As I type this, I’m at work with a belly full of BBQ – we just had our “Holiday Party.” I work for a hospital in Tampa, but at a corporate center in downtown Tampa which houses IT and Finance, so we get our own party for our location. Since we’re in Florida, our party […]Read more "Taking Christmas to the Streets"
I live in the Tampa suburbs, and I work in downtown Tampa. On my commute, I pass by about a dozen strip clubs. Gentlemen’s clubs, exotic danceries, whatever you want to call ‘em. Tampa – most of Florida, actually – is a pretty darn conservative-Republican place. I started to wonder how strip clubs could be […]Read more "Strip Clubs — The Great Uniter?"
I don’t say “hi” to people in my neighborhood, because I assume they won’t get along with me…and I think this is actually a positive thing. Follow along as I describe this fucked-up bit of logic… I don’t like where I live. I live in suburbia. For the Tampa area, my neighborhood is one of […]Read more "I Don’t Say Hi…or Buy Toyotas"
This moving-to-Florida-and-starting-a-new-life thing is really feeling real now. I’ve been down here in Tampa with my family for the past week, and that’s been great — even with the usual misbehavior of the kids, and even with my penchant for yelling at them. This morning, though, they all climbed into the van and set off […]Read more "And So…Here I Am."