‘This week on the Island' is
written by Doug Bennett and is an update to friends about happenings in Key
West last week. Everything is true except for those parts that are lies.
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Another cold front came thru on Wednesday night, but again we were back into
the high 70’s by the week end.
week I started reading ‘A Common History of Uncommon Things’ by Bethanne
Patrick and John Thompson. The book contains many interesting things like the
history of coffee.
high school friend and his family were in town on a cruise ship last Monday. He
had not been to Key West in 47 years. He was stationed at Homestead AFB many
Rose lane is one block long and is located
between Duval Street and Simonton Street. If you are on Duval, you will see an
alley between Fat Tuesdays and Hard Rock Café. That alley is Rose Lane.
Behind Hard Rock you can see The Red Barn
Theater thru the trees.
Next is the Rose Lane Villas
Of course there are palm Tree on Rose Lane
And the guava tree
A guava on the ground. They are about the same size as a lime.
The Simonton Street intersection with Rose
Lane has the hotel/car dealership where Hemingway stayed when he first came to
Key West in 1928. The car was a few days late, so Hemingway spent his time drinking and
fishing and fell in love with Key West. The rest is history.
And of course there are flowers.
Key West you have got to love it
'Close to Perfect, Far from Normal’
Lat 24.5591N, Long 81.8016W
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