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Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

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Mirror, mirror on the wall

It’s big, it’s bulky and it’s full of memories. I was going to give it to Goodwill, but I can’t. It speaks too many languages – the language of love, of expectations, of anticipation, of pride, of hope, of dreams. I...
Published: 11/11/14
There’s more hope for saving our citrus

There’s more hope for saving our citrus

Gail Hubbell of Hubbell Nursery, 2610 E. College Ave., Ruskin, called me about my last article on citrus spray and said if a spray doesn’t have a pesticide in it, then it won’t do the job. So to be safe I’m now also using what sh...
Published: 11/11/14
Thanksgiving dinner for two – part two

Thanksgiving dinner for two – part two

Last week I wrote about how several years ago we decided to take it easy and stay put for Thanksgiving. The prospect of turkey dinner for two didn’t quite have the feel of “holiday” to me.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/11/14
Car Haggler takes all the worry out of car buying

Car Haggler takes all the worry out of car buying

SOUTH SHORE – Prior to the thrilling moment when a new car owner sits behind the wheel for the first time, there are anxious hours of car lot hopping, grueling negotiations and reams of paperwork.
Published: 11/07/14

International speaker coming to Linebaugh church

Chet Manchester, international speaker and one-time president of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, will speak at the Second Church of Christ, Scientist, 1310 W. Linebaugh Ave., Sunday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m.
Published: 11/05/14
Priest and nun face off in ‘Doubt’

Priest and nun face off in ‘Doubt’

Opening Thursday, Nov. 6 and closing just six performances later, Carrollwood Players Theatre, 4333 Gunn Highway, is treating its patrons to a limited engagement that is a powerful, controversial, and thought-provoking dramatic performance.
Published: 11/05/14
Turkey dinner for two is no problem for Thanksgiving

Turkey dinner for two is no problem for Thanksgiving

On a rare Thanksgiving when we had no guests and I cooked dinner just for two, a friend asked me incredulously, “Why are you bothering?”
Published: 11/04/14

Behind the scenes, organization helps others

TAMPA — The kids at Bellamy Elementary have no idea where all of those special school supplies are coming from.
Published: 11/04/14
Team comprised of rivals skates as one

Team comprised of rivals skates as one

TAMPA — On the football field, Steinbrenner doesn’t like Gaither. Gaither doesn’t like Sickles. Sickles doesn’t like Steinbrenner. Alonso doesn’t like any of them.
Published: 11/04/14
Homecoming Powwow celebrates Native American culture, traditions

Homecoming Powwow celebrates Native American culture, traditions

The Homecoming Powwow Association couldn’t have picked a better weekend for their Annual Homecoming Powwow at Lake Park in Carrollwood. There was hardly a cloud in the sky over the Oct. 24 – 26 weekend. The humidity was low and the temp...
Published: 11/04/14