Linda Grist Cunningham | Columns and news analysis
Key West Island News editor Linda Grist Cunningham has written more than 4,000 columns — in print and on the web — since 1968. She hates writing and is compelled to do it anyway.
Few things are less important nor more irritating than coming home from Publix and finding a shiny, super-sized pickup truck with raised suspension, a crew cab, extended bed and over-sized tires parked smack in front of my gate. Or a mini-beater...Finish the column
Y'all remember last week when I posited that two kinds of people live in Key West? Those who love it; and those who don't? Got a whole lotta attagirls on the post. Felt darn smug about the love. Until, that is, a friend from up the street...Finish the column
A selection of LGC’s columns
Dear Connor is a collection of columns Linda writes for her grandson, Connor. Though he may never read them, they help her make sense of the world. Hurricane Irma includes the columns and news stories she wrote during the September 2017 storm, when she and John Teets created and managed the Key West Hurricane Irma Facebook page that reach almost a million readers over three weeks.
Key West Hurricane Irma
By Sept, 5, 2017, five days before Hurricane Irma battered Key West and the Florida Keys, I was swearing -- or at least muttering unpleasant comments under my breath. I was, as some will remember, visiting my mother in the Shenandoah Valley and...
Sunday. Aug. 20, 2017 -- exactly one year ago -- was a perfect island beach day. High temps in the upper 80s, low humidity -- at least for us -- great breezes and sunny skies. No storms on the horizon; all quiet off the shores of Africa from...
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