Saturday, November 30, 2013

This Week on the Island 12/01/2013

‘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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Weather: It is 5:30 PM and 76 degrees and tomorrow is December. I love living here.
This week I finished ‘Tropical Freeze’ by James W. Hall and started ‘Body Language’.

We live on an island. It is 2 miles by 4 miles and runs east to west. North of the island is the Gulf of Mexico. South of the island is the Straits of Florida and the Atlantic Ocean. Havana is 90 miles south and the closest Walmart, Target, Needless-Markup is 150 miles north toward Miami.
 --------------Water all the way around------------
Looking across the Toxic Triangle at the Gulf of Mexico

Key West bight looking toward the Gulf of Mexico from the top of Schooner Wharf Bar.

The ships channel from Mallory Square.

The Atlantic from Fort Zack

The Atlantic from Smathers Beach

The Atlantic from the Southernmost Point

The Gulf of Mexico from North Roosevelt (US#1).

Come on down the water is fine (from

Saturday I needed to get some pictures for my blog. I got on Jo’s trike and got about 3 block when it quit. Battery problem. I got it home and got on my trike and took off. I got a couple miles from the house and the red light (low battery) came on. I got it home and took Boca for a walk. We got to Mallory Square and I went to take a picture and the camera/phone flashed, low battery. These are mostly old pictures I am re-using. Wasn’t my day for batteries.

Key West you have got to love it
'Close to Perfect, Far from Normal’
Doug Bennett
Lat 24.5591N, Long 81.8016W
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