Here is the script that I used for my vlog: I am offering my final blog post today via video or a vlog. I’m here on a raining Sunday afternoon making my blog post from the Mobtown Brewery in Baltimore’s Brewer’s Hill district. This brewery’s name was the inspiration for my Momtown Blog during this summerContinue reading “Mobtown Brewery”
Austin, Texas has a slogan which encourages the locals to help Keep Austin Weird. Any community or family has its own weird side, the portions that can be described as eccentric. For some that might be understood as “deviating from the recognized or customary character, practice; irregular; erratic; peculiar; odd.” For me, this is whatContinue reading “Eccentric Places in Baltimore”
Nothing spurs the imagination like an evening at the theatre. While in high school, I participated in the annual school musicals every spring. My husband while we were dating, reintroduced me to my love of the theatre. I encourage you to go support your Loyola peers in their student led theatre productions on campus thisContinue reading “Theatre In Baltimore”
Baltimore is steeped in our nation’s history. From early wars to early commerce Baltimore was central to our nation’s growth. Many a Baltimore student has had a field trip to Fort McHenry. A battle during the War of 1812 was formational in the development of our National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner. Francis Scott Key wasContinue reading “The Role of Baltimore in Our History”
For many years, my husband worked for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Serving in the Youth Ministry office, their annual big event was a youth pilgrimage walk throughout the streets of Baltimore. They carried a 10 foot cross as they commemorated the suffering and death of Jesus remembered in Holy Week services. Often the centerpiece ofContinue reading “Baltimore’s Catholic Roots”
Sunday Mornings Sunday mornings when mom and/or dad are in town the perfect place to start your Sunday morning is going to Mass in the Loyola Alumni Chapel (Mass Schedule.) The Chapel is a beautiful space to be still and reflect. A Jesuit homily is sure to never disappoint by connecting the Gospel message withContinue reading “Sunday Mornings”
The majority of college students I know enjoy beer and even a fantastic tasting craft beer. Loyola students are fortunate that there are many craft breweries in and around the Baltimore area. In fact, there is one located within walking distance from campus, Fulltilt Brewing is located at 5604 York Road. They have a varietyContinue reading “Breweries in Baltimore”
The end of the fall semester brings two important seasons to any Loyola student. These are final exams and Advent/Christmas. Christmas is my favorite time of year. It involves Gathering and celebrating with family and friends in sharing delicious meals, drinks, and conversation. The colorful decorations and lights make our home warm and inviting duringContinue reading “Christmas in Baltimore”
Just recently, I took a water taxi ride in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor with my 4 ½ year old granddaughter. It was her first boat ride ever. She was so excited to get on board and sat in the front seat to get the best view possible. She took in the sites, sounds, and smells ofContinue reading “On the Water”
Any ethnic-centered neighborhood in any city should remind your soul of comfort food and warm hospitality. For my husband and I, Little Italy of Baltimore is considered “home” to us for many reasons. Located in Southeastern Baltimore, not far from the Inner Harbor, this neighborhood is known for its strong Italian-American heritage and identity. TheContinue reading “Little Italy”
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