Like millions of Americans during World War II, James Carroll considered himself a patriotic person.
If you ever find yourself in need of a ride, there is a Florida Department of Transportation website that can help you. Most of the choices are private (you) pay, but it is nice to know there's an emergency transportation resource out there if you need it.
It was one of those online teases I couldn't resist: Three Retirement Moves You Should Make in Your 50s.
Start to look for Mercury low in the west-northwest at dusk about mid May. Our innermost planet reaches the greatest angular (elongation) distance from the sun on May 25.
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Wooden cigar boxes take center stage at the third annual Repurposed DooDad Art & Sculpture Exhibit that opens May 5 and runs through the end of the month at the Tampa History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa. Hundreds of Hillsborough County elementary, middle and high school …
Skip Forrest has done a number of things professionally over the years, mostly in design and marketing.
Marilyn Cisek has been a teacher. She has worked in real estate. She has even been a "hair model" on HSN.
Smoking, of course, damages the lungs and blood vessels, and contributes to an array of health problems, but nicotine — the calming chemical that cigarettes deliver — might actually be good for the aging brain.
In 1993, sportscaster Dick Vitale greeted his friend and fellow sportscaster, Jim Valvano, with a big hug at the base of the stage where Valvano was to receive the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at ESPN's Espy Awards.
Mary Elizabeth "Bettie" Perez has writing in her blood. She's the granddaughter of a newspaper founder and the mother of two newspapermen (one who works for the Tampa Bay Times). Now, at age 89, she celebrates her first nationally published book of poetry. Perez spoke with Times staff writer Caitlin Johnston …