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Can’t Beat This

The late U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Sean Hamilton fly-fishing. Photo used under a Creative Commons license of flickr user USFWS. One of my favorite bike rides in Garrett County, Md. follows Rock Lodge Rd, bordering Deep Creek Lake […]

Can’t Beat This

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The late U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Sean Hamilton fly-fishing. Photo used under a Creative Commons license of flickr user USFWS. One of my favorite bike rides in Garrett County, Md. follows Rock Lodge Rd, bordering Deep Creek Lake […]

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Math Fright

I have always been frightened by math.   8,473 km, 5,264.878 miles between Amazon rain forests, Greenland ice sheets.   150 acres Amazon forest lost every minute, 78 million acres lost every year.   11 billion tons of Greenland’s ice lost, 1 day.   Is someone not

Black Women and Political Activism in America

The "She the People Presidential Forum" felt like a seminal moment for women of color in politics. Black women, in particular, have long been known to be the most

Bones of the Earth: An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is pleased to present an excerpt of Eliot Pattison's new novel, Bones of the Earth: An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery.  "Pattison has never been better in depicting

Edgar Allan Poe: Master of the Universe

The past year two new books have appeared that both place Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) in the frontline of western science and philosophy. Is this, finally, the academic recognition

In Disaster: Betting The farm on God In Lifes Storms, Dr. Michael Sprague talks about how Hurricane Katrina galvanized the Christian community. Wheelbarrows stand at the ready for disaster clean-up in Louisiana. Anthony C. Hayes)

Louisiana pastor recalls how Katrina disaster transformed his life, community, and the Church

Wheelbarrows stand at the ready for disaster clean-up in Louisiana and Texas. (Anthony C. Hayes) Flooding in Nebraska. A tornado in Alabama. And another winter storm overtaking New England. Natural

A Meditation on the Planet Earth

I am not the wind Though each breath takes some particle on a flight I am not the roar nor the murmur My thoughts are as silent as a child learning I am

Buddy Bantum

I began working at Bethlehem Steel’s Sparrows Point Plant in 1973. I had graduated high school in 1968 in Connecticut and attended George Washington University for one year before

Ghosts of Johns Hopkins is a new book by Antero Pietila. The book explores the history of Baltimore from the time of merchant Johns Hopkins to the presnt day.

The Ghosts of Johns Hopkins: Merchant’s legacy key to progress, problems in Baltimore

In much of the free world, the name Johns Hopkins is almost sacrosanct. The Baltimore merchant/venture capitalist – a powerful figure in the America of the mid-nineteenth century –

Taking the plunge in Porto

PORTUGAL — Some of us don't travel the world looking for bridges to jump from; it only works out that way. Two years ago, I went off the 24-meter-high Stari

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