Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usTue, 7 Jul 2020 14:48:20 EDTTue, 7 Jul 2020 14:48:20 EDT Happenings: Highlights of Rotary's past year presented at meeting recent meeting of the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club celebrated the past year's presidency of Eldon Bohorfen. While all presidencies are full of excitement and challenges, this year was exceptionally full of excitement and challenges.Tue, 7 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTSafe at Sea: Part II: Boating facts that are not facts week's Safe at Sea column listed a few commonly-assumed "facts" that mariners have learned simply are not "facts" at all. This week's column continues with additional "facts" that have sometimes resulted in hard-earned lessons.Tue, 7 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTFaces on Faith: Focus on helping those around us doubt you, like me, are being inundated with news reports of COVID-19 spikes in Florida and around the country and violence in places all over the country.Tue, 7 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTShell Shocked: Saving Sanibel from itself many sleepless nights and unfulfilling cheeseburgers I have made a momentous decision in my life. No friends, it's not to leave Sanibel. It's the very opposite. I am announcing my candidacy for the Sanibel City Council.Tue, 7 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTIn The Garden: Bay cedar is salty native cedar (Suriana maritima) is one of our most salt tolerant shrubs. It tolerates salt breezes and even some saltwater flooding during storms. It likes moist, well drained soil, but is very drought tolerant at the same time.Tue, 7 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDT