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Don’t Miss These 8 Upcoming Events

In these challenging times, I would like to invite you to the following events which are designed to build community and to raise awareness of how we can save the places we love. I will be there and hope to … Continue reading

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New Release – Coming of Age and Finding Your Place

  Guest Post by Author Julie Dunlap Growing up has always been tough. But the millennial generation, my young adult children’s cohort, faced especially daunting challenges. The 9/11 terror attacks, Hurricane Katrina, the BP oil spill, and SuperStorm Sandy, along with … Continue reading

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“Saving the Places we Love” is HoCo Book Selection of the Year.

I am delighted to share the great news that Saving the Places we Love, my second book, has been picked as the Howard County Book Connection selection for 2016-2017. The book was chosen by the Howard Community College, the Howard … Continue reading

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Ocean friendly choices for the consumer

Guest post by Mark Southerland, PhD We are all familiar with the pervasive effect of electronic devices on communication worldwide. Nearly everyone uses texts, emails, digital documents, e-books, and social media as their primary means for conducting business and personal … Continue reading

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Get outside and enjoy the end of summer.

We had a great hike around Kendall Ridge, Maryland on this past Thursday. I bet you have never been there. It was a 2 mile walk – part of the 120 miles of paths in Howard County. It was 1 … Continue reading

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Ellicott City Floods – The Need to be Proactive

Many of us want to know what we can do to help our neighbors in Ellicott City. We feel a strong need to react to this incident. I am sure there are some short term things that could help reduce … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – About Mosquitoes and Mosquito Control

By Danielle Bodner, Columbia Association Mosquitoes are a summer buzzword, and for good reason. They can ruin outdoor time by mercilessly biting people and leaving nasty welts. Having spent a lot of time catching and staring at the tiny annoyances, … Continue reading

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Pokemon GO is brilliant – Whatever it takes to get people outside.

I love the fact that I am seeing hundreds of people of all ages out on the paths during these hot days of summer. It took me a few minutes to appreciate what they were doing: they are all playing … Continue reading

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Signs of Summer

The fireflies are in full mating season flashing their unique signals trying to attract just the right partner for the evening. My uncle once told me that he courted his wife while trying to figure out the details of these … Continue reading

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Bats, Bullfrogs, and Fireflies

Kathy and I walked a friend home after dinner last night along an unlit path through the woods. The sun had set, the moon was out and we could see numerous stars – it was a spectacular time for a … Continue reading

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