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David Butler

’Tis The Season

EIL Publisher shares the exciting events happening in November in the Golden Isles and some thoughts about the holiday season. We wish you all a wonderful month and a Happy Thanksgiving. Read more

Nov 3, 2019 11:39 PM Letters from David

Letters from David - Make a List

EIL Publisher David Butler shares some valuable wisdom passed on from Warren Buffett about identifying priorities and accomplishing goals. Read more

Sep 30, 2019 7:10 AM Letters from David

Back Then...

EIL Publisher David Butler reminisces about summers growing up on St. Simons Island. Read more

Jul 29, 2019 9:25 PM Letters from David 2 Comments

Beaching 101: Staying Safe

EIL Publisher David Butler offers tips on staying safe while enjoying St. Simons Island’s beaches. Read more

Jun 27, 2019 1:33 AM Letters from David

DB and Bear on the beach

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Eat, Beach, Shop, Repeat

EIL Publisher David Butler shares his tips on what to do as a visitor to St. Simons Island. He also remembers a recently departed dear island icon, Roy Hodnett. Read more

May 29, 2019 8:27 AM Letters from David

Obsolete Parking

EIL Publisher David Butler muses about technological progress, items that become obsolete, and the demise of old ways. Read more

Mar 29, 2019 10:47 AM Letters from David

In a Pickle!

This month, EIL Publisher David Butler discusses pickleball and the importance of practice. Read more

Feb 26, 2019 9:07 AM Letters from David

The Ardent Hobbyist

EIL Publisher David Butler discusses hobbies and the benefits of having them in this month's entry in Letters from David. Read more

Jan 28, 2019 9:52 AM Letters from David

If I’m Not Back in Five Minutes, Just Wait Longer

EIL Publisher David Butler reminisces about some of his Dad's "unique" sayings and shares some other funny phrases you might want to slip into your conversations in 2019. Read more

Jan 4, 2019 12:37 PM Letters from David

Dear Women Everywhere,

Sure, the man in your life SAYS he doesn't want anything, but we all know when it comes to Christmas, no man ever wants another tie. Here are EIL Publisher David Butler's gifting tips: Read more

Nov 30, 2018 11:45 AM Letters from David

Get Out and Vote

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” EIL Publisher David Butler suggests we all vote by volunteering. Read more

Sep 28, 2018 7:32 AM Letters from David

First World Problem Our Parents Never Knew

EIL Publisher David Butler shares his thoughts on modern problems that our parents never experienced. Read more

Aug 29, 2018 12:52 AM Letters from David 1 Comments

You Can't Buy Happiness But You Can Buy a Boat

EIL Publisher reminisces about boat days and offers some tips on how to be a good boat guest. Read more

Jul 30, 2018 2:26 PM Letters from David

Make July Digital Detox Month

EIL Publisher David Butler discusses Georgia's new "hands-free" law and cell phone usage. He suggests that July is the perfect time for a digital detox! Read more

Jul 1, 2018 11:48 AM Letters from David

Camp Thingamajig

EIL Publisher David Butler shares some some summer camp offerings he's discovered online that go beyond the norm and suggests a new addition for St. Simons Island. Read more

May 29, 2018 2:20 PM Letters from David 1 Comments

I Dreamed a Dream . . .

EIL Publisher David Butler discusses his recurring dreams, and also offers up some dream interpretation by experts for some common dreams. Read more

Apr 25, 2018 11:51 PM Letters from David

Don’t Be Put Off Putting It Off

After being prodded several times, Published David Butler finally shares his thoughts on procrastination and some common types of procrastinators you might recognize. Hmmm...any sound familiar to YOU?! Read more

Mar 29, 2018 10:08 PM Letters from David

Life Lessons from Yogi

"You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there." ~ Yogi Berra Read more

Feb 26, 2018 9:18 AM Letters from David

Just Ask Mimi...or Alexa

EIL Publisher reflects on his grandmother and current technology. While Alexa can do much, she'll never be able to replace Mimi! Read more

Jan 26, 2018 1:58 PM Letters from David 1 Comments

Letters from David: Boomer Sooner!

EIL Publisher David Butler talks football: his beloved Bulldawgs, his parents' alma mater in Oklahoma, and a little healthy family rivalry when the teams from the two schools meet for the first time ever in the 2018 Rose Bowl. Read more

Dec 29, 2017 9:27 AM Letters from David

The Ardent Hobbyist

EIL Publisher David Butler discusses hobbies and the benefits of having them in this month's entry in Letters from David. Read more

Jan 28, 2019 9:52 AM Letters from David

If I’m Not Back in Five Minutes, Just Wait Longer

EIL Publisher David Butler reminisces about some of his Dad's "unique" sayings and shares some other funny phrases you might want to slip into your conversations in 2019. Read more

Jan 4, 2019 12:37 PM Letters from David

Get Out and Vote

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” EIL Publisher David Butler suggests we all vote by volunteering. Read more

Sep 28, 2018 7:32 AM Letters from David

First World Problem Our Parents Never Knew

EIL Publisher David Butler shares his thoughts on modern problems that our parents never experienced. Read more

Aug 29, 2018 12:52 AM Letters from David 1 Comments

You Can't Buy Happiness But You Can Buy a Boat

EIL Publisher reminisces about boat days and offers some tips on how to be a good boat guest. Read more

Jul 30, 2018 2:26 PM Letters from David

Make July Digital Detox Month

EIL Publisher David Butler discusses Georgia's new "hands-free" law and cell phone usage. He suggests that July is the perfect time for a digital detox! Read more

Jul 1, 2018 11:48 AM Letters from David

Camp Thingamajig

EIL Publisher David Butler shares some some summer camp offerings he's discovered online that go beyond the norm and suggests a new addition for St. Simons Island. Read more

May 29, 2018 2:20 PM Letters from David 1 Comments

I Dreamed a Dream . . .

EIL Publisher David Butler discusses his recurring dreams, and also offers up some dream interpretation by experts for some common dreams. Read more

Apr 25, 2018 11:51 PM Letters from David

Don’t Be Put Off Putting It Off

After being prodded several times, Published David Butler finally shares his thoughts on procrastination and some common types of procrastinators you might recognize. Hmmm...any sound familiar to YOU?! Read more

Mar 29, 2018 10:08 PM Letters from David

Life Lessons from Yogi

"You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there." ~ Yogi Berra Read more

Feb 26, 2018 9:18 AM Letters from David

Just Ask Mimi...or Alexa

EIL Publisher reflects on his grandmother and current technology. While Alexa can do much, she'll never be able to replace Mimi! Read more

Jan 26, 2018 1:58 PM Letters from David 1 Comments

Letters from David: Boomer Sooner!

EIL Publisher David Butler talks football: his beloved Bulldawgs, his parents' alma mater in Oklahoma, and a little healthy family rivalry when the teams from the two schools meet for the first time ever in the 2018 Rose Bowl. Read more

Dec 29, 2017 9:27 AM Letters from David

Letters from David: I Wanna Be THAT Guy! NOT that guy!

EIL Publisher David Butler shares his thoughts on holiday decorating, and resolves to try to be more like THAT guy, instead of that guy. Read more

Dec 1, 2017 8:56 AM Letters from David

Letters from David - Thinstagrams!

With the holidays arriving and a calendar full of upcoming events, 'tis the season for photos. EIL Publisher David Butler shares some tips on how to look your best no matter who's snapping the pics. Read more

Oct 30, 2017 5:51 PM Letters from David

Peace Be With You

Publisher David Butler shares some thoughts following Hurricane Irma. Read more

Sep 28, 2017 4:33 AM Letters from David

Letters from David: Drinking the Kool-Aid

September brings with it Georgia football! The Bulldogs were isted in the Preseason Top 10 college football ratings released in August. EIL Publisher David Butler shares his optimism about the upcoming season for the boys in red and black. Read more

Aug 30, 2017 6:20 PM Letters from David

Letters from David: Civitas

Some thoughts about community and a thank you from EIL Publisher David Butler as the magazine celebrates its 15th year in print. Read more

Jul 28, 2017 3:55 PM Letters from David

Letters from David: Best of the Best

EIL Publisher David Butler shares HIS list of Best Of categories and answers as his contribution to the annual EIL Best Of readers' poll. Read more

Jun 30, 2017 7:48 AM Letters from David

Letters from David: P-U-N-K

EIL Publisher David Butler discusses family vacations and discovering that there's some advantage to being a P-U-N-K. Read more

Apr 28, 2017 8:06 AM Letters from David

Letters from David: 60 Is the New 40

EIL Publisher David Butler recently had a birthday, so naturally his thoughts turned to mortality in general. Here he passes on some tips he read to help you live longer and his own assessment. Read more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 AM Letters from David 2 Comments

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