March 18, 2018 at 1:50 pm Don Lindsey is a follower of Christ, son, husband, father, and a survivor. Originally from Dayton Ohio, and resident of Apopka for six years, Don sees his life as a dedication to his wife, parents, children, and community. March 18, 2018 at 12:44 pm Donnie, you should go to Candy Cats, when they open here in Apopka, and adopt you another cat, as you know you love cats, and can always find another sort of FUZZY, of a different personality, right Donnie? Don Lindsey Hey Donnie, I see that cat place you wrote about, Candy Cats, is opening in Apopka. I don’t know if they are open yet or not, but they are going to be behind Robinsons Restaurant in the mini shopping center behind there, near Jim’s Gold Mine store, I think that is what the ad stated, in this week’s Apopka Chief. They are going to feature cat adoptions and other cat things, I believe, if I am correct……Spring cleaning? Oh Donnie, perish the thoughts, that is a lot of work, and my energy level is already HAD! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here March 17, 2018 at 10:33 pm March 18, 2018 at 3:37 pm After writing last week’s article about spring cleaning, and then spending the week catching up on that cleaning, I realized that there was another key factor in the cleansing process whether it’s physical or emotional that I failed to mention:Taking stock of what’s good in your life and what isn’t.While I did mention that it was important to toss or give away what you didn’t need, I didn’t realize the value of taking inventory until I started sorting through some stuff earlier in the week. It was Monday and the family was still reeling from the loss of one of our cats, Fuzzy. If you’re a pet owner, then you know how much it hurts when you lose an animal. As I was going through some pictures of her that my wife put on Facebook, I happen to see a couple other cats that I had owned and lost. This could have made things worse for me but instead, at that moment I realized how lucky I was to have had those wonderful creatures. I still miss Fuzzy a lot, but that moment of gratitude helped snap me out of the sadness I was feeling and in turn also helped me to be there for my wife and kids who had much more time with her than I had.A couple of days later, I was grumbling about how much I had to do. I still had a lot of cleaning up and projects around the house to accomplish but just couldn’t seem to get started on something without something else popping up. I can’t remember when it was exactly but at some point, I remember thinking about how much my wife does in a day at her job alone and I found myself starting to feel very blessed that I have the things and folks in my life to keep up with. Parents still alive, children that I love watching grow up, a wife that is loving and supportive along with a lot of friends and family made whatever grumpy attitude I had vanished rather quickly.As the week came to an end, I found myself sitting in my bedroom last night thinking about the week and all that happened in it. I didn’t realize that I had spent the week taking inventory of my life and letting go of some of the things that were emotionally getting in the way. Early in the week, I was able to channel my grief for our cat into gratitude for having as many years with her as I did. Mid-week, I was frustrated with the list of things I needed to do but let go of that frustration long enough to appreciate what I have. Going into this coming week, I am looking to take the lessons of this past week and will continue to take inventory of my life by eliminating the negative outlook I seem to have when things get too stressful. If I can accomplish this, then I’ll be able to enjoy the week ahead with the wife off work for the week and the kids home for spring break, something I am really looking forward to.With constantly taking stock of where I’m at in my life, I hope to stay aware of the opportunities to help others that pop up. Whether it’s my kids, wife, or parents, I want to be a positive influence on the environment around me. I can’t do that if I’m too worried about myself and my life. Looks like I just took inventory in the last sentence. I want to be a positive force in my life and need to eliminate selfishness to do that. God bless and have a wonderful week. The VOICE of InspirationBy Don Lindsey TAGSDon LindseyInspiration Previous articleSocial media exchange thefts increasing in ApopkaNext articleReprogramming the heart Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Don Lindsey Reply Reply March 18, 2018 at 1:22 pm Mama Mia Donny, you are at a blessed time in your life. Never forget that Papa God loves you, and each of us like favorite children. I have been blessed with four children, and when I say blessed I am using the word very loosely. Actually, I did have another child, Ruthy Adams was her name. Ruthy was with us for about three years, we loved her, and were going to adopt her, but, when my dear wife, the mother of my children was taken from us by a drunk driver, the dept. of children and families, with a great lack of sensitivity, took her from us and placed her in foster care. My children and I not only lost a wife and mother, but also a daughter and sister. Life at times can be very difficult, even cruel, but rest assured, Papa God is watching over each of us. God bless you and yours Donny, Chaz Please enter your comment! March 18, 2018 at 1:45 pm Mr. Towne, I am sorry to read that you lost your wife, the mother of your children, to a drunk driver. That is terrible, I am truly so sorry for both you, and your now- adult children. My husband has lost two blood- related family members to drunk drivers. Both on his mother’s side of the family. I still say people can never truly understand the emotions involved, until it happens to someone close, that you love, or care about, or in your own family. The sad part of my husband’s uncle’s death was that his uncle only had one arm anyway, and he drove with that one arm. I never knew how he lost his arm before, whether it was war, or some other accident, but he tried so hard that day, to take to the shoulder of the road, and tried and tried to avoid the drunk, that came over the slight rise or hill, and was met with a drunk head- on, on HIS SIDE OF THE ROAD, and he died at the scene, even though he tried his best to avoid the head-on collision, on Mt. Plymouth Road, near where the new parkway comes across now. The other family- related member of my husband, was only 18 years old when he was killed, and it was right after midnight on New Years Eve night. My husband also lost 4 family members in a bad accident on Plymouth Sorrento Road, but there was no alcohol involved in that tragedy, but the tragedy still killed a young dad, mom, and two little kids in his family, a little boy and a little girl, this on my husband’s father’s side of the his family. I am really fearful of Plymouth Sorrento Road now, especially since I almost got hit there, pulling out of the Plymouth Post Office, and have been spooked about that road ever since. Mr. Towne, did you ever get to see the little girl, Ruthy, after the Dept. of Children and Families took her away from you all? Hello Mia, we have 5 cats and two dogs still so we’re good on animals, just tough losing one. I did know that Candy’s Cats did work in Apopka. My wife used to volunteer for them out of a pet shop they were using as an adoption center. Thanks for the comment and God bless! March 19, 2018 at 8:15 pm Mama Mia Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Reply Mama Mia God Bless You Donnie, God Bless Your Family, and God Bless Your Critters too! I had a strange urge to go to a strange place today. I told my husband I wanted to go find Evergreen Cemetery. I said it is listed as Tangerine, Zellwood, and another article even stated Mt. Dora. I have lived here in Apopka since 1970, and I did not know where this cemetery was, but know of most of them around this area. You head toward Zellwood and turn right on Sadler Rd. near the Baptist church, go down a little ways and bear to the road to the left, Cemetery Road, and go out through the boonies, and I thought I found it, but it was the Tangerine Cemetery. Then we drove on, and found it, and it was the Evergreen Cemetery, that I was looking for. I never knew that was there, either cemetery. It is remote back in there, and so peaceful and quiet, and wow there are some deep deep ravines on past that last cemetery, like a piece of Florida that time forgot. I saw very familiar family names of Zellwood pioneers. Then we left, and on up the road on 441, OMG the construction is underway with too much construction!!! Reply Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 charles towne Reply 8 COMMENTS Mama Mia Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. March 18, 2018 at 2:02 pm Mama Mia Reply Reply Please enter your name here Reply I never knew that Chuck and appreciate you sharing that. You’re so right, life can be horrible at times but it’s manageable when the Lord is with us.
The Anatomy of Fear Please enter your comment! Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Next month the City of Apopka expects to open a $12 million reclaimed water treatment facility that will help to protect and manage precious water resources while meeting increased demands from one of Central Florida’s fastest growing areas.Construction will wrap up within a few days at the North Shore Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility off of Lust Road and State Road 429. The large project – funded with support from the St. Johns River Water Management District and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection – will utilize excess water from the Lake Apopka North Shore Restoration Area to serve Apopka’s utility customers to irrigate lawns, golf courses and other areas.The facility will add up to five million gallons each day to the city’s reclaimed water distribution system.Vogel Bros. Building Co. started construction on the project in October 2014.The facility includes a short pipeline to withdraw excess water from north shore of Lake Apopka – a 20,000-acre wetland restoration area connected to the lake. The water is pumped underneath Lust Road into two, three-acre basins to filter out sediments.Water will undergo additional treatment before it is pumped into a three-million-gallon ground storage tank for distribution. Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your name here Previous articleThese 3 steps will help you get out of debt this yearNext articleNew Retention Ponds at Northwest Recreation Complex Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Reply TAGSApopka AirportKIng Air Previous articleTropical Disturbance #3 becoming more organizedNext articleHelping Kids To Be Present In This Pokemon Go Age Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your comment! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate B West September 13, 2016 at 8:49 pm Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Everything is simple to the ignorant. Apopka fire and police responded about 3:35 PM Saturday afternoon to a plane crash at the Orlando Apopka Airport.According to reports, the pilot of a 1976 Beechcraft King Air was attempting to land on runway 15 when a gust of wind blew his plane off the runway and into a tree, according to Apopka police Sergeant Ed Chittenden.Fuel leaked after the crash and caused a fire that scorched the grass and tree, Chittenden said.The aircraft hit the ground and careened into a palm tree, ripping off the right wing in flames before coming to a stop, according to witness accounts. Apopka firefighters arrived and quickly controlled the fire on the ground before it could reach a nearby hangar.The pilot, 71 year old David Wishneski, was the only person on board during the plane crash and suffered a laceration to his head. He refused to be taken to the hospital.The Orlando Apopka Airport is located 4 miles northwest of Apopka. It has one 4,000 foot runway. Tony 3 COMMENTS The Anatomy of Fear Reply September 11, 2016 at 12:42 am I think being 71 years old Private Pilot with 6 month experience is problem. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Roy Please enter your name here Reply September 14, 2016 at 10:00 am This airport needs a longer runway and a cross-wind runway built before a fatal accident occurs Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. By Alex Horenstein, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Miami and Konrad Grabiszewski, Associate Professor of Economics, Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College (MBSC) of Business & EntrepreneurshipGovernments all around the world are trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Making it mandatory for people to wear face masks is a policy that has gained favor among many national governments and state authorities in the United States.Yet any policy that attempts to modify people’s behavior – in this case, making mask-wearing a new norm – needs to take into account undesired behavioral adjustments that the policy may bring about. As behavioral economists, we know that without such consideration, the policy is bound to be less efficient than expected.Here are two behavior alterations to look out for as mask-wearing becomes more commonplace.As masks become the norm, there might be unexpected, unconscious tweaks in other behavior. Sean Gardner/Getty Images News via Getty Images North AmericaWearing masks, not washing handsWhen things get safer, people adjust their behavior and act more recklessly. This phenomenon, called the Peltzman effect, has been documented in areas as diverse as driving, sports and financial markets, as well as in drug overdose and pregnancy prevention.The mechanism is always the same: A safety measure (a seat belt in the case of driving or a government bailout in the case of investing) allows the recipient to take more risk (driving faster or investing in more risky instruments). In the end, the behavior becomes less responsible. In fact, a safety measure can make the activity more dangerous.It’s easy to imagine how this could be the case with COVID-19 and face masks. Here, going into public spaces is an activity with an associated risk of getting infected. A face mask is a safety measure that is meant to decrease the probability of infection.But the Peltzman effect will have a detrimental effect on that probability: When people feel safer with a face mask, they ease off on other forms of prevention, such as carefully washing their hands or keeping social distance. In the worst case, the risk of infection could actually increase.Behaviorial science suggests, then, that making face masks mandatory must be accompanied by policies that maintain, if not increase, other forms of prevention. In particular, it’s important to educate the public that, on its own, a face mask is not going to prevent COVID-19 if people forget about practices like social distancing and washing hands.One could imagine a policy that makes not only face masks but also portable hand sanitizer mandatory. Public health education could work on turning mandatory face masks into visual reminders to wash hands frequently.Wearing masks, not staying homeThe Peltzman effect does not paint a complete story of how safety measures change individuals’ behavior.In our research, we discovered another phenomenon: Safety measures encourage the participation of those who, without these measures, would sit out the activity as too risky for them.For example, most people would not dare to join a NASCAR race or put their money in complex financial investments. These activities are just too risky. However, you might change your mind if accompanied by a professional NASCAR driver, making the race less dangerous, or if assured of a government bailout, making investing less risky. The safety measure becomes an invitation to participate.A mask offers some protection when worn properly but it’s not magical.Michael Hundt/AFP via Getty ImagesIn the case of the COVID-19 pandemic, this phenomenon translates into the following problem. Equipped with face masks and a misleading feeling of safety, those who otherwise should stay home – especially older folks and those with underlying illness – head out and about. Compared to the safety of home, they’d be exposed to a higher risk of infection.The solution here requires public health messaging to walk a fine line. Making face masks mandatory must be accompanied by education that face masks are imperfect protection against COVID-19. Masks vary greatly in their filtration efficiency. Leaving home in a face mask does not mean that the probability of infection has been reduced to zero. It is of paramount importance to educate those at higher risk of coronavirus infection.Whether governments should make face masks mandatory is a question of medical science and political will – and not one we even try to answer. But research in behavioral economics does anticipate the complex ways people may respond to such a policy and we suggest some ways to address them.This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. The Anatomy of Fear TAGSBehavior StudiesCoronavirusCOVID-19MasksRisksThe Conversation Previous articleFlorida gas prices move lower; cheapest July in 16 yearsNext articleFlorida’s largest teachers’ union sues to stop ‘reckless and unsafe’ school reopening mandate Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your name here Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Masks are a crucial tool for stopping the pandemic – but don’t let them give you a false sense of security. Patricia J. Garcinuno/Getty Images Entertainment via Getty Images Europe You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your comment!
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