The electrical company is a public utility as well and long may it stay that way in this age of mindless privatization that ends up ordinary people. I was interested to note the spineless school board voted to privatize janitors who will get a huge pay cut for their services to stockholders. No one at the top, board or superintendent, the people responsible for the mismanaged budget took a cut. We need a few more of these:
Baseball is huge in Key West, a welcome relief from the misery of national and local politics. I've always enjoyed then image of a fighting conch,a cephalopod that moves at a pace one could only describe as languid. A slow motion fighter perhaps.
It's a cop car. We had a really nasty anonymous comment in the citizen's voice this week snarling at a police officer for 'not doing his job' and I was reminded how little I want to be riding around in a police car taking crap, being snarled at and smiling all the while.
I cannot imagine how annoying it must be to live in a home mistaken for a guest house all the time. Pay attention to the sign!
You may be amazed to know there is actually an area of Dow town Key West where panhandling is not allowed.
No nothing no time no where. if you think living downtown in old town would be fun, pay attention.
And no I did not buy any. My dog already Iives better than half the people in the world and buying ice cream for her just seems over the top. Let's ban ethanol subsidies first, get growing corn for food so poor people can eat, and then let's make treats for dogs.
Whoops! A little too much reality intruded in this essay. Too much for this far south at any rate.
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