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Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Teachers and Admin Weigh In

Most people work year round, but there’s confusion about how much work a teacher or administrator does during the actual school year and the summer. Can you explain to me how your summer differs from the school year...
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Friday, July 17th, 2015

By Beachcomber Music Award Winner Dannica Lowery

I get it. You’re on vacation and you want to have fun, get loose and throw your daily burdens by the wayside. And we want you to—that is, after all, the essence of beach life. However, while you are here, briefly living la vida loca...
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Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Have a Happy 4th with Your Furry Ones

Remember that pets are terrified of fireworks. They often panic at the loud noise of firecrackers and can flee from you and wind up lost or injured. Statistics indicate that animal shelters get an influx of animals the day after the Fourth of July because of this...
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Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Advice from the Experts Because We Love You, Beachcomber Readers

But isn’t a tan supposed to indicate youth, vibrancy and good health? Fact is, it’s just the opposite. “A tan results from injury to the skin’s DNA; the skin darkens in an imperfect attempt to prevent further DNA damage. These imperfections, or mutations, can lead to skin cancer,” advises the Skin Cancer Foundation...
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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

The Latest Rumors from Beachcomberland

Likewise, every town with the name “sea” in it could soon be adjusted to the proper term “gulf” in the near future if a flock of linguistic authorities have their way...
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Sunday, March 1st, 2015
You may also notice the beginning of an exit of some of the “Senior Breakers” who have been here for the season and wish to get home to retain their peaceful and relaxed status. As thoughts turn toward returning home, the Destin Snowbird Club wishes everyone well and hopes for safe travels for everyone...
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Thursday, February 12th, 2015

News from the Destin Snowbirds

It’s almost enough to make you feel guilty. Almost. As Destin Snowbirds bask in the sunlight and enjoy the outdoor activities that come with warm weather and sunshine, many loved ones back home are battling the elements of snow, wind, ice, loss of power and much more...
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Monday, January 19th, 2015

The Latest News from Destin Snowbirds

Perhaps we will renew those friendships that we have set aside or neglected by sending a card, or better yet, by making a phone call or a personal visit...
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Monday, December 8th, 2014

The Tiny Diner Is Kickin' It Old School for Christmas

The biggest trap comes when we ask Grace what she wants from Santa Claus. Since we can’t call him up or invite him to dinner, we promise to pass her list along. This leads to questions as to why we just can’t get in the car and drive, like Daddy does when he wants to get something for his liquor column...
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Friday, December 5th, 2014

Welcome Back!

There are important questions to consider in planning one’s day while here in Snowbirdland. When is tee time? When does exercise class start? What time is the group meeting for coffee or breakfast? What is the best time to put on the walking shoes...