About A.C. SHILTON
BiographyAnne Claire Shilton is South Florida-based journalist specializing in environmental writing, human interest features, adventure journalism and whatever other stories need to be told. Retired she-ninja, lover of donuts and always within reach of a sombrero.
In The 239: Easter-chocolate-making classes filling up - PHOTOS
Published 04/10/2014 at 11 a.m.
Norman Love's chocolate Easter egg-making classes filled up quickly and Old Naples Chocolate offers private chocolate-making parties to groups of six or more.
Sultry, sexy tango advances ArtsNaples fest
Published 03/27/2014 at 5 p.m.
Tuesday is time to tango. Or at least see how it's done from one of the masters.
State of Grace: Organization celebrates 10 years of community building through literacy
Updated 03/27/2014 at 2:58 p.m.
Standing on Grace Place's sun-speckled yard, surrounded by the handful of classroom buildings that make up the nonprofit community literacy center, it's hard to believe that just 10 years ago, this was all just a figment of the founder's imagination.
Fashion Forward: Karole Davis is a thrifty fashionista
Published 03/04/2014 at 9:49 a.m.
Macklemore, move over. Karole Davis, assistant director of development and community relations for The Salvation Army, is the real thrift shop pro.
Divorce should be with dignity — at any age, Naples author says
Updated 02/28/2014 at 11:04 a.m.
A study released in 2012 in the Journal of Gerontology proves that what Zung is seeing in her practice isn’t just anecdotal. That study found that Americans over age 50 are more than twice as likely to get divorced as ...
Local teacher sheds pounds, changes lifestyle with Body By Vi
Published 02/18/2014 at 4 a.m.
Fort Myers middle school teacher Heather Morse is a fitness entheusiast who got started on her health kick with Body By Vi, a nutrition supplement. And she shed more than 70 lbs using it.
My practical valentine: With a little creativity, fun ideas abound this Valentine's Day
Published 02/13/2014 at 4:54 p.m.
Last-minute ideas for Valentine's Day treats and outings for those who are out of time.
J. Dudley Goodlette honored as Hodges' Humanitarian of the Year
Updated 02/06/2014 at 10:50 p.m.
“This award is really special because it’s education related and scholarship related,” said Goodlette. “I got involved with education issues in the legislature and they have been really important to me.”
A chorus of Progressive Voices: Unitarian Universalist Church's annual speaker series returns
Published 02/05/2014 at 10:24 a.m.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Great Naples' (UUCN) annual Wednesday night lecture series returns this February, but this time with a new name.
Pulitzer-winning opinions: Wall Street Journal columnist shares his conservative views with Jewish organization
Published 02/05/2014 at 9:48 a.m.
Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Bret Stephens opened his speech to the Zionist Organization of America's (ZOA) Southwest Florida chapter with a joke: "The key to a successful Jewish speech is to be as depressing as humanely possible."
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