Football players sport tuxes. An Art Deco skyscraper is transformed into a wedding venue for one night. And confetti streams down onto Ravens offensive center Jeremy Zuttah and longtime girlfriend Heran Haile, who are tying the knot this sultry summer evening at FX Studios and Under Armour Performance Center at …Read More »
Growing Pains: No, We Don’t Have a Name Yet One mom-to-be on the conversational conceits of pregnancy.
In the beginning, I was somewhat shy about disclosing the big news that I was pregnant to anyone outside my family. Honestly, it didn’t even feel real at first, at least not until the dreadful nausea kicked in—I’m not sure what this “morning sickness” everyone talks about is, because what …Read More »
Reality Star: 8 Questions for Dr. Kathryn Boling Pursuing a medical career later in life made Boling an expert on self-care—and she wants to share her secrets.
Kathryn Boling, M.D., worked as a nurse for 30 years before enrolling in medical school at the relatively advanced age of 49. Her marriage had fallen apart—she was grieving—and she made up her mind to pursue the dream she’d pursue “if money and age were not a factor.” Today, at …Read More »
Here was the fact: I couldn’t swim. But my brain, as if it were a high paid defense attorney, never asked me a question that would reveal this fact. When the topic of swimming came up, my brain re-framed the issue something like this: “If someone chucked me in a …Read More »
Welcome to our new pregnancy blog, Growing Pains, from expecting mother, and our new intern, Ana Hart. Check back in biweekly for updates on her (baby) bump-y road to parenthood. (Weekly installments can be found on our sister publication, Baltimore’s Child.) It all began around my 25th week of pregnancy. My stomach was …Read More »
Written by fellow intern Isabel B. Ana Hart laughs a little when asked about her past jobs—there’s just been too many to count. She reels off a couple that show her range, from working in a rock club to making gelato. These days, she’s finishing up an undergrad degree in …Read More »
It is rare, in my online presence, that you would ever see me be anything other than irreverent, snarky or humorous. Overt sentimentality and cloying inspiration memes make me uncomfortable and I think we can all agree there are more than enough faux Marilyn Monroe quotes on ocean backdrops to …Read More »
Each and every wedding is unique. Each bears the markings of the people involved, but a Baltimore wedding seems to have a few distinct identifiers: a sense of humor for one, artistic expression and a little bit of grit. One of the most Baltimore-style weddings I had the pleasure of …Read More »
The Soldiers They Carried Four decades later, three Maryland women discuss their Vietnam tour in a new documentary.
THE VITNAM ERA is often remembered more for its anti-war sentiment and politics of social change than for the actual conflict that spurred this counterculture. We’ve been content to relegate this less-than-ideal part of our history to just that—history. And for those Marylanders who served in Vietnam—the soldiers, nurses, aid workers—being …Read More »
There’s an image from my childhood that’s seared in my memory. My father is standing with me in the front yard of our house in Owings Mills, still dressed in his work clothes. I’m about 11 and we’re having a baseball catch. For some reason, my dad, ever the improviser, …Read More »