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Volume 16, Issue 48 - November 27 - December 3, 2008
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Money, Time and Talent: How We Make Our Communities Richer
Philanthropy is the act of donating money, goods, services, time or effort to support a socially beneficial cause. But many charities keep going because of everyman and everywoman’s philanthropic gifts, whether it is donating canned goods or walking shelter dogs. These are tough times, and charities feel the same pinch we do. Yet generosity abounds, at large and small ends of the scale.
by Margaret Tearman with Diana Beechener and Sandra Olivetti Martin
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Local Bounty: Your Indispensable Guide to Holidays on the Bay,
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Curtain Call
reviewed by Davina Grace Hill
2nd Star Production’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a comedy inspired by the farces of a pre-Christian Roman playwright. The show has mistaken identities, plot misdirections, satirical commentary, social class clashes and brazen characters in abundance.
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Dock of the Bay
From Homestead to Annapolis: How the city gets its Christmas tree • Brightening Light House’s Holidays • Soup’s on
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What's Inside

Letters to the Editor

Letter from the Editor
Another Reason for Thanks: Our Giving Neighbors

Bay Reflections
by Jane Elkin
Thanks for the memories: Laughter is the best medicine, and that day it helped us all.

Earth Talk
After Bush, a greener America? A five-point environmental agenda for President Obama.

News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd

Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny

2008 Home & Garden Guide

2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide

Bill Burton
Ocean City holiday: Others can have the beach and shopping; I’m here for the sport.

Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle
Wintertime fishing: Rockfish and white perch and pickerel — oh my!

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll
Venus and Jupiter’s last dance: And what a pair they make.

The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
An autumn recipe for composting your leaves: Prepare your spring garden from fall leaves.

Earth Journal
by Gary Pendleton
The great horned owl: Its call reaches through nearly naked trees.

Movie Reviews
Mark Burns on Quantum of Solace: Purists may not be happy with the edgier action vibe; this one might as well have been titled The Bond Identity.

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