July 21, 2014

Halethorpe funeral offered for Father Messer, 90

UPDATED with comments from many who knew him. A funeral Mass for Father Joseph Valentine Messer was offered July 21.
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Executive order prohibits firing of gays by U.S. government, contractors

UPDATED to clarify lead paragraph -- "Today's executive order is unprecedented and extreme and should be opposed," said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.
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Z is for zucchini season! Having fun with our favorite squash

You’d really have to be a meanieNot to like this sweet zucchini.When, with a bow, our friend arrived,Our interest in the squash revived.It was so large, so vast, so ripe,We leapt into zucchini hype.How should we cook it? Quick sauté?In cake or brownies? In flambé?Diced or sliced or grilled to
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