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Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Georgia Fans

There are three inevitable rites of passage for a young man in the state of Georgia, which are circumcision, baptism and the irrevocable choice of being a...
tooth fairy life

The year of the hurricane and the tooth fairy

Nineteen days after Hurricane Irma hit, we had our first real outing - down to Key West to watch the Miami Hurricanes play, how appropriate. It was...
Grinch

Catching up with the Grinch on his 60th birthday

Mean Into Green From the most hated to the most loved. That is the Grinch’s trajectory in the minds and hearts of millions and millions of Christmas lovers...

Elves light up Fred again

Two elves sit in a bar and order a cocktail. After overhearing the conversation beside them between two bachelors, they decide to chime in. “Oh wow, you...

Home for Christmas

While sitting around the table at the Wesley House Family Service’s Adoption Day luncheon in November, Kelley Porter shared her Hurricane Irma evacuation story. Her two children,...

The Star of The Basilica of St. Mary

With a slight self-deprecating wit and charming smile, Father John Baker radiates energy, warmth and steadfast faith in our community. Just mention his name and parishioners, as...

A Dog’s Life

I keep looking for him, it’s hard not to when for 17 years he was by my side. He was my Jack Russell, Harlan, often called the...
Erin Muir

Erin Muir: Heritage and Home

Erin Muir’s roots run deep in the coral rock of the Upper Keys. The newest addition, 10-month-old Violet, (a seventh-generation Conch on her mother’s side) is already...

Blow, blow, blow your boat…

Social media helps boat get back In the midst of gutting houses and having more things on his to-do list than ever before, Key Colony Beach City Commissioner...
Alyson Crean City of Key West

Alyson Crean keeps the info flowing

Answers on demand Riddle: Who is always in the news but never the story? That’s Alyson Crean, the public relations officer of the City of Key West for...