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Earlier when everyone sheltering home, we, many others, through old files wed stored. As opened one box after another, discovered relics from early days such as photo films notes had prepared transported between editors designers shipping printer. We could opening bottle wine having toast milestone. After reminiscing these methods once required publishing, appreciate technology days. Writer put together 25th-anniversary story issue, page 58. She talked with prominent business leaders community several longtime associates their involvement partnership meant them. Let me bit background Beth, contributor herself. Shed been talking founder joining team in-person interview scheduled mid-August 2004. Charley hit o just before interview, she drove Aceved onto causeway, still blocked. get hurricane pass, did have. But wanted job way convince police Coast Guard officials let her island meet Friedrich. made challenges storm, Both own think quote Indian teacher writer Jiddu Krishnamurti oneself lies whole world, if know look learn, door there key your hand. Nobody earth either open. Except yourself. also celebrate success other local organizations reaching milestones own. Turn read 25th Friends, supports children fighting cancer. 52, two employees Conservancy Florida, each caring flora fauna. I would dedicate entrepreneurs owners working provide jobs live here. Those allow families living, leads stronger all. say goodbye forward 2021, express lost loved hope will come 2021. Soon count seconds into 2021 incredibly tumultuous year. remember Winston Churchill said Plans importance, planning essential. Happy holidays, healthy prosperous Year gulf coast zeitgeist BY DR. RANDALL NIEHOFF To seeing O Altruism--the true-for-all best gift ever displayed among nonhuman primates mammals. Neuroscience studies show behave altruistically brains activate regions signal pleasure reward, similar they eat chocolate sex. While begin life being needy wanting cared for, seems mature recognize value others become morally responsible, thereby growing expression, better angels nature. So, wherever last months calendar mark so special occasions, visiting care yourself includes eating well. Also well-chosen presents. group formed more folks gather altruistic born someone demonstrates unselfish regard well-being another. Right then created season giving-- where any holiday. profound study evolutionary progress 2006, professors biology, Sloan Wilson E.O. no relation, famously summed Selfishness beats altruism within groups. Altruistic groups beat selfish Everything else commentary. Ran Niehoff dining shopping 1991. ur Gulf islands destination--especially during holidays. friends bring to-do lists. Different schedules be, activities every list common. first dining, restaurant via takeout. Lee County Visitor Convention Bureau reports What travelers vacation Eat This fare. heard reunion native southerner brought his English bride apprehensive frog legs. asked husbands cousins. Well, he explained, sort gator tail. second common activity gifts presents wrap. Tearing away bike, boat, etc., discover delightful places bargains islands. colorful cocktail napkin sold locally displays tongue twister shops shoe sales seashore. almost instinctual impulses rooted deep psyche self-centeredness giving. Psychologists evidence humans deeply ingrained tendencies act direction. Altruism promote elses welfare, risk Though some believe fundamentally self-interested, recent research suggests otherwise impulse cooperate rather than compete, toddlers. Darwin called sympathy benevolence Brighter Bites promotes C hildren generally consume enough fruits vegetables, according national nutrition studies. Bites, nonprofit organization operates locations U.S., including set change deficit using three-step formula Fill plates fresh seasonal produce teachers home. Educate kids, parents making food. 3 Make experience fun recipes sampling. Each student program receives grocery bags containing servings vegetables--enough weeks worth family four. hands education handbooks weekly tip sheets recipes. Teachers use hands-on lessons food given students. five schools Collier Eden Park Elementary, Lake Trafford Pinecrest RCMA Immokalee Community School Parkside Rosmery Garcia, coordinator Florida. distributed safe contactless drivethrus walk-up lines. An adult must pick designated time, regardless child campus day. app available check-in. phone access accommodated. Since recipe samples available, posting videos social media texting links recipes, explains Garcia. 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Likewise, music scene brightly documented lens Texas native, big Floridas cultural uprising. breath life, seat 1986 Chevy hospital Texarkana, determined survive. grew parts Texas, entering Tyler Junior College 17. crippling panic attacks severe depression forced discontinue studies, herself turmoil struggling mental illness. Unemployment, eviction describes halfhearted suicide attempt cluster difficulties her. Such anguish cripple anyone some, take--but spirited woman. 2008, smiled birthday gift--her digital camera. primarily selfies photos my cats. Soon, realized camera becoming thera- peutic tool, quickly sought opportunities newfound talent work. political protest happening town decided attend Normally crowd size triggered attack, reason, prevented artist recalls. powerful weapon anxiety disorder. became catalyst toward steadiness, happiness. Ronin Earthclan Feathers BOTH SIDES JESI CASON genre, serve general branding expert clients--advising them present finds enthusiasm unapologetically are. admires established photographers San Francisco-based Diane Villadsen, Nikia Paden Houston. musician visual Duke Stamina directly Witnessing hand ability connect true expressions personality gift, Stamina, creator single video Gay Pac. One biggest honors Grammy Award-winning signed Sony Records, 2020--right deciding operate Photography universe like, YOU MADE RIGHT CHOICE, JESI, neon letters, recalls yearns return nomadic roots travel, Information booking jesicason.com jesicasonphotography platforms. Acevedo award-winning arts living He DAAS CO-OP Art Gallery Gifts Studios. bachelors degree University Puerto Rico, Mayagez Campus. landed 2011, seeking less restrictive environment. Goodwill Industries trainer, later campaign coordinator, helping adults disabilities. greatest had, besides myself, disabled population, adds. free skills, noting days, call myself photographer, person occasionally accepted tips letting practice people. completing MicroEnterprise entrepreneurial program, grant start business, spending funds upgrade gear. 2015, officially established. started photographing realizing needed specialty. Today, focuses calls photography--which means appeal ideal client. businesses solo tell stories visually, prolific creative shutterbug, whose stand bold dynamic lighting. Ive learned shape existence controlling light, shadows, colors textures. focus portraits product Bambusa Drag Queen Alexia 23 ERIK ENTWISTLE ecstasy Ennio Morricones pain joy character --Ennio Morricone 1928-2020, quoted 1984 W hen composer passed July 91, left world immeasurably enriched musical legacy. Thanks large measure prodigious catalog 400 film scores, reached ears millions championed musicians Joan Baez Yo-Yo Ma. John Zorn aptly observed York posthumous appraisal, sonic adventures merits context scored terms pure music. consider attractive well-known melodies--the principal theme 1994s Affair, Warren Beatty Annette Bening. neither critical nor office success, judged unnecessarily redundant, original 1939 name 1957 remake entitled Remember. perhaps overly familiar plot, stamp adds greatly emotional impact, conjuring inner intense yearning desire. conceived main melody represent romantic feelings characters, actors themselves. Bening married filming, surprising Beattys history women, touch ironic philanderer. makes onoff-screen connection explicit soundtrack title Warren, underscoring serendipity art imitating film. Interestingly, particular rendition tune featuring flute does appear movie basis series variations saturate final hour 45 minutes story, Katharine Hepburn, portraying characters aunt Hepburns appearance, performs piano. humming along, on. turning point protagonists realize falling love, encouragement matchmaking. example described Zorn, asserts small fistful notes. instantly memorable tunes simplicity deceptive, masterful appraisal. craftsmanship unerring judgment enables him suggest sincere, felt emotions coming across superficial saccharine. Once introduced, dominates rest film, omnipresent ide fixe. instrumental cast never tires hearing it. Although performance piano diegetic instance continues play variations, connecting listener introduced. comforting frequent appearances additional effect reassuring audience triumph end--despite frequent, near-tragic misunderstandings place. illustration composers observation commands comprehends is, saying, isnt dialogue saying. films, effort contemplate Pianist, instructor musicologist Entwistle undergraduate Dartmouth College. post-graduate Washington St. Louis doctorate musicology California, Santa Barbara. teaches Island. LYNN SCHNEIDER Enclave homes feature Old-Florida design elements enhanced landscaping design. SHELL POINT RETIREMENT COMMUNITY. phase construction Enclave, Retirement Communitys latest neighborhood, complete, already begun moving community. Roughly half single-family villas completed, briskly remaining homes. entrance, center swimming pool completed Designed RDG Planning Design, private-gated neighborhood surrounded golf course scenic lake views. engaged RDG, Midwest-based offices Enclaves layout high-end amenities encourage healthy, architectural 1,600-square-foot views lake, pool, shower, deck seating under shade structure, restrooms. Mirroring vintage style surrounding RDGs ele- Civil engineering land elevations, drainage roadways provided Johnson Engineering, headquartered Myers. According Adam Hinds, vice president operations Community, stages construction, progressing schedule. expects four month excited welcoming near future. Schneider director marketing communications Community. ments architecture, charming, aesthetic reflective location. interiors Meghan Kolund, Wegman Design Naples. interior great-room concept refined contemporary woodtrimmed coffered ceiling, linear chandeliers, dark wood furnishings, large-screen TV streamlined gray cabinetry, Cambria quartz countertops stainless-steel appliances. Set amid upscale finishes, gathering room provides socialize, designs 35 attached Nilles, Nilles Group, based Coral. firm, Stantec Landscape Architecture. above newest neighborhood. 27 ANN MARIE OPHELAN Children Helpful hints heading holidays poem--and later, song--says, river grandfathers house go. lyrics merry, reality long anything but. Lets ones bored. However, lengthy excursion head Michigan family, Henson travels elementary school-age husband, Mike. ease engaging games, electronic devices, mapping ahead stop. Non-messy games Etch Sketch, word finders, crossword puzzles, sticker books magnetic board games. alphabet game, participants spot road consecutive letters alphabet. Z, billboards, signs bumper stickers, example. Remember, littles want toy blanket. packing car, forget treats, Henson. chooses arent messy, trail mix juice boxes. Whole-grain crackers pretzels, cereals, sliced fruit vegetables popular. cubed string cheese, yogurt tubes standby--sandwiches. idea pack treats cookies, candy canes, coins, mixed candied nuts. OPhelan Norman Confections special, limited-edition cane-shaped chocolates collection. Family lists keep notices highest number license plates. Or U.S. maps downloaded printed cross state plate. non-messy messy trips--such Travel Bingo spirographs. vehicles players, audiobooks enjoyed passengers. Favorites spirit Carol Charles Dickens, Hershel Hanukkah Goblins Eric Kimmel Trina Schart Hyman. singing songs festive. 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Microchipping vet clinics, Societys Veterinary Clinic 2685 Swamp Cabbage Court 239-332-2719. Headquarters 2010 Arcadia 239-332-0364. info, gulfcoasthumanesociety.org. Anxious fare riding crate safe, protective stay weight limitations inquire types allowed. charges--refundable non-refundable hotel chain considering pets. Ask pet-friendly rooms crates required. Pack up-to-date shot veterinary records. bags, adequate leashes harnesses. Always periods Remember--dogs need breaks litter HUMANE SOCIETY HELPFUL HINTS WHEN STAYING OVERNIGHT hotel, motel campsite. comfortable Provide lots attention Wierima. Perhaps members-- pet--are following Best Western Waterfront 13021 Cleveland Ave., 239-997-5511 bestwestern.com Hampton Inn Suites BeachSanibel Gateway 11281 Square Beach 239-437-8888 hilton.com Homewood Hilton 8901 Highland 239-949-5913 Mitchells SandCastles 3951 239-472-1282 mitchellssandcastles. com Westin Resort Marina Village 5951 Silver King 239-541-5000 marriott.com Fidos Pet-Friendly Hotels Campsites bringfido.com Go RVings RV Campgrounds gorving.com 31 GETAWAYS Pandemic global closer Edgar Burton behind wheel Monument Rocks aka Chalk northwestern Kansas Among impressive dramatic landscape Badlands National South Dakota. Through states, countless museums attractions beaten path, ticking bucket-list items knew existed. ac tivity ry imprompt ra ning n itine pl ut Ro Kansas. d Gibson. B y da xt ne eling duos trav E dgar Roy Gibson definitely caught bug. spent wandering bungee jumping Zealand hot-air balloon Kenya climbing Machu Picchu Peru exploring UNESCO heritage site Angkor Wat Cambodia, explore passions together. why tradition abroad. COVID-19 States, abroad wane reported. worried annual end. stop worlds largest turtle, entirely tire rims, atlas lying envisioned solution hidden gem border Dakota Manitoba, Canada, International Peace Garden. Canadians Americans peaceful friendship. Most importantly passport side border. hurdle tackle there. southeastern corner Montana 24-day journey. EDGAR BURTON ROY GIBSON 33 resist Goodland, Kansas, easel holding giant reproduction Van Goghs Three Sunflowers Vase. retirement buy country. models prices, daydream yet come. pandemic prompted pair spontaneous decision early. purchasing RV--which affectionately named Axel--on Memorial weekend, embarked pre-tirement upcoming adventure dress rehearsal, jokingly say, stage couple fully embraced impromptu Guided maps, atlases, must-see Nebraska Carhenge, replica Stonehenge constructed cars. hobbies, geocaching--an containers placed world--they Axel unlike experienced before. Recalling waking morning knowing hold, sometimes unplanned. By day, sat navigated. themselves boondocking forests parking lots, completely disconnected sources outside Axel, self-contained. 34 motel, Uber us, morning, adds, looked map said, Why attitude took undiscovered treasure sprinkled Americas Heartland. cars Nebraska, Mildred B. Cooper Chapel, masterpiece woods Arkansas, Crazy Horse Dakota, self-proclaimed Vase barely scratched surface country offer. Gibson, possibly valuable recognition tell. road, finally pulled wandered historic garden marking adventure-filled destination far kids again, newness, freshness rejuvenation done Twenty-four nights nostalgic admittedly reluctant disembark Axel. traveled literally here discover. BLAIR TOMPKINS Ocean OCEAN KEY RESORT Keys, renowned breezy, subtropical climate, laid-back lifestyle confluence charm. Lined swaying palms lapping blue waters, watersports, fishing diving. numberone resort Keys Cond Nast Traveler 2019, captures spacious opulence flair. 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