Tag - 04-20-2017 Issue

Youth Turkey Season 2017

By Jenna Taylor Photos by Hunter Forbes   Youth turkey season in Kentucky is consistently one of the best weekends to be out in the woods. This year it fell on the first weekend in April, when the birds have lacked pressure and began to embrace courtship.   It was one of those lovely days...

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Pier Pleasure

By Bruce Collier   I visited the Okaloosa Fishing Pier early on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. The entrance to the pier sits alongside a large, well-known seafood restaurant. Passing under an arch leads you to an information station, promising maps, discount coupons, and information on local...

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On Turning 50

Since we last talked, I turned 50.   Ouch.   My brother visited from Kentucky during Birthday Week, along with his wife and a pair of adolescent girls that stared at their smartphones almost as much as the old farts I hang with look at theirs. I’m still not sure who those kids belonged to...

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Recommended Reading

Holly Tucker City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic and the First Police Chief of Paris W.W. Norton Nicolas de la Reynie gets his non-fictional historical due here as Paris’ first documented chief of police, in the reign of Louis XIV. Reynie literally cleaned up the town, installed street...

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A Conversation with Bruce Collier

By Chris Manson   You took a little break from the stage, but now it seems you’re back for the long haul. My last show at the REP at Seaside was A Beach Home Companion, which I co-wrote and which was produced in fall of 2014. In 2015, I played Claudius in Hamlet at Northwest Florida...

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Dangerous Breeds

By Kimberly White   “He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.” – Unknown     I’ve been thinking a lot lately about...

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