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December 2017

Pizzazz for holiday staple

SAINT AUGUSTINE  – Danny Johns, a fourth-generation potato farmer who owns Blue Sky Farms and grows more than 20 varieties of spring potatoes in St. Johns County, is hoping to add some pizzazz to the holiday staple. His unique, purple sweet [Read More]

December 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Time for women to network

 SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Women’s Networking Luncheon continues from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Terra & Acqua, 134 Sea Grove Main St., St. Augustine Beach. The luncheon is open to the first 30 RSVPs. After that, there [Read More]

December 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

‘From Prophecy to Peace’

SAINT AUGUSTINE – St. Augustine Community Chorus presents “From Prophecy to Peace”at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, 60 Cathedral Place. Tickets at the door [Read More]

December 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

On buttons and pussycat bows

This December my mother would have been 101 years old.  As I reflect on that, I think about how she always wore a scarf at her neck that looked like a bow.  Nothing goes better with buttons than bows.  Buttons and bows.  Peanut butter and jelly. [Read More]

December 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Info on schefflera and others

Q:    Can a schefflera plant be propagated? A:   Schefflera can be air layered or rooted from cuttings. A cutting will be four to six inches from the tip and placed in a container of coarse soil. Q:    How do I plant amaryllis seed? [Read More]

December 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Huntington Collection

    Still Life in the Norton Simon  Because it is by Zurbarán, Who paints Dead Saints as Still Lifes too, It costs more than you think it can – Much more than if by me or you.  Art, insufficient in itself, Can’t make its price [Read More]

December 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Boat parades light up the night

Holiday lights will twinkle from area waters this holiday season, as boat parades take the spotlight. PALATKA’s lighted boat parade on the St. Johns River begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Boats will line up south of the Boathouse Marina [Read More]

December 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hanukkah celebration Dec. 15

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Reservations are being accepted for the First Congregation Sons of Israel, 161 Cordova St., annual Hanukkah Celebration…Friday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5 pm. Tickets include homemade latkes and raffle [Read More]

December 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Weather cancels choral concert

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Due to anticipated inclement weather, the St. Augustine High School Choir performance scheduled for this Friday at the Oldest House Museum Complex has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconveniences. The St. Augustine [Read More]

December 6, 2017 // 0 Comments