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Copyright Inc. rights reserved. No part this publication may reproduced without written permission publisher. Opinions expressed contributors not necessarily those 6 7 publishers letter IS THAT ALL THERE many us, start time look back analyze weve want go. But what if youre happy content your everyday life experience, as it right now often think having something new, possessions, put us better place. Or traveling--leaving behind all-too-familiar surroundings an exotic locale--will add excitement glamour lives. After routine can bit boring sleep, eat, go come home, eat again, watch TV, sleep repeat. However, I learned that such changes, buying shiny bauble trip across indeed briefly alter daily routine, but eventually they too become just normal life. We change external environment life--in words, mind--is always there. And restless mind searching more. Something no purchase overseas vacation provide. instead analyzing 2019, perhaps examine closely were now. Ill bet youll find grateful ease. Dont underestimate power lies life--its joys, flaws everything between--because that, believe, sometimes best be. January February, one places outdoors beautiful which explains why chose focus issue. Consider attending open-air art activities area spring baseball game JetBlue Park, riding rental bike around barrier islands, coastal parks recreation areas. Youll stories these much pages ahead. As year, Media wants wish loved ones very Group Publisher, prosperous TOP PHOTO BY NICK ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY 9 gulf coast zeitgeist DR. RANDALL NIEHOFF oxymoron worth living Thus first since creation man faced real, permanent problem--how use freedom pressing economic cares, how occupy leisure, science compound interest won. B --John Maynard Keynes, 1931 essay, Economic Possibilities Our Grandchildren y 2028, Keynes predicted well into eight decades ago, standard Europe United States would so improved there 15-hour work week. That rosy view, however, was pierced white-hot beam warning only who understood itself able enjoy abundance when comes. In 2014, recognizing rare hear someone complaining their hands, Washington Post reporter Brigid Schulte examined 21st-century Americans feel her book, Overwhelmed Work, Love, Play When One Has Time. Starting interviews social scientists International Association Time Research, she theories pressure increasing spent thinking do rather than doing busyness has taken status humans hardwired acquire consume basic needs met lends meaning days, means most sense self-worth recall common acquaintance ask asked, after How do, question, do. current culture repeatedly ourselves, Why am healthy response face recurring Humans met. challenge citizenship any every economically developed society, living. artistic temptation to-do lists, measuring status, counting possessions calories, equating self-esteem effort expended affirm reality less Coined poet Robert Browning popularized German-born architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, precious piece wisdom literally, pointed foolishness simple contradiction terms ideas. It stretches expands thinking. Every awakens awareness because neither logical nor literal, yet makes sharp point. Country singer Dolly Parton raised Appalachian poverty, became rich glamorous Hollywood star. She wielded weapon quipped glittery, televised award ceremony Youd surprised know costs cheap Here Gulf Coast warm midwinter season lured Florida. Out serene, green sanctuary islands beckon visitors nature--a protected balance people, plants animals. Laden lush conservation land adorned necklace white, sandy beaches, looks good hasnt maintain. penny two reasons inhabitants measured minutes clock moments breathless sports fuel energetic arent concerned goals day planner, burdens schedule, pile stuff owned, accomplishments listed record book. Writerartist Blakes own lesson management relearned cross Causeway, take deep breath, begin, artfully, make island never enough unless enough. Dr. Niehoff spending receiving return investment 1991. 11 Making Waves Raising money victims disasters PATRICIA LETAKIS ts surprising kids accomplish support parents. Case point Care Disaster Relief. Hurricane devastated Mexico Beach tore through communities Northwest October 10, 2018, 7th grader Kristina Podlasek had flashbacks Irma caused havoc September 2017. remembered storms wrath room generator weeks, affected leaving them need beyond immediate food, clothing shelter. together five classmates Canterbury School came idea create sell band-style silicone bracelets printed outside coordinates inside. They blue, color water, represent huge surge wiped out Beach. didnt convincing Kristinas parents Elke Bryan newly formed Their Island Cow restaurant sponsor, purchasing 3,000 help launch nonprofit. granted gone, says hurricanes If together, difference. Dedicated mission building childrens network throughout raise future national disasters, enlisted Relief receive project Bank Islands Sanibel. Front row Kat Sanders, Maya Shuster, Willy Ocasio, banks vice president office manager. Ellie Appelgren, Olivia Hoy, Colin Cambell Schulte, teller services representative. DANIELA JAEGER OTHER AND LOGO COURTESY OF CARE DISASTER RELIEF Cambell, Sanders Appelgren. Her next step reach students community country, encouraging join team. cost 5. purchased website kidscaredisasterrelief.com, available restaurant. children also farmers markets, ball games venues events. Because made volunteers overhead, percent proceeds goes directly hurricane victims. nonprofits increase sponsorships. vendors buy large amount resell give away, Podlasek. 2,000. reached people over country Facebook online store. present funds Al Cathey. great field way earn hours. Im sure say Wow mom, cool. Lets Elke. again wasnt far off. On November 8, set second wild fires California sale online. fundraising proof little 5--and bighearted kids--can really managing editor Media. 13 profile BETH LUBERECKI WILDLIFE WARRIOR From preserving ecosystem studying bats, CREW biologist Kathleen Smith W ater continues hot topic knows thats important Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed Environmental Area WEA, largest intact watershed region. Its maintaining quality explains. For past seven years, worked WEA fisheries wildlife Fish Conservation Commission. Using data gleaned surveys research, decisions 28,000-acre site 60,000-acre straddling Lee Collier counties. helps prescribed burns, cleanup tasks needed care area, managed cooperation South Water Management District. Smiths willingness pick chainsaw closer creatures small contributed being named Department Protections 2018 Resource Manager Year. major Helping general public understand importance works natural areas like it. supervisor, Dan Mitchell, nominated award. Ive different biologists state agencies, ranks among them, district Shes incredibly dedicated hardworking passion works. solid somebody stranded with, shes genuinely goodhearted person. Everybody enjoys working her. Colorado native Smith, 39, getting masters degree biology ecology Oklahoma State University. years research fellowship Disneys Animal Kingdom, then started Commission 2007. did stints Big Cypress Picayune Strand Forest before landing WEA. variety projects there, including years-long study bonneted bats continued while Forest. Over done acoustical surveys, mist netting, tagging bat populations both BabcockWebb Area. findings helped shed light colony dynamics travel patterns. anything started, learning completely interested in, notes Smith. fascinating dont contact regular basis. learn information them--which certainly keeps my juices flowing fire going. kind resident expert down here, adds Mitchell. anybody questions figure Kathleens go-to involved survey flights monitor nesting habits egrets, wood storks wading birds. conducts bird each surveyed popula- MARK LOTZFWC Named Year, handson LEFT, MIDDLE RIGHT PHOTOS MOLLY DUVALLFWC FWC tions animals fox squirrels, frogs gopher tortoises, ensure hydrological restoration efforts negative impact live got full plate, sure, says. Mitchell states, shines cares wildlife, using maintained course tough during damaged employee housing. Mold issues required move remotely period time, stable electricity housing months storm. slow bit, includes water Land Trust, nonprofit organization government entities. Getting adults value difficult society today, harder connect ecologically hope brings notoriety CREW, States. nice highlight some resource lot overlooked. Nokomis, Floridabased freelance writer contributor Learn bethluberecki.com. colleagues used bat-sniffing dogs population bats. 15 family affair. Victoria Wolanin along husband, brother-in-law sister expertly plans soires wow. JULIA SOLECKI E ONE HER FAVORITE PARTS JOB LEARNING EACH CLIENT, WHETHER COMPANY OR AN INDIVIDUAL, SO SHE CAN BEST MEET THEIR EVENT EXPECTATIONS ALSO THROW SOME THOUGHTFUL SURPRISES ALONG WAY. Inset below designed Wine Food Fest vintner dinner included dancing performance, planned wedding Charleston, Carolina. 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Belling, 83, painting almost decades, hobby career advertising director. recording representational perspectives 1991, turning retiring 2004. returns locales perspective. knack knowing Key, famed restaurant, boathouse, looming tower cruising Lady Chadwick combine tell short story. sets apart impressionistic landscapes seascapes exquisite detail work. faint slats tower, life-preserver ring hanging potted dappled awning Chadwick--punctuated Key. hes criticized fellow watercolorists attention detail. something, though, cant tame. impressionistic, havent gotten myself yet. late point, painted brush adds, feedback amazed me, saw. SEEING PAINTING photographs iconic landmarks Tarpon Marina condo, selects subjects. print drawing board, spends hour sketch serves blueprint. three photography direction, composition approach alight days wait it--to images, exactly usually image, although combined frame. notes. photo-documenting subjects, him outside. Last August, took Yellowstone daughter, Lizette Phillips, painter. ritually gathered director plein forays. Wisconsin fall. Each spring, destination, Everglades City, Arizona town. Wisconsin, drawn rusted-out trucks rural environs, particularly Door County--creating detailed Hes painter whose Tampa Forge, York Minneapolis competitions affirmation peers, HE PAINTS BECAUSE WANTS TO, GIVES HIM CHALLENGE EVERY DAY. represented galleries. fortune survive. strictly pleasure, adds. Chestnut frequent explores hometown stomping grounds, unique. participated Paint pulling awards. 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Theres question likes sees regarding development eagerly overall direction adjacent rattles dozens residential commercial underway stages reading info, until realize head. thorough understanding is, success mayor firm believer excited residential, hotel estate future. giving credit Downtown Community Redevelopment Agency CRA, entities, speaks confidence accomplished. recession 2000, leaders foresee forever, forward permitting infrastructure ..., improvements, basin telecommunication needs--we resolve ready. MAYOR FIRM BELIEVER DIRECTION HAS TAKEN EXCITED VARIETY RESIDENTIAL, HOTEL REAL ESTATE PROJECTS COMING ONLINE FUTURE. Visionary MacFarlane, CEO MacFarlane Barney Development, saw potential Rebekah firms chief operating officer. indicator Luminary Hotel, built Harborside Event Center. title dispute heirs landowners deeded property ago--with caveat site. pursued insurance construction, light. writing, agreement lands owners, develop 2.6acre exchange clear Hotel. final decision court, confidant everybody--family members, attorneys sides, city--have solution legacy prominent icons, LEGACY --DEVELOPER REBEKAH MACFARLANE BARNEY Districts road. 2002, renowned architecturban planner Andrs Duany. Duanys plan. approval rebuild Second two-way thoroughfares, third paid fees projects, funds, expected headed officer Barney, stranger downtown. Riviera, Beau 44 DEVELOPMENT RIVER DISTRICT OFFERS EVERYTHING. island, Legacy twin-span bridge north call include trail beach operated Parks Recreation Department. Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging Development developing scheduled 2020. Plans hotel, bars executive Michelle Hylton-Terry catalyst investors waiting happened project. instilled partner done. efforts, toes waters providing riverfront, Oasis, High Place, Mar Pointe Royale condominiums. Dating early 2000s, developments adversity marketing global recession, currently renewed market. MASTER PLAN ALLURE Allures 32-story contemporary swimming pool appeal younger buyer. view propertys riverwalk piers gazebos, perches watching sunsets. 45 Bengochea-Perez, sales Miamibased JAXI Builders, Allure FEEL TIMING PERFECT UNIQUE TYPE PROJECT WERE CREATING. -- MARKETING BARBARA BENGOCHEA-PEREZ Rivage St. Tropez condos Caloosahatchee. Campo Felice district. Barneys fifth sixth shaping skyline--22 floors each, 220 1-, 2- 3-bedroom residences. 2631 units sold, reservation. Situated 325 boat pool, rooms. Owners visualize condo via high-tech, interactive select colors high-end finishes home Prices 200,000s million. broken ground seawall, permits Construction tentatively slated completed everything--excitement city, quaint town breathtaking Barney. People vibrant BOARDWALK 46 2601 slips gangways drop-off pickup. contribute continuous boardwalk comprised 10-foot-wide pavers, growing downtown--while minimizing vehicular traffic. innovative aforementioned Felice, Edwards Drive city-owned Yacht Basin. vision Rob Harris once Sheraton Amtel renovated building, upscale, independent-living older rent well-appointed apartment homes. 323 units, already occupied. Residents 24-story dine restaurants Bar Luca, views dance ballroom, catch movie cinema, dip heated saltwater salon center--all property. Felices director, Tara OSullivan, welcomes tour indulge delicious, gourmet meal prepared chefs. continental menu filet mignon, lamb lollipops shrimp seasonal specials socialize OSullivan. Owner corner Fowler streets. anticipates mix assisted residences nine-story offices related residents. Just Sidney Berne Davis First, slightly twist. Developer WCI hopes attract owners vibe. PLACE FIRST 47 brainchild Fry, developer WCI, adjusting master order Originally, mixed-use retail floor, above, topped rooftop Fry. concept 100-room Were condominiums units. Fry fully approved awaiting drawings obtain permitting. negotiating match. bought 2013 forward. poised Miami-based Builders player, ONE, 21-story, boutique-style floor. Homes 1,500 5,000 square feet, expansive private balconies energy-efficient, impact-resistant windowssliding doors smart technologies elevators. Sales Bengochea-Perez says, reservations residences, timing creating. twin 2-, 280 homes, dozen upper 300,000s changing location, WTD. 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