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On the Water: Hot days on the water make fishing a challenge

July 20, 2016 Extreme heat kept many anglers off the water over the past week. The few that did venture out found fishing wasn’t too bad at times. more »»

 
 
 
Faces on Faith: What about age?

July 20, 2016 I happened to pick up a book at the Sanibel Library’s “Bag of Books for $1” sal. more »»

Sanibel Police presentation focused on How to Respond guidelines for the general public

July 20, 2016 On Friday, July 7 Rotarians woke up to the news that a sniper had ambushed and killed five Dallas Police Officers and injured a number of others in Dallas as they were just leaving their police... more »»

Shell Shocked: The Old Proofreader

July 20, 2016 He did it again. He was studying a menu at a nearby restaurant and he began to giggle. He had caught another lulu. He found a typographical error in the menu. more »»

Living Sanibel: The spotted skunk was once trapped heavily for its fur

July 20, 2016 The spotted skunk is roughly half the size of the striped skunk, and like its cousin, it is equipped with a strong, foul-smelling secretion that is sprayed at potential predators accurately at a... more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: Reed orchids are showstoppers

July 20, 2016 Plant Subject: Reed orchid (Epidendrum ibaguense) First impression: Striking, exotic, five petals with a sixth larger iconic orchid-lobed lip in yellows, oranges and reds. more »»

Poetic License: Declaration of Interdependence: July 4th, 2016

July 20, 2016 On this day of celebrating independence, I declare interdependence a new truth to be held self-evident, humanity created free, interdependent on each other; I declare what defeats and hurt... more »»

On the Water: Beat the heat to catch the most fish

July 14, 2016 Summertime weather with calm seas and blue skies gave anglers a host of fishing opportunities over the week. Inshore fishing was hit or miss as many anglers reported over the week. more »»

Faces on Faith: Water, water everywhere and many drops to drink

July 14, 2016 We know that without water our physical bodies would perish, and as I felt the high humidity this past week and waited for that blessed thunderstorm to drench us, I thought of how gifted we are in... more »»

Shell Shocked: The First Puppy of the United States

July 14, 2016 Somewhere in this country, a search is being conducted under the strictest cloak and dagger protocol – the search for the First Puppy of the next president of the United State. more »»

Living Sanibel: Live oak is the heaviest wood in North America

July 14, 2016 The live oak thrives from the Florida Keys north to Virginia and west to Texas. more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: No fruit says you’re in the tropics like mangos

July 14, 2016 Plant Subject: Mango tree (Mangifera indica) First impression: Shimmery purple burgundy to orangey yellow cascading oblong fruit dripping from very large trees. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Year-end wrapup paints a picture of success for club

July 6, 2016 Being the last meeting of Rotary year July 2015/July 2016 conducted by our outgoing Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club President Chris DeCosta a review of sorts took place of our trust fund giving for the... more »»

Faces on Faith: Why pray in Washington, D.C.?

July 6, 2016 On Saturday, July 16, one million people of faith will gather on the Capitol Mall in Washington, D.C.. more »»

On the Water: Looking forward to July fishing

July 6, 2016 As we head into the month of July, we should have more good weather days to target fish both inshore and offshore, including gag grouper that are back in season. more »»

Shell Shocked: Sea change

July 6, 2016 I’ve made a momentous decision in my life. I’ve decided to undergo extensive surgery to become a fish. more »»

Living Sanibel: Crowley Museum and Nature Center

July 6, 2016 Located roughly a mile north of Myakka River State Park off of Myakka Road, the Crowley Museum and Nature Center is an interesting side trip on your way to visit the much larger park. more »»

What’s Blooming in Paradise: Frangipani gives your garden that ‘island feel’

July 6, 2016 Plant Subject: Frangipani (Plumeria ssp) First impression: Bright, exotic five petal flowers that remind me of orchid blooms on a tree. more »»

On the Water: A week of mixed action out on the water

June 29, 2016 As we closed out spring and move into summer, a variety of fish were caught both inshore and off. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Rotarians are good story-tellers - and great community neighbors

June 29, 2016 And so it goes. Anyone who has attended one of our Sanibel-Captiva Rotary meetings knows the drill. The morning rituals begin with the Pledge of Allegiance and go straight downhill from there. more »»

Faces on Faith: An antidote for what ails us

June 29, 2016 It is easy to be discouraged. more »»

 
 

 

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Don't Forget To Stretch!

October 3, 2011 Even the most diligent exercisers tend to forget one of the most important components of any exercise program –stretching. more »

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