Monthly Archives: June 2010

The “Gunshine” State

On Monday, June 28, 2010, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the Constitutional rights for Americans to keep and bear arms. Without a doubt, it must have been an interesting day in Washington. Every day in Washington during which a ruling goes … Continue reading

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“Duck and Cover”

In the early 1960s, we faced a terrible enemy here in Florida. The enemy was communism and it resided just 90 miles south of Key West. The enemy had a face, too, in the persona of Fidel Castro. Everything we … Continue reading

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Fixing the Problem

The coverage of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is filling all the media outlets. Many are pointing the blame finger all around and naming names and, for the most part, they are unaware of what they are … Continue reading

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The End?

Everyone contemplates The End, but no one is really able to actually put it into real words or emotions. After all, for most of us, it is too scary to think about. There’s no way to really predict when, or … Continue reading

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Paving Over Paradise

Looking at the calendar, one can see we are making our way to the middle of June. May is finished and school children will soon be free for the summer, if they are not already out of school. The days … Continue reading

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Catastrophes

Over the last four decades, Florida has suffered many catastrophes – category 5 hurricanes, such as Andrew in 1992; F5 tornadoes, spawned from hurricanes as well as ordinary thunderstorms; the destruction of the waters and land caused by the Army … Continue reading

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Sunset at Mallory Square

Have you ever been to Key West?  If not, why not? At the end of US 1, Key West is the gateway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlanta Ocean.  It is the southernmost point in the United States.  … Continue reading

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