Cocos General Store: Restaurant Review

Sunday was errand day for Mr. Foodie and I (we also organized the storage room, filled cracks in the concrete, and fixed some electrical issues #teamwork). If we ever need anything more than groceries and basic materials for productive days like that, we only have two options – go south to Key West or north…

We’re Not in Kansas Anymore – #Keyslife

Mr. Flamingo Floatie is running away w/ my beer Since moving here, I find I’ve changed considerably. My habits, my person, my pace. In grad school we called this “becoming-other” – the kind of transformation that comes from traveling to a new place and letting it change you. And while I’m certain I haven’t completely…

Gone Fishing – #Keyslife

Photo Credit: Stephen Mccowage One ¬†of the many peculiarities of the keys that I’ve come to (mostly) handle with a shrug is that businesses will just be closed sometimes. In the middle of the day, in the middle of the week (as we found out the other day with Square Grouper). Try getting your haircut…

Surf n Turf in Marathon

Photo Credit: tripadvisor.com In an effort to take my visiting friends to a nice place to eat, we ended up at the Florida Keys Steak and Lobster House in Marathon. I wanted to take them to the Square Grouper because it is the best, but they were closed on Monday, so we looked elsewhere for…

Sunday Funday w/ Breakfast at the Wooden Spoon

On Sunday Mr. Foodie and I stumbled down to the hotel lobby after a sleepless night because a high-pitch screaming noise had issued from our bathroom all night. The maintenance man had come and said there was nothing he could do that night, and since the entire hotel was booked, they could not move us…