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Last Shuttle Mission – A Bittersweet 13 Days for Florida’s Space Coast

July 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment

I drove up on the spur of the moment to watch the last launch of the last Atlantis shuttle at Cape Canaveral. Despite the threat of this 135th launch being scrubbed and memories of 3-hour traffic jams getting out of there, I wanted to give it a shot. I’m ever so glad I did. This […]

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My Florida: Lobster Mini-Season July 26-27; Deck 84 Cooks Your Catch

July 21st, 2011 · No Comments

Divers, get ready to bag ’em. Florida’s two-day mini-season for taking lobsters begins Wednesday, July 26 at 12:01 a.m., and ends Thursday, July 27, at midnight. One of the most popular spots for diving for lobster is the Florida Keys. The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will have […]

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Mango Mania – Pickles and Pies with Green Mangoes

July 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Several varieties of mangoes are coming in right now in South Florida, where we’re having a bumper crop from backyard trees. A visit to a friend’s houseĀ  in Lake Park this weekend revealed some giant mangoes on a tree that they had severely cut back in fall. The surgery must have made the tree happy […]

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