Tag Archives: Features

Golf Tips from T Shot Ranch: “What women want” who want to play golf


By Janie C. Farina

“When your heart is in your dreams, no request is too extreme.”

~ Jiminy Cricket, “When You Wish Upon a Star,” Walt Disney’s 1940 adaptation of “Pinocchio”

Are women getting “what they want,” or wish for, when it comes to golf? Or are women getting what the golf industry has provided?

Travel: New museums in Virginia’s Historic Triangle


By Debi Lander

Three Tidewater cities, Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, collectively make up Virginia’s Historic Triangle. They recall the earliest days of life in the American colonies. Today, the family-friendly destinations bring hands-on opportunities to see, smell, taste, hear and touch the struggles and triumphs of pre-Revolutionary times.

Pantry Raiders: Apple Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops


By Melissa Cooper

As summer winds down and kids head back to school, this recipe is the perfect way to step up your dinner game to the next level. It looks and tastes like a gourmet meal, but is simple to prepare.

This ‘n That: My most embarrassing moment


By Mims Cushing

When I taught creative writing in the early ‘90s I didn’t have a degree in teaching. I’d never even taken a teaching course. Teaching fourth and fifth graders in Ponte Vedra Beach, to practice on them before launching an adult class, seemed a smart way to go. The kids were my guinea pigs. It was a course for kids who liked to write. It was definitely not remedial writing. They seemed to like it, the parents were happy and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Gardening: Monsoon times?


By Lesley Arrandale

Since early June, when most of Florida was suffering from drought, we have had ample rain — so much that the drought was lifted for the first time since July 2016 (see droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?FL).