Entries by LifeInNaples

December 2017 Life In Naples Magazine Flipbook

Read the December 2017 edition of Life In Naples Turn pages by moving your mouse across the corners or clicking the arrow buttons. View larger by clicking on the menu bar and there are a variety of viewing options available. Email to your friends with the envelope logo. Print pages with the “printer” button. Share […]

Machine Learning

by Allen Weiss, MD, MBA, FACP, FACR President and CEO, NCH Healthcare System Society is being transformed on a spectacular scale. Technology accelerates everything. Machine learning is our next revolution much the same way that the steam engine, electricity, and the internal combustion engine have already changed society. Machines that sense, reason, and act can […]


If you’re pressed for time, nothing can save the daybetter than dry shampoo, but only if used correctly! Keep it off the scalp. Dry shampoo is to be applied to the roots NOT the scalp. Applying to the scalp can cause your head to become itchy. Divide, apply, and repeat. Make sure you are dividing […]


Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Clause! There must be a Santa Clause, Virginia, because we asked him for a successful year again and once more he did not disappoint us. It’s as if he spreads that magic dust that we heard so much about and our wish was granted. You too Virginia, can experience […]

30 Years Later, Chief Casts Her Spell

On a chilly December evening in1987, Stephanie Spell reported for duty as a Collier County Sheriff ’s Office dispatcher. She worked 12-hour shifts as the calm and reassuring voice for those who dialed 911 when chaos hit. It was a job that seemed overwhelming at first, and the responsibility of being the first point of […]


If you’ve enjoyed a drink and a chat at Shula’s bar, chances are you’ve had the pleasure of meeting Eric Boyce, our resident libation expert. A longtime Shula’s Steakhouse employee, Eric worked his way up from a breakfast server, to working lunch shifts and at special events, to dinner server and his current coveted position […]

The Heart of a Naples Christmas

by Lois Bolin Old Naples Historian Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol was released on December 19, 1843, and has never been out of print since. Its timeless character, Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy, bitter, stingy man said, “Every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas,’ on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding!” […]