Some sports resume — with fake fans and recorded cheers

Whether watching from the stands, sporting a jersey or running the field, people have an intrinsic engagement with sports. Team sports provide a sense of identity, a...
Good news: Lower water temperatures - A close up of a snow covered mountain - Hurricane Floyd

Don’t let your guard down

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Wilfred. That’s all we got. The last time I looked, there were seven blotches on the National Hurricane Center’s grid of the Atlantic Ocean.  And by the...

OPINION: Cruise ships degrade the environment: Fact or fake news?

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John E. Wells has written two letters recently claiming the Committee for Safer, Cleaner Ships is leading a “hysterical disinformation program” in support of the cruise ship...

OPINION: Key West cruise ship opponents are deceiving people

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The great American playwright and Key West resident Tennessee Williams defined “mendacity” in his play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” as being about “lying and liars.” ...

Staying Sane While Staying Safe – Air Travel During a Pandemic

Okay, I’m ready. I think to myself. And, I look insane. I’ve got hiking socks rolled over my leggings and oversized medical...

Getting my ‘Fill’ of the situation

It’s around 9 a.m. on a Saturday (June 27) at the Fills in Islamorada. Vehicles already occupy a majority of the 90 permitted parking spots from Tea...

APOCALYPSE BINGO

The “Godzilla” dust storm missed the Keys and South Florida. The Giant Saharan Dust Cloud came off Africa and crossed the Atlantic in a few days. It...

Congresswoman: ‘we can use the ocean to fight climate change’

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June is World Ocean Month, a time to celebrate, honor, and learn about our ocean.  The ocean is the heart of our diverse, vibrant culture in South Florida,...
Astrology Column

What the Stars Have In Store 6/11/20

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’Tis the season of forward momentum. With three eclipses and a solstice before the first week of July, the time is prime for future thinking. The summer...

4 Karens don’t want to call the manager about it

Much ado has been made of Karen lately. A once innocuous name, “Karen” recently has become shorthand, a term used to refer to white, typically affluent, middle-aged...