A cloudless blue skyWatching people trying to read a newspaper on the beachA perfectly cracked crab clawThe show ‘Hopkins’A no-teeth giggle from my sonLightening bugs doing their thing in a fieldBody surfing in the oceanThe smell of a towel after a day at the beachOcean sounds in a conch shellA pile of hot crabs and… Read more »
Grandparents who like to baby sitNapping in the pool on a summer afternoonA swing under a treeWatching fireworks on a beachThe first bit of caffeine each morningHow my wife looks at our babyLeaving Sam’s Cub with a carloadWatching the US Olympic swimming trialsThe Nadal-Federer tennis rivalrySummer breezes on a beachGetting to know a new cell… Read more »
A picnic table under a treeMy son’s fascination with a ceiling fanA Corona with a lime on a hot dayThat there are ducks in BerlinA woman driving a pickup truckHeading home after a great dinnerDownshifting in a manual vehicleThe smell of freshly popped popcornA quick breakfast before going surfingWatching a squirrel jump tree branchesRelaxing on… Read more »
Art Cooley, center, Board Chair of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, congratulates Youth Foundation Fund Advisory Committee officers Harsh Desai, president; and Laura Leigh Cooper, vice-president; on successful fund raising and grant making activities during 2008. The Youth Foundation Fund recently awarded $4,000 in grants to programs benefiting area youth including Maple Shade… Read more »
Prior to the end of the school year, Worcester Preparatory School held its 2008 Field Day for grades preschool through five. Students Sarah Savage, Grace Nichols, and Maya Zia-Shakeri, all of Berlin, show their patriotic spirit.
At Worcester Prep’s Field Day, kindergartners Ayrton Pryor, Selbyville, Charlie Brinker, Ocean City, and Will Tinkler, Berlin, debate how best to win the egg and spoon race.
A piece of driftwood on a beachTrash bags that don’t ripComing home to a package on the front porchThe sound of leaves blowing in the windWhen one of our dogs licks my sonNorthside Park during Art’s AliveEating BBQ pork without any breadA cool bedroom on a hot dayThe new trail through Berlin’s Decatur ParkBrowsing through… Read more »
Ashley Barton, a Showell Elementary School first grader in JoAnne Donovan’s class, loves dinosaurs and shows the beautiful illustrations in her new book, which she received as part of the Worcester County Commission for Women’s McGuffey Book Distribution program.
Each year Worcester Prep hosts a Spelling Bee for Grade 3 students. The words in the competition include all the words students have studied throughout the school year, plus additional words such as etiquette, mathematics, arithmetic and environment. Teachers Julie Roughton, Selbyville, and Kristin Robel, Ocean Pines, directed the competition. The 2008 winners were, from… Read more »
Each year the Worcester County Health Department offers grants to schools to educate students about the problems of use of tobacco. This year, for the Cigarette Restitution Fund project, Worcester Prep students, under the direction of teacher Colleen McGuire, presented an original musical for middle school students. Front, are Andrew Canakis, Ocean City; Chelsea Thaler,… Read more »