Life with Abbey

In 2007, our neighbors saw something they can never unsee:...

Doing Good – Fit to Provide Hope

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Dillard’s Market Street...

On the Scene – October 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t-miss events...

Showcasing Art

FAFO’s Ocala Arts Festival is back on this year, with...

Doing Good – Standing Strong

50 Legs Inc. helps amputees make positive strides. Steve Chamberland...

Cow Wranglers and Chicken Handlers

The Silver River Museum is a gem tucked away within...

Doing Good – 24-Hour Donation Drive

Give4Marion returns September 21st-22nd, offering a way to help deserving...

On the Scene – September 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t-miss events...

A Thorn Among Roses

In 1993, as my wife and I were renting an...

Loving Louie

A tiny kitten gets help from a “village” of good...

Social – August ’21

Seeing Peacocks Through My Eyes Brick City Center for the...

On the Scene – August 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Helping With Hot Dogs

This food cart vendor is turning tips into charitable donations....

Prehistoric Florida Foods

In Florida’s pioneer days, food was somewhat similar to today,...

Vows – August ’21

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Go With the Glow

A bioluminescence kayak tour in the Indian River Lagoon can...

Tonight, There Will be Pizza.

Soon after these words are written, we will take out...

Hairy Laptops and Stripper’s Boas

Like many of you, I am closing in on 15...

Horses & Hope

Horses have been a constant in Velvet Saulsberry’s life. Today,...

On the Scene – July 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Vows – July 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Through the Looking Glass

People have always been fascinated by the underwater world and...

Pottery Men of Old Florida

Pottery has been produced for centuries and usually falls into...

Superman Awards

This inaugural event honored men who have had a positive...

On the Scene – June 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

The Spam Diet

Truth is, I rarely worried about getting old. For 45...

Vows – June 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Breaking Glass Ceilings Aboard a Glass-Bottom Boat

Throughout history, working as a maritime captain was considered men’s...

Vows – May 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Baaaaaad Company

So what’s a nice guy like me doing in a...

Folk Medicine of the Florida Pioneers

Scott Mitchell has served as the director of the Silver...

Vows – April 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Growing Pains

I work as a public engagement manager for Duke Energy...

On the Scene – March 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Messy History on the Ocklawaha River

Scott Mitchell has served as the director of the Silver...

Adventure in Aging

The ear hair came at age 30. I would say...

Vows – February 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

Our Robot Stepchild

Dear social media followers, I am sorry. Recently, I went...

On the Scene – February 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Vows – January 2021

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...

On the Scene – January 2021

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Unsung Hero of the Pinewoods

Scott Mitchell has served as the director of the Silver...

Notes to Self

So here’s the thing: I had a really good idea...

On the Scene – December 2020

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

What Not to Wear

Every so often, we called Granddad “Mellow Yellow.” He wore...

The Age of Steamboats

Scott Mitchell has served as the director of the Silver...

Setting the Scene

In a season that can sometimes be dominated by excess,...

On the Scene – November 2020

A guide to our favorite monthly happenings and can’t miss...

Ghost Lights and Giant Cupcakes

My acclaimed career at Ocala Civic Theatre (OCT) started in...

Vows – November 2020

You are cordially invited to celebrate Ocala’s newest brides and...