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Diana, remembered

Diana, remembered

Diana, remembered By JUNE E. PRANCE Her memory lingers on, long after her death more than two decades ago. But had she lived, Princess Diana would be celebrating her 58yh…

From the Bronx to Brandon

From the Bronx to Brandon

From the Bronx to Brandon By SUSANNE KATCHKO Guest Column Sitting on a bed in Room 304 at Brandon Health and Rehabilitation Center, holding hands with Bessie Walker, a 92-year-old…

Motoring Tampa Bay

Motoring Tampa Bay

Enjoy an active lifestyle in a Mazda vehicle By NITISH S. RELE motoringtampabay@gmail.com When Mazda invited us for their Active Lifestyle Drive Program in Bluffton, S.C. recently, we were more…

Solomon’s Castle — a delightful experience

Solomon’s Castle — a delightful experience

PUBLISHED Oct. 6, 2016 Solomon’s Castle — a delightful experience  By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com We lost a talented, creative man this summer, but Howard Solomon left a great legacy that is…

Safe at Home XI: Who changes your diaper?

By JIMMY CURTIS 11th in a series Who changes your diaper? When you were young and helpless, it was mommy. When you are old and helpless, it will be a…

Safe at Home X: The 5 Ps

Safe at Home X: The 5 Ps

By JIMMY CURTIS Tenth in a series Several decades ago in one of my failed business ventures, a producer/director of TV commercials gave me words of wisdom I never forgot:…

Safe at Home IX: 33573 — the have-nots

By JIMMY CURTIS Ninth in a series Zip 33573 is a tale of two cities — the “haves” and the “have-nots.” Although both cities go by the same name, they…

Safe at Home VIII: 33573 — a tale of two cities

Safe at Home VIII: 33573 — a tale of two cities

By JIMMY CURTIS Eighth in a series Zip code 33573 is a tale of two cities — the “haves” and the “have-nots.” Although both cities go by the same name,…

Safe at Home VII: Clueless in Sun City Center

Safe at Home VII: Clueless in Sun City Center

By JIMMY CURTIS Seventh in a series I was clueless when I became Mo’s primary caregiver. But that’s what happens when you meet your new neighbor lying in the parking…

Safe at Home VI: Leap tall buildings in a single bound!

By JIMMY CURTIS Sixth in a series When my maternal grandparents, Baggio and Marietta LoBuono, became too old to work and live alone, they moved in with their oldest daughter.…

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