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Winner… Winner?

By Chris Balzer According to NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) 2020 won the 2nd warmest year prize since they started recording in 1880, knocking 2019 down to third.  The world’s seven warmest years have all occurred since 2014, 2016 being the warmest.    If you do a search for “things we insulate” you will […]

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30 A Songwriter Radio Artist Spotlight: Walt Cronin

By Josette Rhodes, Walt Cronin is a singer/songwriter of Americana. Walt’s music has charted on Roots Music Report a number of times in the Americana and Folk categories. His first CD The Gousters (2005) spent more than 60 weeks in the Top 50 of the Roots Music Report Folk Chart. Walt was a Navy Medic […]

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Studio 237 Music Lessons: The Sound of Love

By Lisa Cyr,  During February, the stores stock up with Valentine’s Day items such as balloons, cards, candy, cake, and flowers.  Love has been on people’s hearts for a long time. In biblical times David wrote the Book of Psalms a collection of songs and poetry often speaking of love and devotion towards God. And […]

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St. Joe Hospitality Introduces Scratch, Biscuit Kitchen to Watercolor

Baked with Care, Served up Square! Visitors and local residents alike have a new breakfast and lunch option available in Watercolor beginning February 1st — Scratch Biscuit Kitchen — in the WaterColor Town Center. “We’re excited to bring a distinct flavor of our Southern coast to 30A while honoring a tradition as delicious as grandma’s […]

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The Nobility of Public Service

By Kirk McCarley  One of my neighbors was a highly articulate and intelligent follower of government at local, state, and federal levels.  Our dialogue sometimes meandered into his most recent ramblings about street and infrastructure disrepair, wasteful spending, and ethical compromises.   Resolution of the state of affairs often concluded in stalemate over a couple […]

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Testosterone is Good for the Heart

By Dr. Richard Chern, MD Some patients and doctors ask us about testosterone and its effects on the heart.  Many patients (and some doctors) are mistakenly under the impression that testosterone increases the risk of heart problems.  This article will hopefully dispel these myths and explain how they came about. There have been hundreds of […]

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Journey Bravely;The All or Nothing Trap

By Stephenie Craig, LCSW Are you already over hope for new year possibilities? Maybe 2021 is already draining you and feeling like a punch in the gut. Sometimes you round New Years with ideas, goals, and energy for something new only to be met with resistance, sick season, negative thinking, and more of the same […]

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Home Again: Nicole Paloma Brings it Back to the Beach

By Jamie Zimchek Deftly directing an armful of rich shantung silk under the needle, designer Nicole Paloma finishes the seam, stands up, and shakes out a fully formed Seville skirt. For those of us who reached our sewing apogee making three-pleat masks, this is something akin to magic. For Paloma, this is just another day, […]

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