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Find serenity at Grand Cayman Island's Cemetery Beach

Find serenity at Grand Cayman Island's Cemetery Beach

GRAND CAYMAN ISLANDHey, cruisers, if you've been to Hell and back, snuggled with the stingrays and taken photos with the turtles at the Cayman Turtle Centre, you might be looking for something different on your next trip. (Guilty!)You could head to t...
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Find A Friend: Jack the Beagle

Find A Friend: Jack the Beagle

Not long ago, Jack was wagging his tail as a proud adoptee. But sadly, his owner recently passed away, sending this red, white, and blue boy back to his rescue group. Jack misses his former home and human, but he's not moping. To pout would not only ...
Published: 05/26/17
Find A Friend: Tiana the Tabby

Find A Friend: Tiana the Tabby

Hard to imagine any creature that just turned the impulsive 1-year-old birthday corner could be described as "shy and retiring." Maybe being a young, single mother of multiples will do that, but one thing's for sure: Tiana the brown and orange tiger ...
Published: 05/25/17
See inside this Snell Isle home with an amazing chandelier and infinity pool

See inside this Snell Isle home with an amazing chandelier and infinity pool

When Elizabeth and David Samuelson started planning the house they built six years ago on Snell Isle, the couple envisioned a West Indies look with masonry stucco walls and a metal hip roof. As they moved forward, it evolved into something they descr...
Published: 05/25/17

Events: Jeff VanderMeer to speak, sign at Oxford Exchange

Book TalkBestselling speculative fiction author Jeff VanderMeer (Borne) will appear, in conversation with novelist Weike Wang (Chemistry), at 1:30 p.m. May 28 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.Walt Gragg (The Red Line) will discuss a...
Published: 05/25/17
What's Maureen Seaton reading?

What's Maureen Seaton reading?

NightstandMaureen SeatonWe've bid goodbye to National Poetry Month until next April, but we had time for a quick chat with poet Seaton: "Life can be not only hard but distracting. So for me as a poet, when National Poetry Month comes around, it makes...
Published: 05/25/17
Notable: Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald

Notable: Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald

NotableScott and ErnestErnest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, towering figures of 20th century American literature, still inspire books.Ernest Hemingway: A Biography (Knopf) by Mary V. Dearborn is the first full biography of the Nobel Prize-winnin...
Published: 05/25/17
Here's what you need to know before you buy that Groupon vacation deal

Here's what you need to know before you buy that Groupon vacation deal

There are times in life that call for caution, for using that chunk of money in savings to renovate the bathroom because the bathroom is from 1974, and not in a cool way.But then, there are times Groupon comes along.A few years back, it happened to m...
Published: 05/25/17
Hernando Pet of the Week for May 26

Hernando Pet of the Week for May 26

Pet of the week | WalterWalter, affectionately known as the love bug, is a handsome 8-year-old ready to warm any lap. He has been neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting Walter or other dogs and cats can be made at the Hum...
Published: 05/24/17
Shelby, the Boxer with cancer who went missing in Tampa, has been found safe

Shelby, the Boxer with cancer who went missing in Tampa, has been found safe

TAMPA Shelby has been found.The 4-year-old Boxer mix was undergoing cancer treatments when she slipped away from BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital on May 17, sparking a nearly weeklong search.She was located Tuesday afternoon, according to Blu...
Published: 05/24/17