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Clearwater Patch Editor Jared Leone holds up his strange find. Photo Credit: Chris Taylor
Jamie Robe July 25, 2013 at 09:15 am
Hi. I am not sure, but I can see one thing in the photos that might be a clue - the Cowry shells.Read More I know that since ancient times Cowry shells have been used in magic and rituals. They have even been used as money as well, so that thing may be some sort of alter or ritual device. Or perhaps a marker of for a death or accident, just like when a Christian puts in a cross in the side of the road where a loved one has died, etc. So you guys may have unwittingly have disturbed some sort of meaningful site. It certainly looks from the photos like something of somewhat complicated design.
hobbiesrus July 25, 2013 at 03:54 pm
I think it is the remains of a desktop fountain.
Nicole Hutcheson July 27, 2013 at 09:38 am
Thanks for responding and thanks for the insight Jamie.
Tania June 13, 2013 at 12:19 pm
Every life is precious. An act of cruelty towards an animal is appauling. Abused horses in ourRead More state of Florida that agonize at the hands of their cruel, emotionless owners need the help of strong Florida laws that will deter this type of criminal activity. The laws should include prison time, high fines and exclusion from ever owning a horse or other animal again. Animal abusers are predators.
Lynn June 13, 2013 at 02:36 pm
Tania you are absolutely right. Everyday you hear more and more of this going on. The Florida LawRead More on animal abuse it weak. Animal cruelty is one step away from violence towards humans.
Tired of animal abusers June 16, 2013 at 04:40 am
Please also see Justice for Phoenix. Another horse neglected/allowed to deteriorate for YEARS, butRead More as long as the owners met Animal Control expectations each month, they were off the hook! https://www.facebook.com/JusticeForPhoenix?ref=hl Petition to send to Gov. Scott: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/475/222/116/save-the-suffering-animals-due-to-animal-controls-inaction/
Teressaw2 May 26, 2013 at 05:40 pm
Make that change!! Make a DIFFERENCE!!!
Teressaw2 May 26, 2013 at 05:41 pm
Make a change !!!!! Make a difference!!!!!
Sherri Lonon June 12, 2012 at 03:55 pm
I agree with Amy. This has to be one of the coolest stories I've read in a long time!
Deborah Bostock-Kelley June 14, 2012 at 11:05 pm
I was especially excited to discover his organization because he used to be my student at LeeRead More Academy for Gifted Education. He is a great kid, wise beyond his years.
Ann Tritscheller August 24, 2012 at 12:39 pm
I think this is a wonderful, heartwarming story and I hope more people will come forward to donate.Read More It will be a joyful day for many children when these gifts arrive. Go Logan!
Camille C. Spencer May 21, 2012 at 01:35 pm
What was your favorite Carrollwood event that we took photos of this year? Mine was the NorthdaleRead More fun festival!
Adrienne Hutelmyer May 18, 2012 at 02:47 pm
For more information about "HAIRSPRAY The Broadway Musical" at the Carrollwood CulturalRead More Center, click on the link below: http://www.carrollwoodcenter.org/upcoming-events.html#HAIRSPRAY
Dee Ford April 12, 2012 at 03:39 pm
Nice article on James. Everything I have ever seen him do is top quality. Well deserved Kudos,Read More James. Hope you are feeling better! Dee Ford
Camille C. Spencer March 22, 2012 at 05:59 pm
@rob: she is!
Marilyn Bray March 22, 2012 at 06:43 pm
The first photo is credit to Chi Photography http://chiphotography.com/
Camille C. Spencer March 22, 2012 at 07:02 pm
thanks, marilyn.
Sherri Lonon December 12, 2011 at 06:10 pm
It is heartwarming to hear that Alex still does this! I wonder if readers out there know of otherRead More people as generous as Alex who are doing great things to make Christmas happen for local children?
cassandra patterson November 19, 2012 at 11:06 pm
My 23 grand children's need a bike for Christmas, I don't have nothing for them and it really hurtsRead More when the kids need food, clothes, and my son is not here at this time we normally buy together, I had
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