Bumpy ride

This too shall pass. That’s what everyone keeps saying, at least. Of course, folks fail to mention that its passage will be as smooth and comfortable as, say,...

`Equal and enabled

In an island community that regularly elects female representatives, hires female leaders and values female opinions, it’s easy to forget that’s not the case everywhere — far...

Gifted and talented

I’ve got mad skills. Unfortunately, they’re not what most people would consider useful or in any way suited for a resume, in the traditional sense. But I...

Words don’t always work

I love words. Love them. Since I was about 5 years old and discovered I was no good at math, I’ve relished any chance to move words around;...
Southernmost City got busy in 2019 - A close up of a black keyboard - The Key West Amphitheater

Southernmost City got busy in 2019

I never thought it would happen. I couldn’t envision how it would look, or how the city would ever come to an agreement about what should and...
GROWN-UP PARTY GIVES WAY TO YOUNGER CROWD – KIDS COUNT DOWN TO TRICK-OR-TREATING - A close up of a person talking on a cell phone - Painting

MILES TO GO – Halloween Hang-Ups

We don’t get many – or any – trick-or-treaters in my Old Town neighborhood; never have, actually, though I suppose I can’t blame parents for being reluctant...