Things We Like

Things We Like

The smell of the ocean in the early morningDinner at the Cactus CaféPeople who stop to talk to our dogsAir-conditioningSuccessfully completely sudokuLooking for shells with our grandchildrenThe grand finale of a fireworks displayPrivate citizens picking up trash off the BoardwalkDaylillies along a country roadCompetent, reliable contractorsCruising in our ’62 convertible Corvette

Things I Like

Things I Like

Beach weddingsPeople who type fast without looking at the keysReading on the beach The “Show Us Your Shots” photos on our websiteMaking par on the first holeA sunrise over a cornfieldRemembering how Len Bias played basketballThe Marina Deck’s breadOld Saturday Night Live episodesNo backups at the bank drive-thruCold watermelon on a hot day

My Thoughts

The old guy has never trusted telephones. He likes to look at the people he’s talking to. Also, he figures the telephone is just a passing fad, soon to be replaced by a thing called a personal letter. So, for all those fans and fanatics who keep calling the The Dispatch offices wishing to talk… Read more »

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently awarded a $6,260 grant from the Community Needs Program to Maryland Capital Enterprises to provide support for two workshops targeted to potential entrepreneurs and to develop leadership and marketing skills for business owners. Pictured are Spicer Bell, CFES President, and Hayley Gallagher, Maryland Capital Enterprises Executive Director.

The Youth Foundation Advisory Committee

The Youth Foundation Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has awarded $3,500 in grants to help youth during 2007. Grants were awarded to three nonprofit organizations including $1,000 to Green Gate Farm to provide funding for student scholarships for a summer camp program for youth. Above, Heather Gates, Green Gate Farm… Read more »

“I Really Can’t Hear You.”

Earplugs are an important item to have when you are doing certain things or you find yourself in certain places.Whether you are using them to avoid a bout with swimmer’s ear or simply trying to politely ignore the toddler that is telling you her age for the 100th time in the airline seat ahead of… Read more »

A Week In Business

Michaels Coming To White Marlin MallWEST OCEAN CITY – Michaels Stores, Inc. has signed a lease with Greenberg Gibbons Commercial for 20,000 square feet of space at White Marlin Mall, a 186,000-square-foot shopping center located in West Ocean City. The project is also anchored by Marshalls, Staples and Bed Bath & Beyond. Michaels Stores, which… Read more »