Dorothy Harris

Editing out those routine aggravations

When I saw Publix was hiring for the new Sebring store, I got so excited. Not because I need another job, but because my weekly routine would be positively impacted by the reopening of the Southgate location.
Published: 08/18/16

Visual variances

Turning the piece of bread over in my hands, I strained to verify if the texture I was looking at were bits of healthy whole grains or the beginnings of mold.
Published: 08/11/16

Urban industrial dreams

Stopping into one of my favorite lunch spots, I was delighting once again about the décor. Situated within an aged brick building, the developer had the savvy to create a bustling hub of shops, eatery and outdoor venue that continues to draw pat...
Updated one month ago

Gobbling about a turkey neck

I’m going to ask a potentially volatile question, so think carefully before answering.
Updated one month ago

The breathtaking moments of parenthood

One day and 19 years ago, I was recovering in a hospital bed, exhausted, in pain and desperate to see my baby girl.
Updated one month ago

Keeping me in stitches

Recently, I took my wardrobe in for altering and the seamstress’ ability to seamlessly alter my clothing astounded me.
Updated one month ago

Relationships are complicated

A newbie of sorts to Facebook, I had to laugh over the various options one can choose to identify their relationship status. Some evoked a bit of eyebrow rising at the implications, but the one tickling my fancy was the choice indicating an inability...
Updated: 2 months ago

Feeling CHIPper about my health

My husband and I participated in the Complete Health Improvement Program, or CHIP, and now, nearly a year later, I thought I would offer an update.
Updated: 2 months ago

Historical look at Father’s Day

Sunday was Father’s Day and the 106-year anniversary of our national effort honoring dear old dad.
Updated: 2 months ago

Respecting the weather

Chances are your yard is as wet as mine after all the inches of rain showered down upon our area. My lawn now boasts lovely seasonal ponds full of narrow-mouthed toads that greet nightfall with a trilling buzz reminiscent of a loud cicada.
Updated: 2 months ago