Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usWed, 26 Oct 2016 16:46:01 EDTWed, 26 Oct 2016 16:46:01 EDT Shocked: How to make absentee ballot voting more personal vote by absentee ballot because I'm not in Sanibel during voting time.There's something very impersonal about putting x's on a piece of paper and sending it off in the mail to record your vote.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTIn the Garden: Sun grown bromeliad bromeliad plant is a family of monocot flowering plants with around 3,475 known species. The bromeliad is found through the subtropics of America, West Africa and throughout South America.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTLiving Sanibel: Lemon Bay Park people of Sarasota County exhibited some real foresight in 1986 when they purchased the first 48 acres of Lemon Bay Park as part of a $20 million county bond referendum.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: Warm welcome back to returning Rotarians welcoming back of our Rotarian Snowbirds has officially started.Old friends are coming back and season is not far away.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTFaces on Faith: Lost in the middle class you know most Americans consider themselves to be part of the middle class, whether they are or not? In fact, one survey, conducted by the Huffington Post, revealed that 88 percent of those polled placed themselves in the middle class.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT