MD_1010_fishing2

If there s no ice on the pond, it s a good day to fish that s Clyde King s creed. A lifelong fisherman, King has been casting his line out on small ponds and rivers across Maryland for the last 75 years.

MD_0810_erms

When native New Yorker Rebekah Kennedy moved to Baltimore a little more than 20 years ago, she was immediately attracted to the beauty, convenience, and culture Charm City afforded her. [caption id="attachment_13173" align="alignright" width="280" caption="When she's not visiting friends or the theater in Baltimore, Rebekah Kennedy takes in her Charlestown view.

MD_0810_art2

The oil paintings lighting up the walls of Irene Hebert s apartment home are proof that an artist can be born at any age. Hebert hadn t picked up a paintbrush before moving to Charlestown in 1990, where she enrolled in her first art class. Now, 20 years later, she can t put one down.

MD0710_ResidentAmbassadors1

When was the last time you invited your neighbors over to dinner? If you re Sally Pound and Mary Ann Ressler, the answer is all the time.

MDfred-road-2_adj_web

Growing up in west Baltimore, Mary Leech always felt a connection to Catonsville. We lived about three or four miles away, but I was very familiar with the area because I had friends that lived in Catonsville, says Leech. Every year, I would go to their house for the Fourth of July celebration.

MDMD_0610_CutchinsCanning8_adj_web

Like many Marylanders, for retired kindergarten teacher Margaret Cutchins, nothing says summer like juicy home-grown tomatoes.

MD_0510_NatureTrail2

Carolyn Denton doesn t claim to be a gardener. In fact, she refers to herself as having a brown thumb. But that hasn t lessened her love of the outdoors.

MD_0410_Judith2

The adage ask and you shall receive never rang more true for Vinson Bankoski than when he asked Judith Jones legendary Julia Child editor and author of The Pleasures [caption id="attachment_8946" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Judith Jones and Charlestown s Director of Dining Services Vinson Bankoski trade stories as they whip up a cheese souffl from The Pleasures of Cooking

MD_0410_drmhouse1

Ask any Realtor and they ll tell you: there is no perfect house.