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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014

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You’re never too old to learn

Enlightenment can sometimes come from the most unexpected places. I was in an X-ray center waiting for my husband to be seen when I picked up a “Women’s Day” magazine to pass the time. It was a special copy from June 2011 focused...
Updated: 1 months ago
You can’t beat homegrown bananas

You can’t beat homegrown bananas

I remember when I saw my first growing bananas, just a few on a small stalk not far from what was then our new home. They really can flourish here, quite easily.
Updated: 1 months ago
It’s nice to have fishing friends

It’s nice to have fishing friends

Fish are my friends. I often invite them home to dinner. But with so many seasonal regulations, it’s tough to know who you can invite home and when.
Updated: 1 months ago
When the roulette wheel stops spinning, it’s dinner

When the roulette wheel stops spinning, it’s dinner

While in the depths of pasta and chicken doldrums several years ago, I concocted a little game called recipe roulette. Think “Wheel of Fortune” meets “Chopped,” and you’re there.
Updated: 1 months ago
Peg Leg Pirates celebrate a decade of helping amputees

Peg Leg Pirates celebrate a decade of helping amputees

RUSKIN — Ten years ago, Ye Notorious Krewe of the Peg Leg Pirate began helping amputees, their families and organizations that work with amputees.
Updated: 1 months ago
Parents of Valrico teen fear she's with sex offender

Parents of Valrico teen fear she's with sex offender

UPDATE: Ashley Lyon was found Thursday morning in Louisiana in critical condition with stab wounds. Steven Myers was taken into custody following a police pursuit. Details on the arrest.
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Fire destroys mobile home in Riverview

Fire destroys mobile home in Riverview

No one was injured Saturday when a mobile home in Riverview was destroyed by fire, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.
Updated: 1 months ago
Pesticide proposals worry some Tampa area growers

Pesticide proposals worry some Tampa area growers

TAMPA — Some area growers are concerned with proposed national rule changes meant to add more protections for workers exposed to pesticides and other chemicals in the fields. ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Cooking at home has its definite advantages

Cooking at home has its definite advantages

As a food columnist, there are three questions I get asked most often.
Updated: 1 months ago
Gallery owner brings art, culture to South Shore

Gallery owner brings art, culture to South Shore

In early March, Jill Scott decided to come home. So she and her husband, Dave, a retired Air Force major general, packed up and moved the Hoffman Porges Gallery in Ybor City to South Shore.
Updated: 1 months ago