Column: Keys Disease

Thirteen months ago, Hurricane Irma whacked the Florida Keys. For many, it has been a struggle to rebuild and get back to some semblance of normalcy. But...
Column: Keys Disease

Irma, One Year Later

This past week marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Irma’s destructive path through the Middle and Lower Florida Keys. Homes and businesses were destroyed, lives were upended,...
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Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head

For those who travel frequently and keep up with changes in hotel accommodations, this column may come as no surprise. Innkeepers from the lowliest Mom & Pop...

Just Good Music

Leaving behind the theme of the last couple of columns, I’m devoting this one to some of the greatest music I’ve ever heard. Keeping it all in...
Column: Keys Disease

Tears for Charlottesville; zero tolerance for hate

Make America white again Pity the poor white nationalist. For years, they had to live in caves and under rocks, rightfully ashamed to show their true feelings about what...
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Party ’til ya puke

(Not THAT kind of party…) The recent headlines in national politics have got me thinking (yet again) about political parties in general. Our first president, founding father George...

PREDICTIONS!

And a happy New Year The year 2017 is upon us! And with a New Year come our fearless Keys Disease Predictions and Prognostications for that New Year....

Real Septic Slogans

My top-secret source from the UK (a.k.a. Wayne “Mac” McCormick) somehow finds the time to round up the best and funniest of what the world has to...

Looking for the real Thanksgiving

Being thankful according to the correct tradition isn’t always easy The curmudgeon in me isn’t predisposed to sit down once a year and list the things for which...

Not the brightest bulb…

Or, one burrito short of a combination plate Alert Keys Disease readers provided some amusing stories for this week’s column. As a rule, I’ve discovered that most of...