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The Game of Soccer was a Door Opener for me

From the soccer field at South Baltimore’s Latrobe Park (just down the road from historic Fort McHenry), to the ones utilized by Calvert Hall College High School and the University of Baltimore, these fields were all a pathway for me […]

The Game of Soccer was a Door Opener for me

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From the soccer field at South Baltimore’s Latrobe Park (just down the road from historic Fort McHenry), to the ones utilized by Calvert Hall College High School and the University of Baltimore, these fields were all a pathway for me […]

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Locust Point Twin Power During WWII

Jim (L) and Bill (R) Hughes: Twin Power The above photo, with me and my twin brother proudly wearing U.S. Navy uniforms, was taken on or about the year 1942,

First Dark: A Buffalo Soldier’s Story

The year is 1863. The month is May. The Civil War is raging like a firestorm. By the time this lethal national tragedy is over, it will count over

The Sociopath Henry VIII & Lessons for Today

It wasn’t the Black Death, Small Pox, the Spanish Flu, Cholera or the Yellow Fever that killed so many of the peace-loving English people during the first half of

Ronald Reagan & The Fats Cats: A Prelude to Donald Trump

“When it came to corporate greed, the Great Communicator [Ronald Reagan] was also the Great Enabler.” - William Kleinknecht The book is a scathing, and well deserved, an indictment of

Catacombs, Graves & Edgar Allan Poe’s Final Resting Place

I went on a one-hour guided tour on Saturday of the Westminster Burial Grounds, located at Fayette & Greene streets. It was originally known as Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery and

Who is Mary Miller? Why is she running for Mayor?

BALTIMORE — I got a chance to interview Mary Miller on Tuesday at her spacious campaign office at 2801 Sisson Street, in Remington. She’s running for the office of

Tracy Walder: The Unexpected Spy from a College Sorority in Southern California

It was a SRO audience on Thursday evening at the Ivy Bookshop on Falls Road. Tracy Walder, an attractive young woman in her early 40s was in town at

Baltimore Basilica

Baltimore Basilica, Its Architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe & his German-American Connections

About 14 years ago, a colorful ceremony was held to mark the restoration and reopening of the 200-year-old Baltimore Basilica - America’s first Roman Catholic Cathedral. (1) It was

Stream ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ an entertaining spy film

It’s an espionage film, via the remarkable wordsmith, John Le Carre. “Our Kind of Traitor” opened in July 2016, and was directed by Susanna White. It continues to get

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