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Historicity

Women reminisce about FSU daysWhere the Girls WereSome of Florida’s Leading Ladies Were Groomed At the Florida State College for Women{mosimage} By Stanley MarshallFlorida State University has felt the influence of its predecessor, Florida State College for Women, in many ways.…

Editor’s Choice

PACE Center gives girls a way out PACE Center for GirlsProviding a Way Out for Girls in Need {mosimage} By Karen ShoretteNestled in a small, unassuming complex behind the hustle and bustle of Apalachee Parkway is one of Tallahassee’s best-kept secrets…

Menopause: What you can do

A comprehensive list of solutions If your quality of life is suffering because of menopause, the potential for minimizing or eliminating its symptoms may be found in this comprehensive list of solutions. Consult with health-care professionals about which of these…

Personality

Tallahassee writer explores Diana's deathIsn’t She ‘Lovely’?Elizabeth Dewberry’s New Novel Explores the Meaning in the Death of Princess DianaBy Lazaro AlemanWhile her latest novel isn’t autobiographical, Tallahassee area author Elizabeth Dewberry knows a thing or two about living the life…

Home & Garden Tips

Information for Southern Water Gardeners The South offers unique problems for water gardeners. Terri Dunn’s comprehensive book “Water Gardening for the South” provides helpful tips for the do-it-yourselfer. Here is some of her Southern-specific advice:MosquitoesFish are a natural way to…

The Last Word

Confessions of a body builder The Tuna DiariesA Body Builder's Confession{mosimage} By Howell TuckerI’m going to do it. I’m going to get up on stage in a tiny posing suit and compete in a bodybuilding show.I don’t know why it’s called…

On The Move

Janie Doolan and Senior FitnessTrimnastic SeniorsJanie Doolan promotes staying fit at 67 – and beyond{mosimage} By Tabitha YangIt’s 9 a.m. on a Wednesday and, although they could be home lingering over a second cup of coffee, the women in Janie Doolan’s…

Historicity

The glorious Seminole season of 1964A Lineman RemembersThe Glorious Seminole Season of 1964 By Jim HuffstodtForty-three thousand exultant football fans bellowed in a thundering chorus as the Seminoles and Gators faced each other in old Doak Campbell stadium. An epic…

Personality

Joe Abal is a man of many talents and interests.Crawfordville’s Joe of All TradesFrom accident reconstruction to auctions, Joe Abal’s interests are wide rangingBy Jason DehartWhen insurance companies and attorneys need an expert witness to show a jury exactly how…

Culture

New TSO conductor Miriam BurnsHitting a High NoteConductor Miriam Burns Takes the Baton at the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra{mosimage} By Jason DehartMiriam Burns will tell you point-blank: The act of conducting is more than waving a stick around in time with the…

Habitat

Water Gardens add tranquility.Backyard BurbleWater Gardens Add Tranquility To Suburban Settings By Erica BaileySitting at home on your couch, you probably have seen at least one of those home improvement shows on TV. They tackle many different areas of the…

Mind & Body

Now is the time to ‘Butt Out’Still Smoking?Now is the Time to ‘Butt Out’ Once and for allBy Triston V. SandersSmokers, mark Thursday, Nov. 16, on your calendar. It’s the annual Great American Smokeout – a day without cigarettes –…

On The Move

Driving stock cars isn’t just for the young.Chasing the Checkered FlagThe need for speed drives Lin Mitchell on historic sportscar racing circuitBy Kirsten OlsenMerlin “Lin” Mitchell is a Tallahassee business owner – one with the heart of a stock-car racer.…

Mind & Body

Eating ourselves into problems‘X’ Marks the Danger SpotWe’re Eating Ourselves into an Array of Health Problems Known as Syndrome X By Triston V. Sanders {mosimage}Walk down any street in Tallahassee and look around. You probably would surmise fairly quickly that…

Flavor

Couple cooks up a 'Florida Bounty'.Culinary CoupleEric and Sandra Jacobs Cook Up A ‘Florida Bounty’ with New CookbookBy Rosanne Dunkelberger with Photography by Nikki RitcherWhile it may be possible in today’s global economy to eat caviar from Russia or Chilean…

Humor Me

You never forget your first tattooMarked ManStep inside. Hear the buzz. Grit the teeth.By Chuck BeardI felt that something was missing in my life, but what? Financial security? Fulfilling career? Health? Religion? Love?It was a Wednesday morning, about 10:15 a.m.,…

Culture

Bradfordville Blues Club keeps the beatWhere the Nighttime is the Right TimeA Rural Community Keeps the Beat at the Bradfordville Blues Club By Marina BrownAlong the backwoods portions of Leon County where North Florida and South Georgia seem to blend,…