Volume 13 Issue 6
February 10 - 16, 2005

On Our Cover:
Our Lead Story
They’re Writing Songs about Love ~
How Chesapeake Country musicians woo, win and weep
After eons of human relationships, hasn’t love been said with just about every possible combination of words? Apparently not. Just as we’re still falling, so are poets and musicians still filling the world with silly — and not so silly — love songs.
by Ted Daly


Fall From Grace

Letters to the Editor
Pendleton Draws a Good Tree
Gov. Ehrlich’s Empathy Deficit Disorder
Bruce Bereano’s Misguided Talents
Thanks from the Mary Byrd Brown Project

Dock of the Bay
Holding Back the Waters
Puppy Love
Move Over: Two Million More People Want In
Ask the Plant Professor
Way Downstream,

Bay Reflections
The Bay in Winter

Where You Live
Finding the right track … Is there one? Are we on it?

Bill Burton on the Bay
At Super Bowl, commercials are the name of the game

Earth Journal
Tall, gawky love birds

Earth Talk
It’s not just snowing snow

Music Review
Anne Arundel school bands battle again; by Erin Huebschman

Between The Covers
Delmarva storyteller Hal Roth’s Now This Is The Truth … and other lies; reviewed by Dick Wilson