On The Hook: Our big summer fishing problem
Published 5/16/2013 at 8:36 a.m. 0 comments
There's a denizen of the deep, preparing to decimate your next deep water fishing trip. He thrives on ambushing the hooked fish you so painstakingly sought, in one fell swoop – snook, permit, cobia et al – all fall to ...
Art & Antiques: An expert's tips for buying art and antiques, part 1
Published 5/15/2013 at 3:38 p.m. 0 comments
Over my career, I have held positions as a museum director and curator, university professor, and certified appraiser and authenticator. Today, I share my appraisal expertise with television audiences worldwide but my favorite task is to share my tips abo
Marcophiles: A funky kind of a bird's eye 'Tour of Homes'
Published 5/15/2013 at 3:04 p.m. 0 comments
The next time you attend one of those "Tour of Homes" events we have around here now and then, why not expand your horizons? After a day admiring dramatic dining rooms, killer kitchens and cool pools, take a few hours ...
The Bookworm: Back from the dead and a healing pet story
Published 5/14/2013 at 2:13 p.m. 0 comments
For awhile there, you thought you were gonna die. Your head hurt. Your body ached, and your stomach was acting like a fresh-caught fish – but that didn't matter much. Bills still needed paying and business needed attending. There was ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Finding the cause of migraine headaches
Published 5/14/2013 at 1:56 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I've had migraine headaches for 11 years and live on triptan drugs and ibuprofen. There must be something else I can do. Please lend some sensible "Suzy" insight, I'm desperate. – J.C., Tuscon, Arizona Answer: The sensible thing for ...
Camping it up – Marco Island groups offer programs to enrich young lives
Published 5/13/2013 at 1:40 p.m. 0 comments
Education doesn't need to stop when the school year ends. In fact, kids are learning all the time, and the summer is no exception. Marco Island parents have a variety of day camp possibilities for their offspring, helping them learn ...
It's The Law: Stock might be effective, even though not complete
Published 5/13/2013 at 12:13 p.m. 0 comments
Question: My father was signing over some stock to me and before he finished changing the name of the certificates, he died. My sister claims the stock is now part of his estate and is not mine. That would mean ...
PHOTOS: Mother/Daughter Mad Hatter Tea Party
Published 5/13/2013 at 11:44 a.m. 0 comments
As is traditional on the Saturday before Mother's Day Mackle Park was decked out for a mother/daughter social. With a Mad Hatter theme the kids enjoyed everything from arts and crafts, dances, costumes, staff and volunteers in character plus a ...
The Bard on the rock – High school students stage 'Twelfth Night'
Published 5/9/2013 at 12:31 p.m. 0 comments
"The play's the thing." The famous line from Hamlet rings true for the Marco Island Shakespeare Festival. If you're going to stage a theatrical production, Shakespeare is the gold standard, and for their inaugural play, festival founder and director Jacqu
Art & Antiques: Appraising Thomas Jefferson's desk
Published 5/8/2013 at 10:18 a.m. 1 comment
During a recent episode of Discovery's "Auction Kings," I appraised a Federal period writing desk that was once owned by President Thomas Jefferson from his country estate of Poplar Forest near Lynchburg, VA. I described the desk as Hepplewhite in ...
Church Lady: Love and a strong faith aid two Marco moms
Published 5/7/2013 at 4:19 p.m. 0 comments
Two Marco mothers share their spiritual journey with the Church Lady. Our community is rich with ordinary women dealing with extraordinary challenges. Among them are two mothers — Hari Jacobsen and Janet Stapleton; one Jewish, the other Catholic. Both sing ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Pain relief for tendonitis, sprains and strains
Published 5/7/2013 at 4:18 p.m. 0 comments
Question: After years of hiking without many problems, I began experiencing pain near my ankle and heel. My doctor diagnosed "Achilles tendonitis" and prescribed medicine which did reduce pain and swelling. I'm still worried I'll not be able to hike ...
The Bookworm: Intrigue, romance and a good old fashioned fleecing
Published 5/7/2013 at 4:17 p.m. 0 comments
Sometimes, your entire life feels like a recipe for drama. Oh, you really hate it and you'd like to wipe your plate clean of it all, but that's never gonna happen. No matter what's cooking around you, there's always an ...
'Talk Derby to Me' – 'Run for the Roses' a chance for Marco Island to raise cash for the kids
Published 5/6/2013 at 12:17 p.m. 0 comments
The Marco Island Brewery was packed Saturday afternoon for "Talk Derby to Me," with enough extravagant hats to make it difficult to see around the restaurant, let alone move around freely. The occasion was the annual fundraiser for Marco's Upon ...
Marco Island Board of Realtors celebrate Cinco de Mayo during After 5
Published 5/3/2013 at 3:22 p.m. 0 comments
A Cinco de Mayo-themed networking event held at Margarita's on Marco Island brought area realtors, related business owners and generous sponsors together for an After 5 get together. As expected, a buffet loaded with Mexican food and the occasional margar
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