Tuesday, June 28, 2011

It's Jet Pack Adventures in Key West!
Strap the jet pack to your back, get a little instruction and you blast off to a great view. Bill says he definitely will not participate, his noodle is all the adventuring he wants to do. Maybe Jack will try it out when he comes down for the 4th, and I know Tom Storey would have lined up for a chance to try it out. $249 for an hour of instruction and a half hour of lift offs. And, the owner plans to offer rides in Marathon next month.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

How sad to hear that Clarence Clemons is in the hospital after suffering a stroke in his Florida home over the weekend. Not so important to us is that he performed with Lady Gaga on American Idol recently. More important to us is how much fun we had at the Brass Monkey celebration bash where this photo was taken. When Winn-Dixie made plans to pull the lease on the Brass Monkey, the community showed up, including Clarence who spends lots of his leisure time in Marathon, to protest. The Winn-Dixie reversed its decision and the Monkey threw a party and invited the community to celebrate. Unsure of how we might fit into the bash, we tentatively went with Dave and Doris. What a great time we had. Real people having a real good time. Everyone, including Clarence, treated us like locals. And I was this close to a great sax player, Clarence Clemons.

Monday, June 06, 2011

It was great having my sisters here for the past four days. We enjoyed playing Scrabble on the beach every day, noodling in the ocean, and going to the Eco-Discovery Center and West Martello Gardens in Key West. It was so sad to see them leave this morning. Sisters are the greatest.