Archives for October 2013



Pathways to Reed Island

Reed Island When we were making our way back to Puno on a boat that just puttered across Lake Titicaca, our leader wanted to know how many of us would like to visit one of the Reed Islands and then we went. The Island that we visited was 30 feet across, I believe there were […]

The Black Rhino’s Story Advances

   by Troutski For anyone who watches Stephen Colbert in the evenings to have a laugh or two about, unfortunately, real life news and events – you already know the latest news regarding the black rhino.   This news happens to have the environmental lovers, endangered species fighters, hunters and a great many others, up […]

St. Johns County Temporarily Closes Tillman Ridge Transfer Station Saturday for Repairs

  St. Johns County, FL. – The Tillman Ridge Municipal Solid Waste Transfer Station, located at 3005 Allen Nease Road in Elkton, will be temporarily closed to all residential and commercial activity on Saturday, November 2, due to unexpected repairs. St. Johns County will reopen this station to the public on Monday, November 4. In the interim, […]

From The Beginning

Written by: Jace Bauserman What do hogs and monster whitetails have in common? Not much. That is unless you look back into the history of how Whitehouse Whitetails — a quality whitetail breeding and hunting facility in Michigan — came to be. “We’ve been farmers and truckers all of our lives,” said Laura Carroll who […]

Top Ten DVD List for October 29, 2013

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Twelve Years a Slave: Solomon Northrup’s Odyssey   Norman Rockwell Presents: Coming Home for Christmas   Cook’s Country: Season Six   Out in the Dark   Storm Rider   Monsters University   Family Tree: The Complete First Season   Scoot & Kassie’s […]

Beauty of Shelter Dogs Photographed in New Book by Florida Photographer

  We have all heard the age old adage “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” How often things appear ugly or unworthy to those that never take the time to look beyond the surface and see the inner beauty. So many people look at a stray dog and immediately feel fear, disgust, or […]

St. Johns County Public Library System Launches SmartPay System

  St. Johns County, FL. – The St. Johns County Public Library System is pleased to announce a secure, easy, and convenient way for patrons to pay fines or make donations to the library system via debit or credit card by using SmartPay. With a library card and PIN number comprised of the last four digits of […]

St. Johns County Libraries Encouraging Patrons to Help Put Meals

  on Tables this Holiday Season with “Food for Fines” Program St. Johns County, FL. – St. Johns County Public Libraries are offering patrons the opportunity to resolve overdue fines and help those in need this holiday season through the “Food for Fines” program. Library staff will accept non-perishable food items in lieu of overdue library […]

When the Holiday Stress Hits – MassageLuXe is There

  by Carmen Schwartz Oh, yes, Santa’s sleigh may be a whole lot of fun to get ready for and to dream about Christmas Eve, but when it comes to preparing for the holidays the one-two-punch of Thanksgiving and Christmas can feel like Santa’s Reindeer are jumping on your back instead of flying effortlessly through […]