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This Is Not Howard County

• THE 53   8:54 PM ON SUN OCT 19 2014
How ironic that I get home from the PTA Council of Howard County candidates' forum tonight for the County Executive�...

Test Drives

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   7:02 PM ON SUN OCT 19 2014
Fall. Winter. Spring. The seasons where there aren’t as many options to get local, regional, seasonal, fresh foods. T...

TV worth watching: Manhattan

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON SUN OCT 19 2014
Frank Winter (John Benjamin Hickey) and Charlie Isaacs (Ashley Zuckerman), physicist protagonists of the WGN America televi...

Sonic, Ebola, and Gubernatorial Debatery

• THE 53   8:33 PM ON SAT OCT 18 2014
Could not be happier to learn that Sonic is finally open in Ellicott City, at 10160 Baltimore National Pike (US40), no less...

Tromboncino

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   5:14 PM ON SAT OCT 18 2014
Quite a prolific producer and one that I will be putting in our garden next year. These little wonders, which can grow rea...

Voices in My Head, Election 2014 Edition

• THE 53   9:15 PM ON THU OCT 16 2014
As the election draws closer, I've been thinking some things.  And I'm thinking it's time to share: So The ...

Arctic Char

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   8:08 PM ON THU OCT 16 2014
Before, during and after. We got arctic char today in our Friends and Farms basket. It is one of my favorite fish. A cross...

A letter to HoCo Food Bloggers (& those bl...

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   4:29 PM ON THU OCT 16 2014
This blog post probably isn’t for you. The information here is mostly aimed at food bloggers in Howard County, Maryla...

The Food Bank Garden

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   2:03 PM ON WED OCT 15 2014
For most of this summer and fall, I head out every Tuesday morning to volunteer at the Food Bank garden plot, in our commun...

HoCo Life 09: The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   1:26 PM ON WED OCT 15 2014
This is how much we love you: From L-R: Senior Construction Manager Ron Bloom, Elizabeth ,Project Director Kevin P...

Welcome, new bloggers

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   12:19 PM ON WED OCT 15 2014
Welcome, new bloggers. The political scene is heating up, and so is our list of new bloggers! Table 2 Table HoCo Maryland ...

Win for Watson

• HOCO MARYLAND   11:28 PM ON TUE OCT 14 2014
Earlier today, October 14th, there was a Howard County Executive candidates debate between Courtney Watson and Allan Kittle...

Throwdown in Milltown

• THE 53   8:46 PM ON TUE OCT 14 2014
I attended Tuesday night's candidate forum for the Howard County Executive's race, that was sponsored by the Balt...

Shopping at Jenny’s Market

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   4:12 PM ON TUE OCT 14 2014
Only 17 more days until Jenny’s closes for the season. I will miss popping in there to get a few things. They have a...

Time to Resign

• HOCO MARYLAND   3:40 PM ON TUE OCT 14 2014
At the October 9th Board of Education meeting, five individuals filled the time allotted for the public to come speak to th...

The Bob Roberts Effect

• THE 53   9:27 PM ON MON OCT 13 2014
We're now three weeks from Election Day, and only ten days before early voting begins.  This is the time of year wher...

Deer in the Headlights

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   8:55 PM ON MON OCT 13 2014
Or, at least off the patio. Fifteen feet away. And, they don’t run if they see you. Eating the acorns under the oak ...

The Many PACs of Lisa Markovitz

• THE 53   9:30 PM ON SUN OCT 12 2014
Wow, has Lisa Markovitz been busy since finishing second in the Democratic primary for Howard County Council, District 1. ...

Games With Frontiers, Part II: The FARM and Ho...

• THE 53   10:42 PM ON SAT OCT 11 2014
An interesting question formed in my brain as I wrote yesterday's post: has any community even been successful in redu...

The Gentleman From North Carolina

• THE 53   4:33 PM ON SAT OCT 11 2014
It was, as always, a wonderful time today at the Oakland Mills International Festival.  Village Manager Sandy Cederbaum an...

Under the Weather

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   1:02 PM ON SAT OCT 11 2014
Literally and figuratively. It is dreary and rainy, and since Tuesday I have been battling one heck of a head cold. Thankfu...

Games With Frontiers

• THE 53   9:30 AM ON SAT OCT 11 2014
Today is the annual Oakland Mills International Festival.  Yes, it's going on today, despite the rain.  Everything w...

So…The Ball’s in Our Court. What Now?

• HOCO BEYOU   5:40 PM ON FRI OCT 10 2014
Last night’s Choose Civility Symposium, The Ball’s in Your Court: Can Civility and Sports Co-Exist was a fasci...

Kevin Schmidt: Good For Washington Special Int...

• THE 53   10:31 PM ON THU OCT 9 2014
For this Friday that heralds the start of the Orioles' next journey towards the 2014 World Series championship, let�...

Baby Veggies

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   8:33 PM ON THU OCT 9 2014
It seems to be the week of the baby vegetable around here. They are cute, aren’t they? And often they cost a premium...

HoCo Life 08: Candy Corn

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   1:26 PM ON WED OCT 8 2014
So far us HoCo residents do not have much to complain about in terms of weather this fall. This weekend however, that could...

Behind the Scene

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   7:00 PM ON TUE OCT 7 2014
This week I think I am spending almost as many days at the Howard County Conservancy as I did on my job before I retired. S...

A Tub Full of Basil

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   8:19 PM ON MON OCT 6 2014
Plus, lots of other goodness from my gardens. This is just the basil from my garden here at home. There is at least that m...

Top Spots HoCo - Patapsco Valley State Park

• HOCO MARYLAND   1:02 PM ON FRI OCT 3 2014
Today marks the first post in a series of some of our favorite locations in Howard County for sightseeing, adventuring, rel...

#HoCivil: A most lovely party at Seasons 52. T...

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   11:57 AM ON THU OCT 2 2014
While I do enjoy each and every HoCoBlogs party, there are times when it seems the elements and pieces weave together ever ...