Bert Meets the Beatles

|

Well, it all started with a random piece of Beatles trivia…   Turned out the Fab Four made an unplanned visit to Key West in 1964. Turned out they stayed … Read More

The Beatles in Key West–A Short quiz

|

Thanks to all of you who clicked through from the mailing. For those who just happened to come across this post while perusing the website—thanks for that!—a recap is in … Read More

Soon to Be a Major…?

|

Soon To Be a Major Motion Picture! Those were the bold and thrilling words emblazoned across the top of the very first paperback edition of Florida Straits in 1993. The … Read More

Chickens–A Tale of Raw Courage

|

  By coincidence, or so it seemed, the rooster set up shop on the far side of the compound fence just around the time old Bert had his fall. The … Read More

The Chihuahua Made Me Do It

|

The world was new and life was simple then. The year, I think, was 1999. Facebook hadn’t yet been founded. The iPhone was a far-off gleam in Apple’s eye. People … Read More