Originally posted on March 26, 2021. Hard to believe it has been nearly 30 years since I walked away from dealing with investing clients, prospects, or the financial media. I also stopped speaking at capacity-filled investment conferences around the world from New Orleans to Switzerland to Hong Kong. About that same time, Debbie and I […]
Originally posted March 29, 2022. French Burgundy, Syrah, and Champagne: As a group, these are the one/two/three punch for which I rely on Mark Gambuzza, Key West’s “Wine Guy.” Nobody in the Florida Keys comes close to Mark, where most restauranteurs know little to nothing about fine wine. I buy 100% of my French Burgundy, […]
I start every sunny Key West morning by heading over to the Cuban Coffee Queen. Prior to heading out, I take the well-used time to apply some very special 10,000 mg. hemp goop to my 82-year-old, damn annoying (and you thought you were alone) thumb joints and neck. By then, I have been up for […]
Jimmy Buffett—just writing his name makes me think of a different place and time—will be remembered as a pirate who brought his listeners treasure. What a blow it was Saturday morning after learning that he died the night before. In an instant, I knew what it felt like the day the music died. My life […]
Forecasts for Tropical Storm Idalia suggest its center will pass hundreds of miles to the north of our home in Key West, heading inland near Tampa, where residents should be exercising caution. National Weather Service forecaster Joe Rizzo has suggested Idalia is a “candidate for rapid intensification.” The Keys News reports: Florida Keys schools and […]
Our friends at Thirsty Mermaid. The Thirsty Mermaid burger. Originally posted on March 3, 2023.
As long-time readers will know, Debbie and I moved to Key West around 30 years ago. One of the highlights of our time here has been the live music scene in town. In The Keys News, Ralph Depalma calls the live music scene in Key West one of America’s best-kept secrets. He also discusses the […]
Our Key West restaurant friend Ryan Shapiro, owner of the new restaurant The Docks on Stock Island.