Wednesday, February 25, 2009


This window is in the Alumni Hall building at McDaniel College.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009


The snow reminds us that it will be a little bit longer before we can visit this snowball stand at Baugher's restaurant for a refreshing snowball.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Cigar Shop on Main Street

In some ways it is hard to believe that this iconic figure is still being used to promote the sale of cigars in the year 2009.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Sky Watch Friday

Because the sun sets about the time I am heading home from work, I see a lot of beautiful sunsets. This one was taken out of the car window at the intersection of 140 and Hook Road.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Flowers on Their Way

We have been having weird weather, warm and cold back and forth. The bulbs think it is time to start peeking out.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Monday, February 16, 2009

A Variety of Trees and Plants

Snow Fall

Here is another night snow shot from Valentine's Day night.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Tree in Snow

It was relatively warm during the day today, so I was surprised when I noticed it was snowing. I noticed it around 5:30 or so, but as the night wore on it was really coming down hard, with big beautiful flakes.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Sweet Treats

The Chocolate Connection is the place to get homemade chocolates for your sweetie today!

Friday, February 13, 2009

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Westminster Branch Library

Another library, this ons is on main street.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009


This map is painted on the wall of a building in downtown Westminster. The town Christmas tree gets lighted here during the holidays.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Fiber Is On Its Way

Finally fiber is coming to town!

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Fire Department Training Facility

I don't know what this facility is officially called, but I know the Westminster Fire Department uses this facility to train fire fighters.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Carroll Community College

The main entrance of Carroll Community College.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Thursday, February 5, 2009

The Community Media Center

This is a direct quote for the web site of the Community Media Center:

"The Community Media Center is a Public, Education, and Government Access Center with a mission to provide the facilities, equipment, and technical support necessary to allow you to "Make Television Matter" in your local community. We are a non-profit 501c-3 organization."

The Community Media Center houses the following channels:
Channel 18 - Carroll Community College Television
Channel 19 - The public access channel for Carroll County
Channel 21 - CETV, the Carroll County Public Schools Channel
Channel 23 - Town and Community Channel
Channel 24 - Carroll County Government Channel

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Babylon Hotel, 1896

The Babylon Building on Main Street in Westminster. The date on the building is 1896. Here is a link to a Walking Tour brochure of Westminster created by the Carroll County Visitor Center. The brochure refers to this building as the Babylon Hotel.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Reflections of Westminster High

The melting snow acted like a mirror for this parking lot shot of Westminster High School.

Monday, February 2, 2009

And One More...

Here's one more shot of the new library.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Look Up

This is the ceiling of our new Finksburg Branch Library.