Archive for August, 2014

The Tale of a  Tail: A Mermaid Story

The Tale of a Tail: A Mermaid Story

August 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Jayde Morgan is the creator of www.SiestaKeyMermaids.com. Her original inspiration began a year ago, and it came from her daughter, Kaylee, who was fascinated by these undersea creatures. In 2013, much to the delight of Miss Kaylee, Jayde began trying to create a mermaid costume for the child, who was 5 at […]

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The Rockin’ World of the Derringers

The Rockin’ World of the Derringers

August 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson The famed Rick Derringer lives in our midst. Internationally known as an American guitarist, vocalist, Grammy Award winning Producer and Entertainer, he and his wife, singer/songwriter Jenda, call Bradenton their home. Here, a feisty toy terrier by the name of Asher rules the roost. Now empty-nesters, the Derringer’s daughter, Loving (22) is […]

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Off Key

Off Key

August 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Bob Frederickson A Cautionary Tale for Sarasota’s Top Cop? Sarasota and Lakeland have much in common. They are both mid-size Florida cities with walk-able, vibrant downtowns. Both have prized natural amenities: beaches and bays here and swan filled lakes in Lakeland. They also both feature respected centers of higher learning: The Ringling School of […]

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Pet Talk

Pet Talk

August 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

My family watched my indoor/outdoor cat while I was on a business trip overseas. Unbeknownst to me they declawed him (he was destroying their furniture). Does this mean I can’t let him outside anymore? How will this affect his life? If your cat is declawed, he lost some mechanism of defense. Most cats with just […]

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Off Islands

Off Islands

August 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore  “Oh, to be in England” Thus starts one of Robert Brownian’s famous poems. “The full line is “Oh, to be in England now that April’s there”. Of course Browning did not write the poem while in England, he was off in a distant colonial land dreaming the dream of return – return […]

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