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Jane Green

 

Jane Green finally tired of her daily 100-mile round-trip commute to her federal government job as an expert on international issues and is now spending her days enjoying all that Annapolis and the surrounding area have to offer.  Jane was raised in Indiana, received a B.A. in political science from Indiana University, and came east to earn a master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.  She and her family moved to Annapolis in 1986.  Jane and her husband, Tom, have two children, both married, three grandchildren, two dogs, and two granddoodles.  Tom is the founder and president of DesignAmerica, an aerospace software development company.  As an avid genealogist, Jane discovered that she was not the first of her family to live in Anne Arundel County—that honor goes to a 7th great-grandfather.  
 
Local Faves:

Waterfront Living

Great restaurants and shops

Lots of history, art, and music

Good News for Readers, the Annapolis Book Festival Is Back!

The thousands of people who enjoy attending the annual one-day Annapolis Book Festival on the Key School campus will love this year’s three-day virtual event. The festival runs from Friday to Sunday, 23-25 April. Festival hours for April 23 are from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m…

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Meet Sydney Barber, Midshipman Brigade Commander, USNA

When the best and the brightest of America’s youth go into military service, each has recognized the dedication and risks involved. When the US Naval Academy gives these bright men and women, like Midshipman 1 st Class Sydney Barber, roles that will prepare them for command, we can rest assured…

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Art & the Maryland State House

History is the Maryland State House’s biggest lure for visitors. Fine art is easily overlooked when standing under the great dome of the only state house ever to have served as the US capitol. George Washington Comes to Town When you’re soaking in the aura of the restored Old Senate Chamber…

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Discover Outdoor Annapolis in Winter

Annapolis is as much of a go-to place in winter as it is in the warmer seasons. Year-round residents especially love Annapolis in winter because parking is plentiful, lots of different types of birds migrate to the bay, and it’s easy to get a table at a favorite restaurant. This year…

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Chinese Food for the Holidays

Luk Fu is located at Maryland Live! Casino in Arundel Mills. Image courtesy of USA Restaurants. Anne Arundel County is rich with ethnic food, but for the winter holiday season, Chinese restaurants are the go-to option for an excellent, reasonably priced meal. Whether you carry out or eat-in, you…

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An Early History of Navy Football

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, courtesy of Visit Annapolis. The US Naval Academy’s storied football team makes Annapolis a destination for big-time college sports. Normally, fans flock to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and then on to Annapolis’s many Navy-friendly bars and restaurants…

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Golf in the Time of Covid

Renditions' Iconic 13th Hole, photo courtesy of Renditions. Anne Arundel County is blessed with five beautiful golf courses that are doing their best to ensure that golfers get full enjoyment of the sport while staying safe from Covid-19. These courses, Renditions, The Golf Club at South River…

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Women of Achievement Tour

Harriett Tubman was not only a fearless abolitionist, but she was also a suffragette. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19 th Amendment, giving women the right to vote; Annapolis Tours by Watermark created a tour to highlight these…

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Masks 4 Annapolis: Making a Difference

Caption: Mary Parks bakes cookies for medical workers, Office of Emergency Management staff, and Annapolis firefighters in the Hilton Garden Inn’s kitchen. Photo courtesy of Hilton Garden Inn). The #Masks4Annapolis initiative is proof that the saying “one good deed leads to another” is more than…

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