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Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015

Dorothy Harris

Let there be light, finally

This is a family which adores art and Mr. Harris and I enjoy traveling to the Ringling Museum to view the breathtaking canvases or driving to St. Petersburg to the Dali Museum. We try, a few times a year, to spend a day visiting an art museum we have...
Published: 03/26/15

Soaring with Ms. Hawk

It’s been said children must learn to stretch their wings while still under parental guidance to ensure they don’t crash to the ground.
Published: 03/19/15

Hallelujah, it’s Spring!

If you’re reading this online outside of Florida, don’t read any further. I’m not fishing for hate mail and I’ve heard there’s call for a national “let’s hate Florida day,” as though the superb ...
Published: 03/12/15

Fast and fur-i-ous

I’ve mentioned our furry freeloaders many times in this space because they are a huge part of our lives. Many hours are spent caring for, feeding and of course cleaning up after our flock of fuzzy friends. Then there are the vet visits....
Published: 03/05/15

The cat palm surprise was not so Zen

I got bit by the decorating bug, however, finances prohibit a shopping blitz. Luckily, I found a big secondhand chair and ottoman to create a Zen-like reading space.
Updated: 1 months ago

Hey mister, want to buy a candle?

With a high school senior in the house, I had been warned to keep my wallet open for the never-ending stream of financial needs. This has proven true as told by other parents already through the process of graduating a youngster. What I wasn’t...
Updated: 1 months ago

The joke’s on me

It appears the joke’s on me because if you read last week’s column, you may remember I wrote about our transportation issues. Three family members sharing two vehicles should be an easily manageable thing, but some days there are enough...
Updated: 1 months ago

Driving me crazy

We folks at Harris & Co. tend to be overscheduled most days as are lots of busy families. From forgetting someone has an appointment and then scheduling another, which conflicts with the first, to having to hold a family transportation meeting, i...
Updated: 1 months ago

People I want to be like when I grow up

First things first - the title of this week’s column belongs to another writer. While I cannot claim these words as my own, I’ve certainly adopted them in spirit. This man, the writer I refer to, blessed me in many ways over the years t...
Updated: 2 months ago

All the juicy details

We’re barely in mid-January, but it seems everyone is on the health kick once again. Folks who have never really exercised are busy adding a burst of fitness to their day and several ladies I work with have been bitten by the juicing bug. ...
Updated: 2 months ago