John Bartus

UNDERSTAFFED & UNDERPAID: RELIEVE THE STRESS WITH COMPASSION, UNDERSTANDING, AND PATIENCE

After a somewhat stressful drive out of the Keys to Fort Lauderdale International Airport last Saturday, it would have been very easy to go off on the people working...

EVENTS ARE BACK! CHECK OUT THE BBQ, BREWS & BANDS

My friend and luthier Dean Nickless (he builds amazing acoustic guitars and takes great care of my herd) recently shared a pertinent bit of wisdom with me. He told...

EVENTS ARE BACK! CHECK OUT THE BBQ, BREWS & BANDS

My friend and luthier Dean Nickless (he builds amazing acoustic guitars and takes great care of my herd) recently shared a pertinent bit of wisdom with me. He told...

HURRICANE NAMES: WHY WE’LL NEVER HAVE ANOTHER GREEK ALPHABET STORM

Before the embers could cool from the Independence Day fireworks, the Keys got a visit from our first tropical event of the 2021 season: Elsa. Thankfully, Elsa wasn’t much...

THE ‘BETSY ROSS’ FLAG ACTUALLY … ISN’T

This Sunday, July 4, marks the 245th birthday of the United States of America. John Adams, a founder and our second president, wrote of the holiday: “ will be...

SERVICE ABOVE SELF – ROTARY’S IMPORTANT IMPACT LOCALLY & INTERNATIONALLY

It’s the end of another year — the Rotary Year! Our years run from July 1 until June 30, when new presidents and boards assume leadership of local clubs,...