Articles in the Blogs Category
The rains have certainly greened up the garden this spring.
In the Vegetable Garden
We’ve already picked a lot of broccoli and we can’t keep up with the lettuce crop—the mesclun mix we planted was the best in years.
The peas are growing up the support vines and we should be pickin peas in a few short weeks. [...]
On Tuesday evening, I had the privilege of attending the induction ceremony and reception for the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame. What a lovely evening it turned out to be. There were seven women honored in 2011 for their lasting contributions to the state of Maryland. Whether the accomplishment was in science, the arts, journalism, or justice, these women are all spectacular [...]
A Gardener’s Journal
Gardening requires a leap of faith. You prepare the soil, plant the seeds, and then you wait to see what Mother Nature throws at you. Too much rain, too little sun… too hot, bugs… you never know. But that’s part of the fun. No “green thumb” needed, just patience and a little knowledge [...]
[ March 26, 2011 3:00 am to April 10, 2011 3:00 am. ] It’s that time of year again! Every spring, thousands of people come to Washington DC to celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The festival commemorates the gift of the cherry blossom trees and the enduring friendship between United States and Japan. The festivites last 16 days and include a parade, a pink tie party, River teas (aboard a yacht), and [...]
I had the pleasure of going to see my first Ladysmith Black Mambazo concert last Tuesday evening at Rams Head Live in Annapolis, Maryland. What an experience! I had been to Rams Head Tavern quite a few times when I lived in Annapolis but I had never gone for a concert. The space was small and [...]
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Maryland Women’s Journal Team