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Inside Outside Archive: September 2008

  • Chesapeake Bay pelicans and other newcomers

    Please, don’t tell me that pelicans have been a common sight forever and ever in Chesapeake Bay country because it wouldn’t be true. Published September 29 2008

  • Mountain lions in little old Maryland?

    In an article in the Maryland Natural Resource magazine, Therres mentions that reports of cougar sightings come from every sector in the state -- as if we’re overrun with the big cats. Published September 25 2008

  • Ah, the wonderful dogs I've known

    Over a lifetime of living in rural areas, much of it spent among self-sustaining "can-do" farmers, wood cutters, and hunting or fishing guides, some of my best memories concern dogs. Published September 18 2008

  • Deer advice most people already are aware of

    The residents in my home area, Charles County, Md., are so cognizant of the presence of large numbers of whitetailed deer that some of them are beginning to give them nicknames. Published September 15 2008

  • Watch how our money is spent, Mr. Governor

    You would think that during wallet-emptying days of $3.65- to $4-per-gallon gasoline, constantly rising prices at the local grocery store, and calls for state budget cuts, the governor of Maryland, Martin O'Malley, would have enough sense to put the needless spending of taxpayers' money on the back burner. Published September 13 2008

  • Are you glad that cold weather is on its way?

    Published September 10 2008