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Two Days in Maryland

The geese glided across the sparkling blue water.  The long branches of the white birches reached upward, standing out against the deep blue sky and their neighboring bare trees.  The day was cold but clear as my companion and I explored Patapsco Valley State Park.  I had returned to Maryland the night before for a quick… Read More Two Days in Maryland

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Medieval Merriment in Modern Maryland

Henry VIII dispensed Solomonic judgement in cases involving the feuding feudal families the Hatfields and the McCoys. That’s the bizarre view of history presented in “Court’s Court”, one of the stage shows at this year’s Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville. Established in 1977 and wrapping up the season this weekend, the country’s second-largest Renaissance Festival… Read More Medieval Merriment in Modern Maryland