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In the Summer 2022 issue of OutLook by the Bay, learn about artisan frozen treats from Mexico, the town of Crisfield on the Eastern Shore, hiking adventures in the region, and more!
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BOOKS: OLD, New and OBSCURE
The Truth About Lies: The Evolution of Honesty and the Evolution of Deceit By Aja Raden St. Martin’s Press (2021) Do you ever lie? Probably only occasionally when you want to avoid hurting someone’s feelings. More importantly, do you ever lie to yourself? I surely have. As I was growing up, I told myself, “When […]
Book Review: Unraveling: What I Learned About Life While Shearing Sheep, Dyeing Wool and Making the World’s Uglies Sweater by Peggy Orenstein
Unraveling: What I Learned About Life While Shearing Sheep, Dyeing Wool, and Making the World’s Ugliest Sweater By Peggy Orenstein HarperCollins Publishers (2023) Remember each school year’s first writing assignment, “What did you do for your summer vacation?” The up-to-date version is “What did you do during the COVID quarantine?” Did you grow a sourdough […]
DuneBy Frank HerbertAce; Media tie-in edition, 2021 (Original, 1965) Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction and fantasy novel Dune is the story of Paul Atreides, heir to a dukedom on the planet called Arrakis. But young Paul soon learns that not everything is as straightforward as it seems to be — or as he might think […]
WILD WOMEN OF MARYLAND: GRIT AND GUMPTION IN THE FREE STATEBy Lauren R. SilbermanThe History Press (2015) Many women who came of age before the 1970s may have felt they had few options in life. They could be teachers, nurses, secretaries, cashiers, housewives, and the like. This well-researched volume focusing on many unusual Maryland women […]