Tallahassee Magazine - May-June 2009 May 10, 2009 Site Staff At Home, Dining OutWe Scoop Up 9 Various Vanillas to Taste Test America’s Favorite John Eric Vona, We’ve rallied our taste testers to tell you which brands of vanilla ice cream are the most palate-pleasing. From The Publisher, OpinionA Deeper Look Into The Human Life Cycle Brian Rowland, Reflection on life's journey. Art, Events, HistoryFlorida 4-H Turns Five Score Chelsey Germani, 4-H celebrates 100 years of uniting heads, hearts, hands and health in Florida and around the globe. From The Editor, OpinionA Taste of the Past — and Faraway Places Rosanne Dunkelberger, My brother, an excellent cook, had just grilled a steak and was pretty full of himself when he announced to his family, “I think this is the best dinner we’ve ever eaten!” My 7-year-old nephew — not wise in the… NewsmakersThe New President and CEO of Capital Regional Medical Center Tabitha Yang, The new CEO at Capital Regional Medical Center is a seasoned veteran in the field of hospital administration. Q&A‘Capital Punishment’ Gives Tallahassee a Taste of Roller Derby Site Staff, She can be nice, but watch out — when she’s a Tallahassee RollerGirl, she’s “Bitchie.” SpotlightFlorida Stakes The Only Unofficial "Embassy" in D.C. Pam Forrester, All about Rhea Chiles’ innovative idea to welcome travelers to the nations capital. Homes, NewsmakersBehind the Scenes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition David B. Wamsley, One local builder searches for answers — and Ty Pennington — on the Tallahassee set of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” NewsmakersTwo Tallahassee Women Defy the Odds of The Publishing Industry Jennifer Ewing, Jessica Burkhart and Maria Geraci are basking in the glow of their newly published novels. In Their Own WordsPeter Schweizer Writes About Politics from a Conservative Point of View Tabitha Yang, This local author relishes politics and writes books that land on the New York Times Bestseller list. WellnessWhen It's (Not) Just a Mole Triston V. Sanders, Just a mole? Get it checked out if it’s at all suspicious — skin cancer can be deadly. UncategorizedMiccosukee Co-op is Home to Regular, Everyday Citizens Too Margie Menzel, Members of the Co-op have gone from living in tents and shacks to establishing a thriving, prosperous community. IdeasTallahassee Neighborhood Energy Challenge John Eric Vona, The Energy Challenge is on — local neighborhoods will be reusing, reducing and recycling their way toward victory. Dining OutHow to Eat Your Way Around the World in Seven Meals Site Staff, Learning about exotic cultures, one bite at a timeVacationsMobile’s Charms and the Southwest Coast’s Surprises Site Staff, If you need some time away from home to regroup and be refreshed, a weekend getaway might be just the ticket. The islands of Sarasota and Manatee Counties boast Snooty the Manatee, Portavant Temple Mount — a 1,200-year-old Indian mound — and many other… Opinion, Science & TechComputer Game Inspires a Gen-Nexter’s Nostalgia Trip John Eric Vona, It’s been months since your party departed from Independence, Mo. You’re running low on rations and winter is coming on. Your mother has cholera, your best friend died of dysentery and you’re out of spare wagon wheels. So what’s a… Events, The Arts, TheatreCirque du Soleil Presents: Saltimbanco Chelsey Germani, Cirque du Soleil’s “Saltimbanco” promises a visually and artistically stunning performance. HistoryA Local Couple Discovers a Bomb in Their Backyard Jason Dehart, An “explosive” discovery led a local couple to uncover the history behind their property. Gardening8 Must Haves For Your Garden Tisha Crews Keller, Products that will make your garden grow … beautiful.