Howard County, MD | Last Updated: 12:20 AM


No, no, summer can’t be over!!

• YOUR STYLE IQ - BLOG   12:35 PM ON TUE AUG 19 2014
As much as you may be kicking and screaming, the seasons will be changing soon.  Where did summer go?  Are you saying to ...

What’s Brewing at the Farmers Market?

• WELL AND WISE   10:00 AM ON TUE AUG 19 2014
Did you know coffee is available at the Howard County General Hospital Farmers Market? Every Friday, the Cosmic Bean Coffee...

Harvest Festival at Messina Hof Winery & R...

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   9:53 AM ON TUE AUG 19 2014
Each year Messina Hof Winery & Resort in Bryan, Texas celebrates the annual grape harvest in a big way. This year the w...

Should You Rollover Your TSP?

• DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) INVESTOR   8:51 AM ON TUE AUG 19 2014
Federal employees question whether they should rollover their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) to an IRA at retirement. Ask a fina...

Preparing our Qvevri for Burial

• WINEMAKING: WINE TRAIL TRAVELER   5:27 PM ON MON AUG 18 2014
On our first visit to qvevri maker Zaliko Bodjadze we learned that we should coat the outside of the qvevri with a lime-bas...

Two White Cabernet Sauvignons

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   1:27 PM ON MON AUG 18 2014
Albastrele Blanc de Cabernet (light colored) and my Virginia White Cabernet Sauvignon We tasted two white Cabernet Sauvigno...

Portfolio Mechanics

• DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) INVESTOR   10:12 AM ON MON AUG 18 2014
Many times, when  reading financial help books, I come across a recommended portfolio and wonder if readers know how to ac...

Notes From a Farmers’ Market Chef

• WELL AND WISE   7:00 AM ON MON AUG 18 2014
We know that some folks have small kitchens—maybe a starter kitchen or a kitchen downsized from a big house to an apartme...

‘Free’ smart phone game is a shameless mon...

• BARGAINEERING   3:00 AM ON MON AUG 18 2014
Jen A. MillerAs always, there’s another scam to separate you from your hard earned money. Only this time, we can stop...

Three Wisconsin Wineries Support Charity Sip &...

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   12:34 PM ON SUN AUG 17 2014
  Parallel 44 Vineyard and Winery in Wisconsin supports Sip & Taste charity event Community Projects for Seniors i...

Model Railroad Photography Pointers

• THE ON30 GUY   2:25 PM ON SAT AUG 16 2014
Here’s a neat video from Joey Ricard on the basics of model railroad photography. Joey and I both share a similar phi...

Calimyrna Fig with Lavender and Gorgonzola Mou...

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   1:49 PM ON SAT AUG 16 2014
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards in Sonoma, California The unusual appetizer recipe below calls for Calimyrna figs that g...

A 30-day Update on My Quest for Better Health

• COGITO ERGO SUMMERS   6:36 PM ON FRI AUG 15 2014
It has been 30 days since I decided to see if I could lose weight through a concerted effort using diet and exercise. So fa...

California Wine Appellation Specialist Class

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   11:44 AM ON FRI AUG 15 2014
Previous to this summer, I took two online winemaking classes through Washington State University in 2009/2010. In 2007 I t...

Classes & Events to Make You Well & Wise

• WELL AND WISE   10:00 AM ON FRI AUG 15 2014
Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Ask A Master Gardener. Discuss gardening questions and concerns at the Glenwood ...

Tough Call Out

• GOJU RYU KARATE: ZEBRO'S ADVENTURE   12:29 AM ON FRI AUG 15 2014
Some people will not be able to relate to this. Good. I hope few people evergo through pain like this. Tonight I made a har...

“Smoked Up” No.81

• NICE TIGHT ASH   5:36 PM ON THU AUG 14 2014
Life is good. Things are looking up in my neck of the woods. Work is going great as we are about a week ahead of schedule a...

A.J. FERNANDEZ CIGARS PROUDLY UNVEILS A.J. FER...

• NICE TIGHT ASH   4:45 PM ON THU AUG 14 2014
(Miami, Florida) August 11, 2014— A.J. Fernandez Cigars, recognized for creating some of the most acclaimed cigars in th...

Blackwater Wildlife Refuge

• MIDATLANTIC DAYTRIPS & ROMANTIC DA...   1:19 PM ON THU AUG 14 2014
The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), located 12 miles south of Cambridge, includes more than 28,000 acres of rich...

“Wicked Wine Run” Events

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   1:10 PM ON THU AUG 14 2014
Spicewood Vineyards, the site of an October Wicked Wine Run With a tag line of “RUN wicked. DRINK wine.  ROCK out,”...

Happy Anniversay Mom and Dad

• LIVE HEALTHY BE HAPPY   9:30 AM ON THU AUG 14 2014
Our blog posts usually come on on Thursdays and it just so happens that this Thursday falls on my parents anniversary ̵...

Fighting Cancer with Cookbooks

• WELL AND WISE   7:42 AM ON THU AUG 14 2014
When you get a cancer diagnosis, it is natural to panic, get depressed, and feel angry. But, as Dr. Agus says in A Short Gu...

Focus on West Virginia Wineries

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   4:35 PM ON WED AUG 13 2014
  Historic Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars in West Virginia Virginia is a beautiful state with dynamic views of mountains an...

New President of Howard County General Hospita...

• EVERYONE'S BLOG POSTS - ROTARY CLUB OF...   4:28 PM ON WED AUG 13 2014
On Friday August 15th, Mr. Steven C. Snelgrove drops by to tell us all about the future of Howard County Genera Hospital. A...

Bellview Winery’s 10th Annual Seafood Festiv...

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   4:56 PM ON TUE AUG 12 2014
  Bellview Winery, NJ Bellview Winery’s 10th Annual Seafood Festival takes place this weekend August 16 and 17. Pre-...

A splash of style for the beach or any summer ...

• YOUR STYLE IQ - BLOG   4:42 PM ON TUE AUG 12 2014
I just returned from a girl’s weekend at the beach with my 2 college friends and fellow Textile and Apparel majors at the...

Often Overlooked, Cambridge, MD Is Worth Stopp...

• MIDATLANTIC DAYTRIPS & ROMANTIC DA...   1:19 PM ON TUE AUG 12 2014
If you're like me, you have driven past Cambridge dozens of times, on your way to some place else -- usually Ocean City, As...

Two new options in prostate cancer screenings

• WELL AND WISE   11:00 AM ON TUE AUG 12 2014
Prostate-specific antigen or “PSA” is a blood test that screens for the level of a protein in the blood that can indica...

Two Pinot Grigio Wines from Attems

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   10:01 AM ON TUE AUG 12 2014
I attended a wine conference in Virginia a few years ago. A panel of winemakers were discussing the grapes that do well in ...

Five Steps to Enjoying a Visit to a Winery and...

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   1:02 PM ON MON AUG 11 2014
Cambria Estate WinerySanta Maria, California Below are five suggested steps to feeling comfortable when visiting a winery a...