Monthly Archives: July 2012

Songs of the Bay: Harmony and Discord

Songs of the Bay: Harmony and Discord by Michael S. Glaser, St. Mary’s County One of the projects I’ve been engaged in for the past two years is helping to put together a songbook of the music and lyrics that … Continue reading

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Seen and Heard in St. Michaels: Reflections on Democracy

Reflections on Democracy:  Seen and Heard in St. Michaels on the 4th of July The following post is excerpted from the speech by The Town of Easton Ward 2 Councilman Pete Lesher, at the 4th of July festivities in St. … Continue reading

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The Great Divide: Things I Wish The Non-Farm Community Knew About Farmers

The Great Divide: Things I Wish The Non-Farm Community Knew About Farmers By Jennie Schmidt, MS, RD You would think that living in a rural area, that agriculture would be the fabric of people’s lives. The core of what makes … Continue reading

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Bay Heritage, Family Legacy

Bay Heritage, Family Legacy By Kate Livie, Kent County resident “Tell me some words that described the Chesapeake Bay,” I say to the group of students clustered in an Indian-style semi-circle at my feet. They wave their hands, eager to … Continue reading

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Civil Discourse and Community Organization on the Eastern Shore

CIVIL DISCOURSE AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION ON THE EASTERN SHORE Guest Blogger: Mike Pretl H. L. Mencken, the 1930s Sage of Baltimore, asserted that “moral certainty is always a sign of cultural inferiority.  The more uncivilized the man, the surer he … Continue reading

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