Tag Archives: Baltimore Ravens

Good-Bye Poe Toaster, Hello Superbowl and “The Following”

If the events of January 2013 didn’t bring back Baltimore’s mysterious Poe Toaster, I guess nothing will. First, The Baltimore Ravens made a historical run for the AFC Championship, and will face the San Francisco 49ers in the Superbowl next week. The … Continue reading

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Football And Our Inner Freakitude

I have never claimed to be “normal.” I’m not even sure what that word means, actually. I basically think we’re all a bunch of weirdos traipsing the planet in search of others who share our particular brand of freakishness. Even … Continue reading

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Finding Thankfulness: Getting it Down in Writing

In last Friday’s round of Life List Club guest posts, Jess Witkins lit up Hawleyville with her discussion on being thankful for the small things and keeping a gratitude journal. I say “lit up,” because I think that’s exactly what … Continue reading

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You’re Never Too Old or Too Broke For Halloween!

I’ve always loved Halloween, from carving pumpkins to trick-or-treating to growing up and being the one to sit on the porch handing out candy to all the ghouls and goblins. As a kid, I always had the coolest Halloween costumes. … Continue reading

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First the Poe Toaster. Now the Baltimore Poe House in Peril?

In Baltimore, even those who aren’t aspiring writers or horror fans like myself feel a unique attachment to Edgar Allan Poe.  In the early 1830s, the writer lived briefly in Baltimore with his cousin and wife-to-be Virginia and his aunt. … Continue reading

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Good-bye Lockout, Hello Football!

Whew, that’s a relief. With the NFL lockouts over and football now a sure thing, Lee and I won’t have to find something new to fight about to keep the spark in our relationship. Like many, I never really doubted … Continue reading

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