We suffer an unbearable difference of sameness in the United States. In what we believe are such opposing dialectics, weRead more
Robert Emmet Mara has been in Baltimore since 2006. A native New Yorker, Robert came to Baltimore to do three things: work with kids, renovate houses and write a second book of fiction. Since his arrival, he has managed to do all three and more.
He has sought better oversight for his still blighted Harwood neighborhood from the city and has been asked to speak to various community association leaders on the subject of city agency relations.
‘Never look down on a man unless you’re picking him up’, is a phrase akin to the Golden Rule. AsRead more
I have long thought that living in Baltimore these days is much like living in a Jimmy Cagney gangster filmRead more
“If it rained soup in Ireland, the Irish would come out with forks.” Once neatly stated by Brendan Behan as ifRead more
Such are the times we live that libertarian Senator Rand Paul can rally liberals. As if throwing darts blindfold inRead more
At a party held by a literary agent friend in New York many years ago, I met his son fromRead more
Police patrol Greenmount Avenue where a homicide recently happened. (Justus Heger) Church bells rang out along Greenmount Avenue the nightRead more
Contrary to many pundits, it is my belief President Obama’s second term will be stronger than his first. Even thoughRead more
It may be crass of me to want to create a card collection of civil rights leaders in America. CardsRead more
When the old man said we would suffer the sins of the fathers, I was never sure what he meant.Read more