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Is the human race suicidal? You be the judge. What do you think? The root cause of global warming is human overpopulation. It is also the root cause of poverty, famine and war. Surprise! Yet in … more
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I want to extend my appreciation for all of your good work bringing us together to enjoy one of the best local newspapers the English language has to offer. The recipes are delicious and I love how … more
Thank you for publishing the story of the building of the Purdy Bridge in the last three editions of Key Peninsula News. I grew up one mile south of Purdy on Henderson Bay when the Sunset Market … more
The warm, lazy days of summer can be the perfect season to foster procrastination. Do you, like me, identify as a procrastinator? I used to call myself a functioning procrastinator. I always turned … more
I tried to sell a book of stories to a regional publisher recently. The owners were older, they liked me, they were enthusiastic, we could maybe do something. But then it went to their editorial … more
Fortunately, in our little corner of the world we are immune to the most vile and incendiary campaign rhetoric. Sure, there are instances where messages reflect the pervasive incivility that seems to … more
Janine and Mike were my best friends. Growing up in the 1970s in suburban Reno, Nevada, there were very few summer days you wouldn’t find us together. Both Janine (Nee-nee) and Mike were better … more
At the end of summer’s lease, it’s time to renew some old acquaintances. No, not those people you owe a dinner; not those friends who were too busy to stop by like they said they would (even … more
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In the spring of 2014, after several years of trying, my family was selected in a national lottery for tickets to the White House Easter Egg Roll. We were beyond thrilled. My husband and I decided to … more
The United States is a constitutional republic. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. It is brilliantly written to constrain the power of the federal government from infringing on the … more
I have lived in the Glen Cove neighborhood for many years. I have experienced the Key Peninsula as a wonderful, tolerant, family-oriented community with good civic-minded, hard-working residents. It … more
Not to be hypersensitive, but I can’t help but wince when someone says, “no offense, but …,” and then goes straight into an insult.Just as “not to bore you with the … more
How’s your hope doing? Mine has gone through some rough patches lately and I don’t like it. The news is not giving me enough, the skies are cloudy all day, the streets have too much blood … more
We sat on our back porch as evening nibbled at the remaining daylight. Across the pond, a full moon rose above a proud line of aged fir trees, its face a milky dime amidst a sky … more
The state Senate race in our 26th legislative district between first term incumbent Democrat Sen. Emily Randall and four-term incumbent Republican Rep. Jesse Young is projected by most political … more
It was an afternoon mid-summer garden party in July. I arrived characteristically late. The acreage was wooded with a nice pasture nestled in a peaceful clearing surrounded by trees. A couple of … more
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