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As you may have heard recently, some Florida communities have mandated that everyone wear a mask or other face covering.  Those that haven’t are still affected as some major franchises (Walmart, CVS, Winn-Dixie, Publix, etc.) are requiring all customers to wear masks inside their stores....

Sanibel Holiday logo

This week, we have several things to mention.  First, we'd like to take a moment to remember Shirley Walter, the founder of CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife) who recently passed away.  Starting with a personal effort in 1968 to a group of volunteers...

Sanibel Holiday

(Apologies to Meat Loaf for that title.)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce issued a new promotion, #paradisecanwait .  While Sanibel cannot accept any arrivals during the month of April, we know there will come a day when "social distancing"...

Christmas on Sanibel

The Holidays are here on Sanibel and Captiva, which is a little different than other places.  Most Christmas decorations are of Santa leading a team of dolphins or flamingos (Check out “Rudolphin” on Palm Ridge Road.).  And there is a 200% chance of NO SNOW....

Film camera

This week, Spider-Man: Far From Home premieres on the big screen (and *will* be at the Island Cinema at Bailey’s Shopping Center).  As summer is home to blockbuster movies, it should be noted that Southwest Florida is no stranger to stardom.  With that in mind, here’s a...

Sanibel Captiva Lions club

Sanibel Island, for its size and population numbers, (low even in busy high season when snowbirds return to their tropical nests), is one of the most generous locations in all of Florida.
There is formalized giving and just impromptu generosity as well. There are large gifts...

Oscar Award

Ok, so the Academy Awards are over.

Some people are happy with the choices, and some are not.

Our only bone of contention with the presentations is that they fell short of recognizing our amazing cast of characters who inhabit our tropical paradise and all...

Guitar sitting in sand

Ahh , the tranquility of tropical barrier islands.

The waves.

The shells.

The birds.

The star filled skies.

Everything in our natural world here puts you at ease, makes you feel calm, enhances your inner peace.

One can be quite content just sitting on the...