Sunday, May 04, 2008

This Week on the Island 05/04/2008

'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.----------------------------------------------------------------------------
The picture this week (click to enlarge) is a 'ring around the sun' at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, Key West, FL. Google it or go to

The Weather: Wonderful

The book this week was 'The Handy Religion Answer Book' by John Renard. I have been reading it for a couple of weeks. It is a comparison of 8 different 'religions'.

Hog's Breath held 'The 13th annual Key West Songwriters' Festival' over the week end.

Sloppy Joe's had it's celebration of 71 years at the corner of Duval and Green.

Bacardi, the alligator is gone. Someone dropped a child's plastic turtle at the Blue Hole, a rock quarry dug by Flagler while building the railroad, and the alligator ate it. It got lodged in the alligators stomach and he died. The Blue Hole host over 80,000 visitors a year. He will be missed.

Schooner Wharf will have their annual Cinco de Mayo party Monday with Cuervo shots, tacos, hot peppers, and Corona. Can you say 'Cinco de Mayo'. Go to and click FILE, then click 'Cinco de Mayo.doc' for a little history and a little joke.

Jimmy Buffett will appear on The Today Show on Tuesday May 13th to promote his new book "Swine Not?". Jimmy will also appear on "Live with Regis and Kelly" on the same day to talk about his new book. -

Key West, You have got to love it
'Living the life that others dream'
Doug Bennett
Lat 24.55967N, Long 81.80169W

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