Finding Sanctuary In The Nature And Wildlife Of Florida

Richard M.Grissom Memorial Wetlands
In the winter of 1989, I relocated from the LA Basin to the Space Coast of East Central Florida. I had only known California up until that point and was a bit overwhelmed by the thought of relocation. Trepidation set in as I engaged in that transition and I sought to find the positive in the myriad of challenges that the change brought. My path to calmness set in during a temporary residence at the Cocoa Beach Hilton, part of the transition.

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Places: ‘Chicago Fire’s’ Jesse Spencer Talks Love For The Midwest

Chicago Fire returns for its fifth season on October 11 (NBC, 10/9c), and actor Jesse Spencer attended NBC Universal’s latest TCA press tour and talked about the show. Along with being part of a successful program, Spencer has found his footing in Chicago. He elaborates on his affection for the Midwest after the jump.

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Bryce Dallas Howard On New Zealand: “It’s A Really Magical Country”


The world premiere of Pete’s Dragon took place last night at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, and though I love LA as much as Randy Newman, my thoughts temporarily drifted to New Zealand thanks to Bryce Dallas Howard.

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William Shatner And Jeff Dye Praise ‘The Dhara Devi Chiang Mai’ Hotel

Premiering August 23 on NBC (10 pm et/pt), Better Late Than Never has boxing legend turned businessman George Foreman, former NFL quarterback and current analyst Terry Bradshaw, actors Henry Winkler and William Shatner and comedian Jeff Dye traveling to Asia. The idea is to broaden their horizons and have a good time, but since this is a TV show we’re also assuming a bit of comedy is in the offing.

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Paris Days And Nights Are A “Moveable Feast”

Paris - CR: Deandra Miranda


Sunday morning – 9 am. I am pretending to watch football at my friend’s house. He turns to me and asks, ” Hey, don’t you have to pack? You are leaving to Paris tonight right?”  I aloofly answer, “Yeah, I’m suppose to…. But, don’t think I’m leaving tonight!” He gives me a confused look and changes the subject in fear of why I am so nonchalant.

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Making the Cut: A Model’s Journey

Picture this — beautiful international 6 foot models swarming backstage, ready to strut their long legs in front of millions of cameras, capturing the vision of a beloved designer.  “Lights… Camera, Action, its New York Fashion Week 2015!” The fashion director cues the music as the first model is waiting behind a partition — palms sweaty, heart racing with adrenaline.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Rethinks Name With Nigeria Trip

Roadside Attractions

In Z for Zachariah, Chiwetel Ejiofor is John Loomis, an understandably paranoid scientist who slowly builds a bond with the woman (Margot Robbie) who saved his life. Believing they are the only two people living on Earth, their world is thrown for a loop when a stranger (Chris Pine) walks into their life.

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