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Endeavors of the Heart

Dedicated to Arts for Everyone Pop quiz time. What does LOCA stand for? Even if you’re familiar with the wonderful work of this organization, you may be guessing about the initials. That’s why president Bonnie Macmillan wants to end the confusion, getting all of us onboard that...

Weather or Not

October Surprise! Mother Nature gave us an early wake up call in a big way Tuesday morning with a spectacular light show accompanied by ear piercing thunder and torrential downpours and even pea-sized hail to make things real interesting.   This is our second such event of...

Hot Dish

Sizing Up Newcomer Tommy Bahama    Restoration of the historical Heisler Building downtown is near complete and tenant Tommy Bahama is set to open shortly. The store inventory and restaurant menu will vary significantly from other Tommy B locations in order to reflect the...
Posted On 22 Oct 2010

Get Out of the House

Favorite Time of Year   Can someone please explain the Southern California phenomenon of the pumpkin patch that springs up in October in large parking lots? They have straw covering the blacktop and loads of pumpkins trucked in from real pumpkin patches. They have giant...

Local Currents

Green Ocean Strategy   “You do not merely want to be considered just the best of the best. You want to be considered the only ones who do what you do.” –Jerry Garcia   Bill McDonough, the “Cradle to Cradle” author and designer-architect quoted Garcia during part of a...

Weather or Not

The Devil Winds!   The sun is just coming up on an early October morning but you can’t see it through all the soup-like, thick fog down here at St. Ann’s Beach. The steady roar of a strong 5-8 ft. southern hemisphere swell is exploding on the outer reefs, but you can’t see...