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All I want for Christmas is a Home!

by: Diane Vespucci ~ Re/Max Realty Thanksgiving turkeys are being imagined as I write this, and Christmas decorations are being pulled from attics and dusted. Children are writing wish lists and the adults are thinking about what the new year might bring. If one of...

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What is the Cloud, and should I use it?

by: Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services Every Computer, cell phone, & tablet seems to steer you toward keeping things “on the cloud”. Often, I am asked; What is the cloud, and should I use it? What is the Cloud? Whether we are talking about a computer,...

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Three Blocks of Art & History… A Hidden Gem

by Hookey Hamilton, Aviles Gallery It always amazes me when someone comes into my Gallery and says,” I’ve lived here for thirty years, and I have never been down this street before! I love this street!” It is Aviles Street, the oldest street in the nation, the...

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38th Holiday Regatta of Lights

On Saturday, December 8, during the Holiday Regatta of Lights St. Augustine will be set aglow from the sea as well as the land. The colorful parade of boats will be held along the bayfront, north of the Bridge of Lions beginning at 6pm. Spectators will be able to...

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Humble Does It

By: Fr. Nicholas A. Marziani, Jr., D.Min. More reflection and commentary from my rummaging through the Wall Street Journal. Turns out that the cure to one of the more prevalent maladies of our age – narcissism – especially at it applies to business leaders is, gosh,...

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Do You Shuffle? If so, it can be Dangerous

By: Rob Stanborough PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT What I mean by shuffling is a way of locomotion or walking. It is very inefficient and may cause leg pain, low back pain, neck pain or falls. Shuffling is a walking or gait pattern where the trunk is slightly...

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Laser Therapy What is it, How can it Help

Lately, there’s been a lot of media buzz about laser therapy. From the MLB, to the NBA and other sports organizations, athletes have been experiencing the power of laser therapy’s healing effects for pain, injury, and inflammation. Not just for athletes, anyone in...

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Consolidating Accounts can Lead to Clear Financial Strategy

Information provided by Edward Jones None of us can completely control all the things that happen to us. Yet, when it comes to achieving your long-term financial goals, including a comfortable retirement, you do have a great deal of power – as long as you follow a...

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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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