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Synonyms for senior-hood

You can call my husband and me many things at this stage of our lives. We both were sexagenarians a decade ago and are septuagenarians now. We look forward to being octogenarians, nonagenarians and even centenarians.
Published: 07/24/14
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
Hot and cold fishing this summer

Hot and cold fishing this summer

Our bay waters are in the 90-degree range. That’s hot, and the fishing can be also.
Published: 07/23/14
Random acts of kindness coming to South Shore

Random acts of kindness coming to South Shore

RUSKIN – Ruskin United Methodist Church members will do some door knocking the week of July 27 to share the good news about Jesus Christ and perform random acts of kindness throughout the community.
Published: 07/23/14
Coast Guard Auxiliary supports boater education, celebrates 75 years of service

Coast Guard Auxiliary supports boater education, celebrates 75 years of service

RUSKIN – Not everyone needs a license to get behind the wheel in Florida.
Published: 07/23/14
Carnitas appeal for variety and ease

Carnitas appeal for variety and ease

With a dinner party for visiting family on the horizon, I was a happy camper. Especially when the company constituted a niece staying with us for the very first time.
Published: 07/23/14
SWAMP Mountain Bike Club maintains trails, explores

SWAMP Mountain Bike Club maintains trails, explores

BRANDON – Twenty years ago, Wes Eubank, of Temple Terrace, the founder of a mountain bike club in the Tampa area, weighed 205 pounds.
Published: 07/23/14
Fire destroys Seffner mobile home

Fire destroys Seffner mobile home

A lit candle may have ignited an overnight fire that destroyed a Seffner mobile home.
Published: 07/22/14

Poster contest to celebrate Hispanics in Tampa Bay area

BRANDON — Artists 18 and older are being called to compete for prizes in the Tampa Hispanic Heritage’s 28th Anniversary Visual Art Poster Contest Celebration.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/18/14

Deputies: Fatal Gibsonton shooting appears drug-related

A man was fatally shot as he answered the door of a Gibsonton residence late Wednesday, Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies said.
Published: 07/17/14