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Christmas doesn’t mean a thing to me

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By E. Adam Porter, Editor in Chief, NOKP   Happy December! The time of year folks hang out a flag or bumper sticker or t-shirt or life-sized flashing inflatable scene on the front lawn proclaiming “What Christmas Means.”   If that’s you, keep reading…it gets better, I promise. I love festive and positive declarations of […]

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Why Local News Matters

Adam Porter is the Editor in Chief of the News of Kings Point as well as a sought after freelance writer, speaker and writing mentor.

By E. Adam Porter, Editor in Chief, NOKP   Recently I was chatting with several reporter and editor friends about one of our favorite old saws… the “state of the media these days.”   While it’s true that much has changed, much has remained the same. Because of the increasing immediacy of the appetite for […]

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Anticipating the unthinkable

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By Adam Porter   This one is a bit personal…   As the father of three sons, two of them very young, since I first learned of the tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary school, I have not been “right.” At any given moment, the images, reports and themes are not far from my mind. I […]

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Holiday Traditions At Home & Across the Pond

Adam Porter is the Editor in Chief of the News of Kings Point as well as a sought after freelance writer, speaker and writing mentor.

By Adam Porter EIC, NOKP   December is here once again. In our home, that particular flip of the calendar page triggers the beginning of several annual family traditions. And this year we are adding a few more.       The Tree   Some folks put this up the day after Thanksgiving. Others wait […]

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When You Run Through the Sprinklers

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By Adam Porter, Editor in Chief, NOKP   Our yard needed some help. The grass under our oak trees had gone on what appeared to be permanent vacation in spots. As I stood out in my yard and thought about the grass, I let my imagination start churning. If we put some mulch here and […]

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…And The Living is Easy

…And The Living is Easy By Adam Porter, EIC, News of Kings Point In “Summertime,” Sam Cooke crooned that the “…living was easy.” In his song the fish were jumping and the cotton was high, so there was no reason for the baby to cry. Now, it doesn’t take much to look around and find […]

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Isn’t It Time You Went Clubbing?

Isn’t It Time You Went Clubbing? By Adam Porter, EIC, News of Kings Point Happy May, friends and neighbors! Hope this column finds you loving the warm, sunny weather here in central Florida, through the the April showers and enjoying the May flowers…since many of the pilgrims have traveled back north.

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Out With the Old In With the Timeless

By Adam Porter, EIC News of Kings Point My wife finds it psychologically impossible to drive past a garage sale. Over the years of our marriage I have come to accept and even love this – a little bit – about her. When we first married I was one of those Neanderthal guys who ranked […]

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Re-gifting

By Adam Porter, Editor in Chief, NOKP When it comes to gifts, it’s not the size of the box, it’s what’s inside that counts. Did the giver reveal an understanding of who you are and what you’re all about? Or did you get the idea that they were hoping you would wrap that particular offering […]

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From SCC Accountant to East Africa Caregiver

Rita Lambdin with Adam Porter Rita Lambdin worked for many years as an accountant in SCC. After retirement she started looking for a change. But, how do you “retire” when you already live in the retirement paradise of Kings Point? Rita looked across an ocean and what she saw filled her heart. The accountant moved […]

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