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Shell Shocked: The ugly alligator

September 11, 2019 Once upon a time in the far off land of Sanibel lived a tribe of alligators. They were one of two tribes existing in Sanibel at the time. The other species were human beings. more »»

 
 
 
In the Garden: Southern show stopper

September 11, 2019 Confederate jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) is an intoxicatingly fragrant vine that causes me to take deep breaths to draw in the scent I associate with the heat of summer and lazy days on the... more »»

Poetic License: Denial

September 11, 2019 (From Sanibel Joe’s Songbook) It was not in another country Nor in another time. There was no music playing And we did not dance or din. more »»

Recipe of the Week: Veal Saltimbocca

September 11, 2019 A dish so good that it will literally “Jump into your mouth. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Despite hurricane prep, Mayor Kevin Ruane makes meeting

September 11, 2019 Wasn’t sure we were going to have a speaker this past Friday morning at Rotar. more »»

Faces on Faith: God is our refuge and strength

September 11, 2019 This is our first hurricane season in Florida, and we were caught up in preparation for the onslaught of Dorian as she spun her way slowly but surely toward our shore. more »»

On the Water: September begins a change of seasons

September 11, 2019 As we roll into September, the end of summer is in sight as we gradually break away from hot muggy days and transition to the cooler days of autumn. more »»

Safe at Sea: Mayday! Fire on board!

September 11, 2019 Early one evening during the 1974 Bayview Mackinac Sailboat Race, 40 miles from the nearest land, our cook was preparing the evening meal when the alcohol stove fuel spilled out across the cooking... more »»

Rotary Happenings: Eva’s Closet founder, executive director speaks at meeting

September 3, 2019 Traditionally the off-season months in Lee and Collier counties allows our Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club the opportunity to invite many of the non-profit entities on and off Sanibel, who have applied... more »»

Safe at Sea: Radio check

September 3, 2019 One of the last things you should do before throwing off the lines and slipping the engine into gear is to confirm the proper operation of your VHF transceiver for both receiving and transmitting. more »»

Faces on Faith: You can hear God's voice

September 3, 2019 Any of us familiar with the Bible can recall the story of Samuel and Eli. What you may have forgotten, is that Hannah had no children. more »»

Shell Shocked: Bob and Jane go to a bar

September 3, 2019 Bob and Jane were single and alone. Each had gone the online dating service route but to no avail. But then one day they connected online and agreed to meet each other for cocktail. more »»

In The Garden: Canna lilies are versatile with range of foliage, bloom color and size

September 3, 2019 An herbaceous perennial with showy flowers and foliage, the canna lily (Canna x gerneralis) is a perennial rhizomatous plant that, ultimately, makes for a wonderful addition to any garden. more »»

Recipe of the Week: Chicken Scaloppine Saltimbocca alla Romana

September 3, 2019 The Eternal city of Rome in Italy is a fantastic city to visit. I love getting lost in the city's ancient history by visiting sights and monuments, but what I enjoy the most is its peopl. more »»

Poetic License: 'Alligator in the Sky'

September 3, 2019 (Tainos were the pre-Columbian inhabitants of Puerto Rico and the West Indies. Huracán (hoo-rah-kán), from which our English word hurricane is derived, was their god of wind and chief enforcer. more »»

Your voice is needed on LORS operational changes

August 30, 2019 Tell the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that you support operational changes to the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) that will protect the Caloosahatchee and our coastal water. more »»

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visits refuge

August 27, 2019 In 2008, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers developed the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule or LORS, which sets guidelines for water releases out of the lake. more »»

Captiva parking lot or not?

August 27, 2019 Many of you have read a recent news article about the Captiva Erosion Prevention District administration's request to start a feasibility study on utilizing the lot at 15295 Captiva Drive for public... more »»

Safe at Sea: Tips to enjoy a safe, happy holiday

August 27, 2019 There’s nothing quite like spending the day on your boat with family and friends. With the holiday weekend approaching, be sure safety is foremost in your mind. more »»

Faces on Faith: Scrutinize actions, prepare for repentance and soul searching

August 27, 2019 The Hebrew month of Elul begins this year on Sept. 1. more »»

On the Water: It was a stormy week out on the water

August 27, 2019 Rain, rain and more rain. That pretty much summed up the past week. 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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