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20 May 2011 | Comments Off on The Garden in Mid-May

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.  […]

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1 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame Ceremony

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 […]

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31 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Interested in gardening? “A Gardener’s Journal”, No green thumb needed!

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 […]

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24 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on National Cherry Blossom Festival

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 […]

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16 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Ladysmith Black Mambaza Fan for Life

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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12 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on A Note of Thanks

Thank you to our regular readers who noticed and brought to our attention a typo on the cover of the latest issue. Please excuse this mistake and any inconvenience it may have caused our valued readers. We continue to strive diligently to ensure no mistakes are made.
Maryland Women’s Journal Team

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5 May 2010 | Comments Off on Three Cups of Tea . . . A Journey of Hope

Recently I was privileged to hear Greg Mortenson, the author of Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace… One School at a Time and his new book, Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan speak at the Baltimore Speaker Series.
If you have not had an opportunity […]

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By: | 9 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Meet the Doctor- Olga Baczara, DMD

Dr. Baczara is an artist . . . of dentistry, that is. “You have to be an artist to be a good dentist”, she says, “We craft beautiful smiles, while creating comfort and restoring health. And that is fine art!”
A native of the Ukraine, Dr. Baczara was raised in a family of medical doctors—her parents […]

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7 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on A New Year, A New You?

Dear Readers,
A new year, a new you!? Have you given up on those New Year’s resolutions already? I know, we all have good intentions but the hectic pace of daily life seems to get in the way. The good news is, it’s certainly not too late to start. In fact, resolutions can start anytime—not just […]