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INDIAN Baymeadows Wednesday, March 22
Wearing glasses and a bright blue turban, Gurdev Singh stares right into my eyes, his face tilted slightly forward. It’s not his thick Punjabi accent that makes him difficult to understand so …
NEW Kid in Town Wednesday, March 22
Dear Davi, My humans are insistent on bringing home a young pup. How can I keep my cool while welcoming this whippersnapper into my home? Carly the …
Deep State, Local STYLE Wednesday, March 15
The question I get when I’m at Jacksonville’s City Hall more often than seems reasonable: Why are you spending so much time at City Hall? Because of the nature of what I do on …
THUNDER on the Left Wednesday, March 15
The dramatic actions of the Trump Administration are pushing the limits of the U.S. Constitution, angering people across the nation and generating a rising tide of activism on the left. (“A …
The Cost of Doing BEER Business Wednesday, March 15
Alcohol, particularly beer, has long had a target on its back. Historians note that the first records of taxes levied on beer date back all the way to the ancient Egyptians. German brewers in Hamburg …
Pets Like Me: PUMPKIN Wednesday, March 15
MEET PUMPKINIt’s not every day that I bump noses with a guinea pig, but this encounter was special. Her name is Pumpkin and we crossed paths roaming the community garden. She offered me a …
Not in My BACKYARD Wednesday, March 15
Behind a bright façade of economic development, population growth and urban renewal, Jacksonville has a secret: It doesn’t quite know what to do with—or about—the homeless. …
One of the biggest problems in combatting Donald Trump's political rise has been the inability of his detractors to pinpoint what makes Trump so bad, anyway. His populist and anti-establishment sentiments have …
Spotlighting ABUSERS Wednesday, March 8
Dear Davi, What can be done to stop abusers from getting their hands on my fur friends? Alford the American Stafford Terrier ____________________ Alford, Don't worry, com-paw-dre. Florida lawmakers have filed a bill that will …
HALLUCINATION Generation Wednesday, March 8
I'm an old man now, closer to my sparsely attended funeral than I am to my birth in a government-run facility. However, there has been a constant throughout my misspent life: the Drug War …