Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usTue, 3 May 2016 23:48:03 EDTTue, 3 May 2016 23:48:03 EDT Shocked: The Herb Strauss Story:A Tale of Courage and Commitment you all know, Sanibel has a theater named after Herb Strauss.Not too many people remember who Herb Strauss was. I remember. I'm proud to say that Herb Strauss was a friend of mine.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTLiving Sanibel: American crow and fish crow can live to be 14 years old Crow The only place where the American crow is uncommon is along the coast, where it is often replaced by the fish crow, a slightly smaller, but similar species.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhat's Blooming in Paradise: Ixora has more than 300 species of shrubs and trees Subject: Ixora (Ixora hybrids) First impression: Bright, lipstick red, slender tubes that end with four petals. I find it Interesting, that 50-60 of these small flowers collectively form into a large pom-pom like blossom.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTPoetic License: *Vitreous Floater: Stranger In My Eye the tune of Strangers in the Night) Stranger in my eye, Exchanging glances, Wandering side to side With floating dances, From inside my eye Across my sight you glid.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: Habitat for Humanity on Rotary's agenda, Shelter, and Clothing are the basic needs of life. In recent years many families, individuals, disabled and the elderly have struggled to maintain those needs because of monetary economic conditions and the high cost of living.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT