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Remembering 9/11 in A Special Way

Photos courtesy Brittany Harris and Dan Harris Local Master Gardeners prepare plantings around a model of New York City’s Twin Towers (above) at the 911 memorial garden (below) at Tallahassee’s Fire Station No. 11. Nine years ago on Sept. 11, a…

Jack Rudloe, The Modern Day Noah

Scott Holstein The Biblical account of Noah’s Ark has become an inspiration to Gulf Coast marine biologist Jack Rudloe. His facility, Gulf Specimen Marine Lab in Panacea, is collecting species of shrimp, oysters, crabs, seahorses and more and placing them…

Life Lessons When the Game Changes

In the world of sports, a “game changer” is that one event in a game in which the outcome — good or bad — is determined. It could result from a mental mistake that causes an error, or from a…

Do You Have What It Takes

This is the warmup: “Stretch. “Run 1½ miles. “Ten 60-yard wind sprints. “Run steps 20 times — up and down.”   For boxers, the actual fight is a mere moment compared to the time they invest in conditioning workouts to…

From the Publisher

The Heart of Rowland PublishingThe Heart of Rowland PublishingBy Brian Rowland, Publisher As the year draws to a close with Thanksgiving and Christmas on the horizon, my thoughts go to the many people who are part of my personal and business…

Playing the Brain Game

What are Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Martina Navratilova playing?The Brain GameBridge Isn’t Just For Grandma AnymoreBy Virginia NewmanPoker games such as Texas Hold ’Em and five-card stud are spreading like wildfire throughout the nation, especially among the high school…

Campuses at a Crossroads

Accelerated growth drives FSU, FAMU and TCC’s new construction and plans for expansionHigher Education Reaches Even HigherTallahassee’s crossroads of higher learning has reached its own crossroads, but remains entwined with local and regional economic development.By Jason Dehart Mark Bertolami wouldn’t…

Profile in Care

Taking a closer look at Big Ben Hospice. Big Bend HospiceIn 1983, Big Bend Hospice was established by a group of local volunteers who wanted to help those who were dealing with life-threatening illnesses. Today, with 250 employees serving more…

You Can't Take It With You

Create a legacy beyond your friends and children.You Can't Take It With You Numerous options are available for making sure your wealth lives on.by Tony Bridges It’s only human to want to be remembered after your passing, to create a legacy…

Local Metalsmiths Ply Their Trade

The Northwest chapter of the Florida Society of Goldsmiths gets medieval – and teaches you how.Precious MettleArmed with Torches and Crock Pots, Local Metalsmiths Ply Their TradeBy Robert ZerbeThe metalsmith holds the piece of copper under the intense heat of…

Artist Jimmy Mathewuse

From book covers to portraitsJimmy Mathewuse’s Book Covers Have Drawn in Readers for 30 Years By Sidney L. Matthew {mosimage}Artists are a tribe apart. They look like us, but they are different in important ways. They see things we don’t bother…

From the Editor

From the EditorThe Evolution of ‘Dress for Success 2.0’By Rosanne Dunkelberger Earlier this year, I was invited to cover a breakfast function geared toward Tallahassee’s movers and shakers. There were lots of CEOs and higher-ups attending, and a fairly respectable…

On the Other Side of Grief

Working Through the Tragic Loss of Her Brother, One Woman and Her Family Come Together to Find – and Share – the Joy of LifeOn the Other Side of GriefWorking Through the Tragic Loss of Her Brother, One Woman and…

Business Briefs

Business BriefsBusiness Briefs  Compiled by Jason Dehart DOLLARS AND CENTS Taking a Home Office Deduction?  You may or may not be able to “write off” that home office you built back in that extra bedroom. You may be tempted to…

College Town Times Three

When the teams are winning, cash registers jingle, steps are brisker, clerks are friendlier, drivers are more polite and there’s gaiety in the air … . It’s a little gloomier the morning after a loss. A little bitter with the…

Interviewing a Centenarian

Lillian Cox celebrates her 100th birthday and offers a little insight into her long lifeLillian CoxOne Savvy CentenarianFeb. 22, 2007, Lillian Cox turned 100 years old. Three days later, she and 400 guests enjoyed her birthday party at the Woman’s…