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Poetic License: No more heavy poems

December 2, 2015 I know that I am long past due For a serious poem, Flirting round with country Won’t ever bring one home, But the older I get The younger I see --- No more heavy poems Coming out of me. more »»

At the Library: Happy December Holidays at Captiva Memorial Library

December 2, 2015 Saturday Dec. 5, at 3 p.m., join Ms. Naomi, at the Captiva Memorial Library for “Happy December Holidays.” Hear holiday stories and craft a festive bird ornament to take home. more »»

Faces on Faith: An Atheist’s Faith

December 2, 2015 I just started reading an excellent book by Dr. Norman Geisler, PHD in Philosophy from Loyola University. It is entitled, “I Don’t Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheis. more »»

On the Water: It was a good week for catching cobia

November 25, 2015 The catch of the week had to be cobia, as many were reported throughout the inshore waters and offshore. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Rotary holds club assembly for upcoming fundraising events

November 25, 2015 Our Snowbird Rotarians are back on Island, it was time for a club assembly. Assemblies focus on up-coming fundraising events or provide committee updates. more »»

Faces on Faith: A shared humanity

November 25, 2015 Christian Science Monitor writer John Yemma recently reported that the world is experiencing the “biggest human migration since the end of World War II-millions of people displaced from their homes... more »»

Shell Shocked: Exercising for seniors

November 25, 2015 Acknowledging to yourself that you’re getting older isn’t easy. Being a couch potato is much easier. more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: Turks Cap nick named sleeping hibiscus

November 25, 2015 Plant Subject: Turks Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) First impression: Vibrant, lipstick red, folded umbrella like flowers. I am amazed at all the blossoms gorgeous, even though they never open. more »»

Living Sanibel: Spirit-of-the-Wild Wildlife Management Area

November 25, 2015 The name says it all at the 7,487-acre Spirit-of-the-Wild WMA. more »»

Center Stage: ‘Forever Plaid,’ hilarious holiday romp at Off Broadway Palm

November 25, 2015 Ho! Ho! Ho! Ha! Ha! Ha! Tee! Hee! Hee! Hee! Giggle! Giggle! Giggle!; that’s exactly the sounds you will be making as you sit back and enjoy one of the most delightful holiday shows to get you in the... more »»

Poetic License: Feminine Endings

November 25, 2015 A female villain is not a villanelle, A lady crook is not a crookette Nor infant girl a Baby Belle. more »»

At the Library: Library has wealth of books to shed off unwanted pounds

November 25, 2015 Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, the Captiva Memorial Library will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The library will re-open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28. more »»

On the Water: Warm weather brings some good fishing

November 18, 2015 It was the first week of November but it sure didn’t feel like it with warm, humid days often topping 90 degrees. more »»

Faces on Faith: Remembering Rabin

November 18, 2015 Twenty years ago – on Nov. 4, 1995 – then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin was gunned down at a peace rally. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Sanibel Captiva Lions Club President speaks to Rotary

November 18, 2015 Sanibel-Captiva Rotary welcomed Kurt Peters, Sanibel Captiva Lions Club President, to our podium last week to give us an overview of the club’s Health Screening Program. more »»

Shell Shocked: Teaching my wife baseball

November 18, 2015 My wife was born in Sweden. When she was a child she did what all Swedish children did. She skied, ice skated, raced down hills on toboggans, kicked soccer balls – and ate lots of herring. more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: Giant airplant a protected native plant

November 18, 2015 Plant Subject: Giant Airplant (Tillandsia utriculata) First impression: Wow, such dramatic spike in stature, but no flowers. more »»

Living Sanibel: Mallards and Blue Winged Teal can be found in SW Florida

November 18, 2015 Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) Without question the male and female mallard pair are what most people imagine when they think of wild ducks. more »»

Poetic License: No great thanks to you, Cavafy

November 18, 2015 (From Sanibel Joe’s Songbook) I’m a lonely new lyric Looking for a tune, For a piano or guitar man To pick me out soon. more »»

At the Library: Thanksgiving stories, turkey treat cups at Captiva Library

November 18, 2015 Kids and Families! Saturday, Nov. 21, at 3 p.m. join us at Captiva Memorial Library for Thanksgiving stories and turkey treat cups for your holiday table. more »»



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