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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

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
Any way you slice it, Marchello’s strives for pizza greatness

Any way you slice it, Marchello’s strives for pizza greatness

LUTZ — There are many folks who claim that Marchello’s Pizzeria & Restaurant at 17669 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Lutz has the best pizza in Tampa. It’s hard to disagree with them. The crust on its own is delicious, but combined wit...
Published: 01/28/15
Alonso senior treasures time helping orphans in Dominican Republic

Alonso senior treasures time helping orphans in Dominican Republic

Before heading west to start her college career, Baylin Kwan, an 18-year-old Alonso High School senior, made plans to visit the Dominican Republic this summer, taking along a few friends from school, in order to help in an orphanage.
Published: 01/28/15
Church to host Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

Church to host Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

TEMPLE TERRACE — Tampa resident Tom Henderson was known as the godfather of bluegrass music throughout the Tampa Bay community and well beyond.
Published: 01/28/15
Trainer helps others pursue NFL dreams

Trainer helps others pursue NFL dreams

Taylor Scott has arms bigger then your average python. He has an intensity that rivals that of any NFL defensive lineman — and that’s probably because he’s been there.
Published: 01/28/15
New eatery brings smokehouse goodness to the masses

New eatery brings smokehouse goodness to the masses

CARROLLWOOD — Something tasty has been circling in the air, and everyone has seemed to be catching on to the source.
Published: 01/28/15
Vietnam vet remembers flight without radar

Vietnam vet remembers flight without radar

Even as an enlisted man in the Air Force, Fred Dean “Scotty” Cleland dreamed of being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. After working as a mechanic on B-36 and B-52 aircraft, the determined young airman made his way through Office...
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