Breaking News

June 16, 2014

Police are investigating an apparent domestic-related murder-suicide that occurred on Fox Maple Terrace June 15. Just after 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, police were dispatched to a residence in the 5700 block of Fox Maple Terrace to check the welfare of a subject. Upon arrival, police heard multiple gunshots. Police soon found bystanders attempting to aid Renotta I. Jernigan, 30, and her 2-year-old son, Seth Jernigan, who had both been shot.

‘Forbes fails miserably’

My grandkids spend a lot of time at my house; that’s because they get waited on hand and foot. Linda is more of a maid when they come by rather than a grandmother. I stay out of the service business when they are at our house.


20 plus years

Today, my wife and I had the indescribable privilege of attending a naturalization ceremony at the Center for Immigration & Naturalization in Baltimore. A friend of ours first stepped on American soil about 22 years ago.


Age is just a number

There is often a common theme in my articles and that is that age is just a number. I was thinking about the article for this month and, once again, how I was going to convey this message. I was thinking about what the indicators were that triggered someone to think someone is “old.”


Cool weather makes Fall chores less of a chore

Each season, with little doubt, always has something special to offer. So does fall: with summer heat behind us, it is a time to enjoy, to make the most of. Though short, days are delightfully crisp, especially when the sun is out, making one want to be outdoors


Ebola Revisited

The Ebola virus epidemic continues to top the health news in recent weeks. Though I provided some general information on the topic several weeks ago, I felt it was necessary to provide an update due to the many developments in the last couple of months.


Max and the dentist

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. As I stated last week I had a birthday and, unfortunately, a good week ended on a down note as I had to visit the dentist to have a tooth pulled.


Fear and stupidity

I don’t own a television. I do listen to public radio – and, during baseball season, some sports radio – but, since neither normally carries political advertising, I’m largely spared the annual flood of nonsense through which American political campaigns are conducted.


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