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Times of the Islands: September/October 2018 Issue

In our Sept/Oct issue, we celebrate man's unlimited capacity for creative expression. They say that art is in the eye of the beholder, and we aim to give you "an eyeful" of it - painting, architecture, dance, music, and more. Plus, we'll be exploring design trends as well as fashion. If creativity is your thing, this issue will both satisfy and inspire. 

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Ruth Soukup went from overspending to overseeing a business where she doles out words of wisdom about budgeting declut - tering and other life-improving skills Her Living Well Spending Less website gets about a million page views a month

Blogging and Beyond: Ruth Soukup’s Budgeting Exercise is Now an Expanding Business

Ruth Soukup has authored several popular books that give readers money-saving tips and advice on topics like organizing and blogging. Read More » 

Carole A Feuermans hyperrealistic sculpture of a swimmer in the reflecting pool

A Blooming Beauty: The Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens Draws Lovers of Art and Nature

The plants aren’t the only thing growing at the Peace River Gardens in Punta Gorda. Large-scale sculptural works sit alongside the beautiful 11 acres of botanical gardens. Read More » 

A snowy plover stretches its wings near a crab on the beach

Photography Tours for SWFL Birders: Professional Guides Provide Invaluable Expertise

Florida’s great birding areas have transformed into hotspots for birding photography. Read More »  

The Heart of Captiva Island Tales Tell of Past and Present Characters - Aug 22 2018 0615PM

The Heart of Captiva: Island Tales Tell of Past and Present ‘Characters’

The heart of every island is where people gather. Artists, fishermen, farmers, bootleggers, writers, World War I mechanics, guides, etc. have kept the island together, tide after tide. Read More » 

Tour guide Skarpi Thrainsson hikes up Svnafellsjkull glacier which serves as north of the wall in the TV series Game of Thrones

Nature’s Art on Display in Iceland: A Photographic Journey of Iceland

When it comes to creating breathtaking works of art, it is hard to beat Mother Nature. And few places are more proof of that than the tiny island country of Iceland. Read More » 

Campaigns of Courage European and Pacific Theaters

Vets Are Treasure Living History: Veterans Volunteer at National WWII Museum

The backbone of the National WWII Museum, located on six acres in Downtown New Orleans, is its corps of volunteers, who daily provide visitors from around the world with a unique experience. Read More »