While New Edzell Castle illustrates a romance of bygone days in Sarasota, visitors and residents share another kind of a love story when they join the Siesta Key Drum Circle on Sunday evenings.
Here's where you can see the weekly ebb and flow of community. For more than 15 years, drummers and dancers have mingled with locals and tourists swaying to the beat. Marguerite Barnett, MD, a Harvard-MIT trained physician who holds board certifications in Plastic and General Surgery, often creates palm-frond mandalas in the sugary sand before joining the swirl. Shawn Bowen of World Collision sets the rhythm.
How can I equate building a mansion with a weekly gathering on America's #1 beach?
I see a little of Henry David Thoreau in each impulse. As he…