“Beauty and the Beast” is an absolutely delightful show that is equally entertaining to kids, adults raised on the animated Disney feature and everyone else. More »
By Eleanor Ruffes
Patty Magee is a veteran nurse and artist who piloted the Caring Art Program at Baptist Medical Center South in 2009. Since then, the program has blossomed into a Baptist Health-wide initiative that provides hundreds of patients with “a creative healing space and sanctuary,” that is proven to boost physical and spiritual healing.
By Susan D. Brandenburg
Born in Ohio, Sandy Arpen was in seventh grade when her dad, the late William Heiss, was transferred to the Jacksonville office of American Motors. She has lived in three different homes in Mandarin since 1961.
By David Lifka
Whether you are new to fishing or just new to the area, a few pointers to get you aimed in the right direction before your next fishing adventure can often prove to be helpful. Knowing where, when and how to fish can easily lessen the learning curve that we often have to experience. After all, the best part of fishing is actually catching fish.
By Debi Lander
Dubrovnik, Croatia, known to many as King’s Landing in “Game of Thrones,” is an ancient walled city rising from the edge of the sea. The star of the Dalmatian Coast attracts international tourists for its breathtaking views, historic buildings and gorgeous natural wonders; however, Dubrovnik is also a city that was struck by war in 1991.
By Lesley Arrandale
With summer rains happening on a fairly regular basis, my drip irrigation system is getting less use, I’m happy to report. The timer is still integral, but now I set it in “manual” mode and input the length of time it should operate. We’re harvesting pounds of tomatoes, plenty of Japanese (long, thin) eggplants, basil, chilies and sweet peppers, as well as Swiss chard, which is holding up surprisingly well despite being considered a cool-season vegetable. The okra is sturdy and healthy, and we’re really looking forward to the first young tender pods.
Shake up dinnertime
By Scott Stegmaier
Summer days are flying by and soon it will be that time again. Time to get back into a routine. For us that means school and soccer. And between the two, Monday through Sunday comes and goes quickly.