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November 4, 2021 5:06 pm Published by

Homecoming by Terry Baxter Winston waddled off the plane and took in a deep breath of sea air. His tongue rolled out, his ears went up, and his tail wagged. Even Winston knew: Home! Fair Patricia thinks home is New... Read More »

Making A Difference: Jodi Betz

April 30, 2021 4:48 pm Published by

Making A Difference: Jodi Betz by Gertrude Mann In this community, there are many fascinating people, coming from so many different places, with a myriad of interests and lifestyles, and together this creates the fabric of our Ocean Reef. All... Read More »

The Happy Hawkers

April 12, 2021 8:55 pm Published by

 The Happy Hawkers by Harold Brewer Featured Above: A Scissor-tailed Flycatcher. Think about how difficult it is to reach out and catch a mosquito or fly in your hand. Now imagine you are flying at the speed of one of... Read More »

Wonder Women: The Musical

February 10, 2021 6:28 pm Published by

Wonder Women: The Musical by Joan Birsh I’ve been toying with the idea of a musical about accomplished women at Ocean Reef. I am calling it Wonder Women: The Musical. (I know many of you can come up with a... Read More »

Service with a Smile

January 21, 2021 4:04 pm Published by

Service with a Smile by Jody Steele A long time ago, I remember going with my Dad to the “gas station” to get fuel, new tires, an oil change, or even to collect those “free” glasses when you “filled her... Read More »

Four Legged Life Coaches

October 28, 2020 8:17 am Published by

Four Legged Life Coaches by Mary Brady Man’s best friends, domesticated since prehistoric times, traveling companions for explorers and artists, thinkers and walkers and equally happy curled up by the fire and bounding through the great outdoors — dogs and... Read More »

Summer Reunion

October 12, 2020 2:53 pm Published by

Summer Reunion Legacy Members, who have a family history of enjoying the Club, are often the most enthusiastic rooters for everything ORC. Legacy Member Kerry Shannon, the daughter of longtime Equity Member Connie McAllister, has been coming to Ocean Reef... Read More »

The Story Behind the Buccaneer Island Bird Statues

September 18, 2020 4:12 pm Published by

The Story Behind the Buccaneer Island Bird Statues In the June 26, 2020 edition, the Ocean Reef Press featured an article titled “Stories Behind Ocean Reef Sculptures” where we asked Members to contact us with the history behind the bird... Read More »

Memberabilia: Top of your game…

September 14, 2020 1:09 pm Published by

MEMBERABILIA Top of your game… by Joan Birsh Championship Season Of course we are all excited about the young ORC Member Tyler Strafaci, the new US Amateur Champion, but, albeit on a less glorified level, three of Ocean Reef’s finest... Read More »