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Password Cornucopia

In my business, it is unusual that a client has all of their passwords documented, up to date, and handy. Typically, the client and I spend about 20% of the time on a service call figuring out or resetting passwords.

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November Parks & Recreation Events

Moses Creek Kayak Trips When: Thursday, November 8, 8:30-11:30am; Friday, November 9, 9am-12pm; Saturday, November 10, 10am-1pm; Sunday, November 11, 10:30am-1:30pm. Where: Matanzas River Access Point (east side of 206 Bridge), near 315 Coastal Drive, St. Augustine...

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Nights of Lights, 25 Years

It may not snow in St. Augustine, but the Nation’s Oldest City is a winter wonderland during the holiday season. The 25th Annual Nights of Lights celebration begins November 17 and continues through February 3, 2019.

During Nights of Lights, the city’s historic district is lit by more than 3 million white lights from the ground to the rooftops. Historic buildings, museums, local businesses, the Bridge of Lions, the city’s bayfront walkway, hotels, bed & breakfasts and private residences all take part in the sparkly tradition.

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So Sorry…

by: Fr. Nicholas A. ~ Marziani, Jr., D.Min. About a month and a half ago I came across an opinion piece in my favorite national bona fide print-on-paper news and analysis journal, that venerable Wall Street product that informs and entertains day traders, and just...

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I’m Alive but I Hurt

by: Rob Stanborough, PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It’s a time to celebrate with all the survivors and their families, remember those we have lost, raise awareness and fund research. I am fortunate in that none of the...

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Gazdzik, La Due Recognized by Geranium Circle

(St. Augustine, Fla.) - Helga Gazdzik and Julia La Due, long time members of the Geranium Circle of the Garden Club of St. Augustine were made Honorary Members of the Geranium Circle recently. Honorary Membership is an award given by the Garden club for a lifetime of...

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Know if NO isyour ONLY Option

by: Gaye Jones ~ AnnieMac Home Mortgage The Agencies (FHA, VA USDA, FANNIE & FREDDIE) all have guidelines to follow, but many lenders add more rules. If you are shopping for a mortgage, it’s not only the interest rate that is important. It’s just as important to...

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Tour of Homes, Dec. 2

The annual Tour of Homes will take place Sunday, December 2, from noon to 5. Ticket price is $30, which includes: 6 homes, each sumptuously decorated by a different Garden Club Circle, a keepsake booklet, transportation, and formal Tea and Boutique located at the...

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Go See Somebody

by: Joe Boles, Elder Law and Asset Protection Attorney She was a 69-year-old widow and he was a 73-year-old widower. They met by the pool at their ocean front condominium complex. Both were in good health and had wonderful marriages that ended suddenly, too suddenly....

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When Should You See a Financial Professional?

Information provided by Edward Jones It can be challenging to achieve your financial objectives. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone – but when should you seek help? Here are some of the key life events in which you might be able to benefit from the services of...

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You Could Be Denied A Passport for Owing Taxes to the IRS

by: Andrew Jackson, Esq. ~ Jackson Law Group The IRS now has the power to block passports of seriously delinquent taxpayers thanks to a law passed by Congress in 2015. In January 2018, the IRS published procedures to begin enforcement. Prior to January 2018, the IRS...

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Driver Update Utilities … Who Needs Them?

by: Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services You have probably seen the ads on TV or received advertising email for some sort of Driver Update Utility. They make claims of “Automating” the process of making sure your computer has the latest drivers. But wait a...

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Life is a Cabaret

Temple Bet Yam and the Limelight Theater in St. Augustine are collaborating on a presentation of Cabaret, October 6, 2018. Enjoy hors d’oeuvers at 6:30 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. sit back and enjoy the play. The cost to attend this fund-raiser is $30.00. Contact Cheri...

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Volunteers Needed! Make a Difference Day

The St. Johns Housing Project (SJHP) Make a Difference Day will enlist more than 150 volunteers who will spread out across St. Johns County to help paint, clean and repair more than 15 homes for veterans, the elderly and disabled families on October 20 and they need...

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Restaurant Week

(St. Augustine, Fla.) - Over a dozen independently-owned restaurants throughout St. Augustine will present special lunch and dinner menu experiences during the St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association’s (SAIRA) Restaurant Week October 15 - 21. This year marks...

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To There and BackAgain – A Pilgrim’s Tale

By: Fr. Nicholas A. Marziani, Jr., D.Min. Going on pilgrimage has an honored history in many cultures and religions of the world. Sometimes you just gotta get out of Dodge, not just for a “vacation” – a very worthy exercise, to be sure – but also to meaningfully...

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Does Your Face Hurt?

By: Rob Stanborough, PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT No, I’m not setting you up for a joke. In fact facial, jaw or neck pain is no laughing matter. Such pain can be debilitating and often is a result of a temporomandicular joint (TMJ) dysfunction. Some estimates...

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Civic Association taking September by storm!

By: Bill Jones ~ St. Augustine Beach Civic Association A bonus concert and the 2018 Taste of the Beach all take place in the month of September at our local Pier Park. We’re hoping our flurry of activities will be the only storm that our residents experience this...

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How is my FICOScore Determined

By: Gaye Jones ~ AnnieMac Home Mortgage An interesting fact, 200 million consumers have a FICO score and just under 3 million have a perfect 850. The ethnically diverse and Millennials will likely exert their influence on our business faster than product and credit...

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What does Low Back Pain have to do with Posture?

By: Anne Andrews, Licensed Massage Therapist Most chronic low back pain is a direct result of poor loading bearing on the lumbar spine. The way the body is designed, our bones hold us up and the muscles for the most part move us through space. Barring accidents,...

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Consider these Financial Tips for Single Women

Information provided by Edward Jones If you’re a single woman, most of your financial challenges and aspirations may resemble those of single men. Men and women face the same economic stress factors of modern life, and both groups have similar financial goals, such as...

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What is Probate?

By: Julie Ickes, J.D., LL.M. ~ Jackson Law Group Many people have either a fear of probate or are confused about its meaning. However, probate generally does not deserve the bad feelings its name evokes. On one hand, sometimes the probate process is beneficial,...

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I want my REFUND!

By: Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services As I wrote this article, 3 clients called to say that they have fallen prey to a refund scam. They got an email or a phone call that promised a refund, and that they should call to claim their refund. Today, as I...

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Telling the Story of Crypto-Jews in the Southeast US

Scholars from around the world will gather at the World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort, 500 S Legacy Trail, St Augustine, Florida 32092 at 9 a.m. Sunday, December 9th, for a day-long conference seeking to understand the presence of the descendants of...

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