|This log represents the Life and Times of the Las Vegas Dude.|
08/11/2010 19:18:20jim Clearwater Beach
08/09/2010 03:49:19jim The Only Living Boy in Tampa
It was pouring sheets of rain and I was listening to "The Only Living Boy in New York" in the Westshore Mall parking lot.
Lightening was all around me.
And I was feeling alone, smiling, thinking I was the Only Living Boy who has ever really listened to that song.
It was a good day to have the blues.
I'd heard some things said that took me there
I probably shouldn't listen or care.
Listening attempts to add thought to what is being said, and most of what is said is without thought.
Caring hurts, when what is heard malicious or cold, either through mindlessnes, or out of lack of empathy.
Sometimes I feel like the world is trampling flowers while I'm walking around them.
And I wonder, what is the point.
08/08/2010 22:54:30jim Are the flowers natural?
08/08/2010 18:36:42jim Apt Birds
08/08/2010 17:48:02jim Clearwater - Rt 60 Bridge
08/06/2010 20:19:59jim BOY ! IT IS HOT AND HUMID OUT THERE
BOY ! IT'S HOT AND HUMID OUT THERE!!!
The Worlds Deadliest Catch people would catch Steamed Crab here.
It'll probably pour again tonight.
It poured today.
They should have named this state Fluida.
08/03/2010 20:42:56jim Clearwater Rain
08/03/2010 17:54:55jim RJ Storms
08/03/2010 07:19:03jim Antonios, Nails, and Beef-O-Bradys
Becky and Jennifer had their nails done yesterday
(their first manicure). Jennifer picked a color that, well, is pretty unusual, but it sparkles.
Becky's nails were two toned. Looks good.
I met them at lunch time at Antonios, which is an excellent Italian restaurant on our block.
Later, we dined at Beef O Bradys. Today was their Grand Openning. We met the Owner/Manager, the food was great, and guess what, its on our block.
Good food, good times, lots of love...thats what life should be about.
At work, I'm playing the role of problem solver for our somewhat large project,
and believe I'm pretty good at it.
Eventually, all the people in my group come by to ask about something.
It's a privilage I very much enjoy.
On the quit smoking front.
We didn't pull off going cold turkey last Saturday, but we did come up with a nice, modified plan to cut down.
We're keeping our smokes in the back of my truck. Becky's down to 8 smokes a day, and I'm down to 12.
That's really good, considering we were smoking anywhere from 20 to 40 cigarettes a day.
Now this is odd, cutting down on smoking isn't uncomfortable at all.
And when Becky and I go out to smoke, Jennifer comes along. We flip open the tail gate, enjoy the sky show, and laugh about the little things in life.
It goes to show, people can change, and even though change may seem bad, it can be a good thing.
07/30/2010 22:02:36jim Webcamming 2010
07/28/2010 20:43:56jim Lavendar Skies
07/24/2010 17:44:10jim Pond Life-Birds and Turtles
07/24/2010 17:44:08jim Largo-Green lake
07/12/2010 16:56:46jim Raymond James Art
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