‘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.
Forcast for next 5 months: Hot and humid with a chance for showers.
week I started reading ‘Caribbean Gold, the Treasure of Tortuga’ by Michael
has a larger collection of old wooden houses than anywhere in the USA. The
Historical society is in charge of keeping these building looking the way they
look. Until recently they didn’t care if people bought the houses and removed
all the ‘ginger bread’ wood work. This old wood work used to tell what a person
did for a living.
would be a ships wheel to stear the ship, so a Captain lived here.
would be a device for checking where you were (sexton) so this house belonged
to a Navigator.
house probably belonged to someone whose heart belonged to the sea or lost their
love at sea. Waves with a heart in it.
house has lots of stuff but I took the picture because of the row of pins above
the entrance. Pins like you see on the railing of a ship.
houses have some form of waves on them.
This house was 'updated' and now has no gingerbread.
you this week with a woman of many parts.
you have got to love it
'Close to Perfect, far from Normal’
Lat 24.5591N, Long 81.8016W