I realized something at dinner Wednesday night. Sitting at the table with my four children, spending an hour urging them eat their food, pleading and yelling for the green beans and other healthy food to disappear, I found that I was watching a metaphor in progress.
You see, my kids have been sick lately. All of them. For what seems like a very, very long time. So when I went to the grocery store this weekend I took special care to spend a little extra money to get healthy food that they would, theoretically, enjoy.
Everything in theory sounds great, doesn’t it?
BY LIZA STROUT - It started as a whisper, and over the last few months has gathered steam. Word on the street is that the island real estate market is recovering by leaps and bounds.
While 2011 sales numbers showed the Charlotte County market was up by 11 percent and Sarasota was up by 17 percent, Gasparilla Island is up by 57 percent.
Gourmands and wine enthusiasts are invited to The Gasparilla Inn & Club for the historic resort’s most anticipated culinary event, the Sixth Annual Food & Wine Weekend.
The Royal Palm Players will be presenting “Rounding Third,” a tale of the tumultuous journey of two Little League coaches through an entire season, from their first meeting to the climactic championship game.
A kind deed in a cruel world can sometimes make all the difference in the world. One of the Beacon’s newspaper carriers had a huge streak of luck this week, after losing his wallet in Port Charlotte.
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