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Thursday, Feb 26, 2015

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Cheese, crackers – and olives, anyone?

Cheese, crackers – and olives, anyone?

I could eat cheese until the cows, sheep and goats come home.
Published: 02/18/15
Cats in the garden, good or bad?

Cats in the garden, good or bad?

We have always had cats. They were essential when we lived on the farm. We had one when we lived above our flower shop and greenhouse, and we have outdoor cats now.
Published: 02/17/15
Updated: 02/19/15

Lessons from a little girl

It’s embarrassing when a 3-year-old does what I can’t do. And it’s also an opportunity to learn something useful and appreciate the education. Watching my granddaughter Ava playing with her father’s cell phone in the resta...
Published: 02/17/15
Deputies: Female suspect knocks man unconscious, steals wallet

Deputies: Female suspect knocks man unconscious, steals wallet

Hillsborough County deputies are seeking the public’s help in locating a female suspect who knocked a man unconscious and stole his wallet after meeting him in a Carrollwood bar.
Published: 02/12/15
Heart-shaped cakes, homemade soups have me thinking about Mom

Heart-shaped cakes, homemade soups have me thinking about Mom

It’s the month of love. Pink, red and heart-shaped things are everywhere, which is probably the reason I’ve been thinking a lot about my mom.
Published: 02/11/15

Newest phase of Upper Tampa Bay Trail nearing completion

ODESSA — With the newest phase of construction along the Upper Tampa Bay Trail coming together, otherwise known as Phase 4-Section C, excitement is building in the community. People are eager to see what the top trail project in the region wil...
Published: 02/11/15
Car care owner started as employee

Car care owner started as employee

LAND O’ LAKES — It’s hard to find an automotive repair shop that you feel you can trust with your vehicle — and your wallet. Land O’ Lakes Transmission & Total Car Care, at 21426 Carson Drive in Land O’ Lakes...
Published: 02/11/15
With his art he gives back to Tampa Bay

With his art he gives back to Tampa Bay

TAMPA — For Mark Gonzalez, traditional art simply wasn’t enough.
Published: 02/11/15
Treehouse is a boy’s dream come true

Treehouse is a boy’s dream come true

TAMPA — Noah Pollack is a fourth-grader at Carrollwood Day School. He is a shy, quiet kid who wants to someday be the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers.
Published: 02/11/15
Jesuit alumnus throws first pitch

Jesuit alumnus throws first pitch

Ernest “Cookie” Garcia, class of 1950, threw out the opening pitch of the Jesuit baseball season before the first preseason game against Seminole at Jesuit’s Hyer Family Park on Feb. 3. Garcia is the 2014-15 Jesuit High School A...
Published: 02/11/15