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Artist finds a way for loved ones to hold hands into eternity

Artist finds a way for loved ones to hold hands into eternity

A person’s hands are undoubtedly one of their most distinctive features. They say that the older you get, the more unique they become — wrinkles, wedding rings and scars all tell your life’s story....
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Rough Riders prove it’s a bear market

Rough Riders prove it’s a bear market

YBOR CITY — The teddy bears kept coming — big ones, little ones, brown ones, purple ones, red ones, even camouflage ones. Some had a holiday theme with red ribbons or hearts; others had logos of sports teams....
Updated one month ago
Maestro follows beat of a different drum

Maestro follows beat of a different drum

TAMPA — After earning his master’s degree in music composition, Matthew Maines came to Tampa from North Carolina in 2005 for a three-week house-sitting gig and didn’t go back. Now he’s combining that personal spontaneity w...
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Wal-Mart’s contribution celebrated at Fisher House

Wal-Mart’s contribution celebrated at Fisher House

TAMPA — In January Navy enlistee Laquan Taylor was in Loganville, Georgia, home on leave from Kuwait. Being a devout Christian, he decided to attend an evening Bible study at his church.
Updated one month ago

University Area CDC to Paint the Town

TAMPA — The University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc., with help from hundreds of volunteers, will paint the town on Jan. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Updated one month ago

Aerial salute set for next Field of Honor Remembrance

TAMPA — More flags will be added in January to the Field of Honor at Hillsborough County’s Veterans Memorial Park, followed by a Field of Honor Remembrance Ceremony staged by the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County....
Updated one month ago
Put a chair in your garden

Put a chair in your garden

Plants are the most important part of any garden but they tend to stand out with man made additions like chairs.
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Take stock of the new year, freeze soup

Take stock of the new year, freeze soup

As we ring in the new year, I’m dragging a list of resolutions goals with me: stop buying cookbooks just because they’re on sale, organize scores of loose recipes I have stuffed in a drawer and sing karaoke without having several drinks...
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Thanks for the gifts of Florida

Thanks for the gifts of Florida

While most of the rest of the country is wrapped in winter, our gardens still bloom and grow. We can have quite a bit of color all winter long and plenty of green rather than a background of grey. Even our skies are more beautiful.
Updated: 2 months ago
Table Scraps
Here are some leftover odds and ends for 2015

Table Scraps Here are some leftover odds and ends for 2015

Coming up with column ideas isn’t the easiest thing in the world for me. I keep a folder on my desktop called Scraps Topics and I scribble down a word or two when I get random tips or ideas occur to me. I also copy and paste the URL for an int...
Updated: 2 months ago