Tag - 09-06-2018 Issue

Sept. 6-19, 2018

AQUARIUS Jan. 21 ‑ Feb. 19 Water might be your sign, but you’re going to wish your sign had something to do with high ground. Water headed your way—lots of it. Get a raft or a boat or maybe an ark. Climate change is a hoax? You’re about to find out. PISCES Feb. 20 ‑ Mar. 20 Neptune is retrograde...

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Fleshing It Out: Local Metal

By Nikki Hedrick   Gone With the Flesh formed in 2006, but the band recently began a new chapter.   Vocalist and rhythm guitarist Jonathan Schlager has been playing music since the mid-1990s. “I got stationed out here on active duty here at Hurlburt Field back in 2003, and in 2006 I reached...

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River of Rum… Guyana and the Demerara

By Bruce Collier   Guyana is in South America. It’s watered by the Demerara River, whose banks have long been cultivated, notably for sugar. There were once some 200 sugar plantations near the Demerara. The distilleries eventually consolidated into Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL). DDL is now the...

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A Category 5 Hangover

We were preparing for the latest tropical storm (translation—binge watching Amazon Prime before the WiFi went kaput) when I realized I hadn’t written anything wonderful for this issue of Beachcomber.   “But you’ve been at this a long time, and you have yet to write anything wonderful,” some of you...

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Remembering Mike Mosley

AG “Mike” Mosley, age 65, peacefully passed away August 11, 2018, at Sacred Heart Hospital of Pensacola. He was born in Union City, Tennessee. Michael was a high-spirited, loving and generous man who never met a stranger. When he entered a room it became bright, filled with his light and life...

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The Record That Changed My Life: Nik Flagstar

The summer after eighth grade, a record store opened up in Niceville called Uncle Scratch. It became a haven for misfit teens that didn’t fit into the regular small town Friday night football lifestyle.   Before discovering this shop and this record, my favorite artist was Garth Brooks, and...

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