May 8, 2012
I have been putting off this post for a couple of weeks. It's about Mike Bordick's performance on MASN as an analyst on Orioles games. It started with a colleague, who is usually a keen observer of sports media, casually stopping me in the newsroom to say, "Z, you gotta write about Bordick. " As he said it, he shook his head side to side, winced and gestured with two thumbs down. So, I started watching and listening to the likable former Orioles shortstop. Instead of jumping into print with what I saw after a couple of games though, I also started asking other media types who watch a lot of Orioles baseball about their impressions of him. Representative of what I mainly heard was this: "Geez, Z, you're not going to rip Bordick, are you?
January 30, 1998
September 3, 2008
On August 27, 2008 ROBERT E. BOOTH. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2008, beginning at 2:00 p.m
November 3, 2012
I've come to think of it as the political equivalent of global warming: Election season seems to get longer and more heated every cycle. I'm not quite as distressed about this as that little girl from Colorado, melting down because she's tired of "Bronco Bama" and Mitt Romney. (Although, note to Mom: your kid is upset, however cutely, and your first thought is to grab your phone and YouTube her?) But really, the noise level this year has been close to deafening, even here in the decidedly unswingy-state of Maryland.
April 11, 2007
On April 7, 2007 ARTHUR L. BOOTH. On Thursday, friends may call VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES (RANDALLSTOWN), 8728 Liberty Road from 3:00-8:00 p.m. On Friday, Mr. Booth will lie in state at Pilgrim Way Bible, 6501 Parsons Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 10:30-11:00 a.m. with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-655-0015.
July 29, 2005
On July 25, 2005, CARLOS RAY BOOTH. Mr. Booth will be on view at the family owned Howell Funeral Home, 4600 Liberty Heights Avenue, on Friday, July 29 from 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 30 at the First Baptist Church of Fairfield, 1610 Brady Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21226. Family hour 10:30 to 11. Service to follow. Interment Arbutus Memorial Park.