Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 26 Nov 2014 05:05:49 EDTWed, 26 Nov 2014 05:05:49 EDT dreaded dire diagnosis delirium family physician was testing my recall abilities. He said: "I'm going to read you a number and I'd like you to memorize it and feed it back to me.Okay? Here it is: 298750395969793913968468347890871.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTLiving Sanibel: The sixth extinction by the Kenyan paleo-anthropologist Richard Leakey in the 1990s, the phrase "the Sixth Extinction" aptly describes the desolate state of the world's bio-diversity toda.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTTheater Notes: A triumphant play, 'Body Awareness' Gulfcoast Playhouse has done it again. They have risked bringing to the boards not a guaranteed crowdpleaser, but the brave and utterly challenging play "Body Awareness," by the gifted 31-year-old Tony Award winning playwright Annie Bake.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhat's Blooming in Paradise: Yellow Alder (Turnera ulmifolia) impression: Oodles of miniature buttercups cover this never ending sprawling plant. Five super bright, sunny yellow petals make up each flower that measure around 2 inches across.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTRubbish or Riches: 'Happy Birthday' Kline proves to be a valuable present, indeed the owner of this week's chosen object found Rubbish or Riches? Read on as I assess a painting on paper by American master Franz Kline (b. 1910 - d.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT