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A Desperate Choice

A Desperate Choice

As I write these words, Judge Neil Gorsuch moves through another day of Capitol Hill testimony on his nomination to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. It’s nearly noontime on Wednesday. But some of Gorsuch’s words from the day before still linger in the air. He...

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Fifty Years Later, Rouse’s Dream Lives On

Fifty Years Later, Rouse’s Dream Lives On

At moments like this, as Columbia begins marking its half-century of existence in Howard County, it’s comforting to think of the city’s genius creator, the late Jim Rouse, looking down from his heavenly perch and feeling pretty good about the dream he had so long ago....

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Memories of Carlos Tosca

Memories of Carlos Tosca

The Orioles recently announced they’ve hired Carlos Tosca to manage their Gulf Coast League Orioles minor league team. That won’t mean much to many people, but it did make me smile. Tosca is a typical baseball coach/manager who’s worked here, there and everywhere....

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Yes, I Give A Hoot

Yes, I Give A Hoot

As I drove home one night recently, my stomach growled, hungry for the pizza, salad and French fries stacked neatly on the passenger seat beside me. I had just accepted a friend’s call on my Bluetooth when I suddenly heard a thud. As I looked out the rear view mirror,...

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