Archives for May, 2014

Avoid an Auto Scam

By Kat Freestone We’re lucky to live in Gainesville – during the winter, engine rust and frozen breaks are two troubles we can do without. Unfortunately, the warm weather doesn’t account for all auto issues, and a trip to the shop can still pack a punch – especially if you’re assaulted with a mechanic scam. To save yourself from dolling …

Knowing when to Let Go

By Ginger Henderson It’s a fact of life that relationships change. As you grow and find your priorities shifting, there may come a time when the friendships you once held dear begin to fade. While the process of growing apart can be painful, knowing when to let go can bring peace of mind to a difficult decision. Your lives take …

Tricky Tasks: Help your child concentrate

By Sarah G. Mason Does your child get the wiggles whenever it’s homework time? Many young children have trouble sitting still and concentrating, especially when schoolwork is the task at hand. And yet, the ability to focus is an important skill that children should practice early on. Help your child stick to a task with some simple tips. Get rid …

Chompin’ at the Draft

By Mike Capshaw Gators projected for big day 2 of annual event Several Florida Gators hope to hear their names called between the endless clatter about this year’s deep crop of quarterbacks. The 2014 NFL Draft’s opening round begins May 8, followed by Rounds 2 and 3 on May 9 and the final four rounds on May 10. At least …

Uncovering the Cason Canoe

By Sarah G. Mason If you were to drive by Trout Pond, you may not look twice. Located in northwestern Alachua County, the lake is not unlike many others. For Bill Cason, however, these waters will always remind him of his astounding discovery. Cason is the finder of the Cason Canoe, a 16-foot, 5,000 year old Floridian dugout canoe that …

Trends to Try On

By Heather Aulisio Bring it, spring! Fashion lovers across the country are ready to try on your trends. Fresh off the runway and ready to make their way into your closet; read on to learn about the season’s most wearable clothes, colors and accessories! Trend #1 – Crop Tops Do you dare to bare? Crop tops are popping up all …