired me. I became her to inspire others.

Rallying the Troops
In Annapolis, Clark supporters hopeful but thinking vice president

Haiti Visits Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Wrap yourself in hot, tropical silk to support your Haitian sisters

With the Watermen’s Expo, Can Spring Be Far Behind?
But for rockfish, winter is the season

Man’s Best Friend Moves Up in the Family
Colonial Players’ Sylvia imitates life

Earth Journal ~ Brown Creeper

Way Downstream:
D.C. to Annapolis:
Chesapeake Bay is $10 million richer but $50 million poorer…
In Lothian, the Riggleman farm, a mile of waterfront along the Patuxent River, joins Jug Bay preserve at a cost of $1.25 million…
In Norway, Nazi chemical weapons continue to surface after half a century…
In Germany, beer barons attributed declining consumption to pro-environment 25-cent deposit on bottles and cans…
This week’s Creature Feature: U.S. Department of Agriculture is acting out an old polka standard, “stealing the kishka from the butcher’s shop.”

Editor’s Choice
Collage Making with a Pro
Saturday, February 7