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BREAST CANCER AMBARTUSTHHWEITWH
A HEARTFELT PLEA Though largely spared, city was prepared Ways to stay safe
AFTER the storm
BY SHELLEY KOPPEL | Correspondent BY DEBBIE CARSON | Staff Writer very fortunate,” Port St. Lucie Mayor Gregory
[email protected] [email protected] Oravec said. BY DEBBIE CARSON | Staff Writer
This is for Lois Reisenweber. As Hurricane Matthew barreled through The mayor was kept busy as the storm ap-
Lois was a woman I interviewed the Caribbean and made a beeline for Flor- proached and in the hours following – making Hurricane Matthew has come and
in the 1990s, when I did a story ida’s east coast, it looked inevitable that St. appearances on national and international gone, leaving behind a range of damage
on a mobile mammography unit Lucie County would be Ground Zero for a news channels, including MSNBC, the Weath- in its wake. Some came home to tree
in Erie, Pa. landfall. Forecasters and hurricane models er Channel and CNN, to name a few. He told limbs and fences down, others to flooded
alike showed the storm would hit anywhere his fellow City Council members he declined streets. And now, agencies warn how best
Lois had found a breast lump, from West Palm Beach up to Cocoa Beach, but an interview with a London-based outlet. to stay safe in the days following.
but even though she worked, she many split the difference – putting the storm
could not afford a mammogram. at St. Lucie. The city is no stranger to hurricanes. It was In the wake of Hurricane Matthew,
By the time she had one, it was hit by Hurricanes Frances (a Category 2 storm) which left dozens dead in the U.S. and
too late. She spoke to me in the “We were prepared, but we were also very,
hope that other women would CONTINUED ON PAGE A9 CONTINUED ON PAGE A6
not go through the fight she ulti-
Not long after that, I was diag-
nosed with breast cancer. I found
the lump, but I was fortunate that
I had insurance that paid for the
diagnostic tools to confirm the
cancer, the lumpectomy, and the
massive bills, hundreds of thou-
sands of dollars at a time, that
amassed as I had complications.
October is, as we all know by
now, Breast Cancer Awareness
Month. However, being aware of
breast cancer and taking charge
of your own breast health is not
the same thing.
A lot of women go through life
fearing breast cancer. They don’t
do self-examination because
they say they wouldn’t recognize
another lump in the breast. They
don’t go for mammograms at the
recommended age because they
either don’t want to know or be-
cause they say it hurts.
I’m here to tell you that the
pain of a mammogram is nothing
compared to the pain of telling
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8 feet in diameter and create a fire break – a A HEARTFELT PLEA I sat with the nurse and my mother, whom What does all of this have to do with Lois
bare dirt area the same height and circum- I’d brought as an extra set of ears. I said Reisenweber? Every October, we talk about
ference as the fire – around the burn area,” breast cancer awareness. We’re all aware of
said Melissa Yunas, Wildfire Mitigation Spe- CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 I didn’t have to do anything. They both it. What all women and men need to do is
cialist with the Florida Forest Service. “Add tell every woman we know, every wom-
to the fire as it burns down rather than creat- looked at me. I was a medical writer at the an we love, that they must take control.
ing one massive pile.” Do self-examination. Get recommended
your husband and your parents that you time and they knew I understood the con- screenings. Talk to your doctor about your
Residents should have a water hose at the risk factors. Make a lot of noise about the
ready, along with a shovel and a metal rake have cancer and it was caught too late. I sequences of doing nothing. I repeated my importance of recommended screenings
on hand before lighting the fire, according to being available to all women, regardless of
Yunas. “A shovel allows you to smother sparks was fortunate. My cancer was caught early. statement. income or job. Find out what resources are
and fire with dirt in an emergency while the available in your community. If there are
rake allows you to quickly return logs or The problems that I developed had to do The nurse looked at my mom and me none, start something.
branches that roll off the fire,” she said.
with underlying health issues unrelated to and said that it was not a good way to die. There have been too many Lois Rei-
The agency warns that if your fire escapes, senwebers since I wrote about her. There
you could be held liable for costs of suppres- the cancer. I told both of them that when the time should be no more.
sion and any damages that occur.
In many ways, a diagnosis of cancer is came, I could throw myself off the Pont
Neuf in Paris.
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I really meant was that I would get treat-
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you bargain with God, you cry. For me,
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Linda Gausten SHOWS WHY WE NEED
AN EMERGENCY FUND
COMMENTARY BY: LINDA GAUSTEN
FACT: Earlier this month, the city council voted 4 to 1 against a proposal to take money from our City’s Contingency
(Emergency) fund to pay down toxic debt. Jeff Bremer, the former city manager, the city’s financial department, and
the city’s paid financial advisor, all recommended that the city should NOT approve this proposal. The City’s Financial
Advisor’s report stated “we do not believe that the Mayor’s Revised Budget Plan fulfills the City’s Strategic Plan to act in a
financially responsible manner due to the potential risk of a credit downgrade. We believe the negative impact of a 22%
reduction in the City’s fund balance position will more than offset any potential benefit of a less than 1% reduction in the
City’s outstanding debt position. In addition, we believe that the savings outlined in the Mayor’s Revised budget plan are
overstated.” To the credit of the council, they heeded the collective financial experts’ recommendations and voted “no”. This
is a good example of what it means to make an informed decision. Because
I am a financial business professional, and understand city-sized finance
and risk control very well, I have been saying the same thing the advisors
recommended for months. My position has been very clear on this subject –
Hurricane Matthew is a good example of why we need a solid emergency fund.
Matthew was due to slam into Port St. Lucie Thursday night, but made a last
minute turn further east saving the city from the severe damage we were all
expecting, we are extremely lucky this time. But, it is clear we must never rely
on luck in the future, and should anticipate and be ready for future storms. The
City must be prepared financially to face the day when our luck will eventually
run out - after this Devine gift of a warning tap on the shoulder, to do otherwise, would be reckless.
At the Candidate’s Forum held in Sandpiper Bay, on October 3rd, my opponent said that he believes depleting our emergency
fund to pay down debt is a good idea. He felt there was too much money in it already. Apparently, my opponent feels he
knows more than the City’s Manager, the City’s Financial staff, and paid Financial Advisor - the experts.
Vice Mayor, Linda Bartz, who was a bank Vice President and understands financial risk control, and myself, with a background
in financial management, economics, and risk control, both agree that using the contingency fund at this time to pay down
debt, is fraught with high financial risk to the city. Not only would it deplete our funds during an emergency, but it would
also negatively impact our City’s credit rating. I would love to pay down our debt, but not at the expense of our City’s first
priority, the protection of the 180,000 city residents that depend on it for their safety and well-being.
The two opposing positions between financial professionals, including myself, on one side, and my opponent, an Elementary
School Principal, on the other, clearly highlights that he does not understand the ramifications of his uninformed statements
due to an obvious lack of financial understanding, or that he merely says what he thinks will get him elected.
This city deserves a representative who has the qualifications to make informed decisions on behalf of our residents that
are in the best interests of the City. Port St. Lucie cannot risk having my opponent on the council, who has shown that he
will shoot from the hip instead of considering expert advice and the facts.
That’s why I humbly ask for your vote.
Please visit my website and learn more about me:
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CITY PREPARED, SPARED Oct. 19 – to allow for the city to sign a second CITY MANAGER HIRING PROCESS BACK ON TRACK
CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 contractor to help with debris removal.
The hunt for the next Port St. Lucie city ment contract will get started. The final-
and Jeanne (Cat 3) in 2004, and again by Hur- New to this go-round with Hurricane Mat- manager is back on track after Hurricane ized contract would then be brought to the
ricane Wilma (Cat 3) a year later. Because of thew was the use of social media, according Matthew threatened to pummel St. Lucie council for final approval.
that history, Port St. Lucie officials believe to Port St. Lucie’s public information offi- County last week.
residents took warnings seriously and pre- cer, Sarah Prohaska. She and others in the Russell Blackburn and Charles Duggan
pared well for Matthew. Communications Department kept the city’s The City Council has selected Oct. 21 Jr. were among the short list of each of the
Facebook page updated with information, to hold round-robin-style interviews with five council members, while Francine Ra-
“It’s the price of living in paradise,” Oravec warnings and even photos of what was hap- the four finalists; the public will get an op- maglia placed in the top of four council
said of facing the occasional hurricane. pening before, during and after the storm. portunity to meet the finalists that evening members and John Murphy garnered two
from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at a meet-and-greet council members’ support.
“And while we take heart in our good for- The city also used Twitter and NextDoor at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens,
tune,” he said, “it’s also important to send to get word out to the public who might have The Port St. Lucie City Council initiat-
our thoughts and prayers to the people in the lost cable and Internet but still could con- “All right,” said Mayor Gregory Oravec ed the search for a new city manager ear-
islands, in the Caribbean, Haiti, Cuba, the nect via smartphones. as the council determined its makeup lier this year after then-City Manager Jeff
Bahamas, and then up north, who weren’t as date. “Back on track. No more hurricanes.” Bremer announced his resignation effec-
fortunate.” In all, the Communications Department tive at the end December.
had 73 Facebook posts, 60 Tweets on the Once the City Council ranks the four
Interim City Manager Pa- candidates, negotiations over the employ- – DEBBIE CARSON
tricia Roebling said that city City’s Twitter page and 31 posts on Next-
staff followed PSL’s “play- Door. Talk to
book” for hurricanes, credit- The Communications De- your neighbors,
ing that for how well the city partment’s efforts did not go then talk to me.
fared in the storm. “Everyone unnoticed by the City Council.
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Port St. Lucie’s housing market ex-
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dian single-family home prices from
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FAMILY LAW: Divorce • Child Support • Custody & Visitation • Alimony City receives grant for tactical robot
• Adoption • Domestic Violence The City of Port St. Lucie has been The robot will increase the level of safe-
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SERIOUS INJURIES: Wrongful Death • Auto Accidents • Slip & Fall a new tactical robot that will enhance safe- ty for both police and citizens in dealing
ty for police officers and citizens during
• Defective Products • Motorcycle Accidents potentially dangerous situations.
BUSINESS LAW & CONTRACT DISPUTES The $24,256 Edward Byrne Memorial
BANKRUPTCY: Chapter 7 & 13 Justice Assistance Grant will be used by the
Port St. Lucie Police Department to pur-
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Take cranberries – the berries, not juice – for UTIs
BY MARIA CANFIELD | Correspondent women than men; some experts say that fenses fail, a full-blown urinary tract in- ability of bacteria to adhere to the blad-
[email protected] half of all women will get a UTI at some fection can develop. Antibiotics clear up der wall. As a preventative measure, the
point in their lives, with many suffering UTIs quite nicely, but it’s even better if recommended daily dose of cranberry
Everyone knows cranberry juice is from repeat infections. the infection can be prevented in the first capsules is 300 milligrams to 400 milli-
good for urinary tract infections, right? place. grams.
Researchers from Texas A&M Health Sci- Urologist Dr. Hugo Davila, MD, says,
ence Center College of Medicine beg to “More than 90 percent of UTIs are caused Enter the cranberry plant – a low-grow- Study leader Dr. Timothy Boone, Ph.D,
differ – they concluded that while cran- by E.coli getting into the urinary tract ing, woody, vining perennial responsi- explains why cranberry juice does not
berry capsules are an effective treat- through the urethra, and then multiply- ble for producing over a billion pounds work: “It takes an extremely large con-
ment, cranberry juice is not. ing in the bladder. The female anatomy of tart fruit each year. Cranberries help centration of cranberry to prevent bacte-
puts women at a higher risk than men for with both the prevention and treatment rial adhesion. This amount of concentra-
Each year, about 3 million Americans UTIs.” The urinary system is designed of UTIs because they contain A-type pro- tion is not found in the juices we drink.
will experience a urinary tract infection to keep out these invaders, but if its de- anthocyanidins, which interfere with the
(UTI). They are much more common in CONTINUED ON PAGE A18
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Stephen Blank, DDS CRANBERRY BENEFITS evidence that probiotics, especially of the
CONTINUED FROM PAGE A15 lactobacillus variety, can be a safe alterna-
Cosmetic Dentistry tive to antibiotics in the treatment of UTIs.
There’s a possibility it was stronger back in Lactobacillus is the “friendly” bacteria that
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Dr. Davila told us about a report from the
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cranberry juice may not be well-tolerated help in both the treatment and prevention
Complicated Materials long term – another reason to use capsules of UTIs is that they decrease the concentra-
rather than juice. tion of E.coli in the urinary tract.
The team from Texas A&M studied 160 He says, “We always like to start with ap-
“Dr. Stephen Blank and his team are patients who underwent elective gyneco- proaches that have no side effects. Probiot-
dedicated to improving oral health by logical surgery. Because of the insertion ics fall into that category, as do cranberry
educating each patient to their specific (and removal) of a catheter, the develop- capsules.”
needs. We see one patient at a time in a ment of a UTI is common following this
private care setting. We care for patients type of surgery. Half of the women took For post-menopausal women who suf-
the way we would want to be cared for. four cranberry capsules each day for six fer from recurrent UTIs, vaginal estrogen
One doctor, one hygienist, consistency.” weeks after surgery; the other women is sometimes prescribed as a preventive
took a placebo. In the cranberry treatment measure; like probiotics, it works by reduc-
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and Bea Carman, who call themselves “The human games with a ball. We also have three
Pointer Sisters.” If I hadn’t already known dif- grown-up human sisters, Natalie, Kimberly PHOTO: DENISE RITCHIE “I notice there are lotsa ducks. Do you
ferent, I wudda thought they were still pup- and Melissa.” chase them, too?”
pies, cuz they had that Puppy Bounciness although I am a carefree bachelor, I was On
when they greeted me and my assistant. When my Assistant nudged me, I realized the Job. “I know you have a great story.” “Naw! Just Squirrels. We don’t bother the
I had been staring at Abby and Bea, grin- ducks cuz it’s their pond.”
While they were still in Greet Mode, I ob- ning like a Total Goofball. I switched to my Abby began. “Up in Maryland, Mom and
served that they looked identical, ’cept one Professional Journalist Face. “Delighted to Coach had a Pointer, Samantha. After she “Of course,” I said. “What’re your favorite
had a red collar, and one had a blue collar. meet you,” I gulped, reminding myself that, went to Dog Heaven, they waited for years snacks?”
Abby and Bea are German Short-Haired before they decided, in 2010, to get a new
Pointers, and actual sisters, with golden eyes pupster. They went on line and found a ken- “Cookies!” said Abby.
and shiny coats, in that super pretty color nel in Melbourne. If you’ve ever seen Pointer “Apples, carrots and green beans!” added
that humans, for some reason, call Liver. puppies, you know we’re Totally Irresistible! Bea.
I mean, Liver? I’m thinking, maybe, “Mo- Barfingly Adorable! So Mom picked ME. “What about Pooch Pals?” I asked.
cha.” With white sorta-snowflake sprinkles. Then they decided to adopt Bea, too, prob- “We have tons of pals at the dog park.
And, woof, with those long legs and tails (I ly cuz she gave ‘em The Look! You know the And me, Bea, Mom and Coach sometimes
couldn’t help noticing) they coulda played one.” dog-sit for our neighbors. Remember Allie
Vegas. and Ziggy Franzel, the English Cockers you
I nodded. Every dog knows The Look, interviewed awhile back? They live right up
They slowed down for the Wag-and-Sniff, right? the street. And we have pals at Paw Prints, a
then sat, side-by-side, very straight. The Dog Spa. We call it our Bed and Biscuit!”
red-collar girl said, “We are SO-O excited Abby continued, “My kennel name was “Where do you sleep?”
to have The Bonz Visiting Our Very Own Mocha and Bea’s was Domino. And our pa- “We have our own loft!” said Abby. “We
Home! I’m Abby, this is my sister Bea, this pers names are Lady Abigail and Queen Be- hang out, nap, stuff like that. And sometimes
is our Mom, Leigh, and our Dad, Brian, who atrice. Thank Lassie, Mom and Coach call us Coach works up there. He repairs fishing
we call ‘Coach’ cuz he looks like Mike Ditka, plain ol’ Abby and Bea (so you don’t have to rods and reels and we help, in an advisory
bow or anything). We named ourselves for capacity. We have a king-size bed there, and
PROVIDING EXCELLENCE SINCE 1986 the human Pointer Sisters cuz they did lotsa six more downstairs.”
singing, Country and R&B and stuff. So we “Well, look whose here!” Bea said, turning
A FULL SERVICE VETERINARIAN CLINIC thought, ‘Well, WE’RE Pointers, AND sisters, to the doorway. A golden tabby cat was sit-
We at Kelly’s Animal Hospital are the plus we have good voices, and we do a lot of ting there, tail swishing. “Whazzup?” the cat
one-stop practice for all your best friend’s needs: R&B, too.’” said.
“Mr. Bonzo, meet our little brother, Junior.
• Computerized state of the art facility, Patrick A. Kelly, D.V.M. “How so?” I inquired. We adopted him when we were 3.”
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jected. “We run and tumble, and bark Hel- “Thanks!” I replied.
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of Mom’s shoes Abby sorta chewed up when trans-species. We play together, sleep to-
available she was a puppy, we don’t chew stuff we’re gether. We think of ourselves as three pooch-
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I nodded. “But we don’t play all the time. We also
to do most blood- work in house “And we just go Bonkers over squirrels,” have an Important Job. We protect the prop-
and have results in 30 minutes Abby continued. “They jump from a neigh- erty by patrolling the perimeter and doing a
bor’s tree to our screen pool roof, zip across lot of Official Watching.”
772.336.8111 150 NW CENTRAL PARK PLAZA and leap into another tree. So we chase’m As I prepared to leave, Abby and Bea
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Mind Games, ya know. We sit for hours ’til side, under a tree, Officially Watching, their
visit our website @ www.kellysanimalhospital.com heads moving in unison, side to side, their
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Spacious, updated home awaits in PGA Village
BY MARIA CANFIELD | Correspondent tertaining friends. Nestled in one corner of and affords privacy to the occupants of the fitted as an office; it has an “executive” feel
[email protected] the great room is a good-sized place for for- master suite and the other two bedrooms. with dark wood-look tile floors, wainscot-
mal dining; there is also ample room for one The generously-sized master bedroom has ing, and dark crown molding. At 12 x 13, it
In addition to having a marvelously section of the room to become a breakfast new window treatments, including black- could remain as an office or easily be fash-
livable open floorplan, the spacious lake- nook (one exists there now, illuminated by out shades for those times when a peaceful ioned to serve as a bedroom or a den.
front house at 8833 One Putt Place in the a brand new inverted-pendant chandelier). darkness is desired. The sensibly-designed
PGA Village is distinguished by extensive The home’s functional upgrades include
upgrades, almost all completed within the The great room’s high ceiling is accented and bright master bath has stone floors, two new air-conditioning systems (the
last year. This is a home whose amenities by a tropical-inspired double ceiling fan and two sinks, a standalone shower, and a Ro- master bedroom and bath are regulated
lift it well beyond move-in ready. crown molding; that elegant touch is carried man soaking tub; there is a safety bar in- separately from the rest of the house), a
throughout the house. The newly installed, stalled on the wall next to the toilet. central vacuum system, an alarm system,
More on those upgrades later; first, let’s 23-inch, diagonally-cut porcelain tile floors a new washer and dryer in the separate
enter this light-filled home through stately in this room (and most others) provide a Located at the front of the house is an 11 laundry room, and gleaming stainless steel
leaded-glass double doors from the inviting, clean and classic look, and add to the home’s x 13 room that can be used either as a den kitchen appliances – a new refrigerator,
brick-paved covered entry. Your eye is im- fresh, airy feel. Graceful archways lead from or an office. This room has built-in cabine- range, dishwasher, microwave and trash
mediately drawn to the home’s centerpiece: one pleasing living space to the next. try for books, knick-knacks and storage; in compactor. All three bathrooms (2 full, 1
the 25-foot x 21-foot, high-ceilinged great keeping with the rest of the house, its two half) have new water-saving toilets, and
room; with its view of the peaceful lake, it’s The home has a split bedroom floor plan, large starburst windows let in plenty of light. the pedestal sink in the half bath has been
perfect for both quiet family time and en- a layout which maximizes the use of space
The second bedroom is currently out-
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replaced with a more practical vanity. late and well-lighted, and offers additional AFFORDABLE
In addition to all new appliances, the 11 storage possibilities. FLOORING
x 15 kitchen is replete with a breakfast bar, PGA Village is a gated community, boast- Lenny Agin • Tile Marble
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and plenty of cabinets. design legends Tom Fazio and Pete Dye. The Over 25 Years In Business!
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Most of the rooms have efficient, agement association’s Island Club, a gorgeous
low-maintenance LED lighting. New blinds center with a tremendous array of physical,
are in place in multiple rooms, and the social and mind-engaging activities. Golf eq-
231-square-foot screened lanai (cleverly uity is available, as are tennis memberships.
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care, attention-to-detail, and a high regard and shopping, including Tradition Square. Installed Sq. Ft.
for both design and function. In addition to dining and retail stores, this
23-acre development offers meeting space, Carpet Starting at Installed
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California closets in the master bedroom ily-friendly interactive water feature. Resi-
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FEATURES FOR 8833 ONE PUTT PLACE, PORT SAINT LUCIE
Neighborhood: PGA Village Made in the U.S.A. $299sq. ft. Installed
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Lot Size: .2 acres • Home size: 2,669 square feet
Furniture: Some negotiable, including flat screen TV in great room CLASSIC EXOTIC 18x18 Porcelain
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Bedrooms: 3 • Bathrooms: 2.5 PORCELAIN TILE Ceramic Tile
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016 YOUR INDEPENDENT LOCAL COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER
Coming Up! Clay artists proud to call Peacock studio home
GO SEE ‘SCARED BY SHELLEY KOPPEL | Correspondent BY ELLEN FISCHER | Correspondent
SCRIPTLESS’ FOR [email protected] [email protected]
A GOOD LAUGH
Ginny Piech Street, right, and Holly When it comes to an open clay studio, Pea-
BY MICHELLE GENZ | Staff Writer Theuns work on a mold during a cock Clay Collaborative in downtown Fort
[email protected] workshop at the Peacock Clay Collaborative Pierce is “the only game in town,” says Victoria
art studio in Fort Pierce. PHOTOS: MITCH KLOORFAIN Beck, one of the gallery’s resident artists.
1 You used to have to travel to
Chicago, New York or L.A. Beck is justifiably proud of the business
to see the kind of comedy improv that she and her partners in clay – Bridget
where the timing, material and Abernethy, Martha Cross, Eileen DiTullio and
delivery is brilliant enough that Ginny Piech Street – opened last fall.
you’re left thinking somebody
had to have scripted this. There are few places on the Treasure Coast
where seasoned clay artists can get some in-
Then came “Who’s Line Is It dependent studio time, where students of the
Anyway?” – a British television craft can take classes, and where the creative-
game show, quickly introduced ly curious can indulge in a clay workshop.
in a U.S. version, with a cast of
absolute comedy geniuses. Other than a couple of places in Stuart and
the classes at the Vero Beach Museum of Art,
Since then, two of those actors, “I don’t think there’s anything else,” Beck says.
the Scottish-born Colin Mochrie
and Canadian Brad Sherwood, She and the four other Peacock owners – or
have devised a tour that uses au- resident artists, as they call themselves – were
dience suggestions as their im- assembled around a work table at the North
prov prompt, the way it’s often Second Street studio on a recent Saturday, the
done in clubs. downtown space that was once the bead shop
Baubles and Beads.
Their latest effort – The Scared
Scriptless Tour – drops in at Mel- “This place is perfect for us,” says Beck.
bourne’s King Center Thursday. The artists share three adjoining work areas
If the family has cabin fever from brimming with books, glazes, test tiles, fin-
last week’s storm, this might be ished pieces and works-in-progress, along
just the thing to loosen everyone the studio’s north wall. With the exception of
up again. a small gallery behind the front windows, the
rest of the space is a communal work area that
2 As for the pediatric cure the resident artists share with 15 member art-
for the stir-crazies, River- ists. Members pay a monthly fee (just like in a
side Children’s Theatre in Vero gym, says Piech Street) to work on their own
anytime during the studio’s open hours.
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Members are required to have their own
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Beach is staging “The Musical Adventures
of Flat Stanley” next weekend, Oct. 21-22.
That play, staged by Riverside’s adult act-
ing apprentices, had been slated for last
weekend. The show is part of Riverside’s
new family programming. If you haven’t
seen the “Flat Stanley” books – or gotten a
paper cutout of Stanley mailed to you – it’s ‘Scared Scriptless Tour’ at
about a boy who turns two-dimensional Melbourne’s King Center.
and travels the world trying to reclaim his
fully formed self. and friend of a gangster. Yuri Grigorovich
directs the production, which screens at
3 Leonard Nimoy had some fanatical 12.55 p.m. The theater shows it a second
followers as he trekked among the time next Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.
stars in “Star Trek.” Through it all, he him-
self was following the Dutch-born French 5 Lots of changes at the Vero Beach
impressionist Vincent Van Gogh, perhaps Museum of Art as we await the nam-
best known for his painting, “Starry Night.” ing of a new director replacing the retiring
These days, Nimoy and Van Gogh are trav- Cindy Gedeon. Before she goes, Gedeon
eling the country together, staging a play and curator Jay Williams give us the first
Nimoy has written and produced about trio of exhibits in the new season, including
Van Gogh’s life. “Vincent” is on its way the pottery of the African American slave
to West Palm’s Kravis Center, where next known as Dave and the paintings of Florida
weekend it will be performed in the inti- artist Bruce Marsh, professor emeritus at
mate Rinker Playhouse. the University of South Florida.
This weekend, a third exhibit opens in
4 Sunday in a simulcast at the Majes- the Holmes Gallery: The American Spirit:
tic Theatre in Vero Beach, the Bolshoi Selections from the Manoogian Collection.
Ballet goes gangster with the “The Golden Richard and Jane Manoogian are collectors
Age,” a jazzy satire of a European 1920s of American art, including of the Hudson
cabaret, where a humble fisherman, Boris, River School. There are also two watercol-
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PEACOCK COLLABORATIVE It also helps that the studio’s resident art- larly effective on her series of biomorphic At that time the group rented second-floor
CONTINUED FROM PAGE B1 ists have been active individually in the Fort forms. She teaches a children’s clay class space in downtown Fort Pierce’s art studio
Pierce art scene for years; together they are a on Saturday mornings. DiTullio, known for haven in the former Sun Trust Bank build-
clay tools, but everything else a clay artist tight-knit group. her elegant bowls, vases and boxes as well ing. But that space proved barely workable
needs is right there, including table space as her sea life-inspired sculpture, teaches for the group. And while some people knew
and equipment that everyone shares: pot- The resident artists with the highest pro- a weekly evening class in wheel-throwing about Peacock’s location – one flight up on
ter’s wheels, slab rollers and an extruder. files in the community are Eileen DiTullio, for adults. the building’s mezzanine – the spot was not
Members also enjoy the use of storage space who teaches ceramics at Lincoln Park Acad- conducive to walk-in traffic.
for their in-progress projects. The firing of all emy, and Martha Cross, an art teacher at In Fort Pierce, the forerunner of Peacock
clay pieces is done in-house by the resident John Carroll High School. They have been was Wildfire Clay Studio, which DiTullio The move to Peacock’s current location
artists. friends since the 1970s. opened as her private work space in Decem- gave its resident artists everything they
ber 2012. It didn’t take long for the studio to hoped for: a place to show and sell their
The open studio concept works as well as “If you walk down the street in Fort Pierce go co-op, however; Abernathy, Beck, and work, offer classes, and have a kiln along
it does because “we’ve been really lucky to you will either run into a student of Martha’s Cross along with six others joined DiTullio at with studio space.
have a nice group of members,” says Piech or a student of Eileen’s,” Piech Street teases. Wildfire, while Piech Street “kind of floating
Street, a full-time artist who makes her in and out.” Tucked between two home goods stores
home in Vero Beach; others come to the stu- In addition to producing their own along a busy stretch of the downtown, Pea-
dio from Port St. Lucie and Fort Pierce. work at Peacock Clay Collaborative, the Wildfire closed a few months later. The cock Clay Collaborative is easy for shoppers
two instruct classes at the studio. Cross, present group reformed as Peacock Clay and students to find.
whose forte is hand-built sculpture, has a Collaborative in September of last year.
painterly glaze technique that is particu- “We fit right into that,” says Cross.
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It’s not just me. Many former customers ters and all that. But it’s more that the best
My wine life has been good. Great, even. wines filled a need to provide status sym-
Under the guise of professional responsibil- of classic wines have been chased off by bols for the upwardly mobile, not just here
ities, I’ve tasted cabernets that cost an av- price, and all those newly minted millen- but in new markets, such as China. And
erage monthly salary. I’ve been invited into nial wine drinkers will know most of the there’s both a finite supply of great wines
cold Burgundy cellars to sample wines that world’s legacy “great wines” simply as dis- (you can’t just dig up an untapped vein of
could finance a new car. tant names. Musigny) and limited opportunities to can-
onize new ones. So great wines shifted from
Such moments give readers daydreams This is a sea change. A generation ago, a modest luxuries to immodest ones. They’re
and have afforded a great sentimental ed- top Bordeaux or Burgundy was an afford- at the heart of a secondary auction market,
ucation: I have tasted enough of the world’s able luxury, available to the middle class. thriving again even after the body blow
best wines to have a deep understanding of The same was true of great wines from Cal- suffered by a flashy new breed of collectors
why people consider them exceptional. Yet ifornia and Italy. But rapid price inflation
over the past year or two, I’ve come to an over the past two decades has squeezed CONTINUED ON PAGE B9
awkward conclusion: Yes, those wines are many of us out of the game.
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GOOD WINES ARE FINE rest of us live in. Other wines can be good, DSFeelrrievveiecrey*
CONTINUED FROM PAGE B6 even exceptional. But they lack star power.
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A 24-pound ball of fur, grunting and Maximum 2 pets per room priced Red Roof Inns lets pets stay free, I
sleeping, Macy is a calm and quiet travel- It may not be obvious when you book, Non-refundable fee: 100 USD booked and pre-paid two nights on our
ing companion, and was more like luggage but a $50- to $150-per-stay surcharge is 2 pets per room allowed with USD 100 recent trip. How was it? After 10 hours of
than a passenger. Except when it came to fee per stay-max weight 50 pounds driving, perhaps the most succinct review
lodging. Then, she was the number one Contact hotel for details would be a long, mournful moan. Sobbing,
factor in determining where we would lay optional.
our road-weary heads. That’s common throughout the chain.
If you’re staying a week, the $100 fee Our room in the Wilmington, N.C., Red
For decades, my wife and I have been isn’t so burdensome. But for one night? It Roof Inn was, well, rough. A hole where a
Marriott loyalists. JW Marriott, Ritz-Carl- can be an expensive surprise. My wife and light had been, a door that was difficult
ton and Renaissance hotels, sure. But also I discovered that when Macy was a puppy to lock since it looked like it had been
those at lower price points. It is impressive and we stayed at a Marriott near Mystic, kicked in one too many times, and a bath-
how the Courtyards, Residence Inns, Fair- Conn. A housekeeper saw the dog, and tub/shower so encrusted that I was hesi-
field Inns, SpringHill Suites and Towne- upon checkout we were $75 lighter. I see tant to stand in it even with my shoes on.
that today, pet-friendliness at the Resi- Pet-friendly? I don’t think a horse would
NEW NAME - NEW MENU dence Inn Mystic/Groton costs $150. have been a problem. But then, what
It is much the same at other big brands. should I have expected for $79?
& Wine BarFormerly Enoteca. The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
oodEverything makes a big fuss about your dog (no cats Another night found us at the Red Roof
Fis made allowed) with a bowl and bed in your room Inn Plus in Westbury, N.Y. Near Long Is-
nfresh. as well as a tag identifying Rover as a guest. land’s sprawling, upscale Roosevelt Field
Early Bird But upon checkout, expect to pay what the Mall, it looks like a solid, well-maintained
Specials hotel calls “a deep cleaning fee of $100 for business hotel.
up to a six (6) night stay. An additional
3pm - 6pm $100 deep cleaning fee will be applied for As we walked from the parking lot, jug-
Daily lunch specials. stays from 7-30 nights.” gling Macy, her bed and our luggage, a
Italia Wing Special! Hilton? The Hampton Inn Amelia Island woman standing outside the rear entrance,
e Sicilian Style, Hot or Mild, 12 Wings at Fernandina Beach charges $50 per day, talking animatedly on a cellphone, held the
FinLUNCH SPECIAL Only $9.99 per pet. door for us. “Thank you,” I said, despite be-
2 Slices & Soda $5.99 Sunday There are chains with simpler and cheap- ing speechless at her fishnet stockings, mini
er policies. Virtually all La Quinta Inns and mini-skirt, open blouse with an ample view
FREE DINNER Specials of her topography and enough makeup to
power a lifetime of Halloweens.
A moment later, another woman with
similar attributes got out of a van and
walked into the hotel’s back door.
This was 4:30 in the afternoon. From the
looks of things, pets aren’t the only ones
The room was clean and in good shape,
and $129 was a low price for that area.
Nonetheless, we rushed out in the morn-
ing, a lot more willing to pay the Marriott
surcharge for our dog.
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OCTOBER 21 Meet the Reptiles. Manatee Obser- 23 Ais on the Lagoon Community Paddle Held on the fourth Sunday of each month (ex-
vation Center, 480 N Indian River and Breakfast. Florida Oceanograph- cept on certain holidays). Parking and admission
14-16 Oktoberfest. St. Lucie Civic Dr, Fort Pierce. Crawl, swim or slither to the ic Society’s free educational event will include for shoppers is free. If you have something to
Center, 9221 SE Civic Center Manatee Center to learn all about our resident a 4.5-mile round-trip paddle across the Indian sell, become a vendor; it’s easy to sign up. An
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activities, music and more! snake. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the US Sailing Center, and participants will only $12.50 (including tax) per month. Tables
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Outfitters. 772-223-1500. Sunrise Theatre, 117 S 2nd St, Fort
no. Tradition Green Market. The Land- 22 Palm City Green Market. Every Satur- Pierce. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
ing at Tradition, Southwest Village day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Immanuel Luther- 23 Green Market. The first, second and
16 an Church, 2655 Immanuel Dr., Palm City. fourth Sundays of every month. 10 25 Farm to Fork Fresh Market. Treasure
Parkway, Port Saint Lucie. Shop local vendors a.m. to 3 p.m. Polish American Club, 343 Prima Coast Research Park, 2199 S Rock
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Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Port St Lucie. Discov- 23 Tradition Green Market. The Land- your heart’s content for fresh, locally produced
Sunday. Event is subject to change without no- er the amazing world around you and celebrate ing at Tradition, Southwest Village vegetables, fruits and goodies, all while listening
science on the Treasure Coast! Free admission to Parkway, Port Saint Lucie. Shop local vendors to the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society playing
tice. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. St. Lucie County Aquarium and St. Lucie County for fresh produce, arts & crafts, and more! Every your favorite songs. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Regional History Center; prize drawings for chil- Sunday. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
18 Farm to Fork Fresh Market. Treasure dren (18 and under) throughout the day; food 25 Fin-Tastic Fish Feeding. Manatee Ob-
Coast Research Park, 2199 S Rock Rd, trucks from area vendors; free parking at event 23 One Stop Shop Sale. Port St Lucie servation Center, 480 N Indian River Dr,
Fort Pierce. Featuring local fruits and vegeta- site. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Civic Center, 9221 SE Civic Center Pl. CONTINUED ON PAGE B15
bles, meats, honey and much more. Best of all,
it’s completely free to stop by, wander around Solutions from Games Pages ACROSS DOWN
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cally produced vegetables, fruits and goodies, 8 REASON 2 NEXT
all while listening to members of the Fort Pierce 9 HINT 3 KNOCK
Jazz and Blues Society playing your favorite 10 COTTAGES 4 BROTHER
songs. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. 11 LAPSE 5 PARADISE
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18 Fin-Tastic Fish Feeding. Manatee Ob- 16 HEXAGON 12 SNAPSHOT
servation Center, 480 N Indian River Dr, 17 MESSY 14 ASSORTED
Fort Pierce. Come meet the fin-tastic fishes of 19 LIPSTICK 15 HOSIERY
the Manatee Center and learn how they swim, 21 SURE 18 SKILL
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baby snappers, and many more including Eli the
moray eel and Big Red the giant red hermit crab.
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ACROSS appropriately DOWN spreads? The Washington Post
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1 Star of this 60 Graf PLAYING 4 TIME By Merl Reagle
puzzle abbr. filibustered
70 Had a date with 2 Inception contemporary PREFERRED
6 Carnivore or 71 Author Deighton 3 D-Day beachhead 65 “___ your service” PLAYER
sneaky person 72 Example of 4 Fine print? 66 Golden Fleece
5 “___ the clever PROGRAM
12 Deli “turnovers” “human property” accomplice
19 Asexual 73 Kin of “y’know,” one!” 67 Greek version of
20 Follower of 6 That thing on a
in teentalk 45 Across
tennis? 74 Aztec, for turkey 68 Rights lawyer
21 Out 7 Registrant
22 VCR-playable example 8 Have ___ Gloria
23 Tire patterns 76 Cut film together 75 Spigoted server
24 No bed ___ (hanker) 77 Scarlett’s place
25 Description of 78 Fuse anew 9 Clones of Another 79 When DST used
80 Rotund reviewer
1 Across 81 Baja California World to end
28 Put one’s food in 10 Bless 82 Parachute
town 11 Rent control foe,
one’s mouth 84 Home of material
29 In the slightest often 83 Hold all the cards
30 Actress Kurtz Daedalus’s 12 Is savvy 86 “One God”
31 Himalayan Labyrinth 13 Part of a tater-
85 Playwright believers
phenom Ayckbourn hater’s order 88 La ___ Tar Pits
33 Exercise, as 86 Shot or stab 14 Exerter’s sighing 89 Polite assent
87 Farmer’s prefix 91 Convince
power 88 Computer unit comment 92 Valuable finds
35 Having a G, e.g. 90 Henry in My Fair 15 Kaput 94 Confounded
36 Go running Lady 16 Line to the 96 Of an ammonia
39 Rod’s companion 91 Call ___ to (stop)
41 Oscar Wilde’s 93 To love, in sprinkler derivative
Livorno 17 911 call: abbr. 97 “Drivers carry
home 95 Twain’s 18 His or her, to
44 Org. full of “Celebrated ___” (bus sign)
Hugo 98 Rent alternative
straight-A Frog,” ___ 19 Rejection to 100 Nuclear run-
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the heavens, 102 What “i.e.” 26 Borden or Sheehy 101 Sealy rival
in Roman stands for 27 ___ fro 103 Earth, in Analog
mythology 104 Curly bopper 32 Made wrinkle-free
46 Nigeria’s former 105 Description 34 Clod material tales
capital of 1 Across, 36 Certain newlywed 105 The father in As I
49 Word with appropriately 37 All it takes to
“Moonlight” or 110 Speeding Lay Dying
“Penny” 111 ___ equinox boost your 106 A guy to wipe your
51 A charity, often 112 Game halls insurance rates
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55 Youngsters of sentry, “Who 107 River to the
56 Baker and fertility and love ___?”
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58 Congregation’s grounds 42 Using one’s 108 Wd. that
area 115 Ask the boss for noodle
59 Frisky folks may ___ 43 ___ a happy note rearranges into
feel 116 Sans seines 45 “Shoeless” another wd.
117 Faked, as a Jackson 109 Other side of the
theirs crime scene 46 Listen building
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puzzle’s title 48 Canned producer
alert refers to 49 Adam’s third McNaughton
62 Implicated org. in mouth to feed
50 No. 2 folks
JFK 51 Druggist’s
63 1/8th of an 88 measure
53 ___ lumière
Across (“sound and light,”
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There was a sizable entry to my latest competition. In four hearts, many ducked the 97 A 10 8 J6532
first trick, hoping West would not find the club shift. In the real world, that might
work, but not in a competition. Only two had the play problem correct: Bob Owens of SOUTH
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This deal from Steve Conrad of Manhasset, New York, is a good defensive lesson.
Dealer: North; Vulnerable: North-South
In a pair event, North-South pushed into four spades. Given the vulnerability, East
should have doubled, hoping to go plus 200 and beat everyone making 130 in The Bidding:
SOUTH WEST NORTH EAST OPENING
West led the diamond ace and continued with the diamond king. South ruffed, drew Pass Pass
trumps, and cashed the clubs, ending in the dummy. Then came a low heart. How 1 Spades 2 Diamonds 2 Spades 3 Diamonds LEAD:
should East have analyzed the position? 3 Spades Pass Pass 4 Diamonds A Diamonds
Pass Pass 4 Spades All Pass
East should have known that West had started with three spades, six diamonds, two
clubs and, therefore, only two hearts. Thus declarer had four hearts. So, it could not
cost for East to play low. Then, West would have taken the trick, and the contract
would have gone down.
However, East won with his heart king. Now, if he had continued with his low heart (or
a diamond, conceding a useless ruff-and-sluff), the contract would still have failed.
But he cashed the heart ace, squashing his partner’s queen. Keep counting.
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CALENDAR (CONT. FROM B11) PUTTING ON THE FRITZ? ROLL WITH THESE TIPS
Fort Pierce. Come meet the fin-tastic fishes of
the Manatee Center and learn how they swim, You have often heard it said that putting 3. Swing Itself: I can’t encourage you KKeuvreins’s
eat and live! 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. is the most important part of the game. enough to become a swinger of your put-
It probably is. The numbers support this ter and arms. This is commonly called of the left hand controls the putter face.
26 Green Market. Main Street Fort Pierce, position, with approximately 45 percent pendulum putting. Avoid being a pop put- Some finals thoughts: Great putters
122 A E Backus Ave. Rain or shine. 12 of your total shots taking place on the put- ter or hitting the ball. Swing your arms
p.m. to 6 p.m. 772 971-8480. ting green. Many people feel that putting and putter, and allow the ball to get in the practice very hard. Stick to the funda-
is an individual thing and somehow im- way of the swing. mentals that I have recommended, put in
27 Solid Gold Dance Band “Dance Party.” mune to good fundamentals. I completely the hours on the practice green, and you
St Lucie Civic Center, 9221 SE Civic Cen- disagree. Putting must also follow sound 4. Set Up Fundamentals: Place the will really improve on this vital part of the
ter Pl., Port St. Lucie. A great night of music and fundamentals. ball just inside your left heel, good pos- game.
dancing to classic rock from the ’60s, ’70s and ture with the weight on the balls of your
’80s. $5 in advance, $6 at the door Full liquor The following are some of my thoughts feet. Bend from your hips and place your Kevin Perkins is a PGA Master Profes-
cash bar; snacks for sale.7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 772 on how to improve your putting: butt out, just like in the full swing, arms sional. He operates his Golf Academy at The
807-4488; 772 807-4499. hanging freely from your shoulders. Place Evergreen Club, has hosted and produced
1. Speed: This is the most important your eyes directly over the ball with both his own television and radio shows, and
28 Food Truck Extravaganza. Every fourth fundamental to master in putting. You elbows bent slightly. The wrists should has authored the golf instructional book
Friday of the month. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. must control your speed. Without prop- arch up slightly with both thumbs run- “Golf Everyone,” published by Hunter Text-
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 5150 Railway Ave., er pacing you will not be able to time the ning straight down the flat part of the grip. books. Perkins may be reached at 561-301-
Port Salerno. break on putts that turn quite a bit. If you Place the grip in the lifeline of each hand. 3783. Email: [email protected] or visit his
hit the putt too hard, the break will take Both V’s of each hand should point to the website at www.kevinperkinsgolfacademy.
28 Meet the Reptiles. Manatee Observa- place too late. If you hit the putt too softly, cheeks of your face. Also, the alignment com.
tion Center, 480 N Indian River Dr, Fort the break will take place too early. Hitting process: Five lines of alignment -- target
Pierce. Crawl, swim or slither to the Manatee your putts solidly (on the sweet spot) and line, ball line, putter face line, toe line and
Center to learn all about our resident reptiles applying the proper length of stroke will ball position line. The five lines form an
and a chance to hold Diego, the red rat snake. determine your ability to control your “H” pattern.
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. speed.
5. Type of putter: I would encourage a
28 Halloween Bash. The Original Tiki Bar’s 2. Eyes and Imagination: You must read face-balanced, mallet-style putter. Also,
Annual Halloween Bash! 2 Ave A, Fort your putts properly and then visualize the please have your putter fitted to ensure
Pierce. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. putt with your imagination. Both of these that the lie angle and length are optimal.
skills can only be developed with practice
and play. Practice a good pre-putt routine 6. Directional Control: Keep in mind
by looking at the putt from multiple an- that directional control in putting is 99
gles. percent attributed to face angle! The back
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