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Ronald Reagan Quote

Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. -Ronald Reagan (1986)

Shrimp Sauteé with Beans

Ingredients: 4 cups green beans, trimmed (about 12 ounces) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup minced garlic 2 teaspoons paprika 1 pound raw shrimp (21-25 per pound) peeled and de-veined 2 16-ounce cans large butter beans, rinsed 1/4 cup…
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Mojito Recipe

Ingredients: Club Soda 2 tsp sugar 3 Mint Sprigs Fresh lime 1 1/2 oz. Light Rum Instructions: In a shaker, splash enough soda water with the mint and the sugar and mix until you dissolve the sugar and can smell…
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Sounds on Center

Sounds on Center is a free community concert held the First Friday of each month from March through October at the foot of Centre Street in historic downtown Fernandina Beach. The event runs from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Bring your chairs…
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Beef O Brady Review

Monday Night is Trivia Night Monday nights at Beef O Brady’s brings a lively evening of trivia entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. The dining room becomes groups of teams made up of friends, families, neighbors and strangers. You…
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Foundation for Intercultural Travel

Due to the large volume of expressed interest in the Foundation for Intercultural Travel, we are posting more details on this exciting opportunity for you to

Foundation for Intercultural Travel

WHAT IS FOUNDATION FOR INTERCULTURAL TRAVEL? Since 1988, the founders of Foundation for Intercultural Travel (F.I.T.) have worked side by side with some of the largest, and some of the best exchange student programs in the industry. In 1996 Foundation…
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Cosmopolitan

Ingredients: 1 oz. Vodka 0.667 oz. Triple Sec fill With Cranberry juice Instructions: Mix one oz. Absolut, 2/3 oz. Triple Sec, mix in a shaker with cranberry juice. Serve in a chilled martini glass, straight up.

Sporting with Grandchildren

Out bicycling one day with my eight-year-old granddaughter, Carolyn, I got a little wistful. “In ten years,” I said, “you’ll want to be with your friends and you won’t go walking, biking, and swimming with me like you do now.”…
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Deadly Rip Tides

In Florida we are all used to hearing about rip tides or rip currents along our beaches. Unfortunately, they are not as aware of these in the northern states and several swimmers drowned this weekend due to

And Al Gore Won!

May 12 marked the death of a 98-year-old lady named Irena who served as a plumbing and sewer specialist in a Warsaw ghetto during WWII. Irena was German, so she knew the Nazis’ plans for the Jews and smuggled infants

Southern Potato Salad

INGREDIENTS 4 potatoes 4 eggs 1/2 stalk celery, chopped 1/4 cup sweet relish 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons prepared mustard 1/2 cup mayonnaise salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil….
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Island First Aid Tips

Alligators – Do NOT go near alligators. They run very fast. Do NOT feed or tease! Bee Stings – Apply a baking soda paste and ice. If allergic, seek medical help. Crab Bites – Rinse well, disinfect, and apply antibiotic…
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