Tallahassee Magazine - March-April 2009 April 10, 2009 Site Staff In Their Own WordsLocal Teen Elizabeth Landers Chronicles Obama’s Odyssey Site Staff, Teen writer Elizabeth Landers interviews candidate Obama From The Publisher, OpinionTough Times Should Bring Out the Best in People Brain Rowland, How Brain Rowland recommends navigating the economic challenge we face today. From The Editor, OpinionThe Beauty of Springtime in Tallahassee Rosanne Dunkelberger, Rosanne Dunkelberger shares with us why she loves springtime in Tallahassee so much. Ideas, WellnessTwo Emergency Contact Initiatives Could Save Your Life Jennifer Ewing, Staying safe with the help of your cell phone contact list. Q&AFaye Blanton Reflect on Her 40 Years of Service Site Staff, Faye Blanton Reflects on 40 Years of Service Opinion, Our CityThere’s No Place Like Tallahassee Alan Bressler, After 20 Years and Many Travels, This Atlanta Businessman Still Prefers His College Town Our CityThe Insurmountable Hurdle Linda Kleindienst, Last Year’s Tragedy was a Blow to Red Hills Horse Trials, but It’s the Economy that Knocks Out 2009’s Event In Their Own WordsThese Local Farm Owners Keep Their Crops Small, ‘Slow’ and Local Site Staff, When Bobbie Golden was looking for retirement property in Jefferson County, she had in mind a couple of acres where her dogs – and maybe a goat or two – would have room to roam. Dreams have a way of… AdviceStylish Ideas for Wet-Weather Wear Tabitha Yang, April showers may bring May flowers, but they also create an opportunity to show off your chic rain gear. Armed with these fashionable and practical coats, boots and umbrellas, you can do as much singin’ and dancin’ in the rain… - Parenting, FamilyGrowing Up in Tallahassee Tabitha Yang, How kid's lives have changed in Tallahassee over the years. Our CityThe Transportation Change in Tallahassee Site Staff, Thirty years ago, the goals of transportation infrastructure planning were simple: build more roads and widen existing ones. There wasn’t any talk of “pedestrian-friendly communities,” “multi-modal transportation districts” or “interconnectivity,” and the public’s perception of a “smart” car was the…Our CityHistory of The Arts in Tallahassee Caroline Brewster, There was a time in Tallahassee’s not-so-distant past when refrigerator displays of children’s artwork served as the only galleries in town, and the best musical performance most people got to see was their church’s choir singing on a Sunday.… WellnessRelief from Chronic Sinus Infections Rosanne Dunkelberger, With its allergens and high humidity, Tallahassee is “a sinus surgeon’s mecca,” says board-certified otolaryngologist Dr. Adrian P. Roberts, a member of the local Tallahassee Ear, Nose and Throat practice. The swelling and congestion of allergic reactions can lead to… Your MindPrevention, Medication Can Help Manage the Debilitating Symptoms of Migraines Triston V. Sanders, Just a sampling of how migraine sufferers describe the pain: “Usually it feels like my head is going to explode, but sometimes it feels like it’s being crushed. They have gone on for days at a time, sometimes just melting… In Their Own Words‘Team Kellenberger’ Enjoys a Retirement Filled With Service, Sports, Flora – and Plenty of Photo Ops Janie Nelson, Twenty years ago, Lou and Betsy Kellenberger decided it was time for a change. After 26 years in Dothan, Ala., they wanted to live in a university town where they could have access to arts, culture and sports. “Our children… GardeningRecycling April’s Showers Faith Eidse, Rain barrels can save water and money, preserve water for irrigation and reduce stormwater runoff. Rainwater is often lost as it pours from downspouts to ditches, lakes and ponds. Water harvested from roofs can save about 1,300 gallons for irrigation… NewsmakersFSU Students Learn the Business of Art While Helping Beautify Their Campus Stephanie Castellano, Plaster, wood, molten iron … the Master Craftsman Program at Florida State University uses it all to create beautiful, usable art. IdeasWe Help You Decide Which Housewares are Best Elizabeth B. Goldsmith, After serving as a product judge for the Housewares Design Awards, I thought you’d like an insider’s view of those useful new products – from kitchen electrics to showerheads – that can make your house tick. Being a judge is an…UncategorizedTallahassee’s Horse Country Tisha Crews Keller, Nestled among Tallahassee’s massive oak and pine trees, horse farms lie like gems among the area’s rolling hills. In most cases, the only clue along the canopy road or rural highway is a small sign or four-board fence. But drive… FoodGood Things Come in Small Beans John Eric Vona, Soy is a good-for-you food that comes in many forms.