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Never Use a Cannon to Kill a Mosquito

There are those who categorize all bugs as creepy crawly, biting creatures that need to leave you alone when trying to enjoy the outdoors and need to stop making themselves at home in places they shouldn’t – like my house! Without certain bugs, we wouldn’t exist as we do today; pollinators assist our farms with […]

FYI Magazine – Summer 2019

Having trouble viewing the magazine? Click Here to read it on Issuu.com Cookouts, barbecues, gatherings and more. Summer is here for a short tour. What is the common denominator of all these events? Food, friends and beautiful scents. On this cover you’ll find, some of the best parts of summertime. Long days and starry nights, […]

Disciplinary Barracks for Convicted Criminals

“If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking is freedom.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower Beginning in 1870, state correction facility punishments included the use of ball and chain, flogging, shackling, tattooing or branding, solitary confinement and execution. In early 1871, the […]

Literary Minute – Something in the Water

“Could the life of your dreams be the stuff of nightmares?” Catherine Steadman jumps in headfirst with “Something in the Water”, a thrilling suspense novel about high stakes crime, betrayal, love and murder. The book starts off by introducing Erin, who is a documentary filmmaker in the middle of a documentary about prisoners and their […]

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