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St. Augustine Locals Love: Supporting our Own

St. Augustine Locals Love: Supporting our Own

Life now is not what it was a month ago. As we continue to trudge our way through the uncharted waters of COVID-19, I feel helpless. I’m not a nurse or essential employee, I can’t make ventilators or PPE, and I certainly have no power [Read more…]

St. Augustine Locals Love: Conch House

St. Augustine Locals Love: Conch House

A few years ago, back when I still worked at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, I was training my summer intern on giving tours when I spotted a familiar face in the courtyard. I couldn’t quite remember where I knew this woman from, [Read more…]

The Gator Man: A True St. Augustine Legend

The Gator Man: A True St. Augustine Legend

Ninety year-old Rufus “Bubba” Stratton, a Carl Hiaasen character come to life, sits at his kitchen table, describing the day he lost two-thirds of his left thumb.  “I was up at Guana River by the dam, there was a nine-foot alligator up there stealing people’s [Read more…]