Artist: Frank Martinez Genre: Photography Bio: Frank has been an active artist for over 10 years, mainly in photography and has begun to branch into video. He is self taught in many fields including photography, art, art history and lately…
Mary Johnson, who bakes cupcakes at her boutique bakery in the Mandarin neighborhood of Jacksonville, was a nurse at a major hospital in Jacksonville, and the daughter of a career Air Force officer.
“I was just unhappy at work,” she says. “I was putting in long hours instead of being around my family, and I was stressed out. I would come home and do things like catering on the weekend. That made me happy.”
Cooking, and especially baking, was something with deep family ties.
More elected officials are condemning President Obama’s decision to release Cuban prisoners in exchange for American contractor Alan Gross. Among the latest voices of opposition is Northeast Florida Congressman Ander Crenshaw (R-FL4). But others are cautiously optimistic about what could lead to better relations between the two countries.
The chances for another member of the Bush family to run for office may have increased, as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared official interest by attacking President Obama’s stance on relations with Cuba.
Bush announced this week he will explore a run for presidency in 2016, as well as call for a stronger embargo against Cuba.
The percent of students who graduated from high school in Florida and locally is up, but the number of A and B high schools in the state is down, according to the state department of education.
Madelyn writes, “I want to make a photo slideshow with music for my friend’s upcoming 60th birthday party. Is there an easy way to make one in Windows?”