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Older But Stronger

Fitness expert Dale Barr reflects on turning 40

  2016-10-02-06-09-18-1-editfinal-edit Beer belly, hair loss, gray hair, wrinkles and stress all forming a “dad bod” is what I had heard would start to occur with a man once he turned 40. I have experienced the milestones of job changes, new cities, marriage, buying our first home and having kids. What hasn’t happened is the terrible aging process I’d seen and heard about.

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Delve into Transcendental Meditation and yoga.

  By Carol Sorgen Woman in lotus pose outdoors Like many of us, Cameron and Debbie Ailiff lead a stressful life. The couple, who live in Davisonville, have five children, own their own business and “Cam” also teaches and coaches high school. “We have a lot going on,” says Cam. “My mind was always racing.” The couple was searching for a calm in their busy lives. Cam.

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The Right Fluff

Tara Jane Grier Creator of Fluffy Layers

  dsc_2420Chickens are humble, lacking the grace of the swan, the subtlety of the pheasant. To make matters worse, chickens are associated with hysteria and even cowardly behavior. Tara Jane Grier, however, sees things quite differently, as most entrepreneurs do. When gazing upon her first two Rhode Island Reds in 2014, she was blinded by their charm, their beauty and, yes, their fluffy layers. Two.

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Refining Spa Creek

Bret Anderson's Vision For Spa Creek

By Kymberly Taylor | Photography by Jennifer Kolosky Eastman dsc_2793 True artists respond viscerally to a paintings’ lines, proportions, fields of color. Mistakes can actually assault (I have been told) the highly trained eye. Experienced builders are much the same. In a split second, they can assess a structure’s “bones,” pinpoint a flaw in a brick lintel, and perceive a poorly placed joist. This.

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Anchors Aweigh

Jenna Elizabeth Mock Marries Kyle Thomas Jones in Annapolis

By Sarah Hagerty  |  Photography by Hamilton Photography   A Naval Academy wedding is a very special event—one that requires an Academy or local military connection, as well as the patience to wait for an available date. Surprisingly, one thing that a Naval Academy Chapel locale does not  require is wearing a uniform. This was important to bride-to-be Jenna Mock who had “always imagined a tuxedo wedding.” The only compromise:.

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Breast Cancer Warrior: Still Cruisin’ Sea and Sky

By Kymberly Taylor

"If you have cancer, eat what you want to eat! The thing you want to keep running right is this thing up here, your head ...”
Super Saber, Dagger, Starfighter, Thunder Chief, Voodoo—these are the names of fighting jets familiar to Michael E. “Mike” Ashford, a nuclear war plane Air Force veteran, former commercial airline pilot, long-time Annapolitan and owner of the renowned McGarvey’s Saloon & Oyster Bar in Annapolis. Ashford knows Annapolis and its.

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Female Friendship Blossoms

At the William Paca Garden By Christine Fillat  |  Photography by Angie Myers

  Women, over the years, have been part of a movement, not necessarily feminism, but one more complex and organic, a movement grounded in friendship, the will to rise, succeed and help good causes.
This is what Paca Girlfriend Power is all about. Women entrepreneurs, business owners, mothers, daughters and best friends gather each year at the William Paca House and Garden to raise funds for.

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Lift Ladies Lift!

By Dale Barr

  “There’s just something about lifting heavy weights that makes you think you can conquer anything.”
As a busy father of two young children, I know that those of us who are committed to a fit and healthy lifestyle need an exercise program that offers maximum results in the least amount of time. You don’t have to spend hours and hours a day at the gym to get great results. Rather, you need a well-planned.

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Becoming Whole Again

Tough Questions about Reconstruction after Breast Cancer

By Dr. Emily Clarke-Pearson and Dr. Kelly Sullivan


One Out of Eight Women Are Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and can lead to fear, confusion and feelings of despair. Sadly, because approximately one out of every eight women gets breast cancer, most of us have at least one friend.

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Semi-Permanent Brows 101

A Rising Trend Called Microblading

By Kymberly Taylor

Can something so simple as eyebrows and eyelashes change a life? Julie Nguyen, founder and owner of Lash Moi in Crofton, has proof that it can.
She recreated eyebrows for a recent client battling cancer using an advanced technology called microblading. “One woman was going on her fourth chemo treatment and had no eyebrows whatsoever. Now she can look in the mirror when she gets up. She said she had.

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