Nancy Klingener http://blog.wlrn.org en Sea-Level Rise Taking The Pines Out Of Big Pine Key http://blog.wlrn.org/post/sea-level-rise-taking-pines-out-big-pine-key <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Big Pine Key takes its name from the pine forests that cover the island, about 30 miles from Key West. Rare plants and endangered animals — such as the Key deer — live in those forests.</span></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:00:19 +0000 Nancy Klingener 23774 at http://blog.wlrn.org Sea-Level Rise Taking The Pines Out Of Big Pine Key 10 Amazing Photos From Key West's Tourist-Free Past http://blog.wlrn.org/post/10-amazing-photos-key-wests-tourist-free-past <p>The Monroe County Public Library recently received a donation of more than 15,000 photographs from the early days of Key West. The remarkable gift includes documents and memorabilia illustrating the island’s history with images few had seen before.</p><p>Keep reading for a look into Key West before the Parrotheads took over. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:29:34 +0000 Nancy Klingener 22634 at http://blog.wlrn.org 10 Amazing Photos From Key West's Tourist-Free Past Slideshow: Swimmer Diana Nyad Finally Makes It From Havana to Key West, Sets World Record http://blog.wlrn.org/post/slideshow-swimmer-diana-nyad-finally-makes-it-havana-key-west-sets-world-record <p></p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 15:11:50 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman & Nancy Klingener 19976 at http://blog.wlrn.org Slideshow: Swimmer Diana Nyad Finally Makes It From Havana to Key West, Sets World Record Letter From Key West: Appreciating The Off-Season http://blog.wlrn.org/post/letter-key-west-appreciating-season-0 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 21.988636016845703px;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Nancy Klingener 16882 at http://blog.wlrn.org Letter From Key West: Appreciating The Off-Season Letter From Key West: Appreciating The Off-Season http://blog.wlrn.org/post/letter-key-west-appreciating-season <p>June 20th was the official first day of summer, but &nbsp;it’s felt like summer for weeks already. &nbsp;Many of us dread the humid days when we can barely walk to our cars without breaking a sweat. &nbsp;Writer Nancy Klingener has learned to appreciate summer and the off-season in Key West. Her full essay is below.</p><p>Nancy Klingener describes herself as “a recovering journalist, aspiring librarian and addicted reader” living in&nbsp;Key West, Florida. She’s also the writer behind the&nbsp;<a href="http://boneislandbooks.wordpress.com/" target="_blank">The Bone Island Book Blog</a>.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:26:14 +0000 Nancy Klingener 1385 at http://blog.wlrn.org Letter From Key West: Appreciating The Off-Season