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Issue Feature: 19 Wharf

Also in this issue, Art in the Home, Beguiling Blooms, Fight the Blight & More!

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Issue Feature: A Tale of Two Countries

Also in this issue, Setting the PACE, Truth in an Age of Deception & More!

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Serving the interests of military, military families and civilian personnel of NAS Pensacola, Saufley Field and Corey Station.


The Summation: Marriage Equality vs. Divorce Equality

Also in this issue, Young Lawyers Division Gives Back, David Carroll: Did You Know, Wall of Honor & More!

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Earth Day Special Edition

Also in this issue, Composting, Healthy Choices, Earth Day Events & More!

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Spring Flings

Also in this issue, Go for the Gold, interviews with Big K.R.I.T. and Andy Grammer & More!

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Exclusive Interview with George Clinton

Also in this issue, Spring Arts and Culture, Income Taxation for the Elderly, Phased Retirement & More!



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Photo: Steve Marr


Beguiling Blooms

A guest once arrived at my home for a holiday party bearing a square shaped decorative box filled with a spongy greenish moss from which a woody, green stalk grew. From atop the stalk a delicate white bloom splashed with fuchsia at its center was seemingly staring at me with its fragile petals, the daunting task of its care looming. I thoroughly read the small instruction tag, placed it by a window and gave it minimal water for several weeks as it slowly wilted away and died. Like so many before me, I had failed the task of keeping the beautiful and exotic plant from withering away. As a gardener I felt undeserving of even the few blissful days of the orchid’s bloom.

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