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Editor’s Note: A fresh calendar inspires with its potential

Sure, I use a digital calendar to track meetings and schedules and deadlines.

Call me old-fashioned, but I also hang a paper calendar on the wall in my kitchen. It has pretty photographs, and I can write notes in the empty squares, clip appointment cards to the edges and see at a glance when the moon will be full each month. I’d be lost without it.

With the start of the new year, I’ll take down the months of 2018 and put them aside. In the past I’ve kept these old calendars so I…

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Added by The Coastal Star on January 2, 2019 at 1:56pm — 2 Comments

On the Water: Waterfront park beautified, thanks to Boynton group

Matthew Simmons of Boca Raton plucks trash from clumps of seaweed along the shoreline. Simmons and his 12-year-old son, Hayden, were among the 30 or so volunteers who turned out for the monthly cleanup. Photos by Willie Howard/The Coastal Star

By Willie…

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Finding Faith: Interfaith Café offers safe place to discuss beliefs

At Interfaith Café programs, people of all beliefs can discuss spiritual issues. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

Most people, at one time or another, ponder the big questions: Why am I here? What’s my purpose? Is there one God, many gods or no god at all? What happens…

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Secret Garden: Visit scrub area to see an early version of Florida

The Yamato Scrub habitat is dominated by white sandy soil, saw palmetto (foreground), scrub oak (top left) and sand pine (top right). Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

An armadillo lumbers across the path ahead of us. Low growing plants cling to…

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Paws Up for Pets: Some greyhounds will find new purpose as service dogs for veterans

Veterinary students at South Tech Academy in Boynton Beach receive hands-on experience working with greyhounds that trainer Carolee Ellison provides. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Arden Moore

Greyhounds sport reputations for running fast. Very fast.…

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