Key West Pride

Key West Pride

Key West Pride

We recently made, what has become, our annual sojourn down the Overseas Highway to Key West for a few days of eating well and utter relaxation. We generally avoid the raucous Duval Street, preferring, instead, the quietude of the neighborhoods just a few blocks away.

Key West Pride

Key West Pride

This time would be different. The not to be missed Key West Pride Parade was happening Sunday afternoon (June 14). The entire Key West community celebrates Pride each year and the parade is the grand finale.

Key West Pride

Key West Pride

Key West Pride

The procession makes itโ€™s way from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean as it cross this tiny island.

Key West Pride

One can only imagine the celebrating this weekend in the Conch Republic with the SCOTUS landmark ruling allowing same-sex marriages.

Key West Pride

Marriage responds to the universal fear that a lonely person might call out only to find no one there. It offers the hope of companionship and understanding and assurance that while both still live there will be someone to care for the other.

___Supreme Court Justice Kennedy

 

Ron Mayhew

Fine Art Photographer specializing in Still Life and Commercial Photography.

This Post Has 12 Comments

  1. What great fun. Thanks for the pix,

  2. Great pix. Enjoyed!

    1. Thanks Paula. Key West was a fun few days.

  3. What an utterly gorgeous post! Absolutely lovely! And the quote from the Supreme Court Justice is magnificent, the cherry on the “fabulous darling” cake! Love everything!

    1. The parade was a fun, serendipitous event for Lynne and me. Much like any small town parade in many ways. Thanks for your kind comment Gigi.

  4. Great photos and the emotions behind the parade ~ well done!

    1. Thanks Randall. It was a fun afternoon.

    1. Thanks, Sylvia. It was a fun time. No one taking themselves too seriously.

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