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New day, new opportunities for managing water

March 19, 2019 It was a refreshingly optimistic day at the South Florida Water Management District last week as seven new appointees were sworn in to serve as the Governing Boar. more »»

Would dispersed water management help the refuge?

March 19, 2019 According to a University of Florida report, about 1. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Rotary to host cycling fundraiser for Wheelchair Foundation

March 19, 2019 On March 23, the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club will hold an in-house fundraiser called “Wheels for Wheels” a Cycling Challenge. The event is being held to raise funds for the Wheelchair Foundatio. more »»

Faces on Faith: Day-old bagels

March 19, 2019 A couple of years ago my wife, Linda, got held up by TSA as she was going through security at Newark Airpor. more »»

On the Water: A cold and warm week of fishing

March 19, 2019 A cold front blew through early last week dropping the thermometer along with gusty north winds, However, in typical Florida fashion, a couple days later we rebounded nicely with temperature climbin... more »»

Shell Shocked: Arguing my way into the Argument Club

March 19, 2019 Sanibel has a number of very appealing and personally rewarding clubs. I joined the Optimists Club and can now look at a glass that is half full and not half empty. more »»

In The Garden: Marlberry possibly used by Seminole Indians

March 19, 2019 Marlberry (Ardisia escalloniodes) plants are native to Central and Southern Florida, as well as the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. more »»

Theater Notes: Two plays that were well worth the journey

March 19, 2019 I highly recommend theater that confronts and challenges its audiences. That clearly describes both of the plays in this review. more »»

Recipe of the Week: Sanibel Salmon Frittata

March 19, 2019 After being up north for a couple of weeks, my husband and I were looking forward to getting home to Sanibel. more »»

Poetic License: 'Jellyfish Blues'

March 19, 2019 (Inspired by a Hollis Jeffcoat painting) “I aint got no body, aint got a spine, Take me out of water, aint worth a dime, But let me jellyfish float in the blue-green sea And what an amazing creature... more »»

Lake Okeechobee is huge ecological, water quality issue

March 12, 2019 Florida has a problem with Lake Okeechobee. It is a huge ecological and water quality issue for our state — and we must deal with it now. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Paul Harris Fellow and Society Awards handed out

March 12, 2019 “Be the Inspiration” is Rotary International’s motto for the year and recently at the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club, we had one heck of an inspirational meeting. more »»

Faces on Faith: Passover is as much about the present, future as the past

March 12, 2019 More Jews will celebrate Passover, beginning this year on Friday evening, April 19, than any other event in the religious calenda. more »»

On the Water: Start of the spring fishing season under way

March 12, 2019 Good things happen this month on the waters around Southwest Florida. The kick-off to the spring fishing season is in full effect as we transition out of winter to warmer days. more »»

Shell Shocked: Sanibel — the movie capital of the world

March 12, 2019 We’re now into March and Sanibel is rocking. The toll booths are cash cows, the restaurants are cooking away and the T-shirts are flying off the selves. more »»

In The Garden: Bird’s nest fern is not really for birds

March 12, 2019 Bird’s nest fern (Asplenium nidus), from the Polypodiaceae family, is a plant straight from the rainforests of tropical Asia that thrives in low light conditions and moist environments. more »»

Center Stage: Community Concerts presents two outstanding Russian companies

March 12, 2019 Yes indeed, the Russians did come to two different performances at Community Concerts and blew the audiences away at both concerts! The first program presented was the Russian National Orchestra... more »»

Recipe of the Week: Strawberry Frangipane Crostata

March 12, 2019 Growing up as the daughter of a famous pastry chef sometimes had its problems and at times its reward. more »»

Poetic License: 'No Great Thanks to you, Cavafy'

March 12, 2019 Inside their worn, tattered bodies sit the souls of old men. Constantine P. more »»

Help the refuge: Solve the problem of septic systems

March 5, 2019 As we have discussed before, improving the quality of the water that surrounds the J.N. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Club considering new capital campaign funding requests

March 5, 2019 Just as predicted, the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club Arts & Crafts Festival was an outstanding success. At the club's Feb. 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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