Category Archives: md

Sacred Space in Sandtown-Winchester, West Baltimore


During my travels in West Baltimore yesterday, I came across this peaceful little plot of land after first noticing the wonderful wall mural that overlooks it.  I just had to stop and take a few photos. Little did I know … Continue reading

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Baltimore-Land of Misfit Shoes Part III


Well maybe this is part 4 or 5…I forget.  Anyway, I was walking through Hampden today and while crossing the intersection of 36th street and Roland avenue, I looked up and noticed this. Yes, that’s a cowboy boot about 15 … Continue reading

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Baltimore Mayoral Race Random#LizEmbry


Heading home this afternoon, I was driving up Greenmount Avenue and happened upon Baltimore Mayoral Candidate, Elizabeth Embry behind a podium and being interviewed by WYPR’s Fraser Smith. She was also being filmed but it didn’t seem to be from … Continue reading

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WORSHIP THE ANT WITH A HAND FOR A HEAD!!!!


This is my new favorite piece of urban art.  It lives on a wall at the intersection of N. Patterson Park and North Avenue., You gotta dig this! It looks like a 1950’s Creature Feature; something that might be lampooned … Continue reading

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I Love that HowChow Blog digs ROOTS MARKETS’ Lemonades!!


http://howchow.blogspot.com/2014/08/lemonade-at-roots-wheatgrass-strawberry.html I am very excited that the hard work and creativity of Roots’ Chef, Seamus Scott and our hard-working and creative cooks, Araceli Valladares and Nathan Tucker is getting such a rave review from the HowChow Blog.  Today, I did … Continue reading

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My Baltimore Books


I am consistently threatening to do a whole bunch of blogs about every book I have that is Baltimore-themed. Much to my chagrin, I have failed to follow through on this. Other than flea markets, Normal’s Books&Records in Waverly is … Continue reading

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Oooo..Merry Christmas From Baltimore. A Little George Washington Upskirt


Driving home tonight, I had the good fortune to hit a red light right next to and under the Washington Monument in Mt. Vernon.  It was so warm tonight that I had my moon roof open on the Honda and … Continue reading

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Jacques Kelly to the Rescue!!


I know that all of you are dying to know how my investigation into the nomenclature of the mystery structure I blogged about yesterday is going.  Well my main man, Jacques Kelly came through in the clutch.  I sent him … Continue reading

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#BaltimoreBeingBaltimore


Yes, I know I made the title a hashtag and , yes, I know this is WordPress and not Twitter.  I just used this hashtag earlier in a tweet and thought it would make a nice title for a blog … Continue reading

Posted in art, baltimore, baltimore history, Baltimore restaurants, baltimore tourism, Carberry, cinema, crafting, film directors, film in Baltimore, film locations, John Waters, life, literature, md, media, movies, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Snort, Shoot, Save!


Before you start reading this blog, please know that it is not my intention to be snarky and judgmental. With that stated let me say that  I had an “Only in Baltimore” moment last night.  I stopped by the Target … Continue reading

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