JOHN WOLTZ: HOLIDAY ANXIETY

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I am way behind in submitting an article. I realize that. Here’s my excuse: over the last five weeks, we have had all three (adult) kids visit...

TURKEY & PIGSKIN: FOOTBALL IS A THANKSGIVING TRADITION

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As the famed ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman would say, we’re “rumblin,’ bumblin’ and stumblin’” into the holiday season.  Family and friends will gather around the table, sharing a...

OPINION: SHOULD RODGERS BE PUNISHED?

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers may be the smartest guy in the room, but he’s not the only smart person there. When he’s addressing sports writers,...

WILD THINGS: ASK THE BIRD GEEK

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What happened to the parrots that used to fly around Old Town and eat mangoes? — Banyan Tree Amy I’m not sure when you moved here, but when...

IN THEIR WORDS: TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN’S CHUCK LICIS-MASSON

Chuck Licis-Masson, a Key West local, has been the executive director of the Monroe County Education Foundation since 2012. His passion for not only the mentees, but...

BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS: 4 FAVORITES NOT TO BE MISSED

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The Book ThiefBy Markus Zusak This book is narrated by Death. A concept hard to grasp until we meet Liesel Meminger and Death is never questioned again. It...

REEF’S REPORT: CATCHING UP WITH CORAL THE K9

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Hi friends! Reef the fox here for another weekly edition of “Reef’s Report,” and boy do I have a special treat. As many may know, I have...

QUIT SMOKING, AND YOUR LUNGS AND THE ENVIRONMENT WILL BE HAPPIER

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The other day, as I was returning my shopping cart to the corral at the local grocery store in Big Pine, I watched a lady take her...

BELOVED MARATHON WEEKLY EDITOR IS MOVING ON … BUT IT’S NOT GOODBYE

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Back in 2012, I wrote my first story for the Keys Weekly that put me on the map, so to speak. Never mind that I had already...

WHO’S THE CAPTAIN NOW? CREW SHOULD BE PROPERLY PREPARED TO TAKE COMMAND

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By Capt. Michael Barber It’s another tough day in paradise; wind chill is 84 degrees and the beer temperature is 32 degrees. Music is drifting across the harbor...