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Our days are as good as “back in the day”

Recently my wife and I engaged in two separate conversations regarding life before technology and the internet. Conversation No. 1: My wife’s friend commented on how life must have been mundane for wives in the 1950s and ’60s. She said something to the extent of, “Can you imagine? The husband …

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Adventurous Extra: Oregano Dressing

Oregano Dressing This goes great with Panko Chicken Tenders and Roasted Potatoes. Serves: 1¼ – ½ cup Make a big batch of this delicious dressing for a twofold return on your time. First, enjoy a tasty salad and then later in the week use the dressing as a marinade for chicken, …

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Can You Spell Like a Bee Winner?

Here are the winning words from the last 10 years of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. 2007: serrefine 2008: guerdon 2009: Laodicean 2010: stromuhr 2011: cymotrichous 2012: guetapens 2013: knaidel 2014 (tie): stichomythia and feuilleton 2015 (tie): scherenschnitte and nunatek 2016: Feldenkrais Read about a 2017 Catonsville contestant.

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Pose of the Penguin

Striking a warrior pose at the edge of Penguin Coast is a yoga experience unlike any other, says Kate Rosenfeld of Rosie Glow Yoga, who has taken her practice to the Maryland Zoo from now through the end of September for Yoga at the Zoo. The penguins—as well as the …

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B’More Social: May 26-28

FRIDAY Festival: Chestertown Tea Party Festival Commemorate Memorial Day with one Eastern Shore town’s “celebration of Colonial resistance to British rule.” Activities include a Tea Toss Reenactment, Colonial parade, street musicians, Colonial-era crafts, a 5K race and a wine and beer tasting featuring Maryland’s best breweries and wineries. Don’t miss …

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The Search for Superintendents

Three Baltimore area school systems will start the summer searching for or with new leaders. On May 23, Baltimore County Public Schools announced that chief academic officer Verletta White will serve an interim superintendent for the next school year. White, a BCPS alumna herself, replaces Dr. S. Dallas Dance, whose …

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B’More Social: May 19-21

FRIDAY Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival As part of the weeklong celebration leading up to the Preakness, the Howard County fairgrounds will serve as the “Centerpiece Venue” for the annual Balloon Festival. In addition to the obvious (balloon-watching, and rides both tethered and non-tethered), the free festival offers plenty of arts …

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Field Notes

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 …

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B’More Social: May 11-14

THURSDAY A Mini Garden Gift Celebrate Mother’s Day with an afternoon of gardening. Dig into the soil, plant some flowers, and enjoy the spring weather. This event is great for kids ages 3-12 and their families. At the Orleans Street Branch. 4:00p.m., free. Prattlibrary.org For Someone Special Make the perfect …

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Plan Your Best Party Now

Planning a party is no easy task! There are so many amazing options that today’s parents never dreamed of as kids. Our Party Guide is your one stop shop to finding everything you need to help your little ones feel extra special on their big day. Whether artsy or active, …

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Summer Camp: Unplugged at River Mountain

Forty-seven percent of teens say they are addicted to their phone. On average, kids spend over five hours a day on screens and just 12 minutes outside. If you’re concerned about your kids screen time, you’re not alone. River Mountain Retreat is a new camp experience that helps kids and …

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Confident Kids

Not every child wants to participate in a team sport. Many like to be active and learn new things, but at their own pace. Martial arts is often an activity that appeals to these kids, and for more than just its physical workout. “Martial arts has been around for thousands …

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April 1, 2020

Simon Bunny Hops to Visit Families at Arundel Mills
at Arundel Mills in Hanover

Nature Storybook Art for Homeschoolers: Session 2
at Eden Mill Nature Center in Pylesville

Chris Barton: Fire Truck vs. Dragon (ages 2-7)
at The Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore

Free Parent Workshop: ADHD Intervention Strategies for Home and School
at Pikesville Library in Pikesville

Social Group -for autism and other special needs
at Parkville Baptist Church in Parkville