Tag: florida

Stimulating idiocy

The St. Petersburg Times took local area governments to task on their requests for economic stimulus project funds. Most of them were low key, beautification...

Eighty-One. Bah, Humbug.

81 degrees in Pinellas County, Florida on Christmas Eve. There are millions of Americans that have endured the cold of the late fall and the...

Florida, go forth and vote

And make a habit out of it – we got at least two more this year. While we’re at it — lemme tip my cap...

Dry and true

So there has been rain in the Tampa Bay area the last few days, yay rain… …Whoopty friggin’ do. Anyone in Pinellas County that wants...

Change in Seasons

It would seem the higher elevations are starting to have snowfall… Yes, Winter is forthcoming and fall is here… Now if it would only get...

Tampa Rail — off the deep end

I used to frequent Tampa Rail on the norm to read about someoen lobbying for mass transit in Tampa and in Florida in general…. But...

Arbor Day and the Old Oak Tree

You know I just posted about wanting to plant something on April 29th…. It seems the City of Clearwater is giving away trees for residents...

If you want something done

I feel real weird sometimes when I accomplsih things for myself and by myself. Especially when it isn’t somethign that I have an official say...

Man on the Run

Johnny’s been on the go a ton lately. Yes, I haven’t updated Stoengauge very muchand with good reason as some can see through the last...

HOmesick

It took me less than 15 minutes to wish I was still back in New York when I arrived here in Florida… Oh what a...

A certain State of Mind

It was so easy living day by day Out of touch with the rhythm and blues But now I need a little give and take...

Whine-games

I’ve known my friend Bill for a couple of years — well, six… Six years we’ve discussed things, six years we’ve talked sports and politics...

The trip

Where to begin, where to begin? “I’m only sorta gimpy. I can get there by myself.” I told a curb side check in agent for...

Surviving Jeanne

It’s Tuesday while I write this and it will be Wednesday afternoon when I finally get around to finishing and I have to tell you...

Frances weakens a tad

But don’t be fooled by that title folks, this thing is packing a whalop and expected to make landfall as the most powerful storm ever...

Hurricane Frances (ongoing topic)

Hurricane Frances is predicted to be at Category Five strength when it makes landfall somewhere along the Florida Peninsula on Friday night or Saturday morning....

Frances and Florida FUBAR

Florida is in trouble… Hurricane Watches are supposed to go into effect for Florida sometime today. Home Depot’s around Florida are already shell-shocked because of...

more weather for the weary

Latest computer projections for Hurricane Frances. This doesn’t look that good for Florida as it stands now (Monday afternoon)...

Just a glimpse

My friend Jason on Skyscraperpage.com has been down in Ft. Myers, helping his own family repair damages to their houses. He also took a few...

Batten Down the Hatches!

I was going to post about some political mumbo jumbo but there is a more pressing situation — I think Mr. Tommy Dunan does a...

Tampa Bay Bigotry

I’ve said it before and I will say it again: Sometimes I hate it when I am right. For ego reasons, this time I am...

It's getting ugly here

Dear god, I hate all the empty space that is showing up on The Stonegauge lately… It’s not like I’m spread thin on he Internet...

Local idiots

Tampa girls are so fucked up. Read the full ad to get an idea of how fucked up they are. And to underline the idea...

Stranger in a strange land

So the Lightning have one last game this season, and that last game is the true title game as the Stanley Cup Champion will be...

Maybe it's a sign

Lately I’ve been writing — that’s for another entry however — and en I finally went to bed at 20 til 2 I was pretty...

Abilities and their Inabilities

So John’s an admitted gimp, right? On his way to recovery and John the Gimp looks into work between little things this week and what...

The Way to beat the Lightning

Those who stayed in on this beautiful spring day (at least in Florida) got to see exactly how to beat the Lightning. Aggressive checking and...

It could be, it might be… it is?!

THe scent of pollen is in the air, things are starting to take a greener shade and of course there is a warm snap here…....

Good day sunshine

It’s been a long time since I had myself a good day…. Just a positive day with the outlook actually better than it had been....

Long Overdue Sports Roundup

Well, I have totally avoided the subject of sports for the most part — I don’t mean certain sports topics because I know I have...

Campaigning

…With lack of much more to do right now (though I should be writing) I decided to offer my web design services to Mike Emmons...

Falling off the Internet

Is it just me or is conversation dead on the Internet? I am trying to find people to chat with and unfortunately it doesn’t seem...

Poetic Meanings — just found out

You know, I was just going through something or other on the web and I came across a little factoid that just hit me a...

FISHIES!!!

OH MY GOD!!!!!! The MARLINS WIN THE WORLD SERIES! THE MARLINS WIN THE WORLD SERIES!! (side note — if I saw Chicago vs. Florida as...

Congratulations are in order

Holy Cow! The Florida Marlins have won the National League Pennant! The first time since 1997 have they accomplished this feat… Wow — I am...

What am I supposed to make of this?

Chicago Cubs vs. Florida Marlins — National League Championship Series. Sarah, if you read this, your mom must be doing cartwheels (if not the whole...

Powerless

Well, day one of being home alone goes by without incident. Well, sorta. New York and the Northeast, as many of you already know, has...

Hearing Beyond the Door

Sometimes you never want to face up to someone’s argument when you are on the opposite side of the door of an issue when it’s...

Renovations and Vowel Movement

Sometimes it gets to the point where you break over the slightest things. The sameness flowing around you, the lack of variation from the norm…...

What i'm Not… What I am

I came online today and talked to a friend in Tampa today and it underlined a lot of things with me. A lot of things...

Wall Off Wal-Mart!

Last night I finally got a good night of sleep after tossing and turning all weekend and getting up early. Nice refreshing change back to...