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Where We Live by Steve Carr

With pride and on some marvels of compassionate ingenuity


The U.S. Boat Shows are a wondrous spectacle like nothing else in the world

  Folks around Annapolis have for years debated the differences between sail boaters and power boaters. Every October, the annual United States Sailboat and Powerboat Shows intensify the debate by bringing thousands of both to town back to back.

Who and what will save us from such a calamity?


Kudzu threatens more than biodiversity


The big picture is warming up


The big picture is warming up

Where are all the talk show hosts, conservative pundits, and global warming naysayers who were crowing incessantly this past winter when it was snowing like no tomorrow? Back in February, as we shoveled out from underneath one snowstorm after another, we heard all about how climate change was a left-wing lie. Ron Smith, the WBAL talk show host, poked fun at the ongoing weather crisis every day for months — ignoring the fact that when all was said and done, the winter of 2010 was one of the warmest on record.