Ruminations from the Rock and Beyond

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

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

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?

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

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

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

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

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

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.

Red Alert! These Marco Students are Going Places

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Jory Westberry writes about three special Marco Island Charter Middle School students who were recently awarded by the Optimist Club in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

The Isles of Capri = Fun? No, “<***!FUN!***>”

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Jory Westberry talks about recent events on Islas of Capri in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Pondering Civility, Decency and Education

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In her column Rumination From the Rock and Beyond, Jory Westberry discusses civility and the book Dont, a little book of early American gentility.


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