‘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.
to read ‘Coconut Cowboy’ by Tim Dorsey.
been busy all week working on the fence in front of the house. I had no
pictures for the blog and my wife, Jo, suggested I take some pictures of the
fence. So here goes.
years ago this house sat on this lot. It was destroyed in a hurricane and our
house was built in its place.
Fifteen years ago, on her birthday in Feb 2001, we purchased this house.
16, 2014, a vehicle came off the road in the middle of the night and wiped out
said the fence was on city property and we needed to move it back about 6
inches. So we built a new fence.
was 6 inches of dirt between the sidewalk and the fence and everyone used it as
a place to dump their trash. The Carolina Street Project includes new sidewalks,
but they did not put the sidewalk up against the fence, so we still had about 3
inches of dirt between the sidewalk and fence. I spent this week moving the
fence out 3 inches so it is now against the sidewalk.
in Key West is not all Margarita’s and Buffett songs.
you have got to love it
'Close to Perfect, far from Normal’
Lat 24.5591N, Long 81.8016W