Monthly Archives: January 2014


Key West: A favorite Getaway There’s no place quite like Key West. It’s been a regular getaway for me every few weeks for the past couple of years. The 5 hour drive starts from Naples down The Old Trail (Hwy 41), east through the lower Everglades and starts a backward time-lapse. By the time I’m through Homestead I’m thinking about […]

Exploring Key West


Smallwood’s Store – Pioneer Justice January 1st, 2014 – Chokoloskee, FL I took a sunrise drive into the Everglades this morning and ended up at Chokoloskee Island, the location of Ted Smallwood’s Store (est. 1890). I walked to the spot along the narrow beach where the infamous killing of Edgar Watson took place on a restless October morning in 1910. […]

Ted Smallwood’s Store