Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/category.detail/nav/5011/Local Columnsen-usFri, 24 Feb 2017 08:01:29 EDTFri, 24 Feb 2017 08:01:29 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssPoetic License: Jellyfish Blueshttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/550411.html"I aint got no body, aint got a spine, Take me out of water, aint worth a dime, But let me jellyfish float in the blue-green sea And what an amazing creature I can suddenly be.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTShell Shocked: Make Sanibel great againhttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/550408.htmlThe City Council campaign is in full swing.There are four candidates running for three positions.The campaign is fierce.Every resident is being bombarded by emails and mail boxes are being stuffed with leaflets.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTLiving Sanibel: American redstarthttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/550409.htmlAmerican redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) Aptly nicknamed the flamebird, the American redstart is one of the most colorful and distinctive warblers. Only the male displays the black and Halloween-orange coloring on its tail and wing feathers.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTIn the Garden: Carissa: the green armored bufferhttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/550410.htmlCarissa (Carissa macrocarpa) is native to South Africa, but they are a long time favorite of our area and you will find them planted along the eastern coastline of Florida and a couple places along the western coast of Southwest Florida.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTFaces on Faith: A lengthening of days - a deepening of hopehttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/550422.htmlSlowly and steadily - since Dec. 21 - our hours of sunlight havebeen getting longer and longer. I'm not sure why this annual cycle intrigues me, but I do know that I treasure the lengthening of days we have during the Lenten season.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDT