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.
Assuming the headline got your attention, stick with me for a minute. I haven't totally lost my mind. Public employees are the last fragments of the United States' once robust middle class. If their jobs disappear, we can kiss our community farewell. That "tipping...read more
Let's not fool around with Irene. Not sure folks north of OBX are taking seriously what's eying their homes. Too bad Jim Cantore and his wannabes have sensationally "cried wolf" so often no one pays attention. This is one scary, scary forecast.read more
Five weeks in EYW most good. Extended visiting no substitute for living here. That's why ELC and I always said we are moving, not retiring.read more
This is the final week for this beta version of Key West Watch. For the next few months, I'm going behind the scene, so to speak, to build the integrated architecture that will support the company. While the WordPress platform and various social media programs can do...read more
Consulting project (the paid kind) invoiced. Check. (Thanks, QuickBooks). Grant application submitted. Check. Refi paperwork done. Check. Key West Watch photo gallery figured out. Check. Sun going down. Check. Sunset at Mallory Square? I think not.read more
Key West as Locals See It, a set on Flickr. Key West is a beautiful place for locals and for tourists. But locals see their hometown slightly differently than the tourists who stop in for a day or two. For locals, it's an empty Mallory Square. It's washing windows,...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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