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Norm’s Tasting Notes: 2017 Columbia Winery Chardonnay

The North Georgia Wine Advisor normwine@bellsouth.net normwine@charter.net 2017 Columbia Winery Chardonnay #03-2021 In the wine country of Washington State north of the Columbia river, there are some good Chardonnay vineyards which produce very approachable wines for nominal sums, compared ...

On the Water: Ups and downs of winter fishing in Southwest Florida

This past week gave us winter fishing in Southwest Florida -- a cold front followed by several sunny days, and another cold front for the weekend. And, of course, some north wind and extreme low tides. Reports of red tide came from our southern areas, including waters around St. James City and ...

Guest Commentary: Grateful to have served

As my time serving Southwest Florida in Congress comes to a close, I would like to take a moment to reflect on what we have accomplished these last four years. One of my main reasons in running for Congress, and my most important focus, has been on developing a bipartisan commitment to ...

Thank You Pine Island and Matlacha

To the editor:
 Just a quick note to let you know how grateful we all are for not only the Christmas gifts and mug sales, but for the donations we received all year. COVID made 2020 a tough year for everyone, which makes your support even more meaningful. We had big plans to celebrate our ...

‘Resisters & Obstructionists’

To the editor: China is responsible for more than half of the hack attacks against the United States. China is also responsible for unleashing the COVID-19 virus on the world killing  almost 2 million globally, so far. Speaking at the Hudson Institute in Washington on  July 7,  2020,  ...

What’s it really about

To the editor: When I first read the Eagle editorial I was angry. I thought it was calling for unity between all parties and people from both sides of the political spectrum. However rereading it I realized that was not the case. The editorial was calling for the Democratic Party to cease ...

A call to conscience in a time of political dissension

Seventy years ago, a then-freshman senator from Maine addressed what she saw as unbridled political opportunism rearing within her own party. Margaret Chase Smith, in the budding days of what has come to be known as McCarthyism, took a stand against her party’s shooting star, delivering ...

On the Water: Fishing the cooler months like January

January is generally our coolest month and our water temperature will be the lowest of the year. Of course, cool fronts only last a day or two, then it’s back to sunny mild days. There should be great opportunities on the water this month.  Our primary inshore targets this month are ...