Resistance bands are giant rubber bands. Unlike weights or machines, bands can provide resistance for almost any motion. That’s why they’re of…

Key West residents have a love-hate affair with the visitors whose pocketbooks fund much of what gets spent on the island. Without visitors an…

Key West residents have a love-hate affair with the visitors whose pocketbooks fund much of what gets spent on the island. Without visitors an…

The Florida Keys have finally been getting some much-needed rain. With the spring/summer rains come some dangers to us and our pets. Mosquitoe…

Summer is the time to relax, refresh and indulge in sweet and heavenly treats. While you’re lounging poolside and watching the kids play, enjo…

This is starting out to be one of the hottest summers on record. You don’t need to watch the news or be a meteorologist to know that — just wa…

Cruise ships are the target of Key West ire. And the packed-house audience at Monday’s city commission meeting was having none of that accusat…

They might not be the fanciest of foods, but when you eat a filling, protein-packed sandwich, you are usually left satisfied and full of energ…

Lately I’ve been going to art and craft shows, a few yard sales and farmers and artisan markets. I’ve also been watching a lot of HGTV shows a…

On Juneteenth, I walked home from the Higgs Beach celebration along the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail, which is part of the East Coast …

The single greatest risk factor for cancer is smoking. Americans have known that for more than 50 years. However, when asked what the second m…

Well, that was fun. Perhaps Key West should have a hurricane prep drill every year like Tuesday’s Tropical Storm Elsa. Because let’s be honest…

After any anxiety evoking event, like a tropical storm or hurricane, it is not uncommon for pets (and owners) to be stressed.

We humans are creatures of habit. Too often, our wine choices are cab, cab, cab, chard, pinot and cab. We can easily miss out on wine’s amazin…

Sometime in the next 50 years, I say only partially in jest, my Key West house will need a dock and a boat during king tides. By the turn of t…

This July 4th will be the 245th Independence Day, the day Americans celebrate their independence from Great Britain. Independence Day, or the …

My friend who grew up in Key West walked up the garden path with me and as she did so, pulled a small tubular flower from a low shrub and suck…