God Bless America!!

June 30, 2020

Or should it be even more personal, as in, “God, Bless America”? So far this year, so many of our traditions and holidays have been…

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The Essence of Change & Adaptability

May 28, 2020

Change…for three months now we have been subjected to some of the most intense “change” I can remember!  There are but a handful of events…

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May 2020… So, what now?

April 30, 2020

That will depend upon how each of us reacts to the current situation. We all have a choice as to how we move forward. Paul…

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President of Estero Life Magazine Gary Israel poses with Fort Myers Mighty Mussels Mascot

Find a Solitary Place, Take a Deep Breath… and Exhale Slowly!

March 30, 2020

I am sitting here contemplating what my message should be for this typically “transitional” month of April, when both Easter and Tax Day cause our…

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Happy 5th Birthday, Estero!!!

March 1, 2020

That’s right, this month the Village of Estero will be celebrating the fifth anniversary of its incorporation! As an in-kind sponsor, Estero Life Magazine would…

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February… a most ‘Giving’ month!

February 1, 2020

One of the things that touches my heart here in Estero is the degree to which our residents give back. Sometimes it is to individuals,…

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Happy New Year 2020!!

December 31, 2019

WOW! Did everyone feel the dramatic tremblers when we changed our calendars over to the new year — and decade — of 2020? The Village…

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The end of a decade…time to celebrate & reflect!

November 27, 2019

The last month on our calendar holds many holidays and special celebrations, evoking a range of emotions. Laughter and love for some; loneliness and loss…

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Estero… A Community of Giving

October 31, 2019

As we begin to look toward the end of the year, we are blessed with the month of November which reminds us all to be…

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Celebrating our ‘Champions’

September 30, 2019

Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “champion” in two different ways. The first as a noun meaning an advocate or defender. Secondly, also a noun, as…

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Happy Anniversary!!

August 28, 2019

Over the last 16 years, Estero’s growth and development has been extraordinary. And since our incorporation at the end of 2014, progress in defining our…

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‘Dog Days of Summer’ in Estero…

July 30, 2019

When I was younger, I can remember how long and hot the month of August always seemed as I eagerly waited for the start of…

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