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Subscription price 24.00 one-year domestic subscription. Copyright 1996 Inc. All rights reserved. part publication may be reproduced without written permission publisher. Opinions expressed contributors are not necessarily those 6 7 SINGING PRAISES SUMMER he first sign summers arrival me comes throngs winter visitors depart Florida. Im my year-round neighbors agree much appreciated pleasure only showcase, but also share, sparkling beaches waterways them, well join them occasional round golf bicycle ride. Yet once they their primary homes, another side emerges. During we welcome more travelers from Midwest Southern states who drive. And notice growing number families out school discovering shores ideal playground. doubt days slowly become hotter, humid even hazy. Yet, there always constant Caribbeanstyle trade winds combat heat barefoot stroll sands soothing ramble. change climate temptation while away hours floating sleepily bath-warm Gulf waters delightfully indulge freshly picked juicy mango Pine Islands bounty. We know too punctual regular afternoon rains almost daily during months considered blessing. They signal its time slow down enjoy siesta serve reminder get blazing sun perhaps explore air-conditioned museums. The Bailey-Matthews National Shell both worth visit. addition, theater programs fun events. Who resist tapping toes music outdoor Summer Jazz concerts sea breezes cool Or sampling variety mangos Cape Corals Mango Mania festival Then theres Ding Darling Doc Fords Tarpon Tournament, anglers rush adrenaline snag Silver King. especially great youngsters. Parents dont deal roaring ocean waves because shallower quite gentle. Swimming having picnic shore area parks summertime ritual families. could continue sing praises, already experienced delights season. So when temperature starts rise, head beach front-row seat revel sunset glow horizon brilliant rainbow streaking sky power storms thunder lightning cracks core soul. TOP LEFT PHOTO BY NICK ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY Group Publisher, Media 9 MANDY CARTER Making Waves salute residents, businesses organizations Floridas island coast community Millions Raised Just One Day 38 nonprofits aided Give You Live Collier G ive annual 24-hour fundraising season, campaign began noon Feb. 21 ended 1159 a.m. 22. County residents people other parts became philanthropists very quickly--and raised than 3.9 million. money benefits nonprofit organizations. Habitat Humanity received donations. participating passed necessary 2,500 matching threshold. Thus each additional minimum fund, courtesy Community Foundation Richard M. Schulze Foundation. For information exact amount organization received, check website givewhereyoulivecollier.orgleaderboard. focuses aiding charities support basic needs education--while embracing idea anyone philanthropist Daytime Actors Lend Hand mom passion travel, popular travel blogger including her own blog, managing editor Media. Camryn Grimes, plays Mariah Copeland Young Restless, Robert Adamson, Noah Newman daytime drama, return SWFL Soapfest. BOTTOM COURTESY SUE PHILLIPS Soapfest hosted annually Theater Company, ITC, Marco Island. year, takes place May 25-28. Funds event benefit several childrens charities, Camp Able, ITC Kids To find soap celebrities attending, visit 11 EXPLORER Cmon, Lets W hether live here, young kids visited often referred acronym, then need plan trip soon. interactive museum designed captured daughters heart mind. Cmon located near North Regional Park see sidebar, so easily spend entire enjoying museum, adjacent playground fossil dig site. BRAIN-BUILDING EXHIBITS unique sections play learn--including Produce Market World Cafe create pretend-play opportunities based food. chance seasons environments exploring Journey Through Everglades, Banyan Tree, At Beach Mother Natures House exhibits. Other areas give youngsters creative art building. does stay indoors--young outside Johnsonville Backyardville beautiful hedge maze, green space yard toys, shaded amphitheater, chalk water-play hands wet. exhibits included cost admission children, adults, free teachers members, provide entertainment My four-year-old daughter boldly grocery favorite exhibit. She says, feel like grown-up shopping cart, checking myself TRAVELING set aside temporary exhibits, frequently changes various traveling pass through. On visit, were created meet Sunshine State curriculum standards, accessible individuals developmental, hearing, physical, socialemotional visual challenges. China, wonderful immersion into Chinese culture. current exhibit Big League Fun, experiences baseball training simulations, sports trivia activities little fans. take Little Leaguers 19 making next Future Art Technology, running June 2-September 1. thinking, collaborative build technology. IMPORTANCE PLAY Play vital childs development. When fun, using senses explore, develop social skills, stimulate key motor development how problem solve physical activity. designer Jack Rouse Associates, conceived addition indoor plenty romp PHOTOS THIS AND OPPOSITE PAGE 13 Clockwise top left contraption garden maze walk through Everglades Can U Dig It model three interrelated principles appreciation behavior, knowledge environment influence learning, understanding developmental milestones. These beliefs transformed landscape something looks feels playtime children. emotional CMON EVENTS opportunities, offers events throughout casual Backyard Bash Night gala fundraiser. museums sand-sculpting competition LaPlaya Golf 14 Resort Annual memberships, start 135, access member-exclusive such Halloween Trick Treat, Easter Eggstravaganza previews. blogger, IF YOU 15080 Livingston Road, 239-514-0084 CAN DIG IT PLAYGROUND visiting large across parking lot Sun-NFun Lagoon Water Park. playground, Park, equipment fossil-dig extend inside activity park. 15000 Open Monday Sunday, p.m. Enjoying 15 JACOB OGLES Riding draws thousands sand Of course, means crowded roads, wheel paradise. Two-wheeled cruisers today spotted dedicated road lanes, paved trails select spots itself. Fun Rentals Fort Myers Beach, Charles Wood beams points cyclists toward shoreline. Were ride beach, stresses. allow it. Neither Captiva, bikes favored form transportation roads. So, peak rent 120 cruisers, mostly Sun Boardwalk bikes, send riders pedal close tide desire. Tire tracks Though allowed beaches, efficient getting there. willing put miles, bike provides run barrier islands behind car brave thick traffic. wide-tired navigating right along shoreline Myer Beach. ephemeral patterns tourists beach. cant everywhere doesnt mean places two-wheeler enthusiast. bikers miles shared-use paths, pedestrians. spring break, Billys Bike Shop trouble keeping enough vehicles stock visitors. Manager Preston Schuetz recommends coming early morning cruiser. biking destination Wildlife Drive, four-mile length J.N. Refuge. There fee per bicycle. Riders try Bailey Tract off Bay Road Shipley Trail Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Centers Homestead Preserve, two scenic nature charge fee. None terrain relatively flat should prove overly challenging recreational cyclist. mountain any means, says Schuetz. Similarly, Captiva accommodates pedestrians island. 17 ere es wh ner Bik isl g Billy Kirkland, ow tin ec ns paths tra les mi re toll booths. biggest reason choose avoiding stop-and-go quaint capacity handle demand Their two-lane roads add charm turn midday drive anything vacation. literally faster drive, says. Plus, cycling, racks lots use free. Above all, bicycles here weather year-round. themselves working up sweat grasping bottle, hottest still carried stop nice breeze. freelance journalist frequent contributor. DANIELA JAEGER OTHER PETS ANN MARIE OPHEL AN Picking Right Dog B ig dog hair Short Personality things consider choosing dog. Expense consider. dogs require check-ups, vaccinations licenses, grooming. Also, food vary greatly--a Great Dane certainly eats terrier. Boston terrier, Rex, cup kibble day, notes Mark Kane Naples. course residence. Check lease andor association information, homeowner insurance breed size restrictions. home. If youre home long periods time, cat pet might better fit, advises Daniel Christenbury, public coordinator. Dogs nearby exercise. Certain breeds, border collies Labrador retrievers, Breeds basset hounds less. Be pets consideration. Puppies generally patience older dogs. Lastly, mind different temperaments others pets. Ensuring situation key, Christenbury adds. resident contributor fit. --Daniel coordinator MORE INFO Domestic Animal Services 7610 Davis Blvd., 239-530-7387, ONLINE BREED SELECTORS akc.orgfind-a-match animalplanet.combreed-selector dog-breeds.html CILETTI Arrr Cruising Pirates ts living real-life Caribbean fantasy, except leave sail unforgettable journey history, suspense adventure. 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PISCES currently Pisces favorable trine. order. favors life, sending invitations Schedule fishing. astrologer Professional Federation Astrologers PMAFA. articles astrology magazines appearances America Maury Povich Show. 1972 Puerto Rico Navy Air Force Aquadilla. 1976 Virginia Virginia, horoscopes, read tarot pro bono Homicide Division. horoscopes telephone readings. reached 239-2840272. 103 NATURES NOTEBOOK sandhill crane prefers shallow wetlands. photographed Harns Marsh eastern WILLIAM COX Sandhill Crane split subspecies, Grus canadensis pratensis migratory G. c. tabida. former subspecies nests latter region. ranges Okefenokee Swamp Georgia peninsula. population 2000 estimated 4,000 birds. cranes October March. distinguished behavioral differences. disturbed human encroachment, roosting feeding flocks crane. migration flies tight V- U-shaped flock. loose linear fly legs neck wing upstroke snappy, downstroke slow. comparison, herons heron paced downstrokes upstrokes, curled flight. 6-foot wingspan. Females males weigh 10.4 pounds, respectively. sexes gray plumage stained reddish cheeks crown. Juvenile birds necks heads achieve adult-like age. sex listening male unison calls. voice pitched females. females shorter duration males. mated duets dusk dawn nest. Adults sexual maturity successful clutch nesting January June. Nests diameter standing Clutch normally incubated 29-32 hatch hatchlings precocial Accessory 150 sites brooking capable flight 2-2.5 months, months. averages 1,100 acres. defended territory 300 625 Mating productivity highest winters rainfall, suitable sites. Productivity rainfall flooding wetlands unsuitable nesting. Shallow dominated maiden cane pickerelweed forages uplands prairies, 18-20 tall. observed woodlands, pastures, ranchlands, sod farms, suburban subdivisions, airports courses. feeds acorns, tubers, roots, peanuts, dewberries, blueberries, mice, birds, frogs, snakes, dragonflies, crayfish grasshoppers. state-threatened Commission reproductive potential, vulnerability predation, nonnatural mortality loss habitat. Egg predators crows raccoons. preyed bobcats, coyotes predators. free-roaming cats Adult non-natural diseases, collisions utility lines, kills entangled fences. Nesting sensitive encroachment 400-foot buffer prevent abandonment caused disturbance. Everyone wild dangerous Cox photographer ecologist young, 105 SAVE Years SUBSCRIBE FIND HIDDEN RECEIVE FAVORITE MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION ADDITIONAL INSULATED LUNCH BAG. Hidden Word Reading Pleasure Bag exp. 73018 Online rates Internet orders only. Web TOLL FREE fax 800.472.0635 Gift subscriptions SubPage_MJ18.indd 43181117 311AM 311 Beautiful Butterflies Abound yellow-and-blackstriped zebra longwings, pipevines jewel-like wings, enthuses Terri Brown. speaking familys recent Tom Allen Memorial citys Rotary stages hour-long conducted screened holds blooming Honey senior recreation specialist Parks Recreation. tours, year-round, monarchs, pipevine swallowtails, Atalas, Polydamus Julias. winged insects, return--protection transform butterfly. Eventually released environmental helpful tips Free Monday, 1030 a.m., Friends Wildlife. continues yet monetary donations gratefully accepted, note. screened, can, 5505 Rose 239-549-4606, TOURS Saturday, clockwise monarch, malachite, swallowtail Atala. 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Doing reminds performers composers musical centuries waits engage--or re-engage--with deeply. describing possessing Rutters profound person. listeners recipients works, participation--singing choir, studying instrument, potential rewards, justifying discipline commitment require. others. gift, wonder prodigies Mozart Mendelssohn, simply exposure beginning future child, apparently gifted. parents, teachers, position cultivate ones, lifetime. friend composer 80th birthday. contrast aspects excerpt illustrates Would youth strength Oh vanish, fade, passing parade. Is contemplating offer, gratifying yes, Pianist, instructor musicologist Entwistle undergraduate degree Dartmouth College. post-graduate piano performance Washington St. Louis. doctorate musicology California, Santa Barbara. REGIONAL LIFESTYLE VOLUME VOL. NO. 4.95 Display Published RSW_Cover_MJ18.indd 33118 1142 145

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