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Ocean Reef Dining Prevails

March 31, 2020 9:44 am Published by

Ocean Reef Dining Prevails by Jody Steele We can always count on our Culinary Team to come to the rescue. We are extremely lucky they now are providing Private Dining, delivery, and take-out to Members throughout the day. Dennis Courtney,... Read More »

Cabin Fever

March 30, 2020 9:51 am Published by

Cabin Fever by Joan Birsh In last week’s edition of the Ocean Reef Press I used the feature Gotta Question to ask Ocean Reef Members, isolated by Coronavirus, to tell me what they are doing to combat Cabin Fever. Many... Read More »

Nobody Tells Me How To Vote…

March 26, 2020 9:58 am Published by

Nobody Tells Me How To Vote… Except maybe ORPAC by Joan Birsh Voting is a private thing, that’s why they have curtains around voting booths. I’m always sure whom I want to be elected President. The same goes for my... Read More »

Life List

March 17, 2020 3:03 pm Published by

Life List by Harold Brewer Serious birders keep a record of the various species that they have seen. The record can be as simple as checkmarks on the pages of a bird guide. Or the record can be detailed accounts... Read More »

American Entrepreneur

March 9, 2020 2:13 pm Published by

American Entrepreneur by Joan Birsch On Feb. 21, Ocean Reef Member Tom Murdough was inducted into the prestigious Toy Industry Hall of Fame Prologue: When my sons were 2 and 4 they shared (not always amicably) their first car. It... Read More »

Bourbon Bonanza

February 19, 2020 2:49 pm Published by

Bourbon Bonanza by Terry Baxter, Member Since 2002 Woodford Reserve. It was the first. Your Ocean Reef beverage team chose Woodford Reserve as their first foray into a private bottling of Ocean Reef spirits. It was an inspired choice: the... Read More »

An Ocean Reef Love Story

February 14, 2020 4:57 pm Published by

An Ocean Reef LOVE STORY… by Joan Birsh, Member Since 1997 After they experienced the heartbreaking loss of a spouse of many decades, neither Sandy Rule nor Kevin Crowe ever expected to find true love again…. Then three years ago... Read More »


February 10, 2020 3:02 pm Published by

Watershed   By Terry Baxter, Member Since 2002   Nearly 15 years ago, I wrote my first column for the Ocean Reef Press. I offered my perspective as a Social Member arriving for the first time in the Marina and... Read More »

Hate Iguanas?

February 10, 2020 9:07 am Published by

I Hate Iguanas! by Joan Birsh, Member Since 1997 I hope I am not offending any iguana lovers but I feel so strongly about those green monsters, who periodically destroy my landscaping, that I sometimes pray for a cold snap... Read More »

Have it Your Way… at ORC

February 5, 2020 11:51 am Published by

Have it Your Way… at ORC by Gertrude Mann, Member Since 1974 For the past 40+ years, I’ve been eating at Reef restaurants with abandon. I never thought about ingredients other than what sounded appealing. However, this past holiday season,... Read More »