A couple of weeks ago, we were invited to go out on our friend’s boat. Having been on the wrong end of a sunburn before, I was dressed in a hat, long sleeve shirt and a skirt over my swim suit. I did not want to get burned.
We all need more friends with benefits, right? Before you get all excited, no, I am not talking about those benefits. I am talking about run-of-the-mill, things-you-can-discuss-with-a-toddler kinds of perks. I often find myself having the following conversation with acquaintances:
Little Palm Island is the place people dream of when they picture the idyllic Florida Keys. Secluded and three miles off the coast, Little Palm Island is only accessible by boat. We arrived at the ferry parking lot and were greeted warmly by the attendant. After about three minutes we […]
It was a picture perfect day, so I thought taking my parents out to Sunset Key for lunch would be a fabulous idea. I was wrong. It started easily enough: reservation made online at Open Table, boat tickets picked up at the Westin concierge, and a lovely seven minute ride […]
A few years ago when friends of my parents told me that their sailboat was docked in Brindisi, I had to get out a map of Italy to find it. Brindisi is a little port town on the “heel” part of the boot that is Italy, and it is quite […]
You know by now I am foodie, I am a wine geek and I am obsessed with all things Key West. I am not, however, a fancy car person, an expensive watch person or an expensive toy person. Well, except for my new phone – an HTC Hero, but that […]
Going out on a boat is really one of the great joys of being in the Florida Keys. Sadly for me, I don’t own a boat, so either I need to (a) go on some sort of party boat, (b) charter a boat or (c) find a friend with a […]