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Hawaii also banned the sale and distribution of similar sunscreens, which contain chemicals that lead to coral bleaching.
Queer Voices
Come experience the 10-day, no-holds-barred party filled with costumes, body paint, drinking, dancing, life loving and skin aplenty.
No fatalities have been reported so far, but that seems likely to change.
I did everything I could outside yesterday, thinking I would be making last-minute efforts in the rain today. I’m really
Walking down the aisle is the easy part.
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3. Indulge your inner bibliophile. As if you needed another excuse to visit Chicago -- lakefront, art, food, architecture
Key West Sunset, 2016, by Steven J. Manolis Watercolor, gouache and acrylic on paper, 60 X 40 in. Flamingo 1832, 2016, Acrylic
Tourists and more adventurous looking for a different home followed. From "Bahama Village" to the long established US Navy
Take risks. Have fun. And yes, the party was terrific, but top secret. I'm home in Key West now and off to the beach for a kip in the sunshine.
Good News
One night last week at David Wolkowsky's residence, for his 97th birthday, with his little sis the divine concert pianist Beth Greenberg, at 95, playing her own version of Happy Birthday. Guests were instructed not to bring gifts, naturally no one complied and David's glorious home was more full than usual with orchids. I too disobeyed the request. I have a trove of Nancy Berry Photography note cards, each a serious piece of gorgeous artwork.
John mixes things up and these days on Sundays, from noon to 4pm Captain Blues, a local treasure, takes the stage and anyone with an instrument and any courage can join an impromptu jazzy/bluesy band. Captain Blues leads meanwhile belting out tunes.
Weird News
“I like to fish, I like to drink a little bit, I like women and I just like having a good fun time,” says Dave Hemingway (no relation to Ernest).
In our family, making the most of summer means frequent weekend trips. It also means cramming as much leisure time into 48 hours as possible. For my husband and I, Key West is always an obvious choice, as it's a short plane ride from Boston and it never lacks for things to do.
Arts & Culture
Ask not for whom the cat purrs; it purrs for thee.