Interview with Dr. Stephen Covert, Pine View School Principal In this period of uncertainty, classrooms remain silent while bedrooms and dining tables become our new learning nooks. With distance learning being their current circumstance, students look ahead to the fall and a return of normalcy, whatever that may look like.Continue Reading


Last year my dear friend, Bob Slicker, said, “I am taking you to Baltimore to celebrate your birthday because you never know what can happen next year.” Oh, how right he was. We celebrated hard in Baltimore in 2019. Orioles game, Guinness Brewery, great restaurants, toured the city, fabulous seafoodContinue Reading


Since 1973 Sarasota has been blessed to have a premiere contemporary theatre…the Florida Studio Theatre. Offering world-class stage entertainment is just a fraction of what they’re about. Florida Studio Theatre is a Sarasota jewel. Theatre guests come from cities throughout the country, as well as major metropolitan areas like NewContinue Reading


Coming out of a disappointing season, our very own Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made a plethora of off-season moves to better their team for the future. Most notably, the signing of whom is most referred to as the GOAT (greatest of all time), Tom Brady himself. On Tuesday, though, theContinue Reading


Well, just like everybody else, Florida Fun Travel’s statewide excursions came to a grinding halt when the restaurants, bars, beaches and just about everything else was shut down due to concerns over the Coronavirus. However, we have become innovative in still trying to keep the wheels of the tourism industryContinue Reading


On April 22, 1970 Earth Day was born, a tangible statement of the growing support for protection of our environment. Today it is celebrated every year in 193 countries around the world. 50 years ago, the golden anniversary of that first celebration and I often wonder why people fight soContinue Reading