Opinion

Self Expression: It's Your Right

photo by scott holstein Days after the Parkland, Florida, killings in February, thousands of young people descended on the Old Capitol in Tallahassee to demonstrate and to express their anger and disappointment about our nation’s gun laws and gun culture.…

Insisting Upon Tomorrow

photo by saige roberts  I spied the tiniest of turtles, little more than a hatchling. For long minutes, it moved not at all, flotsam with its head protruding above the surface of the pond. I thought about the odds that…

No Workable Answer

Sylverarts and Tevfik Goksel Arikan / iStock / Getty Images Plus It was a perfect Sunday. Berneice and I had just come back from an inspiring walk in the woods and were lying on the bed having some sweet pillow…

An Enduring Partnership

Over the 18 years since it was first conducted at the historic Gulf View Hotel in Okaloosa County, our Best of the Emerald Coast event has grown to become one of the most anticipated and consequential happenings in the region.…