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Giving Thanks

Wishing you and yours a very Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving. I am incredibly thankful for so many things, not the least of which is all of you who take the time to read and follow this project. 28 more words


Monday Mystery Photo – Last Week Chiang Mai, Thailand

Each Monday, I post a mystery photo, or occasionally a mystery object on my blog. I encourage you to leave a comment, if you think you might know where this mystery photo, was taken. 334 more words

Monday Mystery Photo

October Blessings

I love October. It’s absolutely my favorite month of the year.

I don’t think this will come as a galloping surprise to anyone – I mean, LOTS of people consider autumn their favorite season. 592 more words

Dusty Garison

UMD's Most Recognizable Songs: Part II: The "Maryland Fight Song"

Last week we featured “Hail! Alma Mater” as one of UMD’s most recognizable songs. This week, we highlight the “Maryland Fight Song,” composed in 1939 by Ralph Davis, Class of 1942. 304 more words


UMD's Most Recognizable Songs: Part I: "Hail! Alma Mater"

With the start of fall semester classes and the Terrapins’ return to athletic competition, it’s time to roll out our primer on the three most recognizable UMD songs of today. 297 more words


A Place Called Honey Island

(This is a rerun of an article I originally published in 2012. I’ve got a new blog that will post tomorrow.)

Labor Day always brings back memories of family reunions at a place called Honey Island.  513 more words