Here's a question that snuck into my head the other day while I wasn't looking ... who is in charge of you?
There’s an entire school of thinking for beautiful words. It’s called phonaesthetics. Think about words that sound nice to your eardrums; these words make your brain release oodles of endorphins. Hearing pleasant-sounding words is the aural equivalent of watching baby river otters perform a …
South Florida State College is pleased to have Cross Creek RV Resort in Arcadia as the host of the 2020 Heartland Senior Games Mah Jongg Tournament.
I once wrote to a friend thanking him for a comment he made when I visited him shortly after the death of his wife. Reminiscing over their years together, he explained the reason for their successful marriage in one simple yet profound expression of love. "We were good to each other," he said.
Have you ever seen a picture of yourself from an unusual angle? You look at the photo and realize, “Who is that person? Oh, that’s me. I do not like what I see.”
The Arcadia Woman's Club January meeting was called to order by President Linda Waters, with three new members present—Nancy Osgood, Susan Kuczenska and Janet Hanus. Welcome new members! Birthday wishes to Iris Varner. A wonderful lunch was enjoyed by all.
I’ll admit it ... I don’t know much about street art. I’m no graffitist (a person who does graffiti), but I do know that to “tag” something is when someone quickly spray paints a surface, or it can indicate the way a graffiti artist signs his/her work. I’m aware that I’m breaking down basic …
I’ve heard it said about Florida that if you don’t like the weather, just wait and it’ll change for you in a day or two. We native Floridians (aka “endangered species”) know this to be true. Sometimes the weather can go from chilling to grilling in a matter of hours.
Cyclists of all abilities are expected to gather for DeSoto Cares Homeless Services (DCHS) one-day bicycling event. The event on (Saturday) Feb. 8 begins and ends at Mosaic Arena, home of the Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo. The cycling event has a new director, all new routes, and th…
The Christmas season is a time for a great many people to celebrate, though not all do it for the same reason.
Have you ever been confused about something, but you didn’t want to look dumb asking about it? For instance, you might think Cappuccino drinks are made from ground up Capuchin monkeys, even though that sounds pretty cruel.
I apologize ahead of time for the photos of dead bobcats that are being published with this week’s column. But there is a reason we made the decision to do this.
Here we all are, hurrying through another Christmas season, spending money as though it will go bad by the first of the year. Hither and thither we scurry, worrying what to buy for this one or that one, hoping it's not what we got them last year, or something they'll take back and exchange a…
What’s a phrasal verb, and how can it make my life better? Those are fair questions, especially because it’s possible you’ve never heard of a phrasal verb.