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Shrimp plants come in many colors

Shrimp plants come in many colors

Half a century ago when I first visited Florida with my parents, my mother was quite taken by a shrimp plant she spotted in a restaurant. Papa was more taken that she had given it a name. How did she know it was a shrimp plant? he asked.
Published: 07/24/14
Man capitalizes on his talent for creating spicy sauces

Man capitalizes on his talent for creating spicy sauces

TAMPA — Derry Montoute and his wife, Ann-Marie, are from Trinidad where the heat from the tropical climate goes perfectly with the spices and hot sauce that emanate from every kitchen and restaurant.
Published: 07/23/14
Silver Dollar Golf Club’s superintendent is dedicated to keeping links lush

Silver Dollar Golf Club’s superintendent is dedicated to keeping links lush

ODESSA — Every morning, Tim Sweet wakes up and checks the Weather Channel. At least a few times.
Published: 07/23/14
For Nona, Flamenco is more than music; it is life

For Nona, Flamenco is more than music; it is life

TAMPA — You’re not going to see a lot of Flamenco dancers rocking out at area proms.
Published: 07/23/14

Hillel Academy passes crucial FCIS test

TAMPA — The whole process started in mid-March at the Hillel Academy. It was time to assess the school’s entire program and welcome an accreditation team to the school.
Published: 07/23/14
Youth theater group to put on original production

Youth theater group to put on original production

TAMPA — Putting on a major summer production that requires a large group of kids is a huge commitment.
Published: 07/23/14
Duke rower got her start at Berkeley Prep

Duke rower got her start at Berkeley Prep

TAMPA — When you think of Duke University, perhaps you think of its basketball team, or its medical center.
Published: 07/23/14

Deputies: Suspect stole electric shavers from Carrollwood store

Hillsborough County deputies are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect they say stole $400 in electric shavers from a Marshall’s in Carrollwood.
Published: 07/22/14
Edwin Watts Golf reopens

Edwin Watts Golf reopens

Well, that didn't last long. About six months ago the store shut down as a change in ownership took place.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/18/14

Making time become my friend

Time is such a dependable commodity. There are exactly the same number of seconds, minutes and hours in each day, week, month, year and century. So tell me then why it feels as if this time in my life is flying by so quickly, why I can’t keep ...
Published: 07/16/14