Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usMon, 16 Sep 2019 21:19:53 EDTMon, 16 Sep 2019 21:19:53 EDT Shocked: The ugly alligator 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. The two species had a mutual understanding.Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDTIn the Garden: Southern show stopper 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 porch.Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDTPoetic License: Denial 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 dine.Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDTRecipe of the Week: Veal Saltimbocca dish so good that it will literally "Jump into your mouth." This Italian classic dish of delicate veal scaloppini is layered with prosciutto and fontina cheese and it is served with a delicious wine sauce. Serves eight.Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: Despite hurricane prep, Mayor Kevin Ruane makes meeting't sure we were going to have a speaker this past Friday morning at Rotary. Hurricane news was saturating the airwaves and the community was buzzing with ideas about how to prepare for Hurricane Dorian, if she headed this way.Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDT