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Sunday, Feb 01, 2015

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Three great minor vegetables

Three great minor vegetables

When I had to spend the long cold winter up north, every year I made great plans and added at least one new plant to my vegetable garden. One of the Iowa farmers said he’d never seen half of what I was growing.
Published: 01/28/15
Keeping appetizers simple is key when pressed for time

Keeping appetizers simple is key when pressed for time

An hour before game night with friends on Saturday I remembered we were supposed to bring a snack to share. Of course I wanted to bring something that would make me look good, something deliciously creative and impressive. Time was against me, howeve...
Published: 01/28/15
Rotarians to host annual masquerade ball for charity

Rotarians to host annual masquerade ball for charity

LITHIA – The FishHawk-Riverview Rotary Club will host its second annual Crawfish Masquerade Ball on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Palmetto Club in FishHawk Ranch. Behind all the masks, sequins and Cajun cuisine will be business leaders committed to...
Published: 01/28/15
Volunteers hold fundraiser for Rugged Cross Youth Ranch, helping kids in foster care

Volunteers hold fundraiser for Rugged Cross Youth Ranch, helping kids in foster care

Lithia – Rugged Cross Youth Ranch exists to provide a safe haven for kids in foster care – even if it’s only for a few hours.
Published: 01/28/15

Working to maintain an old friendship

Until fairly recently my body took good care of me. For 73 years we’ve been good friends and it has allowed me to play on the playground, ride my bike, do homework, finish housework, raise three children into adulthood and hold down a variety ...
Published: 01/28/15
Renaissance man and retired teacher puts a city in background of his paintings

Renaissance man and retired teacher puts a city in background of his paintings

A painter, poet and classical pianist born in the town of Walton-on-Thames in England, Clinton Inman is a man of many talents.
Published: 01/28/15

Free yoga program helps combat-stressed veterans heal

BRANDON — For some veterans, the injuries they experienced are often unseen. Through yoga breath work and poses, for many healing can begin on a deeper level.
Published: 01/28/15
Painter who struggled has become award-winning artist

Painter who struggled has become award-winning artist

The first job Bonnie Davis Phillips had was at age 9 in 1951 as the other two legs of the Four-Legged Girl in Ringling Brothers circus. Her father Larry Davis worked as head elephant trainer and her mother, Cora Davis, as a single trapeze artist with...
Published: 01/28/15

Clinic offers health care, assists with choosing insurance

BRANDON — Brandon Outreach Clinic, 517 N. Parsons Ave., was created in 1989 as a health care safety net by a group of local citizens concerned about individuals who earn too much to receive government aid and too little to afford health insura...
Published: 01/28/15

Brandon Outreach Clinic to host fundraiser tea

BRANDON — Tea has long been touted as good for your health, but on Feb. 28, drinking tea will be good for others’ health, too.
Published: 01/28/15