That "check engine" light again and its meaning
February 22, 2012 All cars have one. Lots of cars drive around with it turned on. It tells you to do something that never makes it stop. It might go off on the way to the repair shop, or come on as you leave the shop. more »»
Rivermist Designs on display at Beach Library
February 8, 2012 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour for children on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 10:30 a.m. Jewelry Making class meets also on Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Conversational Spanish meets Thursday, Feb. more »»
Boating: Fort Myers Beach characters and such
February 8, 2012 The “Dead End Canal Yacht Club” is full of characters, you should know because you are one them! They include every style and shape, including bankers, lawyers, cops, judges and plenty that have... more »»
Boating: Water hole changes drive us nuts!
February 1, 2012 I'm an old time movie fan because I'm old and I am a movie fan. It makes sense to many of the “Dead End Canal Yacht Club” members. I guess we resent change for that same reason. more »»
Toothaches and other car problems
January 25, 2012 You take your car to the shop complaining of a terrible noise or vibration or smell or possibly all three, and the technician who checks it can't hear, feel or smell the problem. more »»
Boating: Clearing the e-mail in-box
January 11, 2012 The e-mail has been stacking up, and I need to force myself to either respond or erase. In this column, I will try to answer as many as possible that will necessitate brevity. more »»
Do cars still need tune-ups these days?
January 11, 2012 Many shops advertise a service they call a "tune-up," but their prices range from dozens of dollars to hundreds of dollars. They don't agree on what a tune-up should include. more »»