Volume 12 Issue 43
October 21-27 , 2004


A Test of Candidates and Electronic Voting, Too

Letters to the Editor
Keeping up with Local Theater
Our Wait Was Worthwhile
Send Maryland Postcards to Wisconsin Fourth Graders

Bay Reflections
Everything Rare and Beautiful – Helena Mann-Melnitchenko

Bill Burton on the Bay
In Memory of Cash Money

Dock Of The Bay
Presidential Politics Come Chesapeake Way … at Long Last
Not Your Grandfather’s Trash Truck
Ask The Plant Professor
Way Downstream

Earth Journal
The Crow

Earth Talk
Too Many Antibiotics; Too Little Protection

On Our Cover:

Our Lead Story
Oysters Six Ways ~At the St. Mary’s County Oyster Festival there’s lots of love, lots of oysters and, perhaps, a ray of hope for everybody’s favorite bivalve
by Sandra Olivetti Martin

Movie Review:
Team America – Jonathan Parker