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The interesting thing about being a columnist is the assumption that you can become somewhat of an expert on just about any topic. You are supposed to know a little bit about a lot of things but not necessarily much abou...
Clearing out the desk in my last full week is a slow process, largely because I keep finding things I’d forgotten.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Steve Otto's column on Sunday, July 13, will be his final offering as a full-time columnist following a remarkable 45-year run at what he calls “Mother Trib.” But Steve won...
When you look at paintings of the Founding Fathers — especially the ones in which they are gathered in Philadelphia with their white wigs — you get the feeling this was a group of elderly gentlemen crafting...
Today being the last day of June, you might not be in the mood for a few more words about what happens inside the Hillsborough County School District.
You don't have to know much about horses to understand you are in a special place.
Driving down the Bayshore the other day I glanced out over Hillsborough Bay. A huge tanker plane was making a gradual sweep that would bring it into MacDill Air Force Base a couple of miles south of me.
Even an optimist looking at the headline in Mother Trib might have had reason to pause.
On steamy days like this it's always good to know there are places in Tampa where you can wet your whistle — or at least get something to take home.