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Fresh Grilled Fish with Fruit Salsa

Contributed by: Lawrence Mackie Ingredients: 3 Lbs Fresh caught fish, your choice 1 Cup Salsa (mild or hot) 1 Can Pineapple Chunks Seasonings to taste

On This Day in History

Number One Songs on September 20th 1998 … “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith 1988 … “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin 1978 … “Boogie Oogie Oogie” by A Taste of Honey 1968 … “Harper Valley…
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Amelia Island Museum of History

Written by: Judie Mackie The Amelia Island Museum of History is a fascinating way to spend an afternoon and ‚Äúunlock the past‚Äù. The historic jail of Nassau County is the site of the island‚Äôs museum displaying 4,000 years of history….
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Humidity and Your Home

Written by Jamie D. Many homes located on Amelia Island have issues with humidity and mold especially in the summer time. Our climate here on the First Coast is rated as ‚Äútropical‚Äù and the humidity is present year round. Ever…
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Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 19th (every year) is: International Talk Like A Pirate Day Arrr! It all started on June 6, 1995, with two regular, ok, irregular guys named John Baur and Mark Summers, they be the pirate guys.

Ophidiophobia

Written by Judie Mackie I ran across a not-so-funny story by the Associated Press describing how a woman found an eight foot snake in the laundry and it reminded me of a true childhood story.

Singapore Sling

Ngiam Tong Boon invented the Singapore Sling sometime around 1912 for the Raffles Hotel in Singapore. Today’s recipe varies greatly from the published recipes prior to 1970.

Destination: Ft. George Inlet

If you travel south on the Intercostal waterway, approximately eight miles from the Nassau Sound you will find the next inlet, Ft. George inlet. This inlet is not navigable to the ocean as there are many sand bars and a…
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Smallville

Written by Ally Living on a small island, I am pretty well known as I have lived here my entire life.

Texas BBQ Hoedown

 A FUND-RAISER TO BENEFIT THE FRIENDS OF CRANE ISLAND COALITION

Sweet Cayenne Chicken Wings

Did you know that the potent, hot fruit of cayenne has been used as medicine for centuries? In addition, it has been used for the following problems:

Free Life Insurance

Free life insurance! Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., in partnership with the Barnabas Center, will issue $50,000 10-year term life insurance policies to benefit the children of eligible working families in the Fernandina Beach area, at no cost to the…
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Stop Pirate Fishing

A pirate uses only a sword, a knife, or his bare hands when fishing. The use of a hook is only acceptable in the event the pirate is missing a hand.

Killer Bees on the High Seas

I recently came across an article that told of a story about swarms of bees traveling ‚Äúoffshore‚Äù near Florida‚Äôs east coast. The offshore part is what initially gained my attention. This is normally the one place in Florida, where year…
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