Saturday, August 31, 2013

This Week on the Island 10/01/2013

‘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: I have used the same weather report for most of August, BUT when I got up Wednesday morning it was 76 degrees. It is still August and it was 76 degrees. I guess I better start looking for those winter clothes.

The book this week was ‘An Appetite for Murder’ by Lucy Burdette. I really enjoy sitting on my front porch in my rocking chair reading. There is a 96 room hotel being built across the street. They make lots of noise and sitting on the porch is not quite as enjoyable as it used to be.

                           Picture from Andy Newman's Facebook
Every year at the last full moon in August or the first full moon in September we have sex on the reef. The coral reef polyps explode into the sea. It started last Saturday and is still happening. The eggs glow in the dark sea and it is beautiful. It is a little bit like the night air being full of fireflies.

I am not sure what it is. It looks like a double decker under sea crawler. I would think you would use something like this to look for sunken pirate treasure.

The US Coast Guard coming into the ships channel by Fort Zack state park.

Two real estate deals made the headlines, first the sale of Perry Court and the other was the sale of a large housing complex on the beach near the Southernmost Point.

‘I’ve got my toes in the water, my ass in the sand, not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand, life is good today, life is good today’. Zack Brown Band
This being Labor Day weekend and a 3 day weekend, there are lots of folks in town and lots of bar crawls happening.

We close with the building of the new West Marine in Key West.
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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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