Monthly Archives: October 2021



By Matthew Heusser Braddock Heights, Maryland is an unincorporated community and US Census Designated Place (CDP). It sits atop Braddock Mountain, a foothill of the Appalachians, that separates Frederick, Maryland from Middletown. The area got its name from General Braddock, a British commander during the French and Indian War, who […]

And, of course, it was blue. Or gray.


By Penny Jones Halloween wasn’t the same on the island as it was elsewhere. The children still made witches hats and garlands out of construction paper. Though the pumpkins were also cut out rather than carved; fresh vegetables being a scarcity on the rugged, windblown landscape. But the biggest difference […]

On The Island