Adventures of a Curious Guy

Book Remarks Maggie Gust winetaster13@gmail.com Clarence Frank Birdseye II was born 12-01-1886 and died 10-07-1956. During his 69 years, this diminutive dapper dynamo transformed the eating habits of the entire world – and had the time of his life in doing so. Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man by Mark Kurlansky is the biographical equivalent of a page-turning thriller. Perhaps […]

SoBe Teaser

SPEAKING OF TRAVEL Vickie Kelber vickieonmarco@comcast.net The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University provides programs for “lifelong personal revitalization” and their offerings include day trips. I’ve taken two of them and while they are well organized and the leaders cordial and informative, their overambitious planning has resulted in some frustration for attendees. There just wasn’t sufficient time to enjoy the […]

In response to John Arceri: You are right, I’m not a “good candidate”, I am an excellent candidate!

Last week John Arceri had published a Guest Commentary titled “The making of a good candidate” in which he took both myself and another candidate for Marco City Council to task over our respective responses to a series of questions posed by MICA for which both the questions and answers of all participating candidates appear in the most recent edition […]

Radio Shack’s new local owners

By Kathleen Zehler As of July 2012, the Marco Island Radio Shack took new ownership under a dynamic Father/Son Team. This Radio Shack is not your norm, Thomas and Derek Lang are changing the way the islanders can obtain their every need for almost all electronics from cell phones & wireless contracts, accessories, home theater and networks installations, trouble shooting […]