Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 30 Jan 2015 10:22:35 EDTFri, 30 Jan 2015 10:22:35 EDT Column: Sandy and Dave's tech toys Dave and I joined more than 160,000 people from 140 countries for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. We spent five head-spinning days immersed in tech toys from all over the worl.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: 'Life at Five Knots:' Rotary gets update of life at sea, to be young and foolis.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTFaces on Faith: Paying it forward quotes have recently captured my attention, continue to bounce around in my reflections, and challenge me to better living. The first is from Thomas Merton "Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTAt the Library: Music, lectures, book signings top the calendar Memorial Library's Afternoon Sojourns, a series of artist talks, music, independent and foreign films, lectures, author presentations and book signings are well underway.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhat's Blooming in Paradise: Prickly Pear (Opuntia cochinellifera) impression: Christmas cactus-like blooms in reddish pink. These bright blossoms cover the multitudes of paddle shaped light green pads. I notice the architecture and am amazed at the massive height and width of our 40-year-old specimen.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT