Volume 13 Issue 5
February 3 - 9, 2005

On Our Cover:
Our Lead Story
Pushing it to Extremes
It’s been a long fall for Bruce Bereano, Maryland’s best known lobbyist: a felony conviction, disbarment, and now a new fight to continue the work he loves


Constitutional Monkey Business

Letters to the Editor
The High Cost of Following Your Dream
See for Yourself How Well Maryland Wastewater Treatment Is Working

Dock of the Bay
4 Dixieland Is This Doctor’s Prescription
Celebrating a Namesake’s 303rd Anniversary
For 2,700 Marylanders, the Lure of the Beach Knows No Season
How Snow Birds Stand Winter’s Chill:
Ask the Plant Professor
Way Downstream,

A Modest Proposal

Bill Burton on the Bay
In the cold, every body’s hunting

Earth Journal
Brown creeper: A specialist among winter birds

Earth Talk
Organic Treats for Young Tastes

Curtain Call
The Curtain Rose: Bay Theatre Company’s Chesapeake
Reviewed by Dick Wilson

Music Review
A Chesapeake Bluegrass Delicacy Seasoned with Swing

Music Preview
Songs of the Chesapeake: In Concert and On CD
Previewed by Carrie Steele

Burns on Hotel Rwanda: “an earnestly crafted portrayal of survival in the face of annihilation. Just be prepared for its impact.”