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Some trial error expected habits highly tree. Although quite amazing grow must rank top choice care absolutely delicious fruit--just mind oozes trim branches Pianist, instructor, musicologist Entwistle lives teaches He writes Stay Tuned column hobby vegetables sustainable gardening methods. 29 enigmatic French composer Saint-Sanss household word United States pronunciation merci, internet. Yet hundreds works Western classical musics famous, symphonic poem Danse Macabre 1874 signature opening discords solo violin, biblical opera Samson Delilah 1877, magnificent Symphony No. 3 Organ Symphony, grand zoological fantasy Carnival Animals 1886. listen work SaintSans, given privilege interacting historys greatest musical minds. comprehend level possessed. began piano composing early childhood, made debut Salle Pleyel Paris concerti Mozart Parisian street Beethoven. confithe Camille dence pianist offered church Saint-Merri, Paris, churches organist, 185357 PETIT PIERRE 1831-1909, RESTORED ADAM CUERDEN RIGHT DAVID ILFF, LICENSE CC BY-SA 3.0 ast marked centenary death romantic 1835-1921. occasion normally usher renewed interest fresh assessment historically important figure. encouraged personally re-engage music long, intentional, hiatus. pandemic, squelched large-scale performances might otherwise materialized. lost unfortunate, remains enigma, generous legacy largely awaits universal recognition. Portrait 32 Beethoven sonatas encore. 13 entered Conservatory organ composition, career concert pianist, serving decades organist Pariss famed Church Madeleine. His friend Franz Liszt, him perform declared instruments proponent. composer, similarly prodigious, stylistically pigeonhole he balance modernist stances Berlioz, Wagner earlier achievements Mozart, Beethoven, having tastes music-loving France coalesces aspects kind all-inclusive eclecticism, yielding avant-garde backward-looking, States, famous. Animals, famous pieces, showed composers sophisticated sense humor. breathes own terms--brilliant, charming, deeply beautiful. familiar Saint-Sans, refresher start listed Among commissioned Philharmonic Society high-profile 1886 London premiere podium. arguably masterpiece gave give, wrote completion. accomplished, never That same creation another essential staple concerts Animals. instrumental suite delightfully explores kinds humor revels silliness. exceptionally good-natured wears thin, lovable heard ago. spare himself hijinks, Macabre, composed earlier, misquoting extensively movement entitled Fossils. 31 pianists ensemble, carry lions music, end treated animals carnival, scales middle piece. animal depictions laughs, demonstrates achingly depiction swan, cast cello melody pianos. Apart piece YouTube video featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma views. approached SaintSans watched irrelevant fashion, displaced modernism generations, Stravinsky Debussy. 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Myers, Countys Lake rebranded itself Wilson design. reports 3.5 bunkers, fairways, tees, stone former members. game respect history, Hall Fame char- president Scott left, artist Christopher CR Obetz Patty Berg tribute 58 SHADOW WOOD CYPRESS LAKE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HAS MAINTAIN ITS REPUTATION AS CAPITAL UNITED STATES. ter Gene Sarazen, sportswriter Herb Graffis. 6.5 16-year-old clubhouse, 1,800 square internal 1,500 roof Sunset Grille event room. doubled Dirks, membership marketing upgrades, par 3s, 54, Bobby Clampetts Impact Zone teaching academy, high-tech gear analyzing swings. complexes. accounted 2.5 4.5 upgrade. Doug Thrasher, Palmetto-Pine Coral, dollars historic property tender loving care. chipping putting added. Wooded pruned LINE country-club investments executive, Phil Wood, CEO John Properties, weighs Due factors influence values impossible homes value X invests redoing reality demand communities, jumped bandwagon. keeping Joneses end, somewhere prevalent enabled well-known builders architects substantial overall so-called remodels cases, literally tear buildings rebuild, interior remodeling moderate additions present structures, build spas centers. Distinctive feel, but, adds, fundamental design respected aboard. Bocce upgrade mostly 1970, decorating dining. Mediterra Naples, expansion experiences. 40,000 60,000 feet, welcomed wood flooring, Tavern, terrace. ballroom galas weddings RENAISSANCE Academy 59 Outside dinning Clubhouse. MANY ARE EXPANSIONS, FACELIFTS, UPGRADES AMOUNTING MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR INDUSTRY OWN. guests, updated garden sunroom designed intimate celebrations, Max Deboer. twist aside employees, cafeteria, library, phone-charging stations. Fairways, Travis Snyder Bonita, complete regrassing greens course--featuring holes--will enlarged redone dwarf grass mowing lengths, putting. Upgrades Fairways Bobcat Caf, mascot, furnishings patio area, nestled amid Vines residential community, 32-yearold undergoing 4.4 redesign expansion, following 26,700-square-foot 2,000 17,000 transformed restaurant TWO MEDITERRA BELOW PALMETTO-PINE GATES RENDERING ESTERO Refreshed Rendering HISTORY Amid emphasis new, inextricably linked history. venerable shape 1916 scene. lone Historic Trail Pensacola Jacksonville West. 1959, population 50,000 gladiolus farming cash cow, plans countys venue. 1962, opening, lucky guests per round, according website. coastal accents colors, Meg Stepanian, Historical elements, doors. backside terraced seating, tables, west wing shop, facility, studio, locker upgrades. existing formal furnishings. comment Joseph Iafe, foresees reopening, apropos exciting time--thrilling lifestyle unfold eyes. 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SERVE IT DINING DETAILS spend volleying options. complimentary access recently resurfaced desk assist scheduling Since Academy, clinics, camps, abilities. skill, game, fun, professionals academy happen. paradise, cofounder Academy. concierge match guest appropriate level. didnt racket vacation, temporary entitles addition, Inn on-site An 2002 resulted newly authentic experience, Room assortment salads, homemade soups, sandwiches, burgers, entres, hour cocktails p.m. discount purchases events calendar dinner parties, trivia nights, outings, live resorts, theinnsofsanibel.com dunesgolfsanibel.com. 239-472-3355 1973 Designed Mark McCumber Bermuda Greens TifEagle Holes Tee marker 5,606 yds ratingslope 68.8129 II 5,249 mens 67.5120 ladies 72.4138 III 4,913 66.1115, 70.4129 IV 3,997 62.0105, 65.5109 V 3,207 yds. 59.696, 57.694 Amenities Practice green, carts fees Memberships memberships Full Sports, Social, Corporate. TEE 5,600-yard ten-time McCumber. laid styles layout, amidst preserve sanctioned Audubon Society. well-maintained framed foliage. eye alligators, Players advantage hone games. Lessons Play stunning setting Natural Choice anibel embraces wild protecting celebrating assets. philosophy holds unique backseat nature, operator Drew Donnelly. Golfers choose abundance secondary. Resorts gorgeous, semi-private smack-dab paradise undergone landscaping irrigation, offset efforts, fertilizer usage. superintendent Chad Kithcart layout function environmentally sensitive tract, acres wildflowers. Donnelly fixture family-owned -operated wife, Mary. holidays weekends, chance sons manning drop raking bunkers SandPro. surprised you. Nothing greet lush ensure captivating round. attractive. plans, full-family 30-day memberships. monthly often--and participate Resorts, definite perk. proud partnered Customer priority club. full-scale service--on golfer non-golfer weeks refreshing game. proud. extension succeeded. Freelance Active Military Opened 1972 Formerly Ray FentonTruman Marker Options Blue 70, 6,321 yards, 70.1133 White 5,818 67.6115 Gold 5,150 64.3115 4,586 62.1110 SANIBEL LYNN SCHNEIDER Eighteen challenges rewards n passion--the smell grass, crack ball, lovely chip shot cup. Point, Floridas continuing-care retirement satisfies passion Nestled wildlife, all-grass driving range, short-game glass-fast pristine, divot-free boxes fairways. winding hazards, tees Points 71 championship Gordon Lewis, Naples-based architect Located Fitzpatrick, Hill Canton, Massachusetts, brings accomplished background profession, playing, teaching, managing. Sean Balliet, expertise Accuracy key Fitzpatrick. ability ball hitter, ultimate riskreward option. Coastal Commons tournaments Open, fundraiser Legacy Foundation Ladies activities. Larsen Health Center, blends health-care services, state-of-the-art skilled nursing rehabilitation impress consistency upkeep courteous, staff, Weinstein, Weinstein Wilkes Financial long-time Open sponsor. SHELL POINT AT GLANCE Lewis Seashore paspalum turf TaylorMade 18th Annual April 8, landscape. replaced roughs. Before deciding management analyzed seashore handsdown choice. vibrant green salt-resistant ubiquitous combats unavoidable salt intrusion. hardy, self-repairing tolerant seasons slightly temperatures. planted thriving. shop TaylorMade, Ping, Callaway demo equipment. carries clothing Vineyard Vines, FootJoy, Antigua, Sands, Bette Court, Tail, others. quick bite, Breezeway Caf conveniently located adjacent flatbread deli To-go selections menu under sprawling amenities, Seagrape Salon, discounted reciprocal Members designated spots, unlimited balls, preferential complimentary, climate-controlled storage USGA handicap service. Member salon retail purchases, apparel merchandise, bags. series tool game--or balls. Community. Above carpet golfers. RETIREMENT 17500 239-433-9790 shellpointgolf.com 67 WILLIAM COX Escaped pets populations U.S. ories, parakeets, parrots, macaws Psittacidae. 322 black-hooded aka nanday parakeet temperate regions. pets, import--hundreds thousands brought 1960s 1990s. escaped released purpose, wild. adapted trees plants moved states native. Psittacidae diversity South Massive destruction unregulated endangered conservation BirdLife International 94 threatened, threatened. therefore unprotected. Little potential impacts habitats Agricultural reported borders approximately parrot pests. agricultural astonishing fauna. Knowledge understand California. illustrate 3.7 common ranges 7.0 16.0 inches. Psittacids large-headed unnoticeable neck legs. arboreal, meaning regularly utilize trees. zygodactyl toes forward backward. beak dexterously branches. Their bills curved, sharp, thick, short. articulate Cox nature photographer ecologist Visit williamrcoxphotography.com. powerful tongue handling seeds, palm nuts, muscular positions sheared remove sharp bill. Nandayus nenday second monk Myiopsitta monachus Both released, accidentally intentionally, late 1960s. Others observed rose-ringed parakeet, redcrowned parrot, orange-winged white-winged yellow-chevroned mitrid redmasked budgerigar. confinement 1969 Petersburg, grown Bayonet Tampa Sarasota. coasts Florida--in Bradenton, Lauderdale, Miami, Augustine. favor urban suburban sites royal palms Mexican fan palms, nest noisy flocks birds. parakeets perched feeding medium wingspread inches, blackish bill face, reddish thighs, light blue breast, tail. blackhooded parakeet. house weekly, loudly roost sites. vegetation, flowers, pine cones, acorns, fruits, mango material. cavities telephone poles snags. nesting habits, America eggs, incubate 21 fledge Keys. CAPT. BRIAN HOLAWAY delicacy Spreading flowers dock blessing M ideas emerged barroom talks, day. emerge develop worthy idea. conversation Bottom turned crab fleet. outpost comfortably found. rum runners, pot smugglers, outlaws, century. enough, city mangroves Mexico road mouth Barron River Chokoloskee Population 425. surprise crabbing originated enterprising today crabbers 300,000 season, runs May gets gathers bless else frog-jumping coconut guava cake week City. Tod Dahlke, proprietor Hole Wall Pizza City, talking bar. asked. reply, seawall tonight fleet traps Dahlke intrigued. born. successful event. Rod Gun waits River. Soon crabs low murmur diesel engines purring another. boat, Kit Kat, pulls alongside seawall, followed Strictly Business, seawall. tied procession by, sprinkling flower petals petal spread, clergy asks heads pray bountiful safe games, festivities frog contest, coveted, controversial, contest. ARDELEAN, FACING PAGE Prize-winning entries organizer example independence, fortitude, grit. Long eaten leaping crosses finish line, blessings come. Capt. Holaway master shelling eco-tour 1995. charters Pine Sound, Cayo Costa State Cabbage Key, Captiva. KATHY MONTGOMERY Wonder hands-on appeal ages. Old thrives WONDER GARDENS hat tucked behind Old-Florida-style wonder Gardens, 85-year-old roadside maintaining rightful restaurants, condominiums, retail. Step discover destination enhanced enjoyment generations heavy melts Vacation educate global environment. surroundings Lorrie Dale, supporter quoted 2020 Report. Piper attraction, originally Reptile 1936 built Tamiami Trail, transporting tourist Miami. botanical exhibits grew, attractions changed reflect wider guests. faded 2014 residents formed saving sold development. owns three-acre property, operated Gardens. interact Golden Pheasant Pavilion. horizon, improving grounds facilities. --David Rahahtih Webb lorikeet pavilion, nectar squawk greeting Parasols courtyard. leadership Webb, exhibits, programs. ninth-generation Floridian, atmosphere central do, Webb. step Shoppe, stocked toys homage rescued, rehabilitated, nonreleasable reptiles limited inhabitants overfed, color-coded plastic cups alligators. exhibit, lively parrots metal umbrellas, greeting. right, hold not, worry, ibis peacocks roam park, birdfeed. rest pond, aviaries, pavilions, wrought iron solarium birthday parties. TIM GIBBONS CIRCLE Juvenile gators star attractions, theres Wild join flamingos ducks fed Flamingo 73 fee, lorikeets, participants. otter grotto domes otters cave walls. lagoon juvenile filter marsh naturally returned lagoon. Victorian-style structure ornately crafted panes, collected solarium, tea fundraisers. Webbs enhance gardens updating operating procedures. accreditation Zoological Association ZAA, sources survival flamingo breeding Montgomery 27180 239-992-2591 wondergardens.org 74 Sou th d i re t es w est eb JASON BOECKMAN prothonotary warbler songbird prominent chest. wooded streams lakes. White-eyed vireo thickets. WHAT BRING BIRDWATCHING roseate spoonbill spoon-shaped legs wading. field Binoculars Hat Comfortable shoes Sunscreen Portable folding 76 DING DARLING WILDLIFE SOCIETY, KENT JAGER PAUL MCKENNEY R oseate spoonbills, tricolored herons--all wading birds--are spectacular, prized migrates avocet, curved striking orange plumage summerfall northern states. Sometimes avocets arrive plumage, fade typical feathers. By so, migrating harder-to-spot mangrove cuckoos lowland habitats. contrast, pelican wings spectacular flier. cuckoo LEFT CHERI HOLLIS BILL FISCHER duck splash color. 77 scrub-jay strong wingspan majestic climates, mountains plains Canada. beauties preserves, parks, sanctuaries. pelicans, Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge overhead pink refuge Critical Area Painted buntings, vivid blue, yellow, feathers, migrate 78 BIRDS lovers, audubonswfl.org Caloosa Bird caloosabirdclub.org. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary dense brush. yellow-colored warblers, songbirds spring, Six Mile Slough Preserve prefer wooded, swampy birdwatchers dream sidebar, best. Known worldwide birdwatching mecca, 245 migratory residential. Darling, parking scene migration celebrations. brightly colored scarlet tanagers--a songbird--and painted buntings fragmentation lots, explains Toni Westland, supervisory ranger. four-mile Drive refuge, Saturday Thursday, driven, hiked, hiking biking trails accessed drive, Indigo Education Boardwalk, twostory tower end. 79 SITES 375 W, 239-348-9151 corkscrew.audubon.org Bunche 18201 Morris 239-839-7062 leegov.comparksbeachesbunche Delnor-Wiggins 11135 Shore 239-597-6196 floridastateparks.org Harns Marsh 38th Lehigh Acres 239-368-0044 myecwcd.netharns-marsh J.N. 239-472-1100 fws.govrefugeJN_Ding_Darling Lakes 7330 Gladiolus 239-533-7575leegov.comparksparkslakespark Directly south Wyndham Garden 239-765-0202 fmbgov.com964Little-Estero-Island-Critical-Wildlife-A Rotary Environmental 5505 Rose 239-549-4606 capecoral.gov 7791 Penzance 239-533-7557 sloughpreserve.org egret medium-size heron birding anhingas, cormorants year-round. 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