A stunning sunset view of the 7 mile bridge. DANIEL EIDSMOE/Contributed

Our theme for DECEMBER is HOLIDAYS AT HOME. Since many of us cannot travel to be with loved ones this year, we wanted to hold our favorite memories near. Send us your favorite holiday moments from years past or this one to make this season merry and bright.

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  • All photos must be original work and feature something in the Keys. 
  • Photos can be images that have been published before.
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Sunrise on Boot Key Harbor. LORETTA ALKALAY/Contributed
“Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” Maya Angelou. Rainbows are something I am always grateful for. This one was at Tavernier Creek. MELINDA VAN FLEET/Contributed
Bella on the par 3 golf course on Key Colony Beach. Owner Matt Howell thanks the Marathon FKSPCA and Tara Vickery for all they do and for bringing Bella into his life. MATT HOWELL/Contributed
Pinecone wearing his skull bandana as he sniffs for buried treasure near Florida Bay. STACEY HENDERSON/Contributed
Robert A. Young Jr. is a Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1968 to 1972. MARY WARD/Contributed
Lucy soaking up the beautiful day in paradise on our boat. SUSAN MARCHETTI/Contributed
Taking a drink by our backyard pool near Sombrero Beach. C.M. BISHOP/Contributed
Rochester grateful after a day in the beautiful Keys. TERESA HOLMES/Contributed
Mark Belile served as a tank turret repairman in the Army from 1984 to 1988. He was stationed in Germany. CONTRIBUTED
Grateful for Lucia’s smiles and coconuts in Key Largo – some of our favorites! MARI NOVO/Contributed

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