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Captiva meeting announcements

February 8, 2013 Community Panel meets Feb. 12 The Captiva Community Panel will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12, beginning at 9 a.m. more »»

Shell Shocked: Performing enhancing drugs are geting more inventive

February 8, 2013 The sports world continues to grapple with performance enhancing drugs that can go undetected. Past abuses by athletes – doping, testosterone and steroids -- are now fully detectable. more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: Starburst

February 8, 2013 Plant Subject: Starburst (Clerodendrum quadriloculare) First impression: What is that mesmerizing, unique, super sized blossom? I am amazed at the oodles of flowers all arranged like a huge... more »»

At the Captiva Library: Milbrandt to speak on island water quality

February 8, 2013 Dr. Eric Mildbrandt, director of the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation Marine Lab, will speak at 4 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Captiva Memorial Library during its Cultural Fest. more »»

Center Stage: Happy Birthday to Barbara B. Mann

February 6, 2013 Community Concerts blasted off its 2013 season with a heartfelt, rousing, rendition of “Happy Birthday” sung by the sold out audience to celebrate its fearless, intrepid, 100 years young, dedicated... more »»

Faces on Faith: When did God get hijacked?

February 1, 2013 Sometimes, when I hear people talk about Christianity, I wonder when God got hijacked. I know I could never be at home in a community so narrowly defined. more »»

Chef's Corner: Mediterranean favorite mild, healthful

January 25, 2013 The Tuscan seaport town of Livorno is famous for this simple preparation of white fish featuring Mediterranean favorites, such as tomatoes, olives and caper. more »»

Tale of two cases

January 25, 2013 The people’s confidence in decisions of public officials is essential to the continuity of good local governmen. more »»

Faces on Faith: Education and socialization

January 25, 2013 Education draws out the unique talents of children. It enables them, their parents and teachers to relate their talents to their places and times. It differs from socialization. more »»

Faces on Faith: Will you join dance of life?

January 18, 2013 An invitation to hear opera sung on the beach at twilight! Ahhh ... I so anticipated the evening. What an opportunity I remember thinking. Arias from La Boheme, La Traviata, Tosca and so many others. more »»

Faces on Faith: Finding the face of God

January 11, 2013 I was standing in line waiting to purchase a student ticket to a performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.. more »»

Faces on Faith: Happy New Year — sort of

January 4, 2013 Earlier this week we marked the beginning of 2013 with champagne toasts and the dropping of the ball on Times Square and strains of “Auld Lang Syne. more »»

Faces on Faith: The end was near

December 28, 2012 If you are reading this article, the December 21 doomsday prophets were wrong. The Mayan’s did not foresee the end of time ... they just didn’t take their calendar out any further. more »»

Faces on Faith: Winter Solstice spawned ceremonies

December 21, 2012 Today, Dec. 21, 2012, is the day the Mayan Calendar completes its cycle. more »»

Living Sanibel: Southern Black Racer

December 21, 2012 The most commonly seen snake in this region, the southern black racer is also one of the most common in Florida. more »»

The election and the stock market

December 21, 2012 For several years, I was a regular guest on a cable news financial talk show where the conversation often turned to political matters. more »»

Poetic License: Narrative Sculpture

December 21, 2012 Narrative Sculpture at Sanibel School On the morning of December 15, the 14 members of teacher Andie McCarter’s clay art class displayed their sculpture and performed their poems for an audience of... more »»

Shell Shocked: An Interview with Santa

December 21, 2012 It’s a few days before Christmas and Santa Claus has been very busy. He’s working hard at his studio in the North Pole to get gifts ready for all the children of the world. more »»

Theater Notes: Start the new year at the theater

December 21, 2012 Theater has been running wild during these busy pre-holiday nights. Talley’s Folly ran to justifiably satisfied audiences at the Florida Reparatory Theater. Closing was Dec. 16. more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: Flame Vine

December 21, 2012 Plant Subject: Flame vine (Pyrostegia venusta ) First impression: Dramatic, exotic, shades of tangerine orange, trumpet shaped flowers that remind me of gigantic honeysuckle blooms. more »»

 
 

 

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