A Walk Around Geno’s Happy Place In St. Pete

Before heading to the Rays game, I stopped off at my happy place. You know how they say “go to a happy place in your head”? I don’t have to imagine. Mine is an actual building. Mazzaros in St. Petersburg is my home away from home. The smells of the spices, wines, cheeses, deli, bakery…Continue reading “A Walk Around Geno’s Happy Place In St. Pete”

How To Make the Columbia Restaurant’s 1905 Salad

Lettuce, tomato, ham, Swiss cheese, olives, salad dressing, Romano cheese, Worcestershire sauce and lemon. Easy right? This is the only salad you’ll ever see me eat as a meal. Here are the official step by step directions on how to make a 1905 Salad. If you can recreate that Ybor magic at home, I haveContinue reading “How To Make the Columbia Restaurant’s 1905 Salad”

#InThe80sWe Is My Favorite Hashtag Ever

Most days, Twitter is a chaotic heap of uninformed political rants and airline complaints. But then there are the days that make it all worth it. #InThe80sWe hated the friend with lots of zeros in their phone number. pic.twitter.com/SRlDqPPTW8 — Dwigt Rortugal (@mdrache) September 14, 2018 #InThe80sWe kept it real pic.twitter.com/c0TM3r27iq — Jerry O'Connell (@MrJerryOC)Continue reading “#InThe80sWe Is My Favorite Hashtag Ever”

For Bill on 9/11

I never met William Christopher Sugra. I don’t know his friends or family. I never liked or commented on one of his posts on social media. I had no idea he even existed until a few years ago. I just know he was a fellow computer geek who, like me, loved to ride a bikeContinue reading “For Bill on 9/11”

Is Your Cell Phone Hurricane Ready?

A year ago today, we were bracing for Hurricane Irma. And nothing has changed. Your cell phone is probably not ready for another hurricane. My neighborhood was the first of the mandatory evacuation zones. Most Floridians went without power for days. Cell phone batteries died and there was no electricity to charge them. It broughtContinue reading “Is Your Cell Phone Hurricane Ready?”

My Newest Trader Joes Addiction: Coffee Milk

Not a fan of waiting in line for a $5 cup of coffee, waiting for your Keurig or coffee maker, or just not a fan of hot beverages on a humid Tampa morning? Me either. For years, I’ve bought those Starbucks Frappuccino bottles you get at Publix. They’re about $6 for a 4 pack. NoContinue reading “My Newest Trader Joes Addiction: Coffee Milk”

Rays Attendance Problem… Solved.

THIS is how you get me to go to a Rays game. Every Rays game. Come on Tropicana Field! Let’s do this!!! Can you imagine if we did this at The Trop? I’ve got the perfect time to do it… the Boston Red Sox come to town in a couple weeks. Rays fans vs. RedContinue reading “Rays Attendance Problem… Solved.”

Some Fun Moments with Jim The Anvil Neidhart

He was a part of the most iconic tag teams of the 80s. Fans of old school wrestling knew him as the tag team partner of Bret “The Hitman” Hart in The Hart Foundation. According to TMZ, Jim Neidhart died at his home here in Florida. He played in the NFL briefly for the OaklandContinue reading “Some Fun Moments with Jim The Anvil Neidhart”