Humor http://bayweekly.com/articles/feed/features/humor en How We Met: http://bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/how-we-met <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="color:#ee82ee;"><strong>Love stories from Chesapeake Country</strong></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin"><span style="color:#800080;"><strong>When Susan Met Anthony &hellip;</strong></span></div> <div id="cke_pastebin"><em>Susan and Anthony Nolan</em></div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"><strong>Playing Cupid gave me opportunity to talk with him outside work</strong></div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/how-we-met" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Cover-6-020818.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="135" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/how-we-met" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/bay-weekly-interviews/article/how-we-met#comments Bay Weekly Interviews Good Living Humor Places Features Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:30:46 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41949 at http://bayweekly.com One Stitch At a Time http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/one-stitch-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div id="cke_pastebin" style="font-style: normal;">Teens Crochet for the Bay to aid Patuxent Riverkeeper and&nbsp;<span style="font-style: normal;">American Chestnut Land Trust</span></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Think today&rsquo;s teens always have their hands busy texting or playing video games? Not Angela Arnold and her pals at Huntingtown High School in Calvert County.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Arnold, a senior, is vice president of a club of teens who keep their hands busy with crochet hooks and yarn. Crochet for the Bay, now an official nonprofit student group, crafts handmade products to raise money for Bay conservation.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/one-stitch-time" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/crocheted-group.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="58" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Crocheting for the Bay are Sylvie Leroy, Julie McConnel, Suzanne Fox, Jenny Moore and Angela Arnold. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/one-stitch-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/one-stitch-time#comments Good Living Green Living History & Lore Humor News People Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:26:58 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 42398 at http://bayweekly.com The Christmas Box http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/christmas-box <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Its fragile globes tell the &shy;stories of our lives</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Jackie Graves </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Every year we bring them out. The boxes come up from the basement or down from the attic; in from the garage or just out of the hall closet. Among them, there it is, brimming with memories, the Christmas box brought out once a year that tells the stories of our lives in the ornaments collected over the years.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/history-lore/article/christmas-box" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Earl%20John%20Graves%20and%20Jackie%20Maitland.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/christmas-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/christmas-box#comments History & Lore Humor People Features Thu, 21 Dec 2017 18:46:52 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41438 at http://bayweekly.com The Best Stories Are About Christmas http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/best-stories-are-about-christmas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>(And dogs)</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Susan Nolan </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; All the best stories are about dogs. This is the opinion of my 10-year-old daughter, so her claim carries some weight.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; But for me, all the best stories take place at Christmas. Whether I am watching Southern High School&rsquo;s production of <em>A Christmas Carol </em>or reading the story of Nativity from the Gospel of Luke, I am reminded that miracles happen in the presence of those who believe, and all the best stories contain miracles.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/best-stories-are-about-christmas" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Santa-basset-shutterstock_515778574.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="126" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/best-stories-are-about-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/best-stories-are-about-christmas#comments Good Living History & Lore Humor People Features Thu, 21 Dec 2017 18:50:26 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 41439 at http://bayweekly.com Defending True Love http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/defending-true-love <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Why does the groom always stand on the bride&rsquo;s right?</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Allen Delaney </div> </div> </div> <p>It&rsquo;s usually because that&rsquo;s where the nearest exit is.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;No, just kidding. The groom&rsquo;s position is a tradition dating back to medieval times. It is also why many European countries drive on, according to us, the wrong side of the road.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/history-lore/article/defending-true-love" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Christy%20and%20Tommy%20Dean-WG17.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="122" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Delaney officiates the wedding of his stepson Catlin and Lauren Vanroon. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/defending-true-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/defending-true-love#comments History & Lore Humor People Special Editions Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:03:30 +0000 bayweekly_master 39143 at http://bayweekly.com The Ins and Outs of Baseball http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/ins-and-outs-baseball <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Bob Mellamud </div> </div> </div> <p>The best explanation of the game is not original, but it is legendary.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Baseball is a game played by two teams, one out, the other in. The one that&rsquo;s in sends players out one at a time to see if they can get in before they get out.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;If they get out before they get in, they come in, but it doesn&rsquo;t count.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;If they get in before they get out, it does count.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/humor/article/ins-and-outs-baseball" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/baseball-batter-022517.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="51" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/ins-and-outs-baseball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/ins-and-outs-baseball#comments Humor Fri, 26 May 2017 16:11:19 +0000 bayweekly_master 38253 at http://bayweekly.com The Art of the Practical Joke http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/art-practical-joke <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Pranks are everywhere just waiting to be found</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Allen Delaney </div> </div> </div> <p>With April 1 right around the corner, undoubtedly you pranksters out there are gearing up to fool some of your soon-to-be former friends and family. What I want to stress is that April 1 is not the only time for practical jokes. Any time, if the moment is right, can be used for foolishness. But first, let&rsquo;s define the differences between a joke and a practical joke.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;A joke is verbal. It usually starts out with something like There was this rabbi, a priest and a kangaroo who walked into a bar &hellip; then ends with a humorous punch line.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/humor/article/art-practical-joke" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/AlanDelaney-airhorn.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> There are four rules for a funny practical joke: It must be funny to others, all the better if the victim finds it funny; It must be clever; It cannot harm anyone or anything; It does not involve explosives. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/art-practical-joke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/art-practical-joke#comments Humor Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:45:02 +0000 bayweekly_master 37338 at http://bayweekly.com Keeping Your Head Clean http://bayweekly.com/articles/boating/article/keeping-your-head-clean <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Can&rsquo;t get your boat to a pump-out station? One will come to you</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Leigh Glenn </div> </div> </div> <p>If you spend much time on your boat, it&rsquo;s probably got a head. What you put into the head can&rsquo;t go into the Bay. It&rsquo;s against the law to pump effluent into the Bay or its tributaries or within three miles of the U.S. coastline.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/boating/article/keeping-your-head-clean" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/pump_out_sign-043015.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="71" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/boating/article/keeping-your-head-clean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/boating/article/keeping-your-head-clean#comments Boating Green Living Humor People Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:55:35 +0000 bayweekly_master 27718 at http://bayweekly.com O Christmas Tree … Oh, Christmas Tree! http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/o-christmas-tree-%E2%80%A6-oh-christmas-tree <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Fresh from the woods, we dug up more than we bargained for</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Dominic Laiti Jr. </div> </div> </div> <p>The family agreed. This shapely 10-foot Norway spruce with beautifully spaced branches was our perfect Christmas tree. After Christmas, the living tree would find a new home in a corner of our half-acre lot.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;But this was an out-of-the-way farm, and the tree digger was unavailable. So we would have to wait a few days before we could take The Tree home.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;No problem. Christmas was four weeks away.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The next week it rained. &ldquo;When are we going to get our tree?&rdquo; our 10-year-old son wailed.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/humor/article/o-christmas-tree-%E2%80%A6-oh-christmas-tree" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/kids-pulling-christmas-tree.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="63" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/o-christmas-tree-%E2%80%A6-oh-christmas-tree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/o-christmas-tree-%E2%80%A6-oh-christmas-tree#comments Humor Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:35:51 +0000 bayweekly_master 25287 at http://bayweekly.com What’s Going Where? http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/what%E2%80%99s-going-where <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>It&rsquo;s all online in Calvert County</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In old-fashioned walk-around communities, construction projects were everybody&rsquo;s business. In these times of zipping past in cars, who knows what&rsquo;s going and coming?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;In Calvert County, you can find out online. What&rsquo;s Going Where lets you track commercial projects county wide. You can search by postal Zip Code or review a list of projects completed in the last 12 months.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/humor/article/what%E2%80%99s-going-where" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/historichtml5_thumbnail_200x120.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="60" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/what%E2%80%99s-going-where" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/humor/article/what%E2%80%99s-going-where#comments Humor Places Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:44:21 +0000 bayweekly_master 25186 at http://bayweekly.com