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Volume xviii, Issue 3 ~ January 21 - January 27, 2010

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This Week’s Feature . . .

Environmental Matters

Any green bills looking to become law in Maryland must first clear the gavel of Delegate Maggie McIntosh

Birds Bring Color into
Your Winter Landscape

Here's How to
Lure Them

The aviary rainbow appearing daily at our feeders entertains us through bleak winter days. We show our appreciation by helping the birds that stick it out survive the mean season.

Tom Wisner in
Story and Song

Four musicians play tribute to the Bay bard and his love of the Chesapeake

Dock of the Bay

Joining the Revolution: Local growers recognized for their blooming business ...

Passing Comfort: Relief ship travels to Haiti via the Chesapeake ...

And this week’s Creature Feature: Do you look like your pet?

The Bay Gardener

by Dr. Frank Gouin

You Don’t Have to Wait for Spring

Here’s how to force branches to flower now

To hasten flowering, place the cut stems in a warm room and wrap them with clear plastic.

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Sky Watch

by J. Alex Knoll

Marching with the Moon

It highlights some of winter’s best sights this week

The waxing moon brightens our evenings, reaching first-quarter Saturday when it joins the inconspicuous stars of Aries in the southern sky. Three stars outline the ram’s head.

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The Lovely Bones

A murdered girl watches her family cope with her death in this clumsy adaptation

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by Dennis Doyle

Dressing for Success

The art of angling is in the detail

With minimal equipment you can create your own dressed trebles with your own unique and attractive teaser— and you can do it cheaply.

Moonlight Memoirs — Remembering that Family and Friends are Forever

How a teen’s good idea
became a first book.

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