Volume 11 Issue 47
November 20-26, 2003

On Our Cover
A Tidewater Tradition, Painting by Harry Lloyd Jaecks
Among the events you’ll find in 8 Days a Week is the Nov. 22 opening at Annapolis Marine Art Gallery of the Brinton-Jaecks family show of two generations of artists: wildlife carver Earl and decorator Mary Brinton and painters Jean Brinton Jaecks and Harry Lloyd Jaecks. Here, Harry Lloyd Jaecks’ oil painting of the skipjack Ruby G. Ford.

Who Are the Piscataway? Not Our Indians, Maryland Says
by Sara Ebenreck
When Captain John Smith drew his Chesapeake map in 1612, he named native villages spread through Chesapeake Country, including Piscataway villages. But as colonists took root, the Indians disbursed. Three bands of Piscataway have returned to their native land, but reclaiming their identity has them jumping hurdles.

Check out the updated Archives featuring stories from 1993, 1995 & 1997!

  • Happy Birthday, Howard
    Maryland momentum goes to Dean for president
    by SOM
  • From Heart to Table
    Sharing the feast of thanks
    by Kimberly Goode
  • Mime Over Matter
    Friends come to Mimi’s rescue
    by Louis Llovio
  • Best in Show
    Among nation’s marinas, Port Annapolis takes the prize
    by James Clemenko
  • Way Downstream
    • On the Eastern Shore in Grasonville, the first statewide monument honoring watermen is dedicated, a bronze sculpture by artist Tilghman Hemsley…
    • In Florida, Anne Arundel countian Joe Browder, of Fairhaven, honored as a founder of Biscayne National Park on its 35th anniversary…
    • In Santa Monica, Robert Redford deplores today’s environmental laxity while dedicating a very green building bearing his name…
    • This week’s Creature Feature: In Hong Kong, a real-life crocodile hunter from Australia hunts a really big crocodile. Will he catch it … or it catch him?