It was a magical moment for Elton John and Bernie Taupin when they fully realized the potential that had blossomed in their professional partnership. As Taupin once explained, “ ‘Your Song’ wa…

In early 1971, United Kingdom musician Dave Edmunds’s high-decibel guitar licks, nasal lead vocals and floor-stomping beat made his version of “I Hear You Knocking” a prime example of “pub roc…

How do we start a new year? Party hats and noisemakers are stored. The great room and kitchen are cleaned. Now it’s time to think, ponder, meditate and reflect. Some people make resolutions; o…

It’s that time again to do the “Year in Review.” Well, what can you say about the first year of our new decade? I have two words for 2020, BYE-BYE! One BYE for each 20.

This local one-day drive will highlight some of the many gems in our own Brevard County. This is a great introduction to Brevard County for out-of-town visitors.

Are we ready to smoke the peace pipe? The American Indians resolved conflicts by sitting around a large fire and sharing a pipe of tobacco. While meeting, solutions evolved and treaties were a…

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What is your present outlook? We are bombarded daily with unbelievable events and life conditions. Friends in assisted living facilities say: "We are locked up as if in prison." The news about…

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All species on this planet, including humans, have to meet certain basic needs in order to survive: access to food, clean air, water, shelter, space and relative climatic constancy. An imbalan…

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People on television keep telling us to hunker down. The news people, the weather people, governors, mayors and, even people I trust, like priests and police.

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Tony Orlando was born Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitas in 1944 in Hells Kitchen, New York to a Puerto Rican mother and a Greek father. By age 15, Tony had formed a doo-wop group called the F…

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We all have differences, dreams, concerns and interests. This variety presents a challenge for us every day. Recognize the beauty of diversity like a God-given mosaic (a collection of colorful…

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C’mon, admit it. The cheerful, shuffling Top 5 single of "In the Summertime" brought a smile to your face and got your fingers drumming back in the summer of 1970. Mungo Jerry’s irresistible a…

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Birds bring beauty and song to our backyards. We want to welcome them and show that we are good neighbors — we care for them, appreciate their job in keeping pests at bay and want to help them…

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Placing wreaths on thousands of the graves of veterans at the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery and elsewhere in Brevard County, as well as around the nation, is an honorable and noble effort.

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Melanie (her full name is Melanie Anne Safka) began her performing career as a folk singer in such hip Big Apple coffeehouses as the Café Wha? Later, at the Brill Building — the New York music…

In early 1971, United Kingdom musician Dave Edmunds’s high-decibel guitar licks, nasal lead vocals and floor-stomping beat made his version of “I Hear You Knocking” a prime example of “pub roc…

How do we start a new year? Party hats and noisemakers are stored. The great room and kitchen are cleaned. Now it’s time to think, ponder, meditate and reflect. Some people make resolutions; o…

It’s that time again to do the “Year in Review.” Well, what can you say about the first year of our new decade? I have two words for 2020, BYE-BYE! One BYE for each 20.

This local one-day drive will highlight some of the many gems in our own Brevard County. This is a great introduction to Brevard County for out-of-town visitors.

Are we ready to smoke the peace pipe? The American Indians resolved conflicts by sitting around a large fire and sharing a pipe of tobacco. While meeting, solutions evolved and treaties were a…

  • Updated

What is your present outlook? We are bombarded daily with unbelievable events and life conditions. Friends in assisted living facilities say: "We are locked up as if in prison." The news about…

  • Updated

All species on this planet, including humans, have to meet certain basic needs in order to survive: access to food, clean air, water, shelter, space and relative climatic constancy. An imbalan…

  • Updated

People on television keep telling us to hunker down. The news people, the weather people, governors, mayors and, even people I trust, like priests and police.

  • Updated

Tony Orlando was born Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitas in 1944 in Hells Kitchen, New York to a Puerto Rican mother and a Greek father. By age 15, Tony had formed a doo-wop group called the F…

  • Updated

We all have differences, dreams, concerns and interests. This variety presents a challenge for us every day. Recognize the beauty of diversity like a God-given mosaic (a collection of colorful…

  • Updated

C’mon, admit it. The cheerful, shuffling Top 5 single of "In the Summertime" brought a smile to your face and got your fingers drumming back in the summer of 1970. Mungo Jerry’s irresistible a…

  • Updated

Birds bring beauty and song to our backyards. We want to welcome them and show that we are good neighbors — we care for them, appreciate their job in keeping pests at bay and want to help them…

  • Updated

Placing wreaths on thousands of the graves of veterans at the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery and elsewhere in Brevard County, as well as around the nation, is an honorable and noble effort.

  • Updated

Melanie (her full name is Melanie Anne Safka) began her performing career as a folk singer in such hip Big Apple coffeehouses as the Café Wha? Later, at the Brill Building — the New York music…

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In 1970,  "Mama Told Me (Not to Come)" raised many an eyebrow. The drug scene was relatively new to middle-class American youth and nobody could recall such a tune wafting out of radio speaker…