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Telemarketing Terror

By Doug Kelly Don’t you just love it when your caller ID shows an unfamiliar name or phone number but you answer anyway in the scant chance it’s not a telemarketing call? Unfortunately, 99 times out of 100 it turns...

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The Brady Bunch Is Super!

By Doug Kelly Tampa Bay isn’t just the champions, we’re the national TAMPIONS in all pro sports. The Bucs win the Super Bowl. The Lightning won the Stanley Cup. The Rays go to the World Series, just missing a trifecta....

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Crystal Ball Gazing

By Doug Kelly   I’m sure you’ve heard of Nostradamus, the French astrologer whose 1555 book Les Propheties predicted future events. Some say his doom-and-gloom prophecies reflect a special clairvoyance while others believe they’re merely imaginative speculations. Most likely his ability...

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Ho! Ho! Ho! and a Pillow

By Doug Kelly There’s a clear image to us all of Santa Claus: Red suit, red-and-white Santa hat, big white beard and black boots. Kelly Kelly The Santa I saw today in a Clearwater department store checked all those boxes,...

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I’m NOT Dreaming of a White Christmas

By Doug Kelly Okay, okay, “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” heads my list of favorite Yuletide songs. But I live in Florida because of snow. I fully admit that snow can be cool: skiing, sledding, ice skating, building a snowman and...

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Clearwater Clashes

A spoonful of species makes the rod tips go down.  Written by Doug Kelly, photos by Kelly Kelly Many anglers who travel long distances to fish often discover that their own backyards produce as good or better action. I’ve certainly...

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Masks as Modern Art

Needless to say, in the past year masks have been at the top of shopping lists thanks to Xi Jinping, the president for life of China. Suddenly wearing a mask isn’t the domain of bank robbers, trick-or-treaters and partying adults....

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Bridge Over Untroubled Waters

I love bridges. I even loved Lloyd Bridges and his 1950s TV diving series "Sea Hunt," but that’s not only irrelevant to this article, it also lays bare the fact that I’m an old-timer. Nay, I speak here of the...

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