Magazine
Take a Kid Fishing—Safely June 20th, 2019 by Curtis Condon

The Hole. The nickname always sent shivers down my spine when Dad said that’s where we were going. The Hole was a prime fishing spot, but was treacherous to get to. Anglers had to scramble down a steep, precarious, 300-foot...


Wolf Kisses June 20th, 2019 by Pamela Keene

Special relationships between man and beasts are not unusual. As humans, our families often include dogs and cats, sometimes birds and horses. But most people don’t think of wolves as being warm and cuddly. That is not so at the...


Salute to Parades! June 20th, 2019 by David LaBelle

“Where are the floats and the marching bands?” the editor asked the newspaper photographer. “Readers expect to see a grand view of the parade.” The photographer had documented the parade for years. This time he ignored the predictable overall picture...


Protecting the Ecosystem June 20th, 2019 by Brandon Pomrenke

Every day on the water is a good day for cooperative’s environmental manager Few people are lucky enough to work in a job they not only enjoy, but one they feel makes a difference. Florida Keys Electric Cooperative’s Sara Hamilton...


A Juice Giant June 20th, 2019 by Eric Bryan

Sicilian fulfills an American dream, turning $30 into a $495 million citrus empire marketed as Tropicana What began as an African dream for adventure ultimately turned into an American dream of entrepreneurship. Inspired by stories of opportunities in America, Anthony...


Painting With Light May 20th, 2019 by David LaBelle

Ever thought about light as a beautiful, God-given paint to be gently applied to your pictures? We can learn much about light by standing quietly and watching nature’s artistry. Think of light as a glaze carefully applied to a ceramic...


A Positive Voice From Home May 20th, 2019 by Colette Boehm

‘Sean of the South’ lives his dream telling the stories of everyday people who make small towns special Sean Dietrich grew up amid the pine forests of the Florida Panhandle and says he “found himself” along its shores. His family...


A Tasty Reward May 20th, 2019 by Brandon Pomrenke

Large, sprawling gardens may be a great home for a plethora of tasty greens, savory root vegetables and myriad herbs, but what if large unused space is difficult to come by? For those lacking the outdoor space but not the...


Eating On the Run (and Walk) May 20th, 2019 by Curtis Condon

Many of us don’t have the time, space or inclination to pack a meal before setting off on a run, hike, bike ride or fishing trip. If anything, we prefer to grab a snack and go, a proclivity that has...


Literary Roots Run Deep May 20th, 2019 by Pamela Keene

Talk about Pulitzer Prize-winning authors who lived in Florida, and Ernest Hemingway comes to mind. His yellow-shuttered two-story Spanish colonial home with dozens of six-toed cats may be the most-visited author’s home in the state. Other authors also have put...