Volume 16, Issue 22 - May 29-June 4, 2008


by Sally Bolig
For six months, third-graders from Annapolis Elementary School had been raising horseshoe crabs. After sending their babies back to their element, they imitated shorebirds seeking the crab eggs. continue reading...

The Searchers

by Jane C. Elkin
John Gadd is a man with a mission. He haunts his favorite library, researching his family’s history, digging through public records. As he fills in the limbs of his family tree, he revels in every twig of personal history that transforms his ancestors from anonymous strangers to characters with real life stories. continue reading...

Way Downstream
Bits and bytes from the broader Chesapeake world

What's Inside:

Letters to the Editor

Summer Guide: Your First-Class Ticket to
‘Too Much Fun
One reason we have trouble
getting much done after Memorial Day is our
habit of reading our own paper.

Bay Reflections
by Maureen Miller
Deck that gull: Guano is the mother of invention.

Earth Talk
How soda worsens global warming: Your carbon footprint gets a bit bigger with every soft drink.

The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
Grow a lush, Bay-friendly lawn: Cut it tall and let it fall.

2008 Home & Garden Guide

2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide

Bill Burton
Taking the crab by the pinchers: The problem, plain and simple, is that we’re catching too many crabs.

Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle
Bounty on the water and on the table leads to a rockfish fiesta.

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll
Phoenix rising: Our newest visitor to Mars lands at the planet’s north pole.


Curtain Call

Gunk- Holin’
by Alice Snively
Granary Creek: After a long winter off the water, get away to wooded quietude.

© Paramount Pictures

Movie Reviews
Jonathan Parker on Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: Not unlike the B-movie serials to which the movie pay homage, there is little in the way of smart plot here.

News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd

Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny

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