Monthly Archives: November 2011

the blue paper – no prisoners

The pen is mightier than the sword, thus the sword defends the pen   Day before yesterday brought invitation from Capt. Jarvis Osorio that I take over as editor-in-chief of Key West the (Blue) Newspaper. I wrote of that in … Continue reading

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sb, editor-in-chief?

The pen is mightier than the sword, thus the sword defends the pen. Recieved this response to yesterday’s when it rains,it pours post about the Buruea of Land management looking into whether it might own Sunset Key as well as … Continue reading

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more from Walden, so to speak

Found this comment at goodmorningbirmingham.com, re the Ralph Waldo Emerson part of yesterday’s holiday rumination post: Sancho Panza, Esq. Submitted on 2011/11/25 at 11:01 am Don Q  The quote says to be thankful for every GOOD thing that comes to … Continue reading

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holiday rumination

Received an obit notice yesterday from an old Birmingham friend, with this note: “Thought you might be interested. Lonnie and I worked almost side by side for over 45 years. He was a unique piece of work. Hope you have … Continue reading

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sometimes out of the blue …

  Sometimes I get an email out of the blue from someone I don’t know, who has stumbled across something I have written. Sometimes that leads to an ongoing online friendship, more or less, sometimes not. I received this below … Continue reading

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teaching prejudice in Keys schools

School Board member Andy Griffiths’ reply to yesterday’s prejudice againstHispanics in school district? post:  Well you certainly got this one wrong. But vilify me if it brings you pleasure. It is YOU who assumes that free and reduced lunch students … Continue reading

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prejudice against Hispanics in school district?

School Board member Andy Griffiths From Audit & Finance Committee member Larry Murray yesterday: Sloan:   I assume that you were as appalled as I at the highly predjudicial statement made by the School Board Vice Chairman at last Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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seventh wonder dancing dog & terminal velocity

From Sancho Panza … DANCINGCOUPLE!!! You have to see it to believe it…………………. Just in case you started to think that you’ve seen everything………………………   DANCING COUPLE Couple qui dance!Vous devez levoir pour le croire…………………. Juste au cas oùvous avez … Continue reading

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musings from the fool on Little Torch

Found this yesterday on bigpinekey.com’s Coconut Telegraph (CT), which I figure sent the Sloan-haters there into another rabies convulsion: I know Sloan personally and have had many conversations with him. Even though I find Sloan to be quite eccentric, I … Continue reading

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heartstrings

I had a lovely, longish talk last night with my brother Major’s daughter by Gayle. Named after me, Sloan calls me from time to time just to talk. Maybe she calls because she knows she can talk with me about … Continue reading

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