Archive for August, 2010

Whacky Keys Wildlife

When I first moved to South Florida, I lived in complete and abject fear that I was destined to share my home with the dreaded Palmetto bug–aka the Florida version of a giant, disgusting cockroach. “Everyone has them, battles them,” I was told over and over again by Fort Lauderdale friends. Not this gal. I […]

Water World–Or How the Sandbar Changed My Life

“You must snorkel and fish and be out on the water all the time!” says everyone and anyone who has vacationed here for those purposes. At the year-and-a-half mark of my living in the Keys, the following pathetic statistics bear witness to my landlocked life here: I have been fishing once, never snorkeled, and can […]