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“Next of Kin” Art Show

On Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, the Art League of Ocean City’s opening reception for the art show, “Next of Kin,” will feature the sculptures of Paul Lockhart, and the paintings of Lynne Lockhart and Kirk McBride. Award winning author, Barbara … Continue reading

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Review by Dr. Kathryn Barrett-Gaines, Director of African American Studies, UMES

Barbara Lockhart has written a most astonishing historical novel.  Elizabeth’s Field is full of fascinating fact, from the popular early belief that tomatoes were deadly, to the case of Preacher Sam Green, sentenced in Cambridge in 1857 to ten years … Continue reading

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Reading at Salisbury University

In honor of African-American History month (Feb.) and Women’s History Month (March) I will be reading from Elizabeth’s Field tomorrow evening, March 4, at Salisbury University, The Commons, the Montgomery Room at 6:30 pm.  A celebration for me on a personal … Continue reading

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It was a dark and stormy night….

The ride to Chincoteague from my farm is about 80 miles.  The Island Book Club was meeting this December night and had invited me to join them in a discussion of my latest book, Elizabeth’s Field.  In the driving rain, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

We are thankful for the things that sustain us, for family and friends, for the surrounding fields and woods, for more than enough on our tables and in our homes, and for our freedom. We know we are the fortunate … Continue reading

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Their Name is Today

Their Name is Today, by Johann Christoph Arnold A friend sent me this wonderful book and I would like to recommend it to you. It may reaffirm your beliefs about children as it did for me, and it may set … Continue reading

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Their Name is Today

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