90 miles to Cuba

“It’s only 90 miles.”

That’s the distance between the KFC in Wyoming and the town of the two young fellows who had driven in from Colorado only to discover that the menu item they wanted was out of stock.

They were unperturbed and just ordered something else. Even though that moment took place decades ago, I remember it like it was yesterday.

While standing on this pier in Key West, I thought about that same distance between Cuba and Florida.

It’s trivial if you’re sailing in good weather or flying in a jet.

But if you’re running from something or someone or if the weather is stormy, it’s the most dangerous place in the world.

About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.