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Monday morning at Lake Elkh…

Events – Columbia …   45 mins ago

Columbia Dogs-on-the-Go Monday will be around 45 degrees at 10 a.m. Let’s…

A Holiday Obsession

Village Green/Town²   4 hours ago

The day the naysayers predicted has happened. The Walgreens at the corner…

Democratic Candidates for Go…

Scott E’s Blog   9:40 am Dec 16

This is my first look at the number of followers and engagement numbers f…

Why So Slow?

Village Green/Town²   8:07 am Dec 16

And now a few words about medical marijuana.Yeah, I never thought I’d w…

Howard County Executive – …

Scott E’s Blog   8:00 am Dec 16

This is an early look at the social media outreach of the candidates runn…

OPEN ENROLLMENT EXTENDED UNT…

Scott E’s Blog   1:36 pm Dec 15

Maryland extends open enrollment until December 22nd (Read original docum…

Shop Talk

Village Green/Town²   6:13 am Dec 15

This is one of those mornings where I can think of a variety of things to…

Wintry Tweets

Village Green/Town²   5:59 am Dec 14

As we move into the winter season, there is one thing you can be sure of….

Three Simple Rules Poor Teen…

Dr. Chao Wu   10:59 pm Dec 13

https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/three-simple-rules-poor-teens-should-f…

In Her Own Country

Village Green/Town²   6:22 am Dec 13

This morning my Facebook feed is full of black women from Alabama with …

Everything Old

Village Green/Town²   6:18 am Dec 12

One year, I believe it was in 1966, my mother put her foot down and said …

Personal »


Charlie’s second birthday

thesellers.net   7 hours ago

Hard to believe it, but Charlie is now 2. His party was lots of fun.These co…

The Luggage

My Next 20 Years o…   1:30 am Dec 17

Turns out I am not the only one who is making things for this new baby girl to…

An Unpleasant Truth, an Upda…

My Next 20 Years o…   1:00 am Dec 16

I knew about this unpleasant truth before my knee surgery.  I watched it …

Read the Steele Dossier on T…

HoCo Connect   9:44 pm Dec 15

    Here is what Trumpy had to say today on collusion.   W…

Jackie Williams Curates A Si…

Tea for Two and a …   7:07 am Dec 15

A Merry Christmas it will be. I’m sharing the newsletter that hi…

Girls vs Boys

My Next 20 Years o…   1:30 am Dec 15

The most important job I have ever done was raising two children into fine res…

My Night with Chandler Parso…

DEENA’S DAYS   4:27 pm Dec 14

Of course I wasn’t lucky enough to actually spend the night with Chandle…

Let’s get real on taxes

HoCo Connect   9:48 am Dec 14

      The Republican tax legislation is being sold as an indivi…

My Shower Gifts

My Next 20 Years o…   12:30 am Dec 14

Officially my husband and I contributed to the purchase of a very nice strolle…

Who knew??

HoCo Connect   3:07 pm Dec 13

Who knew that when Trump used to boast “You will get so tired of winning” he w…

Sweet Home Alabama: The Jone…

Steve Charing OUTs…   12:12 pm Dec 13

Sweet home AlabamaWhere the skies are so blueSweet home AlabamaLord, I’m comin…

Politics »


Three Ways that Howard Count…

News – HIRUY HADGU…   10:11 pm Dec 12

My testimony on December 11, at the County Executive’s FY2019 b…

Gov Talk

Spartan Considerat…   10:05 am Dec 11

The present author has been making an effort to re-engage with …

Trump’s Jerusalem Gambit: …

Steve Charing OUTs…   7:59 pm Dec 10

One would think President Donald J. Trump would have other things on his mind….

A New Hope for Maryland

The 53   2:25 pm Dec 10

Having just bought my ticket for my first viewing of Episode VIII of the …

Team Kittleman Needs Interns!

Allan Kittleman fo…   12:56 pm Dec 10

Interested in a career in politics? Want to gain some professio…

Faith »


Advent Joy

Mount Hebron Musings   9:53 am Dec 11

Here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we continue to travel through the Advent s…

WELCOME TO ADVENT

Abiding Savior   1:04 pm Dec 7

        WELCOME TO ADVENT‘Tis the season…   for t…

Advent Peace

Mount Hebron Musings   8:51 am Dec 4

Last week here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we lit a candle for hope and ref…

The Pastor and Theology

Kingdom Seeking   1:00 am Nov 29

Pastors, or ministers, are those who serve in local churches as minister of the gos…

Advent Hope

Mount Hebron Musings   9:05 am Nov 27

Last week, here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church, we marked the end of the Chris…

Topics »


6 DIY Homemade Christmas Gif…

Wallet Hacks   7:00 am Dec 15

If you’re tired of all the consumerism of the holidays, of brav…

Domaine Houchart Provence Tr…

Wine Trail Travele…   10:15 am Dec 14

Domaine Houchart Provence Tradition BlancWe received samples o…

Acorns App Review: Building …

Wallet Hacks   7:00 am Dec 13

Imagine that you can save and invest money every time you spend…

Where I Break Down the Quiet…

Single Golfer in C…   12:42 pm Dec 12

With much of Golf Twitter having a school cafeteria food fight …

2017 Maryland Governor’s C…

Wine Trail Travele…   9:42 am Dec 12

2017 Maryland Wine Governor’s Cup AwardsYesterday, Kathy and…

Company »


Rewarding Employees in Meani…

Terrapin Adventures   1:11 pm Dec 15

Showing your employees that you care can be one of the most powerful mot…

Legal Cannabis Decreases Fat…

Offit Kurman   7:30 am Dec 15

Laws write history—just look at the dispensary down the street. As more…

The Weekly Scenario: What is…

Offit Kurman   7:30 am Dec 15

Question: What is a Trusteed IRA? Answer:  The IRS, under the tax code, …

Save up to 25% when you give…

Blog   12:56 pm Dec 14

Save up to 25% with a gift certificate this holiday season. Choose from …

Make Your Real Estate Dreams…

Gretchen Conley   9:18 am Dec 14

Some Highlights:Realtor.com shared their “5 Habits to Sta…

Arts »


Paint and Sip Night at the B…

Wiley Purkey   31 mins ago

The very first Paint and Sip Night at the B&O Station Museum. Be part…

Comic Review: Watchmen

Wordy Hughes   6 hours ago

Watchmenby Alan MoorePublished by: DC ComicsBig Themes: Superheroes, …

“imperfections of memory…

HoCoPoLitSo   8:27 pm Dec 16

I have a super power. Or a super weakness. It depends on how you see it, …

Saturday Sub

THREW Mikes EyEz   4:52 pm Dec 16

The more I read other blogs the more intimidated I get in my own writing …

Book Review: Gemina

Wordy Hughes   8:48 am Dec 15

Geminaby Amie Kaufman and Jay KristoffPublished by: Knopf Books for You…

Food »


Bibibop at Columbia Mall

Howard County Food…   9:15 pm Dec 16

This place is awesome. It's way better than Shophouse was, in my opin…

Broccoli Apple Salad

Balance Salad   5:08 pm Dec 15

Once upon a time, when my kids were little, I used to make broccoli all t…

French Onion Soup with Chees…

Spices in My DNA   6:51 am Dec 15

It has been SO cold and windy here this week! Which makes me just want t…

Ruddy Duck Brewery

Warren’s Beer Adve…   1:55 pm Dec 14

Lowell, MD (Dec. 8, 2017)MD Brewery Challenge #48We headed to Southern …

Traveling Snacks

Balance Salad   1:58 pm Dec 13

My family loves to make fun of me whenever we go on a trip anywhere becau…

Tech »


Gaithersburg, MD Supercharge…

PlugInSites – EV…   8:10 pm Dec 14

The Gaithersburg, Maryland Tesla Supercharger is officially open. Se…

SLC-1L-01: One Speedlight O…

Strobist   4:57 pm Dec 14

There is an inherent tradeoff when using small speedlights outdoors …

Strobist Lighting Cookbook

Strobist   4:27 pm Dec 14

NOTE: Links to individual lessons are below.The Strobist lighting Co…

Fritchle 2,140 Mile Electric…

PlugInSites – EV…   10:41 pm Dec 9

photo: O. P. FritchleOn December 10, 1908 at 1:00 PM, Oliver Fritch…

1908: Fritchle 2,140 Mile EV…

PlugInSites – EV…   10:58 pm Dec 6

Charging the “100-Mile Fritchle Electric” at Gilpins Falls i…

News »


Ravens Gameday: What you nee…

The Baltimore Sun …   6 hours ago

The Ravens face the Cleveland Browns today at 1 p.m. Before they …

Fire damages building next t…

The Baltimore Sun …   9:40 pm Dec 16

A fire damaged a vacant building next to the Rose Street Community C…

Suicides at Anne Arundel Cou…

The Baltimore Sun …   7:00 pm Dec 16

Three inmates killed themselves in an Anne Arundel County jail this …

Baltimore County cemetery ho…

The Baltimore Sun …   5:45 pm Dec 16

Rick Martin stood silently, as if at attention, at the grave of his …

Schmuck: Ravens’ road to the…

The Baltimore Sun …   4:20 pm Dec 16

Let’s all agree that the Ravens couldn’t hope for a smoother pat…