Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usMon, 25 Sep 2017 23:30:05 EDTMon, 25 Sep 2017 23:30:05 EDT Sanibel: Everglades Mink mink is a member of a larger family of weasels and polecats (Mustela), which contains 16 different species worldwide. Only two of these species are mink: the American mink and the European mink.Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDTShell Shocked: It's an embarrassing world asked me the other day what the most embarrassing thing that ever happened to me was.I didn't have to think long and hard about that one. I've experienced many embarrassing moments in my life.Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDTLiving Sanibel: Gafftopsail catfish in many respects to the hardhead but considerably larger, the gafftopsail catfish is a much stronger fighter when hooked.Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDTPoetic License: The night Charlie Parker played tenor at Montmartre Caf in Greenwich Village I knew when it was happening that sixty years after I could still tell you about it and you still wouldn't really believe me: It's one 'clock in the morning and I wander into Montmartre looking for Tom and Rod so that we can go...Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDTIn the Garden: Clusia: A tropical classic (Clusia Rosea) lends both an exotic and classy look to our Florida tropical landscape. The leaves are thick with a leathery texture, are rather large at 4-6" and teardrop-shaped.Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT