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.
8 Sarasota Music Half Marathon
7:00 am - 6:00 am
12 Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
14 New Exhibit "Oh Baby" Life Cycles of the Seas
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
17 Hospitabull Evening 'A Taste of Israel'
Gauls celebrate sweet 60
On Jan. 29, Jack and Joan Gaul will celebrate their 60th anniversary.
Dora Walters goes by the book for readers
You saw her byline countless times during her 26 years at the Longboat Observer, but now, retired Senior Editor Dora Walters’ byline appears on her new book, “Rewind…Playback: A Collection of Life’s ‘Little’ Memories.”
Encore opening celebration
Members of the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon-cutting event Jan. 20, at Amore by Andrea.