July 6, 2014

I was just hunting for the draft of a blog post I wrote a while ago, and I came upon a little box on the page. It said “Top Searches” and then “why so much seaweed in beaches in Key West”. That really surprised me. Why? Because there really isn’t that much seaweed on Smather’s […]

Smather’s Beach

September 9, 2013

I’m sick and tired of people, who do not live here and who have not visited here, trashing Smather’s Beach. There are a lot of good reasons why Smather’s Beach is the most popular place for weddings in Key West. And I’m going to tell you all about them, along with pointing out some of […]

Seaweed, Revisited, But Gone From Key West

October 19, 2012

It just boggles my mind. When I was a kid, land locked in the central plains, going to the beach, the sand and the water, was a VERY BIG DEAL. There were mosquitos, there were fish flies and there was nasty smelling algae, but they were all parts of nature, they all had their season, […]

The Facts of Nature

October 6, 2012

I have been getting an awful lot of phone calls lately, from people who seem to be frightened by other people’s internet postings on the seaweed on Smather’s Beach. I know that was a long sentence, but let me break things down for you. Seaweed is a fact of nature. You don’t get a body […]

Weather: If It’s Key West, That’s The Only Big Question

March 5, 2012

Really, the biggest, and, actually only unknown, in planning a destination wedding in Key West, is the weather. And boy do we get a lot of questions about it! The people who fear the weather the most are the ones who are choosing to get married in our so called “rainy season”, from June to […]