Posts tagged “Tampa”


Man. The Bucs are just horrible. How the hell did they even make the playoffs? They are pathetic.

Crazy Planet

So. I’m driving home from Four Green Fields tonight and I stop to grab some donuts and beer. After 11 pm everything in Tampa closes, even on the weekends, so I have to go to the Shell down on Gandy and Dale Mabry. Guy I know there is behind the counter as usual and I

Four Green Fields

At some point last night I managed to fall from the railing at Four Green Fields. In the photo on the page, you can see an Irish flag all the way on the right side. That’s right where I fell.

Sundae City

Amazing but True! I live only a few blocks from Skiff’s Sundae City.

It’s times like this… when I’m sitting here and the world outside goes from bright and sunny to dark as night in an instant… when a terrible torrential Tampa tunderstorm erupts out of nowhere… when the lightning smacks so close that the sound and the fury are simultaneous… when I can actually see the raw power of Mother Nature… it’s times like this that I think I should buy a back-up power supply for Bud.

Being sick sucks

Being sick sucks. Being home from work because you’re sick sucks. Being home from work when you are now getting paid by the hour sucks. Being home sick when you are getting paid by the hour and you are paying a plumber by the hour to fix your leaking fridge sucks. Being home sick when

Heaven & Hot Rods

The guys from Burdine’s just delivered the couch and took away the chair. Doug, the thorough home inspector, will be here in a few hours to make sure the contractors fixed everything they were supposed to fix. I am going to take the digital cable box to Time-Warner, see if I can find a cell

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