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Rotary Happenings: Rotarians help with meal packing event, Taste of the Islands

November 21, 2018 “Rotary in Action” is the catch-phrase this year for letting everyone know what Rotarians are doing in their community and beyond. Well, a recent past weekend Rotarians were an extremely busy group. more »»

Faces on Faith: You are what you eat

November 21, 2018 The church I served in Westport, Connecticut, has hosted a Community Thanksgiving Feast for decades. more »»

Safe at Sea: Boating education equals safe boating

November 21, 2018 Each year, the U.S. Coast Guard publishes the Recreational Boating Statistics, which tracks not only the number of recreational boats and such, but also the number of boating accidents on the water. more »»

Shell Shocked: When 'mid-terms' had another meaning

November 21, 2018 Do you remember the days when “mid-terms” meant something other than elections? They meant tests that were given to us in college halfway through each course. There were the mid-terms and the final. more »»

In The Garden: Adonidia palm is easy and elegant

November 21, 2018 The Adonidia palm (Veitchia merrillii) is an ideal palm for a small entry or to put in a container on a pool deck or patio. more »»

Center Stage: 'Damascus' is a high-tension, 90-minute non-stop ride

November 21, 2018 Now hear this! The Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers is alive and well thanks to its board of directors naming Greg Longenhagen as the new artistic director and promoting Jason Parrish to... more »»

Recipe of the Week: Wedding Soup

November 21, 2018 Not just for weddings anymore, wedding soup is one of Italy’s most popular soup and a classic staple for many generations of Italian immigrants in this countr. more »»

Poetic License: 'The Pledge of Inclusion'

November 21, 2018 I pledge allegiance To the flag Of the United States of America And to the republic For which it stands, One nation, Under Jesus Christ, Jehovah, Allah, Buddha, Brahma, Christian Science, Secular... more »»

Major step toward acquisition

November 16, 2018 Last week, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to move our 68-acre Wulfert Bayous acquisition project into the next phase of potential purchase through Lee County's... more »»

School sales tax vote demonstrates community’s commitment to children, future

November 16, 2018 On behalf of the 84,000-plus students in our public schools, we want to say thank you for making children a priority. more »»

Faces on Faith: Farewell Sanibel — with great Thanksgiving

November 15, 2018 A little over 17 years ago, the Donovan family was privileged to be called to serve at the Sanibel Community Church. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Sanibel Sea School speaker covers red tide, blue-green algae

November 15, 2018 Although the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Trust has just closed its fall grant cycle and all applications have been processed, our trust board will not announce the grant recipients’ names until all have... more »»

Island club kicks off boating season monthly Cruise and Rendezvous

November 15, 2018 With many of members of the America’s Boating Club of Sanibel-Captiva contingent having freshly returned from their summer sojourn north, the scheduled October Cruise and Rendezvous turned out to be... more »»

In The Garden: Jatropha is a little red beauty

November 15, 2018 Jatropha integerrima is a welcome addition for a sunny spot in any size South Florida landscape. Jatropha is a genus of flowering plants in the Euphorbiaceae family. more »»

Poetic License: 'Don't Blow It, Poet'

November 15, 2018 (Diptych) Ars Poetica I Don’t blow it, poet, Don’t abuse your muse, If you want to rhyme Then take the time To pay your due. more »»

Recipe of the Week: Apple Cranberries Cake with Sautéed Apples

November 15, 2018 A celebration holiday dinner featuring a traditional apple cake is the perfect ending to a memorable dining experience. This is my mom's famous apple cake. more »»

Shell Shocked: A man for all seasons

November 15, 2018 “Hi, Art. How are things in Sanibel?” a friend asks. “I don’t know. I’m not there at the moment.” “But I thought you lived in Sanibel.” “I live there during the winter months only. more »»

Faces on Faith: Love always wins in the end

November 7, 2018 “With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord…” — Psalm 119:145 On the day of the shootings in the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, I was driving from Albany Georgia to Captiva to begin my... more »»

Rotary Happenings: Oct. 24 marked World Health Day for Rotary International

November 7, 2018 Oct. 24, or World Health Day, marked a very important day for Rotary International and the World Health Organizatio. more »»

Caution: Fueling your boat can lead to fire

November 7, 2018 In the previous two columns, we have outlined important tasks boaters should undertake to prepare for the safe operation of their boats. more »»

On the Water: Cooling temperatures will bring good fishing

November 7, 2018 As the waters of South-west Florida continue to cool this month there should be plenty of good fishing and great weather to keep anglers busy. 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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