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Her volunteers event hometowns threat losing hearing well inconceivable, reality motivated action. national trustee since 2010, works tirelessly support mission preventions, treatments cures degenerative eye diseases. cause personal Usher syndrome, inherited causes both loss. 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California, invited dinner friend, legendary naturalist Ansel Adams. remember amazed detail tonal huge black-and-white prints hanging recalls Adams encouraged landscape developed. studied photojournalism Indiana universities. internship NewsPress brought accepted full-time 1984, 2007 pursue places unique wide-open expanse undeveloped wetlands, wooded Alva LaBelle ancient oaks dripping moss Winter months sharp vivid blue skies, brings lush greenery, warm late afternoon sunsets. Patience skill capturing side. 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MARK RENZ 50 314 Yellow Rat Snake, Photo 51 Egret Display, Meardon PEGGY FARREN Unlike Renz, Farren fell Orlando 1993, part-time job. wedding assistant, enjoyed learning Avant-Garde Images specialized Understand Photography, step-bystep instructions beginners professionals. screening instructors topic. challenging relaxing relaxing, image viewfinder gratifying. relaxation seek subject. world, sunsets, birds animals, Everglades. cameras partially automatic, easier use. suggests manual setting. possibilities effects photographs terms equipment, believes SLR single-lens reflex start. invest lenses. Farren. focal length 85 millimeters fine. wildlife, 300 millimeters. equipment polarizing filter, enhances reduces glare, tripod hold shots. writing Providence Journal, supplement articles photos. myself decisive turning copy tight deadlines, recalls. unseen 1981 photo Sanibel-Captiva Islander. tipping point, immediately struck conservation ethic islands residents. protective gem Mexico. 52 Honey duck potato plant, 53 1149 Baptist Church Mount Dora, Meardons appeared Geographic Video O, Oprah journals, newspapers purchased Photography. compelling sheer opportunities, smorgasbord inspiration. subjects roseate spoonbills burrowing owls Coral shorebirds wading beaches islands. Birds watch document unpredictability bird behavior. recommends aspiring Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Pine Sound. Get subject, predicting behaviors profession. drawn spectacular year-round subjects, engaging award-winning photography, Campbell Outdoor Photography guided safaris individual lessons. Id slow down pay composition, Campbell. subject anxious shot everything. right. openmouthed heron flight. empty-handed. Keep possible, hate somewhere all, corner. Freelance Brotak retired meteorology professor stay-at-home dad. western North Carolina, chance get. GORDON CAMPBELL northern Jersey, 54 Dunes, glories oats Pass near 55 1151 Up, Up Rohr Chuck Balloons, Dora. ROHR BALLOONS Away Explore skies father-and-son DANA MIRMAN dventure runs Brian. Balloons theyve taken balloons celebrate champagne toast. thrill simply gliding sky oldest forms travel balloon bucket lists--with bubbles. popular flights, duo tethered rides festivals aerial nuptials inflight weddings. demand soar wind grew 57 warrant expansion Dora family-owned established 1972, beyond Texas Oklahoma. adventurous traveled dads journey Balloons. freedom Chuck. Back then, guy ambition wanted. Born Colorado, Kansas child, raised. strict strong ethic, instilled quit touches, splashes dashes skimming water. land peoples champagne. --Brian joined military 101st Airborne served Korea. returned service luck boxing, trained Olympics success ring, ultimately sparring. winning boxing matches, run, sail friend Miami, aiming Alaska. boat sailing Caribbean Trinidad, odd jobs Ultimately ran boat, ignited, Chucks launched licensed Coast Guard. Eventually captain yacht member General Motors board directors. sailed During navigated vessel Lakes, Mediterranean Sea. talents limited sea, however. artistic emerged 1970s. celebrities, Johnny Carson, McMahon, Charlton Heston Jackie Gleason, self-taught artist. represented passions, metal yachts, powerboats, motorcycles filled space. art gallery. One represented, painting entitled Jonas Gerard, White House Gerald 1975 States Bicentennial. enormous painting, measuring diameter, window instead. interested aviation flying helicopters, airplanes airships Notably, airship earned prime minister Thailand. Soon, whisked Thailand fly King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Forbes richest royals. pilot examiner FAA, Chuck, experimental license built. king search highly maneuverable, seemed bill, recommended. did flight hired shipped quite honor. balloons. Almost Albuquerque flew balloons, inspired. him. born, endless source adventure. long-standing accolades awards. Top include 1980 Kool 58 59 bucket-list promotion, memorable one. Pro Balloon Championship, three-time champion Race Bahamas Illinois Champion, Champion Champion. Following footsteps, Brian, embraced passion. adventure-loving me--and taught me--to anything. single-digit born tried raised, limit, boating, diving, traveling access do. attend college 1990s graduating McKinney. lucky blessed age, upbringing sense. himself children, tries impart values apply Sharing excitement passengers best. personable goes experience, champagne, grin. 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Plan trip lunch. hitting bottle picnic. hillside rolling vineyards, gorgeous Chinese release chardonnay citrus honey, peach apple, creamy, delectable 50. Sitting northeast Howell Mountain, gem. road, site--youll appointment tour. stunning Pope Valley. grape-friendly birds, apple plum blackberries. Vintners Collective. saloon brothel select boutique vintners space, selling wine. 2012 Wild Iris Sauvignon Blanc fresh, floral slightly effervescent. mineral balanced nicely fruits apricot tag 30. wine, eternity cherry. Youll hints thyme tobacco. 125. country gems Tingle Liquors, Yabo, Twisted Vine Cibo. Sit evenings, pop cork, eyes imagination vineyard. Birch broadcaster longtime contributor. Read musings thebirchbeat.blogspot.com. 65 EPICURIOUS SWFL DINING GUIDE KEY BBREAKFAST, SBSUNDAY BRUNCH, LLUNCH, DDINNER 246 BONITA SPRINGS Like whos Philly. 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Hyatt Regency-Coconut designed restaurant house. Considerably well-dressed thing, ambience nonetheless feels cottage comfortable. ceviche bar, types cooked marinades trying. entres, crispy fried snapper visual gastronomic masterpiece. Unusual exquisite freshness banana leafwrapped mahi ginger- 67 lime pesto, brown butterbasted scallops saffron vegetable risotto, herb-crusted chicken roasted-garlic polenta. 5001 Estero, 239390-4295, coconutpoint.hyatt.com. NAPLES Gordons River Classy behind dining revive supper club. elegant, intimate service, excellent non-members welcome, Andrew McLaughlins food, draws connoisseurs menu culinary legends, Veal Oscar Lobster Thermidor, creative, Quartet, gourmet composition boar sausage, ostrich wing, venison tenderloin, oxtail, sauce. airy, coconut cake berries Sommelier Ian Ponsford program 150 selections, floor night. Harbour, 475 239-213-1441. 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Sandbar Welcoming. newest scene fish-and-meat 9 p.m., mention Guests unpretentious set-up sandwiches stone-crab claws, appetizer, unsurpassed. hard entre snapper, scallops, scampi, salmon, mahi, Bourbon Portobello demi-glace filet, rib peppercorn sauce, sirloin herb butter. crafted crme brle, mud pie, fluffy, orange sorbet buds alert satisfied dessert 2761 West 239472-0305. Color. Join bend sports-bar-as-worship-hall theme typical fare, 72 73 juicy baskets, pizza, seasoned bartenders, sought neighborhood feel, popularity spot. 703 239-472-HIKE, SanibelGrill. Starfish Grille Beach. Located Holiday Inn Star Bar beach relaxed palm indoor dining. via beach. breakfast wholesome sweet temptation toast heftier all-American skillet bacon, ham. wild-mushroom-and-goat-cheese bruschetta pan-seared Day Boat entre, slowly braised beef short ribs, roasted garlicinfused flame-grilled Toti.com Burger Angus aged cheddar. 1231 Middle Inn, 239-472-4123, starfishgrillesanibel.com. Thistle Lodge Victorian Rendezvous. Creative cuisine veal Oscar, lobster crab-crusted mojo allure trappings, glorious table. patio spots. luscious desserts, craving partnership executive chef Wolff Irresistible Confections solved sweet-tooth dilemma. Together, chocolate truffles impersonate menu, Key-lime cheesecake, molten cake, Granny Smith tiramisu. Casa Ybel Resort, 2255 239-472-3145, thistlelodge.com. CAPTIVA Keylime Bistro Changes Fooditude. bistro delivers heaping pastel-colored, charm 74 507 engulfs fills cavalier casualness eclectic twists grilled, red-leaf lettuce, palm, artichokes tossed tomato-orange vinaigrette, escargots baked tomato. Lunch opt Big Bad Burger, tasty grabs risers, lounge bloomers. 11509 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, 239-395-4000, captivaislandinn.com dining.cfm. Captiva FloridaNew American. Jason Millers alwayschanging centers bounty season ever-growing basket here, Gouda-stuffed chop port-wine glace risotto jerk-rubbed pumpkin tart. Beef, veal, lovers equally dishes. complements presentations, Sunset Room breath away. 15951 239-472-5161 4, tweenwaters.com. Sunshine Seafood Caf Inspired Bistro. charming, caf European touch. Well-executed plates full-blown, fine-dining affair. pass save dessert, main show, lamb thats seared perfection gracious sunny picture. 14900 239-472-6200, captivaislandinn.comdining.cfm. listing up-to-date. ahead detailed andor reservations visiting establishments. 508 trust DOUG GALLOGLY pleasant charter cut 6-foot-long tarpon knocks shark lurking. average straight nearest Hannah average, begun. Deceived G.P. Putnams Sons, Sept. 26.95 novel Wayne White, glimpse Smith, guide, detective Marion Doc interest. accustomed unusual stroke irresponsible, boyfriend marine biologist cautious close. chased blood-spattered, torn-apart masked axe. police arrive, cleaned. owner--an mothers--is missing. investigates, bogus charity, intent scamming elderly neighbors property, goal. sure trust, own, presses on, ignoring increasing danger searches truth. unstoppable force, plays baseball, surfs somehow bestselling books settings. Weve gotten eccentric Tomlinson, character created. honest Jackie, 1914 1108 WAYNE WHITE 315 STARGAZING ELIZABETH JOYCE 30th Moon Aquarius busy going, direction begins, horse. good, stable 1st Pisces brakes projects. review month ahead. 15th Cancer stay quo. ways. Expect one-of-a-kind experiences. February 14th Leo drama queen. Mercury retrograde, careful arguments upsets excitement, Valentines ARIES MARCH APRIL compromise--not things--and Aries. bit. 11th thumbs-up--or thumbs-down. juggle promises easy. retrograde 6th, projects stalled. Finish forward, TAURUS MAY touch someone assist youve mooning away, call. Years ball Taurus, regard price, emerge victorious. nicest, warmest romance. shadows stand GEMINI JUNE opens, conversations up. tug-of-wars regarding matters, mine yours. peacefully. lively chatter, puzzles acquaintances. long-distance friendship. Hey, knows CANCER JULY Tension high month, Cancer. assert fed Well, hide feelings, chat. closure emotional either firm, nonnegotiable rules. LEO AUGUST partying Leo, insists responsibilities. month. worry, but, game. Joint attention, overlooked. VIRGO SEPTEMBER dear Virgo. need, probably ask. listen sound Virgo advice. problematic Rest assured, cleared end. strong, and, yep, LIBRA OCTOBER urge trip, another break adventure, sweetheart, Libra. nonsense, sit lay ground Be firm buckle. February, nagging matter, irritate Libras fond confrontations, needs done, buck Personal Signs SCORPIO NOVEMBER darn intense, Scorpio usually mouth shut, conjuncts Pluto, tumbles inflexible January, right, inch. reprieve charge disorganized situations. rethink commitment. SAGITTARIUS DECEMBER siblings, son. computer well. managing resources, matters. power struggle money, possessions resources. Talk authority figure romance relationships. Someone seeing casually, secretly turbulence settle matters CAPRICORN JANUARY makeover, Capricorn. shine appearance outer charisma now, noticed. Watch upsetting retrogrades 6th. paperwork items house, phone gas tank full. AQUARIUS FEBRUARY shy Aquarius. recharge batteries holiday socializing. alone. interesting, intellectual companions, them. update possible. tradition, game minute, keeping infinite possibilities. Youve lately, clean closets drawers stuff recipients. PISCES Pisces, friendships leadership role. health, quiet meditate karmas respond overboard, decisions. sign. disoriented confused. verify facts intuition potent. sets identical twins, psychic birth. Named Worlds Greatest Psychics Citadel Press, 2004 2014, healer gives readings worldwide. astrologer, counselor, healer, medium clairvoyant interprets teaches energies Fifth Dimension. TV appearances Unsolved Mysteries, Chance, Psychic Detectives Psyched. Joyces books--Psychic Attack Victim, Ascension Accessing Dimension, Dimension WORKBOOK Opening Intuition Sensitivity Books Two--are Amazon.com BBSRadio.com. founded heads Bucks Metaphysical Association, nonprofit benefit charities County, Pennsylvania. Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Mahwah, Jersey. new-visions.com rates services. appointment, 215-996-0646. 79 CALENDAR Haydn Concerto Symphony 8, 8pm, Cellist Allison Eldredge performs soloist conductor Commanday. 239-418-1500, swflso.org 427 SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SYMPHONY LIVE Organ Piano Duos Jones Bruce Adami 4pm, thrive Bostons Adami. repertoire captures listeners. 239-434-9145, moorings-presby.org Music Walk 21, 7pm, District ignites third Friday dozen participating talent. 855-732-3836, fortmyersmusicwalk.com Fun Fest Festival 24-26, 6pm, island-native singer, songwriter recording star Whitney Wolanin six-piece band, FunFest competitions, sand Polynesian-style luau. 239-472-2155, sanibelcommunityhouse.net FGCU Chamber Choir Trent Brown, Conductor 26, Hear textures Bower School Musics choral ensemble concert Three Bs More. Selections Bachs Was mein Gott will, das gscheh allzeit, Brahms motet Beethoven chorus. Additional Lauridsen, Vaughn Pinkham. STAGE Not Train Robbery Encore 1-9 Sunday, 530pm Wednesday-Saturday, 630pm 12-30 Wednesday Thursday, 630pm, Brutal outlaw-hero bank robbers bungle robbery Depression- era caper. 239-275-8487, semgulf.com 81 Theatre Conspiracy Relatively 3-25, Thursday-Saturday, 8pm Sunday matinee, 19, 2pm, one-act comedies four-time winner Ethan Coen, two-time nominee Elaine Woody Allen evening entertainment. 239-939-2787, artinlee.org Bluegrass 2, 2-5pm, fellow acoustic Foulds beyond. Presented Acoustic Society SWFL. Caloosa Gun 10-May Saturday, Journey Ol cowboy murder. Masterworks II 11, Under baton Guillermo Figueroa, orchestra Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture, Cordero Isula Tropical Rachmaninoff No. 239418-1500, Concert Mayfield Parade 5pm, showmanship influences lifetime immersed styles. Mentalist Dinner Show 17, Pops Pack 18, Copa Boys, Berkowitz. Miracle Mozart Leif Bjaland BIG ARTS, Schein Hall 22, multimedia presentation divinely gifted composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 82 83 write Bjaland, Shell 23, 730pm, Bassoonist Shelley Monroe Huong 30, Praised Times superb agility accuracy full-bodied, chocolatey sound, bassoonist Huang Point. 239-454-2067, shellpoint.orgconcerts Chris MacDonald Memories Elvis MacDonalds Rockin Birthday Bash Fontana, drummer. Celebration Rock-n-Roll. 239-481-4849, bbmann.pah Evening Jazz Argentine Tangos 31, 1, Bjaland. 239-4181500, Merle Haggard Kris Kristofferson 5, 700pm, legends perform favorites onenight Germain Arena. 239-4814849, bbmannpah.com SPY 5-June Inspector Henry Dijon Cold War ice. 239275-8487, Queen Leenane 7-22, Thursday-Sunday, pm, Winner Tony Awards. comic tale lonely forties manipulative aging mother, interference loving relationship motion chain leads towards terrifying dnouement. III 84 Commanday, Leonore Overture Shostakovich 5. Operatic Composers renowned operatic composers Rossini, Puccini Bizet. Sweetheart Express 12-14, strolling violinist completes romantic aboard Mystery Train. Impress Day. T. Gora 16, coolers, blankets chairs amphitheater. Gates 4pm. Tommy Emmanuel Barbara B. Mann 25, 730 Two-time Grammy Australias respected musicians, talented Martin night event. VIEW Flag 10-February 9am, Artists Artistic Collaborations. Reception 10, 17th Annual Downtown Dunedin Art 10am, meet nations showcasing sculpture, paintings, ceramics, mixed Meet artists, commission artist 561-746-6615, artfestival.com Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft inception, festival highlighted crafters enjoyable winter traditions. Visit charming streets Gorda. 561-7466615, Antique 11-12 8-9, Antiques collectibles dealers Rare items, toys, ephemera silver, porcelain, pottery sale. Door-prize drawing silver-appraisal offered, House. 20th Anniversary St. Pete Corey Area historic Avenue, shops restaurants. Admission free. 7th Miami Armands Circle ArtFest Night Party 6-10pm, Specialty bold backdrop mingle 239-768-3602, artfestfortmyers.com 10am-5pm, decorated Hundreds participate festival, entertainment childrens activities. 86 Gale Bennett 7-March Bennetts references Abstract Expressionism, Impressionism, Cubism Renaissance art. 239939-2787, 7, Siesta 9, Held Ocean Blvd. Road handmade U.S., stained glass greenmarket. 561746-6615, 8th Rotary Club Arts Fair wearable art, 239472-2155, 22nd Set Dunedins Main crowdpleaser. 26th Farmers Wednesday, 8am, Riverside Park, 239-992-2556, cityofbonitasprings.org 8am-1pm, Open-air Hall, Sanibel. 239-4772-3700, 355, mysanibel.com Historical Walking Tours Saturday 1030am, 87 90-minute history, 239945-0405, truetours.net Haunted History Tour 2nd 4th Friday, delving darker history. 239-9450405, Burroughs Living-history tour citys homes 239-337-0706, burroughshome.com Greenmarket Saturdays, Locally Grown, Caught Cultivated products. Relax music, gardening workshops. Guided Slough Daily, 930-11am 130-3pm, interpretive forest accessible boardwalk trail. See unique. 239-694-0398, leeparks.org River, Roots Ruts Marathon Person Relay, 815 Have hugged root lately Registration Trail open. 239-533-7440, rrrtrail.com Oxbow Kayak Clinic 6, basic kayaking techniques paddling, two-hour Bicycle bicyclists. 239-4722155, Garden 11am, gardeners horticulturists. Fishing enthusiasts. 88 89 Preschool Program 3-6 olds, Trees, Leaves Seeds topics butterflies, Commerce Expo am, involved Sail Power Squadron Monthly meeting, required. 239- 466-9450, Creek 13, slow-paced levels. provided binoculars, appropriate clothing wet. 239533-7440, Caloosahatchee Hickeys Trip 27, six-hour kayak paddlers begins ends Regional campground 5-mile roundtrip Calusa Blueway Creek. Programs Archery 20, www.leeparks.org Please online listings. calendar attending 90 91 COMMUNITY KATHRYN COLE Womens Classic Seas Top-tier Gabriela Dabrowski P rofessional inaugural Resort. tournament featured array women players, Mandy Minella trophy qualify Australian Open. showcased womens bringing emerging stars Seas, benefited causes--Golisano Childrens Hospital, Madisens Match Partners Breast Care. Cole University. 801 MAURICIO PAIZ 93 316 239.466.5115 16970-1 Blvd Shopping MINUTE CLEANERS Thru Service Dry Cleaning - Laundry Alterations Bedspreads Draperies Gown Specialists M-F 7am-7pm Sat 8am-3pm Work Done Premises ACCENT BUSINESS PRODUCTS 239.939.0077 Serving Of accentbp.com CopierPrinterScanners Printer Supplies Print Cost Recovery Management 239.728.7708 MyersSanibel claudiospestmanagement.com CLAUDIOS PEST MANAGEMENT Claudio Treviso Name Know Termite Treatment Pest Control 239.472.6188 2330 Palm Ridge Unit PHARMACY Owned Friendly Faces Can Count Needs Order Business MAJESTIC TRANSPORTATION SERVICES 239.489.4473 800.833.4473 Greater majesticairportservice.com Quality Creates Demand Non-smoking Vehicles Limousines, Town Cars, Vans Door Airports, Restaurants, Shops, Courses Points Interest RON SONS SECURITY ANDSOUND 239.481.2949 8941 College Parkway www.ronandsons.com Sales Installation Security Alarm Systems AudioVideo Theaters Radio Intercom System Central Vac 937 95 PARTING SHOT limpkin, crying bird, parts States. north feathered travels. kurr-ur-ee-oww piercing wail thus nickname clue out. 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