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Is Coin Collecting a Lost Art?

Once upon a time collecting coins was a beloved hobby that a great many people liked to do. Before the art of scrapbooking became big, coin collecting (numismatics) was the choice for those who wanted an activity to do during their leisure time that would provide pure entertainment.

Turning Leaves and History Await the Adventurous at Cumberland Gap

  Turning Leaves and History Await the Adventurous at Cumberland Gap By Burt Carey   Fall colors don’t get any prettier and history doesn’t get any richer than what you can find at the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park this fall. Situated where Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee come together, Cumberland Gap is a pass in […]

This Week on Florida’s Historic Coast

Monday – Sunday, October 5 – 11 Steven Dean Anderson Exhibit at Villa Zorayda – See the extraordinary art created by visually-impaired artist Steven Dean Anderson, an artist with unique vision. His art features St Augustine’s architectural history and celebrates the city’s 450th birthday. Plus, it marks the first time an artist has exhibited in […]

Looking Forward to the Winter Getaway

  Looking Forward to the Winter Getaway by Amy Lignor   Yes, the kids have just gone back to school and summer will be saying aloha very soon. But although it may seem far too early to be planning that winter break getaway, it is most definitely not. Right now is the absolute best time […]

This Week In St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra!

      July 20, 2015 Monday – Sunday: July 20 – 26 Tapestry:  The Cultural Threads of First America – This signature St. Augustine 450th Commemoration exhibition shares the story of how three intertwining cultures – Hispanics, Africans and Native Americans – came together to form the foundation of American culture and create the […]

This Week In St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra!

      July 13, 2015 Monday – Sunday: July 13 – 19 Tapestry:  The Cultural Threads of First America – This signature St. Augustine 450th Commemoration exhibition shares the story of how three intertwining cultures – Hispanics, Africans and Native Americans – came together to form the foundation of American culture and create the […]

The Mother Road is the Mother Lode for American Culture

The Mother Road is the Mother Lode for American Culture  ~ ZZ Troutski There are millions of them; highways and byways, back roads, mountain passes – you name it, there are a gazillion routes in America to choose from for the avid motorcyclist, driver, biker and born-to-be traveler. But when it comes right down to […]

A Look at the Power of Youth: Fact or Fable?

A Look at the Power of Youth: Fact or Fable?   It was back in the 16th Century when a story first appeared. Well…to be fair it was actually stated far earlier in other countries, by gods, goddesses, philosophers, and so on. The Fountain of Youth was legend far before Ponce de Leon was brought […]

A REAL Haunted Halloween!

When you learn the history, you can almost imagine the icy cold wind numbing your skin as you walk towards it. You want to cry out in pain when the sheets of rain and sleet begin pounding against your back as if Satan, himself, is holding the whip. You can feel the storm increase, as […]

Say Goodbye to Forks and Hello to Vaalbara!

ATTENTION BOOK LOVERS! Say Goodbye to Forks and Hello to Vaalbara! The fans of Twilight are, of course, waiting for that Part I and Part II of “Breaking Dawn” to be unveiled and then…the spotlight will fade from ‘Forks’ and the world of the beloved ‘Cullen vamps’ and werewolves (with Taylor Lautner’s fantastic abs).  As […]