Flying?… read the really fine print!

Flying is always an adventure.  It’s not just the ability to travel quickly to places, but the actual process of flying today is unique.  From checking in with a boarding pass scanned from your smart phone to TSA security rules and everything
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Who’s the dummy?

Sometimes thoughts hit you like a ton of bricks and other times they are much more subtle.  This thought hit me like a ton of bricks.  I enjoy listening to Margaritaville Radio and every week there is a “Fruitcake on the Radio”.  The
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YOLO … yeah, but…

YOLO does that make you smile?  I should back up and make sure everyone understands what YOLO is… You Only Live Once.  So, now does YOLO make you smile or do you find the “yeah, but” excuse to not embrace the feeling?
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Dream out of reach? Is Key West too expensive?

There have been several articles recently about the high cost of living in Key West as well as the low wages.  This seems to be the trend everywhere.  As part of the journey, housing is the first thing we need to secure
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Day 1 of the Journey

Today we are drawing a line in the sand.  We are moving to Key West …. someday.  We are inviting you to follow us on our adventure.  This adventure will chronicle our life of selling it all and moving to the Island.
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Fantasy Fest – Has is run its course?

The Citizen ran a poll last week on Fantasy Fest.  Had it run its course and should it be stopped?  Or, just did it need a little updating?  Well, given the occupancy rate during the Fest is 100%, I would argue that
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Gypsy or Pirate?

Well, we are coming up on another trip to Key West.  Every time we go down to the Keys, I think, how can we make this a permanent move?  I think anyone who has visited Key West feels the same.  That got
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Burn the Boats!

Cortes landed on the shores of what is now Mexico in 1519 and murmured the infamous words “burn the boats” as he and his 600 men faced the enemy. Obviously, we know that Cortes defeated them and conquered Mexico.  But, here was
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Happy New Year’s

Well, it has been awhile since I posted, but it really has been busy. We made a trip down the Keys and then came the Holidays. It seems we all go into a different mode once Halloween has come and gone.  We
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