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Black History Month re-enactment of the Flight to Freedom in St. Augustine

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival in Everglades City

New manatee observation area in Riviera Beach

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Travel

The majestic legacy of the National Park Service

Like many great love affairs, mine began in childhood. The details are sketchy, drawn from memory and from photographs in a family album, old Super 8s. Our two-toned station wagon is loaded up in the driveway of the Altadena, Calif., home, room for five, our gear and a black Labrador named Sheba.

Home & Garden

Yardsmart: Seed-grown flowers are the best home improvement bargain. Try these spring blues

Grandmother loved seed-grown flowers that gave her yard a charming cottage garden look for just pennies. Whether gardening on the farm or in the bungalow in town, she didn't buy her seedlings at the garden center. Instead, she ordered seed through early catalogs. Often she grew them in the "dooryard," an old term for the small gardens within picket fences where kids and flowers and herbs shared ground. Imagine the joy of fresh-cut flowers in a dark log cabin, sod home or adobe with small windows and candlelight.

Home & Garden

Have a heart

Here's a creative project where a little waiting has a big payoff: Kids use colored glue to create glasslike suncatchers that really shine.

Home & Garden

Style at Home: Romancing your home

Valentine's Day is lots of fun, by why reserve the romance for just one day of the year? It's so easy to make your daily life more romantic just by adding a few special touches to your decorating. Here are a few ideas to inspire you.