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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

South Tampa News

Ti plants set off any scene

Ti plants set off any scene

We had a flower shop in Ohio in the early ‘60s, and I went to design classes to learn all I could. The best thing I learned was that we could send $5 to a man called A. James in Orlando and he would send us a box of tropical foliage, including...
Published: 08/27/14

Time-travel in our living room

It comforted me to kiss my father goodbye yesterday despite the fact that he passed away 20 years ago. The opportunity presented itself and I took full advantage of the moment. After years of procrastination, Oscar and I embarked on a time-travel adv...
Published: 08/27/14
It’s hot – and so is the fishing

It’s hot – and so is the fishing

This year has been one of the hottest summers I can remember. We’ve had weird weather patterns of rain in the mornings and high-and-dry afternoons, which has resulted in hotter than normal water temperatures of more than 93 degrees. But don&#x...
Published: 08/27/14
Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

As I pushed my shopping cart through the aisles of Publix last week, I found myself trying to bury – I blush to say – a box of cake mix. There it was, a silent testimony to the occasional shortcuts I take in my kitchen. I felt a twinge ...
Published: 08/27/14

Student combines love of community, love of football

TAMPA — Andrew Moss is a longshot to start at quarterback for Robinson High School this fall, but he's already made a major impact on the playing field.
Published: 08/27/14
Longtime artist brings flower power to Bamboozle Cafe

Longtime artist brings flower power to Bamboozle Cafe

DOWNTOWN — Mike O’Donnell, 76, owned a florist shop and greenhouse before he retired to the Wellswood neighborhood of Tampa. An artist since 1945, he continues to share his love of nature through painting. ...
Published: 08/27/14
Plant-based brunch tests the waters

Plant-based brunch tests the waters

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — A surprise check got Michelle Lyons Ehrlich into the food service business.
Published: 08/27/14
Saint John’s Episcopal Parish Day School announces award winner

Saint John’s Episcopal Parish Day School announces award winner

SOUTH TAMPA — The Soaring Eagle Distinguished Alumnus Award was instituted in 2014 to annually recognize one alumnus of St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School. The recipient is a leader in their field or community who continues to demon...
Published: 08/27/14
At Mitchell, centennial celebration begins

At Mitchell, centennial celebration begins

SOUTH TAMPA — Mitchell Elementary kicked off a year of celebrations as the new school year opened last week.
Published: 08/27/14
Teachers welcomed at chamber’s annual breakfast

Teachers welcomed at chamber’s annual breakfast

Almost 125 teachers new to the South Tampa area got a royal welcome with breakfast, door prizes, goodie bags and words of praise.
Published: 08/27/14