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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Carrollwood News

What phone tone can tell us

I dialed her familiar phone number and knew as soon as she said hello that something was wrong. There was a quiet softness to her voice instead of the usual energy in her greeting.
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I’m checking my list, so far so good

I’m checking my list, so far so good

I never gave the subject much thought until I came across a poll called “100 Foods to Eat Before You Die” that apparently has ricocheted off walls of Facebook for several years now.
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Memories of mother and gardening

Memories of mother and gardening

My mother was about the most casual gardener I’ve ever known. She was never greatly concerned about the gardens that always surrounded our homes, but she greatly enjoyed the flowers. And there always were some, even though she didn’t se...
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Gardening
Make the most of your edible herbs

Gardening Make the most of your edible herbs

There are quite a few herbs — like parsley and thyme — that will likely die out when the summer rains start. And there are many herbs that last year-round and grow so well that we can always have plenty....
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HCC students, faculty contribute with Paint Your Heart Out Tampa

HCC students, faculty contribute with Paint Your Heart Out Tampa

Come Saturday evening one very worthy senior citizen in northwest Tampa was able do something most homeowners take for granted — close and lock a door.
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Italian Club spectacular to support historic site

YBOR CITY — The Italian Club’s upcoming benefit for its historic cemetery will emphasize headliners much more than it will headstones.
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In giving, children learn valuable lesson

TAMPA — Community service isn’t always fun. Sometimes it is born out of a desire to make a positive difference in the community. It often comes with a sense of pride and a feeling of accomplishment. The act, though, usually isn’t...
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Mother of special-needs kids takes to airwaves

Mother of special-needs kids takes to airwaves

TEMPLE TERRACE — Like most moms, Julie Ames is willing to do whatever it takes for the good of her children.
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TED event lets students share their stories

CARROLLWOOD — Inspiration takes many forms. People are inspired by music, movies, literature, poetry, their families and many other things.
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Business helps families relate their histories

Business helps families relate their histories

Every family has a story. John McQuiston wants to preserve it for generations to come.
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