Letters to the Editor


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: I’m fine

November 3, 2022
To the Editor: Someone asked me last week, “How are you doing?” The pat answer is “I’m fine.” I’m not really.  I’m better than most. But there’s just something that’s not right, not …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Register now for annual ‘Back to Boca’ webinar set for November 1

October 28, 2022
To the Editor, The Grande Rounds health lecture series sponsored by the Boca Grande Health Clinic and the Boca Grande Health Clinic Foundation will kick off the season on November 1.  “…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Programming information from Friends of Boca Grande

October 28, 2022
To the Editor: Island recovery is happening! Businesses are repairing, reopening, and the community is beginning to put itself back together. The Friends office re-opened this week and our team…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A lotta debris moved, but a lotta debris is still left

October 28, 2022
To the Editor: Lee County reached an important milestone during the weekend by collecting 1 million cubic yards of debris from Hurricane Ian. As of Monday morning, 734,136 cubic yards of vegeta…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Apologies for the error of a digit

October 20, 2022
To the Editor: My sincere apologies to anyone who might have tried to reach out to me for a licensed experienced caregiver in the Boca Grande area due to an incorrect phone number in the classi…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There is no fatigue like trauma fatigue

October 20, 2022
To the Editor, I am a Tampa resident with a home on Boca Grande. I was there this past weekend and couldn’t believe the destruction and somber vibe. There is no fatigue like trauma fatigue. …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tips on surviving your experiences with contractors

October 20, 2022
To the Editor: Hurricanes are never welcome, a reality to contend with, nonetheless. A price we pay to live in paradise. Last Thursday I made the journey from central Florida to check on extend…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Blanche gives a fond farewell

October 20, 2022
To the Editor: I have struggled with writing this letter to everyone for lots of reasons. Many of you have become my friends over the 16 years that I have been an owner of the Loose Caboose. Yo…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A message to Ian from Whidden’s – You did NOT win

October 13, 2022
To the Editor: Hurricane Ian you will not win! You will not break the spirit of strength and love from our family that reaches far and wide! Red Gill Fish House was built in 1927, and is sti…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pet friendly shelter information and more

September 22, 2022
To the Editor:  Don’t leave your pets, and don’t use your pet as an excuse not to evacuate. Don’t put yourself, your family and your pet at risk! You are responsible for planning for your …