History will remember the march as the coming-to-power of Xers and Millennials. Though there were aging baby boomers aplenty in the crowd and at the microphones, the marches around the world saw these elders step aside to open the way for younger women.
The 2016 presidential election will, on hindsight, be recognized as the precursor to the catalyst that ignites the transformation of America from fragmented, angry and disillusioned into cohesive, collaborative and powerful. America will move away from six decades of tearing down to four decades of building up and then we’ll start the process over.
We will draw the line at the hard-core wingnuts at the fringes. I’m not inviting willful haters to my table. They’re not welcome. Period. We need to do whatever we have to to keep the haters corralled. And we must recognize there’s such a thing as hate born of unknowing.
LGC SaysEditor and Proprietor Linda Grist Cunningham continues her four decades of reporting and writing in her Key West blog. Her columns explore local and national news and the political and governmental issues and decisions most likely to affect our property investments and future of the Florida Keys.
Heard the one about the guy who's got a bridge for sale in Brooklyn? Don't waste your cash. We've got a better deal down here in Key West parts. A 100 years ago, railroad tycoon Henry Flagler funded to the tune of what would be $640 million today the building of a...read more
Way up on the mainland, folks in search of a little something to say talk about the weather. "How 'bout that (rain), (wind), (snow)" is appropriate. In Key West where no one much checks the forecast until seven minutes before a hurricane, weather is not a...read more
Now comes the President of the United States (hereafter known as POTUS) before the Key West Historic Architecture Review Commission (hereafter known as HARC). "May it please the commission," says POTUS, "Michele and I are eager to implement sustainable energy...read more
It's a study. Not a decision. Fact-finding for future choices. Come October, Key West voters will decide if they want the city to ask the Army Corps of Engineers to do a feasibility study on the potential widening of the channel that connects Key West to the Atlantic...read more
Fair warning: Not for the iguana lovers. If you get all muggly-snuggly over your resident iguanas, go read something else. Right now. Because ... Smashed. Dead. I am not sharing my Key West bathroom with an iguana. Challenging enough to share it with four cats, a...read more
Y'all come now, ya hear. You know how polite people invite house guests to come stay a while? And, how polite people smile and say "sure" and never show up? That's not Key West. Nope, invite house guests to Key West and they actually come. As I told my husband,...read more
Dear Connor“Dear Connor” is a collection of occasional blog posts written for Connor Cunningham by his grandmother, Linda Grist Cunningham. She began writing these as her construct for making sense of the unraveling American community. Connor may never read them, nor might others; but they’ll help her distill solutions from the cacophony that passes for discourse as America enters its crisis turning.
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