In a 3 July 1776, Founding Father John Adams wrote a letter to his wife, Abigail: “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be […]
Not a car, truck, scooter, or bike in the lot. It’s the first time in thirty years we have seen this. Incoming traffic is being blocked over one-hundred miles East, in between the Upper Keys and the mainland (Florida City, Homestead, Miami).
A short letter to a relative about how we are holding up in Key West on lockdown. Pam, We have no problems at all. Key West is used to a couple of hurricanes every year so the current situation is pretty much the same, but easier because we have electricity. All incoming visitors have been […]
I’m unsure of the original source, but a kind relative thought we might be in need of a little levity as Dick and I enter day #3 of lockdown in the Keys. All of which is making at least me “a bit cross.” Britain The English are feeling the pinch in relation to the recent […]
In compliance with the French government’s advice on the containment of COVID-19, Le Bristol Paris is closing its doors until further notice. The safety of our guests and teams is our highest priority. These unprecedented circumstances require a strong collective effort and we will continue to follow and apply the government’s directives. We will make […]
From Key West City Hall: Following today’s executive order by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, the City of Key West is directing all bars and nightclubs to cease operation by 5 p.m. today. This includes bars operating ancillary to any hotel, guest house, or bed and breakfast. All restaurant facilities are limited to take out and […]
A top five New England eatery, No doubt about it! Natalie Clunan writes for Only In Your State: Rhode Island has restaurants with spectacular views and restaurants with spectacular food. But if you’re seeking one restaurant that has both, the list of possibilities shrinks. One that tops the list is this pretty pond restaurant where the scenery and […]
Debbie and I have watched all spring/Summer as renovations of Serenity Inn in Newport have been completed. Just beautiful with magnificent location just up from our waterfront favorite dining hangouts Fluke and the Clarke Cooke House. Dick & Debbie
Originally posted on November 1, 2018.