Ruminations from the Rock and Beyond

Joy & Whimsy Intertwine at Rookery Bay’s Under the Sea Mural

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Jory Westberry writes about Artist Dora Knuteson’s mural at Rookery Bay Reserve in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Treasure Hunting In Unique Places On Land

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Jory Westberry writes about treasure hunting on land in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Tommie Barfield Elementary is a ‘Leader in Me’ School

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Jory Westberry writes about education in Collier County her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

In Hindsight, What Advice Do You Wish Your Parents/Guardians Had Given You?

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Jory Westberry writes about advice for the new school year in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

When’s the Last Time You Stopped and Smelled the Roses? Or Frangipani, Lilies, Orchids or Herbs?

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Jory Westberry writes about stopping to smell the roses in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

All Quiet on the Southern Front, on Isles of Capri that is

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Jory Westberry writes about the Isles of Capri in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Wooten’s Airboats, Swamp Buggies and 16 ft Gators: A Perfect Way to Spend a Cloudy Day with Kids

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Grandkids…love ‘em until, “What are we going to do today? Can we go…”  “I wanna see that new movie! The one about the pets!” “Nah, I want to go to Gametime.” “No, let’s go to Bounce!” “Maybe tomorrow, but today we have the perfect plan,” (that’s my friend talking.) We both have our grandkids for the day and WE have […]

Isles of Capri Updates

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Jory Westberry writes about the Isles of Capri in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Responsibility + Resilience = Recognition + Rewards


Jory Westberry writes about the end of the school year and graduation time in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

What? I’m Still Not Doing It Right?

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Jory Westberry writes about learning about recycling from the Girl Scouts in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.


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