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Observer Today July 21, 2017

Observer Today July 21, 2017

Good morning! Happy Friday. If you woke up to the squall line that passed through in the early morning darkness or, better, if you slept in a little, some words…

Observer Today July 20, 2017

Observer Today July 20, 2017

Good morning! Ruskin was once known as the the salad bowl of America. Ruskin tomatoes and lots of stuff grew here. Some of it remains, but not like it was.…

Observer Today July 19, 2017

Observer Today July 19, 2017

Good morning! It is certainly possible to describe all cemeteries as monuments to the past but the Ruskin cemetery is something more, it’s a remnant from “Old Ruskin,” with the…

Observer Today July 18, 2017

Observer Today July 18, 2017

Good morning! Today is the 199th day of the year, leaving only 166 days remaining in 2017. This year has flown by, right? Seriously, run out to get Halloween Candy…

Observer Today July 17, 2017

Observer Today July 17, 2017

Good morning! I hate to break this to you so early but…it’s Monday. On the plus side, we woke up, right? Oh, and hopefully you’ve had some coffee because it’s…

Observer Today July 14, 2017

Observer Today July 14, 2017

Good morning and happy Friday! On a local community Facebook page on Wednesday, a woman left a message to thank someone in the car ahead of her at a drive-thru…

Observer Today July 13, 2017

Observer Today July 13, 2017

Good morning! My wife and I moved to Florida in 1994 as mere children, living in a marina in Ft. Myers Beach with a cast of characters out of a…

Observer Today July 12, 2017

Observer Today July 12, 2017

Good morning! It’s July and our summer is still just in adolescence. But here’s a little (very little, yet appropriate) hot weather joke for you: You know it’s hot when…

Observer Today July 11, 2017

Observer Today July 11, 2017

Good morning! How ’bout that mini hurricane that blew through yesterday? Parts of Ruskin reportedly received more than 4 inches of rain. If nothing else, summer in Florida is rarely…

Observer Today July 10, 2017

Observer Today July 10, 2017

Good morning! Admittedly, not the greatest question for a Monday, perhaps, but…are you a “glass is half full” person? Or do you typically see the glass as half empty? In…

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