Volume 12 Issue 47
November 18 - November 24, 2004


Let the Celebration Begin!

Letters to the Editor
Hail to Our War Heroes; Where Are Our Peace Heroes?
Stop Governor Ehrlich’s ‘Fire Sale’ of Maryland Land
Beach Kids Remember

Bay Reflections
Winter Water’s for the Birds
by Mark McCaig

Bill Burton on the Bay
What Everyone Wants to Know About Chesapeake Bay

Dock Of The Bay
Sea Nettles May be the Heroes
Truxtun Park Gets a Make-Over
Calvert Pipeline Plan Divides County
An Eye for the Bay
Ask The Plant Professor
Way Downstream

Earth Journal
See What You can See in the Woods

Earth Talk
Oil and Water Don’t Mix
What is the environmental impact of an oil spill into the sea?

Curtain Call
Naval Academy Masqueraders Play MacBeth
Here power is its own motive, its own reward – and its own aphrodisiac.
Reviewed by Sandra Olivetti Martin

Movie Review:
The Polar Express– Jonathon Parker

On Our Cover:

Our Lead Story
In the slowest harvest year ever, is this our Bay oyster’s 11th hour?
Despite dismal health, native Virginica oysters are still caught and served in Chesapeake Country.
by M.L. Faunce

Local Bounty 2004
Bay Weekly's Indispensable Guide to holiday fun on the Cheasapeake Bay