Behind the Blonde: Local Columnist Strips the Veil of the “Perfect Life”

By Kirby Trahan My name is Kirby. I am a mother, wife, radio DJ, business owner, human. My name is Kirby. I am depressed, anxious and drink more than...

A fishing glossary of terms — “bull,” “bucket mouth,” and “swamp”

Hemingway ran with the bulls, Jordan played for the bulls and anglers are catching bull redfish in the Gulf! Bull redfish are the reds that can reach...

Super Spidey

I am a “live and let live” type of gardener although I have many times in these pages described how my backyard is trying to kill me...

To all the dads out there

One of the most entertaining aspects of my marriage has been watching my husband become a father. The metamorphosis has been equivalent to, say, Will Ferrell becoming...

Time for laughs

Comedy Key West presents standup comedians Chris Pennie on Thursday and Friday, June 7 and 8 and Kelly MacFarland on Thursday and Friday, June 14 and 15...

Learning by reading

I had the opportunity to meet Dr. Patricia Davis of the Integrated Center for Child Development outside of Boston recently. She was visiting the Keys with my...
RIP Tosh

“Tosh” will be missed

Local artist Jon McIntosh, or “Tosh,” was an editorial cartoonist, Lucky Street gallery owner, an avid part of the Key West art world – but more importantly,...

Don’t forget to file for hurricane tax relief

By U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo When some in the Lower and Middle Keys lost everything to Hurricane Irma’s 130 miles-per-hour winds and 10-foot storm surge, I knew perhaps the...
Print is not dead

Print is NOT dead

By Jason Koler and Britt Myers Earlier this week a report announced the demise of the Keynoter and Upper Keys Reporter as we know it, leaving a void...
football

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...