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Volume XVII, Issue 48 ~ November 26 - December 2, 2009

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This Week’s Features . . .


My Reasons for Thanks

Mom and Dad still rank, but for this 20-something, sweat pants trump stuffed animals.

Between the Covers

Abraham’s Bay

In Jack Greer’s perilous waters, it’s a coin toss whether you win or lose

Lighting Up Our Holidays

While you may wait until after Thanksgiving to string up your lights, two of Chesapeake Country’s biggest displays have been preparing for months

Dock of the Bay

From Hell’s Kitchen to Solomons Island: Two-season survivor Robert Hesse signs on at Catamaran’s ...

They’ve off and seen the Wizard: Stageworkz munchkins hit the big
time ...

This Week’s Creature Feature: Let’s talk turkey.

The Bay Gardener

by Dr. Frank Gouin

Grow Trees and Shrubs from Seed

The time is right; here’s the secret for success

You can grow native woody plants yourself by starting them from seed. However, seed preparation and chilling temperatures are essential for these seeds to germinate in the spring.

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by Dennis Doyle

Who Says You Can’t
Go Home Again?

Human habits have changed,
but fish habits haven’t

In years past, partner George Yu and I could be found, sometimes three nights a week, in a small boat lurking under one spooky, deserted, skeletal bridge structure or another.

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Sky Watch

by J. Alex Knoll

The Season’s Celestial Feast

You’ll never fill up on these treats

While you’re walking off some of that Thanksgiving cheer, these long cool nights offer a feast that will never leave you full and bloated. The rising winter constellations provide some of the brightest stars and some of the most familiar shapes.

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The Messenger

This is a great war film that’s deep on emotional substance. It’s likely fall’s first Oscar contender.

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from the Editor



Days a Week
calendar of events

by Diana Beechener

Music Notes
by Ashley Goodman

movie reviews and

Free Will Astrology©
by Rob Brezsny

News of the Weird©
by Chuck Shepherd


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