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The Christmas Lectern

Along with all of the other festivities of the Christmas season, my task is to polish our brass lectern that came from an abandoned church in Scotland There is, of course, a story behind this lectern. I was returning one […]

The Christmas Lectern

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Along with all of the other festivities of the Christmas season, my task is to polish our brass lectern that came from an abandoned church in Scotland There is, of course, a story behind this lectern. I was returning one […]

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Shakedown

Same guy, ponytail now gray, still strong, enduring as the word, scrappy. Larry the legend, busted ass, eight hours in the mill, then, on sweltering afternoons, hammered shingles onto steep roofs, hit the bar at nightfall, sucked down a few beers, did

My jump into the freezing water in Bosnia

Some places enable you to mix history and reckless recreation. Mostar, Bosnia, is one of them. I was in Bosnia in October for a couple reasons. One was the excess

Baltimore: The Never Ending Storm

Thunder in Baltimore, The storm floats in Like the cruise ships at the inner harbor. Rain follows thunder Even as lightning precedes it. But the downpour will not end the reign of heat. Hot nights

Edgar Allan Poe: Artillerist-poet and his explosive legacy

The young Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) had a remarkable military career of almost four years, which had a lasting effect on his later literary work. Many Poe biographers speculated about

Family Affair actress looks at X Child Stars: Where Are They Now?

The cast of Family Affair: Anissa Jones, Brian Keith, Kathy Garver, Sebastian Cabot and Johnny Whitaker. Kathy Garver has spent more that 60 years entertaining audiences around the world as a

Labor Day, 2016-A Survivor’s Story

It’s the only U.S. holiday dedicated solely to workers. And since there’s no parade in my town, this should be an occasion for a guy who worked in a

Can sugarcane save Ethiopia’s dwindling forests?

Sugarcane harvest in Ethiopia (Wikipedia) Ethiopia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with a rich and varied nature and wildlife. However, the population growth and the need

Between Two Lifetimes

Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Between Two Lifetimes by Ann Bezayiff. Between Two Lifetimes is a romantic, historical fiction story that takes place in the years

Washington’s Immortals: A must read for war, history buffs

When the Pride of Baltimore II, “America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador,” sails into the waters of Baltimore’s outer harbor, it passes two land-based forts. On its portside is Fort (William) Smallwood;

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