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History of Key West and the Iguana

When we first moved here before the hurricane hit, we lived at Key by the Sea, which the neighbors and staff were very friendly, I miss living there because of the neighbors, the rec room, and again the people who lived there where great, very neighborly to say the least, anyway although I was told […]

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🌸Weird Key West History including TV show The Dead Files🌸

🌸The Real Sloppy Joe it’s not just a bar in Key West, but named after a real man!🌸 I’ve compiled some Key West history and it’s strange, from a man who lived with a decaying corpse for 7 years to the KKK killings, to the REAL SLOPPY JOE. My search for the macabre in The […]

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Visit The African Queen boat in Key Largo

Visit the African Queen A small boat with a big history – The African Queen was built in 1912 and has had a rich and varied life, having been used for the East Africa Railway, in the Congo to transport mercenary fights and much later starring in the movie she was re-named after. Someone found […]

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Did you know, haunted Robert the Doll resides in Key West?

The crown jewel of my Key West Trip. Robert the Doll is the most prominent haunted doll in all the country. He has been known to move around “Chucky Style” as well as place curses on anyone who disrespects him. He was made by a Santeria practicing nanny and give to a small boy named […]

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Fibromyalgia Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – A 25 Year Battle Before Moringa

By Susan L Morris It started with a bad case of the flu. Throughout the rest of that year I visited the clinic because of sleep marathons and strange body aches and each time I was told I had the flu. People just don’t get the flu 5 times in one year. That was in […]

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Overseas Highway: The Impact of Roads on Real Estate in the Florida Keys

By Christina M Marie  The development of Florida Keys real estate is directly linked to the creation of roadways in the islands. Before the chain was connected to the mainland of Florida, homes in the Florida Keys were sparsely inhabited by the early pioneers making a living primarily by growing crops like pineapples and limes. […]

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Mrs. Butters’ Secret Key Lime Pie Recipe

By Larry Winebrenner “Frozen Key Lime Pie recipe?” Fern Butters asked. “Child, I’ll take that secret with me to the grave.” Fern Butters’ frozen key lime pie was legend. Every time President Harry S Truman went through Islamorada on Upper Matecumbe Key on his way to the “Little White House” in Key West, he stopped. […]

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How Self Deception Can Destroy Relationships

By Mindy Erickson We all do it to some extent and to a lesser degree it’s pretty harmless, but when self deception is more extreme it can be disastrous, especially in relationships. Just about any woman can relate to one of the most common ways in which we deceive ourselves. We’ve all encountered the weight-gain […]

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The Myth of the Functional Alcoholic: The Fine Line Between “Having It All” and Losing Everything

By Sarah A Suzuki  The label “High-Functioning Alcoholic” (HFA) is frequently used to characterize people who seem to “have it all” who also happen to drink heavily – and regularly. Success in in this context could manifest in a number of ways, including holding a successful job, having a family, or maintaining high status in […]

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Living With Alcoholism – A Day In The Life Of An Alcoholic

By Jeff Stevens  My days start out just like yours. I wake up, shower, eat and go to work. But if you look closer you will see I’m not entirely just like you. I wake up each morning promising myself that I will not have anything to drink that day. I wake up each morning […]

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