Afloat in Davidsonville

By Nora Mathison | Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon   Before constructing their outdoor living space, Lisa and Randy Pizzi had a simple wooden porch they rarely used: featureless, coverless, and made of wood that had begun to rot. Thanks to

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The High-Heeled Gardener | Basil Bliss

By Kymberly Taylor   The first thing my mom inspects when visiting my garden is the basil. Bypassing my perfect pineapple sage, she goes straight to it, assessing its height and width, and commenting on its genus, location, and how

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Meet Adrienne Jones

By Robert Haywood | Photography by Tony J. Photography   When we were considering distinguished Marylanders for our cover story, Adrienne A. Jones immediately came to mind. Building on strength and intelligence rather than bravado, Jones has broken through to

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Best Day Trips for the Next 12 Months

By Christine Fillat   We have put together a list of memorable day trips you might like to take. The area in which we live is incredibly rich; in this guide, you will find all sorts of ideas for adventures

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Time for Take-out! Some of Our Favorites

By Christine Fillat These are unusual times. We are called upon to shelter in place and only go out when it is absolutely necessary. The face mask is as ubiquitous as shoes. But what to do when we are used

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Staying Healthy at Home

Staying Healthy At Home We asked Dale Barr, a personal trainer and nutrition coach in Severna Park, for his advice on eating at home while working from home. Working at home is uncommon for many people and may be extra

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The High-Heeled Gardener | Chive On

Easy Seeds to Plant Now in the Herb Garden By Kymberly Taylor   March is a magical month for gardeners.  Despite a few chilly days, Spring is here, and it is time to start planting seeds directly outside! I have

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A SOPHISTICATED TWIST

On A Tidewater Classic By Elizabeth Heubeck |  Photography by Stylish Productions The transformation of this exquisite waterfront home began with the client’s simple request for a few recommendations regarding modest home repairs, recalls architect John Braithwaite of Atelier 11

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Framing A Writer’s View

BY KYMBERLY TAYLOR | PHOTOGRAPHY BY  Stephen C. Stonehill Most professional writers require special conditions to practice their craft. Maya Angelou wrote her masterpieces in a hotel room, equipped with nothing except a dictionary, a bottle of sherry, and a

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Garden Gloria

A Hymn To Spring BY CAROL SORGEN  |  PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF McHALE LANDSCAPE DESIGN A “sense of destination” is what the owners of this Easton property wanted for their weekend retreat. With memories of vacations spent in New England, the

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