BY LIZA STROUT - Like so many of the people who are drawn to Gasparilla Island, Emily Wheeler grew up in a small town in New England.
BY SANDY JACOBS - We missed Italy again this summer. If that’s not bad enough, we didn’t even get to New Jersey! Our Boca Grande house was undergoing a seven-week renovation, and my practical husband wanted to stay close enough to check on the construction process. Hence, no Italy, no New Jersey, no nothing.
BY NORA LEA REEFE - Floral designer Jane Godshalk, from the famous Longwood Gardens faculty, delighted the members of the Boca Grande Garden Club on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Her presentation included holiday arrangements that combined many native plants, including vividly-colored roses, carnations, and hydrangeas. She also spoke about using candles and decorative items from nature and the art world.
Just so you folks know, our 2012 Bocaween video can be viewed right here!
The proposed property tax to pay for the new Boca Grande Causeway bridges has been rejected by island voters. Read more on our web site tomorrow.
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