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Poetic License: With love to play

August 5, 2015 (Happy Birthday Marjorie) When I first served to play our game of love Love-all was just a score I had to break, But rallies filled with thrilling give and take Soon gained advantage for my every... more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: African Iris’s grow in the tropics

August 5, 2015 First impression: Ruffled, exotic, cameo white petals with accents of canary yellow and amethyst purple. more »»

At the Library: New historical fiction at the Captiva Memorial Library

August 5, 2015 “The Blue and the Grey,” by M.J. Trow “Introducing 19th-century private investigators Matthew Grand and James Batchelor in the first of a brand-new historical mystery series. April, 1865. more »»

Faces on Faith: Staying positive in a negative world

July 29, 2015 If only the song Home on the Range was true – “where seldom is heard a discouraging word, and the skies are not cloudy all day. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Rotary has add-on and update on ‘Gift of Life’

July 29, 2015 Every once in a while, a Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club Friday morning meeting speaker comes across a conflict in their professional life that makes it impossible for them to attend our meeting to... more »»

On the Water: Rain brings some cooler temperatures

July 29, 2015 Weather was unsettled for much of the past week leaving anglers dodging the possibility of rain at any time throughout the da. more »»

Shell Shocked: Five Sanibel tourist hot spots

July 29, 2015 Sanibel is a true tourist hot spot. It offers treats for most visitors regardless of their interests. There’s something here for everyon. more »»

Poetic License: Dejection on a Florida summer afternoon

July 29, 2015 On this ominous afternoon I’ve had my fill of Florida, My fill of alligator-friendly heat, Of red weather Bursting from the TV screen Into a dark angry clot Over our fail-safe houses And alien lawn... more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: Texas sage offers abundance of small lavender flowers

July 29, 2015 First impression: Great plant for big wow factor – oodles of small lavender flowers that are shaped like curled bells. These hues of purple are surrounded by small fuzzy silver gray colored leaves. more »»

At the Library: Library offers many books on taking care of oneself

July 29, 2015 New books at the Captiva Memorial Library give you tips on taking care of yourself: “The French Beauty Solution: Time-Tested Secrets to Look and Feel Beautiful Inside and Out,” by Mathilde Thomas... more »»

Sea turtle and snowy plover stats from SCCF

July 22, 2015 Sea turtles SCCF Sea Turtle Nesting Stats as of July 10, 2015: ? Sanibel East: 101 nests, 263 false crawls ? Sanibel West: 318 nests, 705 false crawls ? Captiva: 108 nests, 188 false crawls TOTAL:... more »»

CROW calendar of events for July 22-24

July 22, 2015 Wednesday, July 22 CROW Case of the Week presented by CROW Student CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine... more »»

Stories from The Historical Village

July 22, 2015 Throughout the Sanibel Historical Village’s buildings are binders inviting visitors to share their memories of Sanibel – whether as long-time residents, as visitors of many years, as students at the... more »»

Fishing is as hot as the summer temperatures

July 22, 2015 With summer heating up, fishing both inshore and offshore continues to move along with reports of good fish and actio. more »»

Changing symbols, changing minds

July 22, 2015 Earlier this month I signed a petition urging the removal of the Confederate flag from the State House in South Carolina.  Hundreds of thousands of other folks have done the same. more »»

The Cane Mutiny

July 22, 2015 A good friend of mine thought he was being frightfully amusing when he sent me a cane as a birthday present. He said I might need it any time soon and I would have one at the ready. more »»

New Rotary President takes over

July 22, 2015 As the gavel was brought down last Friday morning, it was official Chris DeCosta took on the responsibility of being the new President of the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club 2015-16. more »»

Yellow alder’s full of miniature buttercup shaped flowers

July 22, 2015 Plant Subject: Yellow Alder (Turnera ulmifolia) First impression: Oodles of miniature buttercups cover this never ending sprawling plant. more »»

Faces on Faith: Amazing GRACE

July 15, 2015 The recent events in Charleston, South Carolina, stunned the nation, and perhaps the world, when we watched in disbelief, as the families of Rev. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Rotary holds gavel exchange

July 15, 2015 Friday, June 26, was the last official duty day for our outgoing Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club, President July 2014-2015, Bill Rahe. more »»



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