It was a lovely morning and I was driving north through Big Coppitt, Mile Marker Ten, when I decided to pull over. Rusty wasn't about to complain so we agreed that ten minutes at the boat ramp was a good idea.
In case you were interested they have sign boards and maps to cheer you on your way as you launch your boat, but not your car hopefully:
There are cars parked on the highway shoulder near here as life ashore goes on even for people living at anchor:
One of these several boats broke free in a recent windy patch and washed up on the seawall. They removed it promptly much to my surprise but I guess if it's your home living at a 30 degree angle would get old in a hurry.
Big Coppitt has become a sort of dormitory community for the working classes as homes are a tad more affordable here than in Key West itself. The commute isn't terrible, twenty minutes door to door and all of it four lane for extra simplicity of driving. Plus you can have a home on the water or on a canal: