October 21, 2009
This hand is from an American Contract Bridge League International Fund Game, held at local bridge clubs.
October 7, 2009
One of the fascinations of bridge is that no matter how proficient we become at this game, there are so many variations to the play of the cards that it is certain that we will never become perfect.
September 30, 2009
Today’s South had no difficulty bidding this slam.
September 23, 2009
Terry O'Hara was 4 years old when he played golf for the first time. Since then, golf has been a constant for him.
September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009
Depending on which direction you are playing on this hand, there could be a top for East-West or a top for North-South.
September 9, 2009
The key to today’s game lies with South’s play of the club suit.
September 2, 2009
We often hear “second-hand low,” but, in this week’s hand, this would be a major error.
August 19, 2009
An overtrick at rubber bridge usually does not matter much, but at duplicate, it can be the difference between a top result and a bottom result.
August 12, 2009
If there were one activity you could pursue that would improve your cardiovascular condition and build muscle strength and stamina all while enjoying a peaceful, back-to-nature experience with little — if any — risk to your joints, would you try it? If so, learn to kayak.
Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.
Youth sailors descend on City Island
Approximately 250 people hit the water Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, for Sailfest. The regatta, Sarasota Youth Sailing's biggest fundraiser of the year, included four classes of competition — Optimus, 420, Laser and Multi-hull — and a barbecue feast.
Book club sunsets for the season
The Sunset Beach Book Club, in its 10th year, ended this season with a luncheon and discussion of the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, April 18, at Lazy Lobster. Discussion moderator was Ricki Carroll. Together, the group read five books this season.