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 »»
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 »»
Center Stage: 'Dicken's Women'
December 14, 2012 For those of us that were privileged enough to see Miriam Margolyes perform “Dickens’s Women” during her limited engagement at the Herb Strauss Theater, the evening turned out to be, a rare treat... more »»
Faces on Faith: History of Hanukkah
December 14, 2012 Temple Bat Yam of the Islands is the only Sanibel congregation that celebrates Hanukkah. I thought I would share a few of the ironies of the holiday with you. more »»
Living Sanibel: The Brown Anole
December 14, 2012 This small, athletic lizard probably hitchhiked over to Southwest Florida in the root balls and canopies of the many ornamental palms imported from the Miami area when the region was experiencing th... more »»
Theater Notes: Tired
December 14, 2012 On weeks when Sid Simon has no theater news, we just might run one of his phone calls to a granddaughter. They are little "plays;" after all, he is a consummate theater person. more »»
What's Blooming in Pardise: Crown of Thorns
December 14, 2012 Plant Subject: Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii) First impression: Christmas red, tiny bright blossoms cover a very well armed plant. Thorns aka barbs blanket every stem of this low growing shrub. more »»
At the Captiva library: Check out a book
December 14, 2012 Captiva Memorial Library shelves hold many mysterious mysteries for you to solve: Curse of the Jade Lily by David Housewright?“A stolen gem with a tragic history, a curse and a million dollar ranso... more »»
Center Stage: 'The Nerd'
December 12, 2012 The Theatre Conspiracy opened its holiday Season with Larry Shue’s zany-situation comedy titled “The Nerd.” It’s a simple premise that gets directly to the point of delightful absurdity. more »»
Living Sanibel: The White Pelican
December 12, 2012 The white pelican is one of the largest and heaviest birds found in Southwest Florida. Only the wild turkey, back from its own brush with extinction, is larger. more »»
Theater Notes: 'Talley's Folly'
December 12, 2012 At the Florida Repertory Theater, the opening night’s audience gave a rip-roaring standing ovation to the cast and the production. And I know why. It was a perfect evening of live theater. more »»