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Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

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Three great minor vegetables

Three great minor vegetables

When I had to spend the long cold winter up north, every year I made great plans and added at least one new plant to my vegetable garden. One of the Iowa farmers said he’d never seen half of what I was growing.
Published: 01/28/15
Keeping appetizers simple is key when pressed for time

Keeping appetizers simple is key when pressed for time

An hour before game night with friends on Saturday I remembered we were supposed to bring a snack to share. Of course I wanted to bring something that would make me look good, something deliciously creative and impressive. Time was against me, howeve...
Published: 01/28/15

Working to maintain an old friendship

Until fairly recently my body took good care of me. For 73 years we’ve been good friends and it has allowed me to play on the playground, ride my bike, do homework, finish housework, raise three children into adulthood and hold down a variety ...
Published: 01/28/15
Renaissance man and retired teacher puts a city in background of his paintings

Renaissance man and retired teacher puts a city in background of his paintings

A painter, poet and classical pianist born in the town of Walton-on-Thames in England, Clinton Inman is a man of many talents.
Published: 01/28/15
Museum features Gasparilla memorabilia

Museum features Gasparilla memorabilia

UT CAMPUS — “Gasparilla: A Tampa Tradition,” the current featured exhibit at the Henry B. Plant Museum, features a look at the pirate festival, which began in 1905.
Published: 01/28/15
Krewe says ‘thank you’ before festivities

Krewe says ‘thank you’ before festivities

INTERBAY — The pirates may be the stars of Gasparilla, but the people gathered for a recent luncheon are the “unheralded heroes” who help make it happen, said the captain of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla....
Published: 01/28/15
Volunteers convert former church into community center

Volunteers convert former church into community center

Dave Cohen spent hours behind a saw recently, cutting boards so that children and youths will have a place to learn and grow.
Published: 01/28/15
Church to host Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

Church to host Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

TEMPLE TERRACE — Tampa resident Tom Henderson was known as the godfather of bluegrass music throughout the Tampa Bay community and well beyond.
Published: 01/28/15
Prestigious award brought home to Tampa

Prestigious award brought home to Tampa

NEW TAMPA — Tampa resident Jason Sowell is now in the company of several people of prominence.
Published: 01/28/15
Vietnam vet remembers flight without radar

Vietnam vet remembers flight without radar

Even as an enlisted man in the Air Force, Fred Dean “Scotty” Cleland dreamed of being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. After working as a mechanic on B-36 and B-52 aircraft, the determined young airman made his way through Office...
Published: 01/28/15