Volume XVII, Issue 19 # MAY 7 - May 13, 2009

This Week’s Features …

Following Her
Mother’s Footsteps

A Mother’s Day conversation with
Maryland First Lady Katie O’Malley

"So many political wives are engulfed in what their husband’s doing. That’s not me. That’s why I’m grateful I have my job."

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At the expanded seafood counter, Nate Clubine stands ready to shuck a variety of fresh oysters, including Maryland, and other shellfish.

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Our Two Mothers

How closely related are our bonds to our Mother Earth and our birth mothers

As we visit and recall our mothers this Mother’s Day, let us also remember the unconditional love our Earth Mother gives us. Let us give the same consideration to our Earth Mother as we give to our birth mothers.

Voyages by Sea
and Land

Take your soul for a vacation at Smith Island

Smith Island isn’t for everyone, but for those who love the natural world, it’s a feast for the senses.

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Regular Favorites …

Letter from
the Editor


The Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle

Bill Burton

Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll


Days a Week
calendar of events

by Diana Beechener

Music Notes
by Erin Woodhurst

movie reviews and

Free Will
by Rob Brezsny

News of the
by Chuck Shepherd


Ink Well
by Ben Tausig

last week's
Xwords solution


last week's
Sudoku solution

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