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August Horoscopes

Leo Happy birthday, babe! It wouldn’t be your season without a bit of drama. Looks like this month will hold some intensity for you. You’ll face some challenges at work. Make sure to keep a level head and use self-restraint in handling things. A hot temper could make things worse. Virgo You’ll get some residual drama from your neighbor, Leo. Your difficulties will probably play out with friends or other close relationships. This hiccup will quickly pass to reveal a mellow month. Libra August will see a positive shift in how you carry yourself. Those around you will notice your …

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June Horoscopes

Kales Boucher Gemini Happy Gemini season! Now more than ever, be honest with yourself. It’s OK to be a little blunt with others as you share this honesty. Remember your values, though, and let them guide your truth. Cancer You’re feeling a little tired and stuck. Don’t worry, it’s just your cue to take a little break. It’s summer after all; give yourself a little early birthday vacay. Leo It feels like as soon as you start to feel comfortable in your day to day life, you start to question everything. It’s OK to re-evaluate periodically, but don’t be scared …

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Juneteenth

Janie Day Juneteenth, also called Jubilee Day, Freedom Day and Emancipation Day, is a holiday that takes place on June 19—the day that marks the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans from Galveston, Texas in 1865. While President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing all enslaved people in the Confederate states in 1863 (it took the 13th Amendment for slaves living in Union states to be freed), the news didn’t make it to Texas, a Confederate state with minimal Union army presence, for two years. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger finally arrived in Galveston, notifying the enslaved people …

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Mike Drop

The political capital required to achieve office often happens by hand-shake agreements in back rooms. It is all part of the illusion. While looking at the smile – your pocket is picked.  Eye contact is never lost. Many of these ringmasters are wealthy, white and successful. A few are quiet and get by without bringing attention to themselves.  However, most crave the spotlight. Folio’s “The Circus,” detailed corruption and greed in Jacksonville politics. Whether it’s born from narcissism or nepotism, politicians are either the ringmasters or, at times, the clowns.  It depends on the person, but both positions require a …

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College Prep

Ariel Rademeyer Sunrises, sunsets, sunglasses, beautifully warm beaming sun rays, and tanning while completely slathered in sunscreen depict the ideal Summer vacation. After the most dreaded time for high school students, Junior year, we finally have begun approaching the end. With summer break right around the corner, this presents upcoming Seniors with the perfect opportunity for daily ritual beach trips and time for rising Seniors to begin considering the realities of this college application season.  While the highly anxiety-inducing sentiment of applying to a college may appear quite intimidating, the process, if pragmatically planned and thought out, is not as …

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May Horoscopes

Kale Boucher Taurus Happy birthday! No bull, a major relationship change may be headed your way. It’ll leave you with more wiggle room, but don’t fill that space with any major spending. If you’re wanting some retail related serotonin, use the birthday money Grammy sent you. Save your own cash for next month.  Gemini Slow motion redirection. We’re talking three-point turn at a snail’s pace. You’re ready to make some moves toward a new goal, but be aware of any shifts in your environment that could cause a collision.  Cancer You’re doing great, sweetie! Make sure to share your successes! …

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Living Your Dream, on a Yacht

Lily Snowden Imagine waking up on a yacht every day, perhaps in the Bahamas, Mediterranean or Virgin Islands. Sounds like a dream, right? For many young 20-somethings, this is a reality. But how?! One word: yachting. Though many people don’t realize it, the yachting industry has a high demand for workers. With a low cost of living, extended travel dates and other perks, this career has quickly picked up popularity among young Floridians and adventurers alike. Known as “yachties,” they are paid to live what many would consider a dream life: Work on a yacht, travel for free and use …

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Dear Dumbs

Oh how I need your misguided wisdom. Oh, and how I love your podcast. It’s the best podcast out there on so many levels. You’re way too funny. Now, back to me. I’m almost 60 years old and I find myself in a bit of a pickle. I recently had to end my relationship with a man I’ve been with for 22 years. First I should let you know a little about me. I’ve never been married. I have my own business and I’ve done quite well for myself. I’ve made some great decisions and will be able to retire …

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