Volume XVII, Issue 33 # August 13 - August 19, 2009

Bill Burton: December 15, 1926 - August 10, 2009

Hear Bill Burton and see images of his life online in a four-minute slide show, “Bill Burton Remembered."

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This Week’s Features …

Bill Burton lived and loved in the extreme

By any standard, Bill packed more than 82 and a half years of living into the 82 and a half years of his existence. He acquired friends by the score, admirers by the thousands, readers by who knows what order of magnitude. His presence was enormous; his loss equally large. He takes with him a knowledge and love of Maryland’s outdoors and outdoorsmen that we cannot replace. Nor should we try.

Enough Said

Bill Burton’s last words: Do it. Do it. Do it.

Dare to think that you can do it. Then try to do it, and you probably will do it.

Dock of the Bay

Annapolis Comes to Market: $4 million of taxpayer money later, Market House hopes to prove its worth … Can the Web Save the Bay? Websites, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Flickr are on the job … Our Hapless Neighbors: Again this week, liquor mixed with water puts boaters on the rocks … This Week’s Creature Feature comes to us from Chesapeake Bay: Diamond Jim still swims free.

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At the Copa, Copacabana

Annapolis Summer Garden Theater gets it right in this comedic melodrama.

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