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    Here’s to healthy, happy skin

    Every year, roughly 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, almost three quarters of them give up long before ever reaching their goals. Read more

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    The Surfers' Memorial

    The solidarity among surfers doesn’t know lines or boundaries. They seem to support one another through this connection of the ocean, like they are in some sort of secret club that only they understand and everyone else wants to be part of.

    Read more
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    Join in the Mardi Gras fun with the Krewe of Nauga

    In 1979, three friends began to envision a dream that would soon become a grand tradition. Jane Waters Cooper and two fellow beach-front business owners got together to think of a creative way to celebrate Mardi Gras on the beach.

    Read more
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    Splash! Magazine presents the 2015 ANNUAL MANUAL

    JANUARY

    Polar Bear Plunge

    The emerald waters of Santa Rosa Sound are filled with hardy souls who wade, swim and scurry to the finish line.

    Polar Bear Dip

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Fish Stories

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Good fishing reigns all year ‘round

This is that time of year when you sit around just wishing for a warm day so you can get out to wet a hook. Regardless of the weather, fishing is still pretty good around here, but you must dress for the occasion.

O'Pinions

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Resolutions to make my new year better

New Year’s resolutions are so boring when we make them for ourselves. Lose weight, save money, exercise more, blah blah blah. Wouldn’t it be more fun to make resolutions for other people to follow in the New Year? If they were “better” in our minds, we would be so much happier.

Stargazing

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Meteor showers and Chinese New Year mark the start of 2015

For January 2015, the Moon will be full on January 4. It will interfere greatly with the peak for Quadrantid Meteor Shower on the same morning, with perhaps 30 meteors per hour coming out of the northeast in the morning sky. The first two weeks find the moon waning in the morning sky. The waning gibbous moon sits 4 degrees south of Jupiter on January 7.
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Have some indoor fun this winter

By Melanie Kormondy
Baby, it’s cold outside, and the Gulf Coast in January can bring about many challenges for weekend entertainment. In an area known for its inviting weather, gorgeous beaches and an endless amount of outdoor activities, it can seem hard to find things to do when the weather gets cold.
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Here’s to healthy, happy skin

Every year, roughly 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, almost three quarters of them give up long before ever reaching their goals.
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A New Year, A New You

By Melanie Kormondy
Resolutions. They seem to be everywhere around this time of year. There’s nothing like getting a chance to start fresh; and for some reason the earth completing one orbit around the sun not only changes the date we write next to our signature, it also gives many of us the urge to make the upcoming year THE YEAR that we will change our old ways and nasty habits.
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Soulful, modern Hawthorne gets Pensacola Opera resident grooving

For this month’s On Mipod music column, Splash! Magazine interviewed Pensacola Opera’s 2014 – 2015 Artist in Residence, Ariana Wehr. What have you been listening to lately? Lately, I’ve been listening to Mayer Hawthorne.
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Resolutions to make my new year better

New Year’s resolutions are so boring when we make them for ourselves. Lose weight, save money, exercise more, blah blah blah. Wouldn’t it be more fun to make resolutions for other people to follow in the New Year? If they were “better” in our minds, we would be so much happier.

Lucky 2015

A kiss at midnight, black eyed peas, Auld Lang Syne; these are all long-time New Years traditions here in the United States. One wards off loneliness, one brings good luck, and one remembers the old times and welcomes the new. We all have superstitions and customs that are important in celebrating the New Year, but just in case U.S.
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Good fishing reigns all year ‘round

This is that time of year when you sit around just wishing for a warm day so you can get out to wet a hook. Regardless of the weather, fishing is still pretty good around here, but you must dress for the occasion.
10p1.jpg

The Surfers' Memorial

The solidarity among surfers doesn’t know lines or boundaries. They seem to support one another through this connection of the ocean, like they are in some sort of secret club that only they understand and everyone else wants to be part of.
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Join in the Mardi Gras fun with the Krewe of Nauga

By Mary Tran
In 1979, three friends began to envision a dream that would soon become a grand tradition. Jane Waters Cooper and two fellow beach-front business owners got together to think of a creative way to celebrate Mardi Gras on the beach.
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Splash! Magazine presents the 2015 ANNUAL MANUAL

JANUARY Polar Bear Plunge The emerald waters of Santa Rosa Sound are filled with hardy souls who wade, swim and scurry to the finish line. Polar Bear Dip