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All rights reserved. No part publication may reproduced without written permission publisher. Opinions expressed contributors not necessarily publishers letter BUDDY SYSTEM working together W hen learning safety, usually hear phrase buddy system, which refers pairing individuals making them responsible ensuring each others safety. Because most drowning deaths occur when people alone, swimmers always encouraged swim someone else. Having along safeguard both you. also makes spending time more fun. This idea system--of ensure safety--is especially appropriate we navigate fast-paced changes dealing pandemic. I am continually amazed, appreciative, see good all. reminds me quote from Book Divine Thoughts Every person his burden. cannot live support other therefore consolation, advice, mutual warnings. That what community. Our local businesses organizations must constantly react rules while serve us try stay afloat. Sometimes, do frustrated want complain restrictions placed us. We remember, though, struggles just ours. difficult top expectations needs communities at same adhering them. Group Publisher, Media PHOTO COURTESY MEDIA, INC. lot Were advertising, store announcements everyday communications. repetitious, but message important affecting reminder through if stick together. like sound that. Its system. As applaud persevering ever-changing landscape expectations, encourage make sure seeing own self-care. some healthy distance turmoil quiet minds souls. cant think better than water, theme MarchApril issue. There something nature--and soothing power water--that heals gives hope. essence fact, life would impossible. no wonder, then, in, around fills Take explore Listen its calming sound, feel invigorating energy, lose yourself little waves, currents, streams trickles. guarantee however choose enjoy will come back refreshed. yet, take buddy. Splash, play fun knowing it gulf coast zeitgeist BY DR. RANDALL NIEHOFF ocean trouble, hope springs eternal edge sea strange beautiful place. --Rachel Carson Since Mission Alliance grown include 200 respected conservation groups like-minded SCCF one They range large multinational companies individual scientific teams doing research. Thanks alliances communication campaigns elevate Hope Spots, area blue now under protection percent still lagging behind global land currently designated conserved. On last year, speaking podium stage Community House, Dr. Earle, president chairman Blue, received immediate applause she announced Gulf Coast recently been official Spot--from Panhandle down Lee Island way Ten Thousand Those live, work vacation here experienced dark quality recall toxic surges tide, stifling lethality algae blooms, pollution commercial waste. But resolved turn eyes glowing spot bright promise. Bengali poet, composer, artist philosopher Rabindranath Tagore articulated such fresh vision bird feels light sings dawn dark. fellow island resident, royal tern whose image graces logo, encourages shorebirds rise birds-eye view future worth singing Mr. Rogers day neighborhood Ran Niehoff nights days since 1991 islander comes surprise surrounded truth told, case every human earth. After all, 71 surface planet covered seawater seem strange, living creatures found residing oceans. deep watery womb terrestrial was born. wellspring vitality because role shaping systems environment ecological balance earths creatures. legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle puts ocean. trouble. figure problems are. solutions former chief scientist NOAA National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, named first Hero Planet Time Magazine 1998, Legend Library Congress, Her Deepness Yorker Geographic explorer-in-residence. Brought islands February 2019 Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation give lecture, introduced sold-out crowd CEO Orgera soundtrack planets heart. She belongs ranks Rachel Carson, John Muir Theodore Roosevelt, and, asserted gift better, hopeful world, learn fight greatest wilderness planet. 2009 less heart marine preserve area, sad statistic prompted Alliance, purpose inspire action protect her TED talk concept network protected reserves critical health seas. 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Hard. returned could fast enough next attack shot succeeded. partner, native Yates, went win tournament, country. spring 2020. Fast forward November morning. holding court different way, students eight YMCA game sites. rotated skilled helpers business, Peak Academy, giving student personal tutelage basic drills build winners. Students attentive command, yet smiling quick compliments encouragement. best, thats why students, average up, there stayed school test learned. Christine Andrews Excellent--learning best. fortunate partner lessons, tournaments clinics, Angel Cerritos, Ys executive director. expertise passion visible admired. teaches Valencia subdivision, where tennis courts--eight each. following equally enthusiastic. privilege lesson her, Gary Lefkowitz. playing basketball Jordan. players, level incredible, adds, noting tournament opponents half age, 41. employer Valencia, developer GL Homes, enthused PRINCE PICKLEBALL Quick reflexes vital Jardims world. face pickleball, knew explode popularity all-American star left job womens coach Michigan State University move Naples, 2016. too. Shes true competitor focuses excelling aspect life, beams Amber Martin, GLs lifestyle amenities energy focus develop grow Bonitas love bocce. close intra-community leagues. force--of skill, will, videos business endorsements Prince Pickleball, Jigsaw Health maker sports nutrition aids possibly Nike. sport, fell Naples conferences vast complex 54 courts. sensed dual opportunity--trading winters climate closer Brazil, husband, Chad Edwards, teaching Open Pickleball Academy. MAGAZINE shown Alexas Landon. 19 Now looks picklespeaks taking logical step, extended addictive avoid injury. national television coverage, credits appeal ease ESPN2, reaching younger conlearning basics lack stituency raising prize money. gender barriers. optimistic another compact conversation raise pickleballs players naturally. profile--becoming Olympic vibe country sport--at least career. sports, explains. Still, simply worldwide played ferociously. U.S., says, stresses racket basics--no backpedaling too easy brothers. trip wearing correct competition shoes, known YMCA. soles resist grablocal touch, Jardim--pronounced Jar-zhing--was keeping fingers bing court. hard crossed run reach ball, overcome coronavirus canceled subscriber steps let school. Understandable, perennial singles douadvocates limits. Know bles champ. saving grace body, instructs. Some bounce fence exercise pandemic saved cant. depression. interview, Jardim, juggles involvement Lytle retired editorial page editor TV host sport daughter, Alexas, son, Landon, 7, Daily News. He lives Springs. 20 TOP CITY PARKS RECREATION Kids SWIMMERS benefit lessons Swim offered pools throughout Florida. BOTTOM LEE COUNTY SAFETY COMES 1ST lorida residents, snowbirds tourists realize extremely swim--wherever Sunshine State. encompasses 8,436 miles shoreline, 3,000 lakes thousands canals city 400 canals. 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Changing tends directions picking letting dont pop nowhere. tied environment, feelings. master habit, generally recognize three characteristics triggers example. cue creates craving anxiety reward dopamine rush sugar. 28 performing feel-good hormone replace anxious, bowl berries piece chocolate, activate pathway, unwanted calories. fail fastest accomplish once. Remember, likes comfortable, pushed far zone, miserable until revert ways. So, changing small step way. Picking skill master, Garrett says. crush day, hard, relentlessly, really consistent, instills sense psychologists self-efficacy, confidence again. mastery. mind to, become. wellness writer Technology BOATERS AWASH NEW GADGETS Hitting outdoors oating golf. amid COVID-19 consumer product field done enthusiast equipment, along. Sometimes happens gradually, sometimes car models Detroit. 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Especially swimmers, preserver times, packing excursion, dish dangerous waterways Another consider sunscreen, sunburn sunburn. Also, Society 2010 Arcadia 239-332 0364 website gulfcoasthumanesociety.org. 37 TANYA HOCHSCHILD AFRICAN UNDER Idyllic sojourn houseboat Chobe Mike, Kasane Airport single-engine plane. Dont fooled international. village Botswana, Namibia, Zambia Zimbabwe border--hence international label. Kasanes sparkling migrating herds result, tourists. friends, Peter Helen, driving Windhoek, 1,300 planned safari houseboat, cruising 35 upriver. tributary Zambesi concentration elephants Africa. middle river marks undetermined borders Zimbabwe, affectionately referred locals Bots, Nam, Zam Zim. reunion evening dinner alongside river. circus border crossings--African style. drive river, inching post. ample cacophony cluck peck chickens shouts songs confident, serene demeanor right, Mike Hochschild aboard Princess. Zimbabwe. spy cluster buffalo. land, dares belligerent separating us, heady. boxes heads, babies backs. Men guide wheelbarrows heavy sugar, sacks corn piles vegetables onto one-room passport office friendly stamps books Botswana. boat, luggage placed. skipper guns race downriver fields waterlilies. carves channels tall grass rest bank. Namibian immigration--our Princess, registered Namibia. rockets Robert staff welcome guests aboard. introduces cook guides, tells unending rain swelled wide. excited Rain precious Africa welcome. delicious lunch, spend afternoon balcony mesmerized Game lies sides Crocodiles hippos themselves islands. familiar beloved treat offered--4 p.m. tea cakes--before sunset cruise tenders. second tender equipped photographers, 360-degree swivel chairs mounts cameras. contrast 39 bumpy rides vehicles, search animals appeals. leopard. creature walks riverbank, viewing. guide, Ephraim, 420 birds observe. Initially, obvious waders. stunning hues lilac-breasted rollers, jewel colors sequins sky. aerial acrobatics trace shimmering purples, turquoise blues emerald greens. Hugging soon lions lapping wonderful afternoon. sundowners lilies, closing appreciate glorious orange-red sunset. Almost immediately, curtain darkness descends sky showers stars tiny tender. comet flames. Each patrol, sunrise ride, pearly apricot mist. creases shake sleep grunts snorts. Flights kingfishers ospreys knife misty dawn. lilies open. Jacanas, legs thin twigs long-toed feet, lightly lily pad next. Baboons watch perches branches putt-putt breakfast deck chugs downriver. Guests read, train binoculars banks, often shouting Elephants Buffalo meal, Cook rousing applause. siestas tea. late animal sightings. able drift spectacular close-ups spook animals. book troll tigerfish, razor-sharp infamous speed attract fishermen globe. Helen chaise lounges settle rhythm. pass lodge Taylor Richard Burton celebrated remarriage. downriver, evacuated guest lodge. risen halfway doors, drowned main bungalows, thatch roofs show. Developing riverbank unstable flood potential lesson. lost rising floodplain. busy rebuilding mud sticks. four-day idyllic end. family, rays sun, heads directions. Hardest saying farewell elephants, wave trunks Elephant Bay. freelance Africa, grew 1981. author historical novel, memoir, anthology poetry, biographies nonagenarian residents Point Retirement Community. 41 ERIK ENTWISTLE BIRDSONG INSPIRES COMPOSERS AGES Possessing musical pitch rhythm hink sounds produced nature waves pounding distant thunderclaps, howling wolves coyotes, crickets. These aural phenomena contribute particularly inspired musicians communion artistic impetus. perhaps influential naturally sound--as composers concerned--is inexhaustible repertoire birdsong. surprising. birdsong constitute music per se, possesses adopted adapted use. Instances works scattered history. two-note minor-third descending cuckoo often, advantage easily identified simplicity. Daquins 1735 harpsichord Le Coucou movement Handels Organ Concerto No.13, paired song nightingale. Beethovens Pastoral Symphony 1808 nightingale motifs--as quail--to scene brook. famous examples, Mahlers 1888 Delius Hearing Cuckoo 1912, cuckoos assumes structural importance beyond mere incidental quotation. invention gramophone Italian composer Ottorino Respighi recorded 1924 Blackbird Nightingale SHEET MUSIC SUPPLIED THEPERFECTSCORES.COM orchestral Pines Rome, Beatles similar later 1968 recording Blackbird. original accompaniment composed music, creating disorienting effect intruding realism distinct stylization examples mentioned earlier. French Olivier Messiaen 1908-1992 represents apotheosis incorporated language. Messiaen, significance linked Catholic faith. transcribed calls utilized unique modernist taken inspiration extreme. proves illuminating examine provided creators Nature alive singing, serving metaphor harness shape rhythms. Like exists organized bringing man-made forges explicit connection, humankind nature. Both humans produce sounds. 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OR REAL ESTATE DATA INDICATE CAN ADD THAN PERCENT PREMIUM PROPERTY VALUE. Ten-foot Charlyn indooroutdoor lush landscaping frame Roll-down shutters layer company 2017 firm, challenges building. FEMA codes elevations, Code restrictions. varying soil conditions builds specifically engineered conditions, considering impact materials. hes designing Beach, considerations turtle nesting issues. reviewing surveys placement captures utilizing optimal hands-on process considers picture, Montgomery writing enables Large sliding glass windows River. LEADS WAY INTERDISCIPLINARY SCHOOL FLORIDA UNIVERSITY ater, Seemingly everyone politicians Much levels, leaders stepping put science, money personnel spotlight beyond. Myers-based leads creation interdisciplinary geology, economics, engineering. 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