Author Archives: Shelley Fraser Mickle

Local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle remembers Thanksgiving peas

By on November 22nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:20 pm

The holidays bring back a wide variety of memories for people….some good, some bad.  Writer Shelley Fraser Mickle says  Thanksgiving brings back a 4-decade old memory of peas and guilt.

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Local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle reflects on why she thinks of potatoes every Super Bowl Sunday

By on February 4th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:18 pm

The late comedian George Carlin once referred to football as a “twentieth century technological struggle” that is often “played in Soldier Field, or War Memorial Stadium.” Local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle shares her Super Bowl experience and how it may […]

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Writer Shelley Fraser Mickle comments on reading with the latest technology

By on January 21st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:23 pm

Ipods, Ipads, Tablets, Kindles. If you can name a hobby or interest, Silicon Valley has introduced a rectangular travel-sized digital solution for it. But how do these gizmos fare with folks who like to sit down and read a good […]

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Cold weather reflections of winter wardrobes

By on January 6th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:20 pm

Florida has experienced a very cold winter so far with the kind of weather that makes residents of the Sunshine State question whether they really do live in a subtropical climate. Commentator Shelley Fraser Mickle says all the cold, cold […]

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What to wear that first day of school? — reflections from writer Shelley Fraser Mickle

By on August 20th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:20 pm

It’s that time of year again, the start of the school year for elementary, high school and college. The roads are congested and the stores are packed. Parents are busy making purchases for school lunch boxes and their kids’ wardrobes […]

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