Follies in Florida
My adventures in the Sunshine State

Archive for July 2008


July 29, 2008

Now that I am officially an old man, I want to thank everyone for their birthday wishes.  With that said, i totally expect 27 to kick ass and officially announce my goal of running a marathon for my 27th year of life.  Not sure which one I will shoot for, but once I do I […]

Hotdogging it For 85 Years

July 24, 2008

Today is the 85th anniversary of a Houston icon and my favorite place to eat hot dogs, the wonderful James Coney Island.  In celebration of the anniversary they are selling hot dogs for  $0.85.  If I were there I would order ten.  Unfortunately there are no James Coney Islands outside of Houston.  It’s one of […]

Roar!! For All My Fellow Leos

July 23, 2008

When the mighty Lion enters center stage, everyone notices. This dramatic, creative, and outgoing sign has the keyword magnetism for good reason. Fiery and self-assured, a Leo’s charm can be almost impossible to resist. Whether it’s time spent with family and friends or efforts on the job scene, a Leo is going to bring a […]

Are You Ready For Some Football?

July 20, 2008

With college football only a month away, what better way to get pumped for the 2008 season than EA Sports NCAA Football. I picked it up this Saturday for the Wii and my buddy Shawn came over to play. I really did not know what to expect. All I have to say is this game […]

No Limit Soldier

July 17, 2008

Tonight I went to play a no limit Texas hold ’em tournament at my buddy Sandman’s house.  I have not played in a while and was anxious to get back in the action.  There were seven of us at the table and everyone plays on a regular basis.  I started out very conservative only playing […]

Rollercoaster of Emotions

July 16, 2008

I was doing a good job of keeping up with the blog there for a while.  July has been crazy, and has been a whirlwind of emotions. I was tabbed to take over the Treasury department for Gevity in June and have been making the transition over slowly.  I have worked in Treasury before at […]

Right Near the Beach

July 1, 2008

One of the main reasons I moved to Florida was to take advantage of new experiences I cannot get back in Texas.  I live 20 minutes from one of the nicest beaches in the US, and today I decided to take my workout to the beach and go for a nice run while watching the […]