March 5, 2013
On Feb. 8, 2013, Laurel lost Jill Mooty to cancer. Jill had been president of the Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce, was on the board of the Revere Bank, and was the owner of Jill Mooty and Associates, P.A., a local accounting business of decades that previously had an office on Compton Avenue and, up until the beginning of January, had an office near the hospital. She did the taxes for my business for the past 25 years and she is...
January 19, 2013
Alpine skiing coach Diane Mikulis watched as the body language of her Special Olympic athletes - including Marylander Jake Reynolds - transformed one day last month from mildly interested to awe-struck. They had just entered Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y., where international flags hung majestically from the rafters and where banners and murals honored historic athletic events. The skiers listened to a brief history of the venue and now were being told they were going to be allowed on the ice. They grinned widely, and a smile slowly crept onto Mikulis' face, too, as her skiers restlessly and excitedly waited to descend the stairs.
August 20, 2012
Nancy is getting a promotion at work, so she is offered a better car and more New England territory. She also manages to pick up Adderall to sell. Silas is happy about getting to grow everyday at work, while Shane is having trouble dealing with tapeworm-infested homeless people at the police impound. Luckily his girlfriend Angela saves him. Jill is going through menopause and decides to drown her sorrows in foie gras and wine. This means she is not pregnant with Andy's baby, and that she has been withholding this information from him. Jill fears losing Andy, the only cork plugging the hole that is her life.
July 17, 2012
Wedding Date: September 15, 2012 Her story: Jill Carr, 31, grew up in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Her family moved to Ellicott City in 1993. She is an independent financial planner and now lives in Ellicott City. Her father, William "Bill" D. Carr is a producer at CBIZ, Inc. Her mother, Cynthia J. Carr, is a recruiter for The Rogan Group. His story: Albert "Bert" H. Dudley IV, 36, grew up in Towson. He is a sales representative for DeVere Insulation, an energy efficiency consultant and personal trainer and lives in Ellicott City.
July 16, 2012
If you felt like little happened on this episode of "Weeds," you're not alone. But there was some action in episode three. Nancy is back at the Botwin/Pryce/Grey etc. compound complete with her latest accessory, the pimp cane. Following the bathroom quickie, Jill and Andy are happier than ever. Jill is organizing the cabinets and buying Nancy slip-proof socks -- uncharacteristically productive and thoughtful acts. Meanwhile high in the CFO chair, Doug, typically not the brains of the bunch, is forced to take the fall for the company because of their financial indiscretions.
July 14, 2012
A Massachusetts physician was formally nominated to be the Green Party's contender for the U.S. presidency Saturday afternoon at the downtown Baltimore Holiday Inn hotel. Jill Stein, who was the expected nominee, beat out actress Roseanne Barr handily. Stein amassed a majority of delegates' votes just before 4 p.m. at the Greens' annual national meeting, which opened Thursday at the University of Baltimore before moving near the Inner Harbor for Saturday's presidential nominating convention.