Ticks & Lyme Disease

Ticks & Lyme Disease

Mosquitoes may bite and buzz, but… TICKS STICK There’s no mistaking that annoying buzz of a mosquito circling your head, especially for almost anyone who grew up in Mississippi. The only thing worse than that infuriating hum just before they close in for a tasty meal is the stinging realization that dinner has begun and you are the main course. No doubt mosquitoes pose a number of serious health threats, including Read more »
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July 10, 2017
BATS the super-pollinators/pest exterminators that get a bad rap

BATS the super-pollinators/pest exterminators that get a bad rap

Without nature’s pollinators, we couldn’t produce enough food to feed the world’s population. It’s as plain as that. While we of the human species go about our days without much thought to what it takes for the food crops that sustain us to thrive, there is a mighty buzzing, fluttering and swooping army that is working hard to make sure that the growing process from pollination to harvest takes place Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Gumbo Love:  Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining, and Savoring the Good Life

Gumbo Love: Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining, and Savoring the Good Life

By Lucy Buffett In Gumbo Love, Lucy “LuLu” Buffett, a native of Mobile and successful restaurateur now living in Gulf Shores, shares her belief in the awesome power of gumbo with recipes from all over the Gulf Coast incorporating the influences of Caribbean, Cajun, Cuban, Mexican, Old Florida and Creole cuisines. It is described as “A delicious love letter to the Gulf Coast’s vibrant food culture.” Filling the 336 pages populated with Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

By Gerda Saunders Based on the “field notes” kept in her journal, Memory’s Last Breath is Gerda Saunders’ astonishing window into the life of a fiercely intellectual person, living with the reality that her brain is betraying her. She reveals a life distorted by dementia, by chronicling her daily life – with accounts of shopping episodes cut short by unintentional shoplifting, car trips derailed when she loses her way, and the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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