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Friday, May 22, 2015

Lifestyle Stories

Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

The Spring Purple Gala
Published: 05/17/15

Digitizing records requires reliable scanners

It’s not magic when digitized public records — such as marriages, military files and censuses — are displayed on websites such as Ancestry.com. It’s the result of arduous hours of scanning and indexing.
Published: 05/17/15
How Does Your Garden Grow? Alternative gardening needs customized plant care

How Does Your Garden Grow? Alternative gardening needs customized plant care

JAMES AND ELAINE LIN/ PORT RICHEY
Published: 05/17/15
What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Gardenia
Published: 05/17/15
Deputies help out Lutz girl’s lemonade fundraiser

Deputies help out Lutz girl’s lemonade fundraiser

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office helped chip in with a Lutz girl’s efforts to raise money to rebuild her family’s home.
Published: 05/16/15
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Make-A-Wish Wishmaker’s Ball
Published: 05/10/15

Don’t ignore those shaky branches on your family tree

Most family historians moan and complain about sloppy researchers who marry the wrong John Smith to Mary Jones, or who give Millie Brown the wrong Thomas and Elisabeth Brown as parents.
Published: 05/10/15
How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Enjoy your garden; it’s a great de-stressor’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Enjoy your garden; it’s a great de-stressor’

MARIA HOSKINSON/DAVIS ISLANDS
Published: 05/10/15
What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Buddleja, butterfly bush
Published: 05/10/15
Kirk's Kin? Tampa man says he's William Shatner's son

Kirk's Kin? Tampa man says he's William Shatner's son

The publicist for the actor denies Peter Sloan's claim, and no DNA test has been done. Yet Sloan claims to be the product of a one-night stand in 1956, born without Shatner’s knowledge and given up for adoption by his mother, the late Kathy Burt.
Published: 05/09/15