Going into my interview with Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson, I was a little nervous. I’d never before interviewed a professional football player. Truth be told, I don’t even know what a tight end does. But that was OK. Because what I wanted to learn from Benjamin Watson had nothing to do with his […]
Growing up in Baltimore with a teacher for a mom, I believe I’ve visited every historical, cultural or educational site within three hours of home. For the most part, I enjoyed these childhood cultural expeditions. However, I didn’t always enjoy the subsequent quiz. Dubbed “the ice cream quiz,” this oral exam determined whether the kids […]
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Annapolis Irish Festival Explore Leprechaun Land, enjoy live music and celebrate your Irish pride at the Annapolis Irish Festival. With plenty of activities to keep kids busy (a bouncy castle, special shows and face-painting, to name a few), this family-friendly day will bring the Irish out in everyone. No little lambs in tow? Check out […]
Humans and cats have lived together for over 9,500 years and in that time we’ve learned a few things about our furry friends. Take our quiz to see how much you know.
Looking back, my most memorable field trip was one with nearly no educational value. In sixth grade, our eccentric homeroom teacher loaded us onto the bus with our bathing suits, Super Soakers and bags upon bags of water balloons for a 45-minute drive to Catoctin Furnace. There, we engaged in a full-out boys versus girls […]
Lives in: Bel Air Children: Daphne (12), Juliet (6) Occupation: Assistant Provost, Towson University You’ve worked in academia for over a decade. As a mom, how is higher ed as an industry? I had worked in private industry previously. The demands were a little bit greater. I thought: It’s time to go back to higher […]
A decade or so ago, Facebook came online and forever changed the way users share personal information with friends and family members. Suddenly, the opportunity to reveal the “best of” one’s self and kin exploded, from once-a-year holiday cards to instantaneous image-sharing, 365 days a year. Now, every time Facebook users log on to the […]
Everyone has a favorite children’s book—and often, those are the stories that are passed on from generation to generation. And while there’s no denying the appeal of decades-old classics like “Goodnight Moon,” “Where the Wild Things Are” and “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” sometimes they can overshadow the huge crop of equally wonderful picture books published […]
Remember the MTV reality TV series “My Super Sweet 16,” about parents throwing super-extravagant coming-of-age parties for their kids? The show was a hit. But, for the majority of viewers, it hardly represented reality. But you don’t need to go over the top and take a hit in the wallet to throw an incredibly fun […]