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The One That Almost Got Away February 20th, 2017 by Dan Echols

 Dan Echols shares the story of his grandson’s big catch For some, little compares to the sight and sound of an early morning top water explosion, administered by a giant largemouth bass. It was just getting daylight in mid-March last year,...


Oh, Deer! What’s Eating You? February 20th, 2017 by Pamela A. Keene

Implement three primary strategies to keep those four-legged interlopers from feasting on your foliage The succulent plants you so carefully tend in your garden are like an oasis in a desert—a feast for the eyes and stomach, waiting to be...


Simplify Your Routine With Innovative Tools February 20th, 2017 by Victoria Hampton

Gardening is a wholesome task of manipulating the soil, planting favorite flowers and vegetables, and watching nature take its course—with plenty of nurturing in between. While the process of gardening may be the same, the tools used continue to improve....


Up in the Air February 20th, 2017 by Pamela A. Keene

Spread your wings and head to one of the many springtime airshows in Florida. From the TICO Warbird Airshow in Titusville to the Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In and Expo at Lakeland’s Linder Regional Airport, vintage planes, high-tech warbirds and thrilling...


Lipizzan Legend Lives On February 20th, 2017 by Nancy Jorgensen

Following a family legacy, Gabby Herrmann makes her life mission to care for and show the regal horses America fell in love with Lipizzan stallions—aristocratic performance horses rescued from Austria during World War II—thanks to a Disney movie, “Miracle of...


Power of Contrast February 20th, 2017 by David LaBelle

Contrast is a powerful teaching tool and important player in writing and photographic composition. Contrasts come in shapes, colors, tones, sizes of subjects, even emotions. Though most of us seldom stop to analyze or internalize all the contrasts offered to...


Five Tips for Catching Big Bass February 20th, 2017 by Curtis Condon

Generally, there are two types of fishermen: those who fish just for fun and those who fish for bragging rights. Folks in the latter category take their fishing very seriously. Every outing is a quest to catch more and bigger...


Giving Voice to History January 20th, 2017 by Susan Suggs

With each project, exhibit creator Deb Burdick strives to offer an experience as her team tells a story Exhibit master Deb Burdick is part Disney and part historian. As one of two professionals of the Alvaré Design team in Pensacola,...


Unscripted ‘Real Life’ January 20th, 2017 by Pamela A. Keene

Being cast on a reality television show offers participants a chance at fame and fortune Keith Colburn makes his living as a crab fisherman, spending weeks, sometimes months, at a time battling the elements on a quest for the catch...


Seeing the Unseen January 20th, 2017 by David LaBelle

I have a student, Brittany, who desires to make a career of forensic photography. She will likely be required to document many crime scenes, making detailed pictures of both victims and evidence—small clues that may lead to solving big crimes....