Fatherhood Adventures

The newsroom around our office on Fridays is usually pretty quiet since the paper is distributed that morning, but not last Friday afternoon because Beckett was in the building.After being passed around the office for a spell, there he was by my side sitting in one of my favorite new things, a seat that can… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

That ‘Marley and Me’ was made into a movie The colors of a sunset on a cold day When the Ravens and Steelers play The odd noises my son makes while he eats CNN’s Planet In Peril The horse and carriage rides in Berlin Good old fashioned chocolate chip cookies The strange things for sale… Read more »

Worcester Prep 7th Graders visit Historic Sites

Worcester Prep’s seventh grade students visited Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. One of their tours was of the Godspeed, a replica of one of the three ships that sailed from England to America in 1607. Among the 50-plus students who attended were, front from left, Ben Clark, Chase Schmehling, Hannah Showell, Kyle Zarif, Meg Lingo, Libby… Read more »

OC Elementary 2nd graders show-off landform maps

Ocean City Elementary School students in Linda Brown’s second grade class proudly display their Maryland landform maps. After studying maps and geography, they created the maps using different colors of clay to show the mountains, hills and plains found in our state. Students shown are, back, Reed Welton, Tyler Bernal, Dylan Bossalina; middle, Sivan Cohen,… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

I can’t get through a football game anymore without a nap.I have always loved Saturday and Sunday afternoon football games, but they have taken on a bit of a new meaning of late. It’s become more of a time for me to nap with my little boy than to actually root on any particular team.Last… Read more »

First Graders Plant Space Exposed Seeds

Windy Phillips’ first grade class at Ocean City Elementary School recently planted space-exposed cinnamon basil seeds that flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-118. Students are comparing the growth of the space-exposed seeds to seeds that have remained in climate-controlled conditions. Pictured, from left, are Kaela Gilligan, Cali Peters and Summer Vorsteg.