This month is unique for us — we are presenting a special combined edition of the Chesapeake 360, featuring articles and events from the Southern Maryland region. As many of our readers are probably not aware, Chesapeake 360 is a regional magazine, and there is a Special Sections editor in e…

My favorite unit in gym class growing up was gymnastics, and more specifically, the balance beam. In its basic form, the balance beam is simple and elegant — lifted several feet in the air, a straight path for feet to step one in front of the other, heel to toe. In its most complex, gymnasts…

Now that the weather is warming up there is no doubt excitement is in the air for all the fun spring and summer activities that will soon take place.

I was trained in earth sciences as a young and idealistic university student, and one thing I learned during my master’s program was that I’m not a very good scientist. But I am a good communicator, I recycle, and I am passionate about science and the environment.