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Yesterday was my first election day as a Key West resident. Well my first Presidential one in Florida at all. In the past 8 months I moved from up North to Big Pine Key to Key Haven and then to Key West. I think I have finaly found home this time. I was very impressed with how smooth The Keys...
I was unpacking and painting my new house today on Washington Street. I want to get it all painted before the new furniture comes. I'm buying all new furniture except a bunch of family antiques. I want to start off fresh. Plus I am going to vacation rent the house in Key Haven until the marke...
TORONTO (Reuters) - To exit through the back door of Toronto's "smallest house," first fold the Murphy bed back into the wall; it takes up the entire seven-foot width of the bedroom.Built in 1912, the pint-size "Little House" features one bedroom, a kitchen with folding table and chairs, a living...
I am closing on my dream home on Friday. I am so excited. It is close to everything and in a great neighborhood. Washington Street here I came. I can walk to the beach, ride my bike to Duval Street, I'm near many great restaurants, close to the air port and easy access to the highway. What e...
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy skies with gusty winds. Low 71F. Winds SE at 20 to 30 mph.Thursday: Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 78F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph.Thursday night: A few clouds. Chance of a shower or thunderstorm through the evening. Low 71F. Winds ES...
Has everyone been out to Fort Zach since they redid it? It looks great. I'm packing my bag, getting on my bike and heading out now. I love it there. I like to bring a lunch, a book and sit under a tree. I even bring a water bottle filled with my wine. Don't tell!!!!! All kidding aside, the...
A Marathon Dalmatian has won barking rights after gaining finalist status in a field of more than 7,000 other dogs; if he wins, the Marathon Animal Shelter could see $50,000 from the top dog's efforts. Marathon resident Mary Beth Martel entered her dog, Shooter, when she found out about the conte...
I just got in from my morning coffee and getting my news paper. There are two cruise ships in. Down town is already packed. Great for the economy. Great for all. I admit I usually like seeing down town so quiet at 8:00 AM but it is nice to see people out spending money on our island. It's a...
It was so nice to be back outside wearing shorts and my tank top again. I missed sitting outside in the garden with my lap top. One of the nicest things I have found about living here is that on the occasion I have to do some work I can do it sitting outside. I never dreamed about having an ou...
If anyone read my posting from 01/05/2007 you saw that I had an offer in of a house for sale by owner. They wanted full price and wanted me to compensate my Realtor myself. I offered them what I felt was more than fair and THEY were to compensate my Realtor 4% of the sale price which saved them...