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Top Ten Pickup lines for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day

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Top Ten Pickup lines for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day

(We came up with these in an effort to interest The Other Dave (Letterman) in TLAPD. His staff liked ’em, but alas, his show was”dark” the week of Sept. 19.)

10 . Avast, me proud beauty! Wanna know why my Roger is so Jolly?

9. Have ya ever met a man with a real yardarm?

8. Come on up and see me urchins.

7. Yes, that is a hornpipe in my pocket and I am happy to see you.

6. I’d love to drop anchor in your lagoon.

5. Pardon me, but would ya mind if I fired me cannon through your porthole?

4. How’d you like to scrape the barnacles off of me rudder?

3. Ya know, darlin’, I’m 97 percent chum free.

2. Well blow me down?

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And the number one pickup line for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day is …

1. Prepare to be boarded.

Bonus pickup lines (when the ones above don’t work, as they often won’t)

They don’t call me Long John because my head is so big.

You’re drinking a Salty Dog? How’d you like to try the real thing?

Wanna shiver me timbers?

I’ve sailed the seven seas, and you’re the sleekest schooner I’ve ever sighted.

Brwaack! Polly want a cracker? … Oh, wait. That’s for Talk Like a PARROT Day.

That’s the finest pirate booty I’ve ever laid eyes on.

Let’s get together and haul some keel.

That’s some treasure chest you’ve got there.

Top Ten Pickup Lines for the Lady Pirates

By popular demand …

10. What are YOU doing here?

9. Is that a belayin’ pin in yer britches, or are ye … (this one is never completed)

8. Come show me how ye bury yer treasure, lad!

7. So, tell me, why do they call ye, “Cap’n Feathersword?”

6. That’s quite a cutlass ye got thar, what ye need is a good scabbard!

5. Aye, I guarantee ye, I’ve had a twenty percent decrease in me “lice ratio!”

4. I’ve crushed seventeen men’s skulls between me thighs!

3. C’mon, lad, shiver me timbers!

2. RAMMING SPEED!

…and the number one Female Pirate Pick-up Line:

1. You. Pants Off. Now!

 

Original Source Talk Like A Pirate Website

Quick Note From Dani Hoy

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It’s been a little while since I sent out a letter. Maybe that’s a good sign? The Summer has flown by, busy and crazy. Autumn is approaching and, happily, things are slowing down on the weekends. I’ve learned a lot this year about gigs and I’m going in a different direction next year, concentrating on events and concerts that will highlight my songs. I’ve written over 30 of them so I have plenty to play for you!

“Songs of Love & the Ocean” is doing very well having been released on August 22nd. I’m mailing out the pre-orders as quickly as I can and working on fulfilling the rewards for my Kickstarter folks. The CD Release party at the Big Owl Tiki Bar was a great success and I’m thinking the one at The Sandbox on September 14th is going to be a great time as well! I’ll be joined by Frankendread on percussion and Rudy Cox on bass. There is a a possibilty we will have a “celebrity chef” cooking for us and I’m excited about it! On September 15th we will have a brunch on The Deck on Perico Island just a short drive from The Sandbox. So, for $20 you get a night and a day of entertainment, my new CD, great food and a wonderful party! Get your tickets at this link! http://danihoy.com/store/the_sandbox_ami_cd_release_party_tickets/

This weekend I’m headed to Ohio for a house party at The No Name Yard on Sunday. Monday night I’ll be with Dennis King on Island Time Radio from 10pm-1am. Tune in for live music, songs from the CD and some giveaways. http://wbwc.com  http://itrshow.com/

At the end I head West for shows with Brian Fields in Albuquerque and then Sam Rainwater in Tempe in his backyard. Oh the tequila shots… http://www.samlrainwater.com/music.htm & http://www.jus4funband.com/check-us-out/

Of course at the end of October I’m off to Key West for a week of music! I’ll be playing all over town between the last day of Fantasy Fest and the end of MOTM. I have lots of songwriter showcases and some other stuff in the works that will be coming together soon! Key West is my favorite place to be and where lots of great things happen for me. I wouldn’t miss Meeting of the Minds for the world!  http://phip.com/MOTM.asp

Check out the links below to order your copy of “Songs of Love & the Ocean” if you haven’t gotten it already! Hope to see you down the road!

Hearts and waves,

Dani

One Particular Charlotte Harbor 6th Birthday Celebration

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One Particular Charlotte Harbor
6th Birthday Celebration

Labor Day Weekend 2013
Friday August 30
1:00-4:00    John Friday
4:00-7:00    Trop Rock Junkies
7:00-8:00    Capt Josh
8:00-11:00  Southern Drawl Band w/Dusty Barber

Saturday August 31
11:00-2:00    Capt Josh
  2:00-5:00    Wes Loper
  5:00-8:00    Jack Mosley Band
  8:00-8:30    John Friday
  8:30-11:30  Jerry Diaz & Hanna’s Reef w/Sunny Jim

Sunday September 1

Sunny Jim’s Songwriters Showcase
1:00-5:30

Sunny Jim
Jerry Diaz
Capt Josh
Jack Mosley
John Friday
Michael Weiss
Paul Roush
Steve Tolliver

Wes Loper

The entire event will be broadcast LIVE
on Songwriters Island Radio
www.songwritersisland.com/live

Jimmy Buffett’s mellow ‘Songs From St. Somewhere’ includes Mardi Gras gem

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I have a new goal in life, thanks to Jimmy Buffett: I want to spend so much time drifting from one island paradise to another that I get completely careless about which one I’m actually on. “Where are you?” folks back home will ask when I take their calls. “Ahh, Saint somewhere-or-other,” I’ll reply, fiddling with the umbrella in my cocktail.

The tropical troubadour’s brand-new album is “Songs From St. Somewhere,” and if that sounds a bit jaded, the Gulf Coast native takes pains in his liner notes to explain otherwise. He gives credit to St. Barthelemy in the French West Indies as one of the sites where recording took place. And he explains that St. Somewhere is more a state of mind. “St. Somewhere is not a place you can get to by consulting your GPS or going on Google Earth … Music is the compass that charts your course to this imaginary rock,” he writes.

Still, when you can’t even come up with a real fictional name for your imaginary rock, you’re pretty mellow. And this is, even for Buffett, a relaxed album. His vocal approach is so easygoing that on some tracks it sounds more like spoken-word storytelling set to music than singing.

But he does invest himself in the stories, and they’re what stand out about this particular collection. A classic Cadillac and the circus performer who loved it? The ne’er do-well who steals a car from a Russian mobster? This is enjoyably weird stuff.

Buffett visits all his favorite ports of call, as he’s surely entitled to do at this point in his career. Want some jokey near-novelty songs? Here’s “Too Drunk to Karaoke,” with Toby Keith, and “Einstein Was a Surfer.”

Want to travel vicariously to some exotic locales? Cue up “Rue De La Guitare” or “I Want to Go Back to Cartagena.” Want some of those philosophical numbers where he arcs from his beach-bum image to metaphysical musings? Turn to “Somethin’ Bout a Boat” or “Tides” or “Colour of the Sun,” or check in with the “Oldest Surfer on the Beach.” (The last features guitar ace Mark Knopfler.)

In the middle of it all is “I’m No Russian,” an epic about a joyride in a borrowed Lamborghini. The real marvel isn’t that the references to drone warfare, the assassination of a Russian expatriate in England and the forcible suppression of a female Moscow punk band are all so completely facetious: it’s the song’s six-and-a-half minute runtime and Buffett’s funky willingness to delve deep into a shallow scenario.

A couple of notes on local flavor:

Firstly, Mobilian Will Kimbrough, who has worked with Buffett in the past, is featured as an “honorary Coral Reefer.” He’s credited as co-writer on “I Want to Go Back to Cartagena” and “The Rocket That Grandpa Rode,” and Buffett also includes a cover of his “Soulfully.”

Secondly, the rest of the world might miss this, but Mobile-area listeners won’t: In “Serpentine,” the pirate sings with considerable heart about the impact that Carnival season had on his formative years.

Beads and confetti were littering the air

When the Queen looked at me with her Ava Gardner stare

Though tomorrow would bring ashes and penance by the ton

Mardi Gras’s where I learned to have fun

There’s a flambeaux man with a gold earring

And the cold north wind smells like kerosene

I’m still in love with the Carnival Queen

Still want to wrap her in Serpentine

Like much of “Songs From St. Somewhere,” it’s on the mellow side. You couldn’t second-line to it. But I’ll bet you could slow-dance to it. And I’ll be that here in Mobile, at least, people will.

By Lawrence Specker | lspecker@al.com 

Under Those Balmy Palms

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Under Those Balmy Palms

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Under those Balmy Palms. There are still three weeks until the Balmy Palms song contest is over.  My song, Under Those Balmy Palms is one of the three songs chosen as a finalist and I have been busy trying to get the word out. Some of the neat byproducts of promoting the song contest have been:

Ø      I have had folks let me know they have voted for me from (among other places) Ecuador, Canada, Alaska, Singapore, Australia and England!

Ø      I have heard from a number of high school friends who have voted and sent along encouraging words (some I hadn’t heard from in several years… nice to reconnect a bit on Facebook).

Ø     My Dad had a chance to hear my song… and I got his vote!

Ø      I received a vote from Heidi Swedberg, actress who played “Susan” on “Seinfeld” (she is also a talented ukulele player who was kind enough to let me interview her a few months back).

Ø       It has been very nice to contact friends about voting and find out that they had already voted…

Ø    Several of my friends (and even acquaintances) have asked their friends to vote (greatly appreciated).

Having contacted friends, family, acquaintances, Parrotheads, people we have played for, ukulele clubs and everyone I could possibly think of, I am now trying to have a little fun with the contest.  

Here are a few pictures I have been sharing to try and get people’s attention in a creative way…

Bry Harris Under Those Balmy Palms

 

Under Those Balmy Palms Bry Harris

Coming this week

Under Those Balmy Palms Bry Harris

 

 

 

 

 

Under Those Balmy Palms Bry Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

While there is no way to know where I stand in this song contest, I feel good about the way I have promoted my song and the Balmy Palms company.  Thanks to everyone for your encouragement and kind words…

Until next time…

Beaches and blessings,

Bry Harris

Kala ukulele Bry aa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kala Ukulele Artist

Eddy Finn Ukulele Artist

Parrot Island Band

www.parrotislandband.com

 

Article source: http://www.parrotislandband.com/2013/08/27/under-those-balmy-palms/

Under Those Balmy Palms

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Under Those Balmy Palms

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Under those Balmy Palms. There are still three weeks until the Balmy Palms song contest is over.  My song, Under Those Balmy Palms is one of the three songs chosen as a finalist and I have been busy trying to get the word out. Some of the neat byproducts of promoting the song contest have been:

Ø      I have had folks let me know they have voted for me from (among other places) Ecuador, Canada, Alaska, Singapore, Australia and England!

Ø      I have heard from a number of high school friends who have voted and sent along encouraging words (some I hadn’t heard from in several years… nice to reconnect a bit on Facebook).

Ø     My Dad had a chance to hear my song… and I got his vote!

Ø      I received a vote from Heidi Swedberg, actress who played “Susan” on “Seinfeld” (she is also a talented ukulele player who was kind enough to let me interview her a few months back).

Ø       It has been very nice to contact friends about voting and find out that they had already voted…

Ø    Several of my friends (and even acquaintances) have asked their friends to vote (greatly appreciated).

Having contacted friends, family, acquaintances, Parrotheads, people we have played for, ukulele clubs and everyone I could possibly think of, I am now trying to have a little fun with the contest.  

Here are a few pictures I have been sharing to try and get people’s attention in a creative way…

Bry Harris Under Those Balmy Palms

 

Under Those Balmy Palms Bry Harris

Coming this week

Under Those Balmy Palms Bry Harris

 

 

 

 

 

Under Those Balmy Palms Bry Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

While there is no way to know where I stand in this song contest, I feel good about the way I have promoted my song and the Balmy Palms company.  Thanks to everyone for your encouragement and kind words…

Until next time…

Beaches and blessings,

Bry Harris

Kala ukulele Bry aa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kala Ukulele Artist

Eddy Finn Ukulele Artist

Parrot Island Band

www.parrotislandband.com

 

Article source: http://www.parrotislandband.com/2013/08/27/under-those-balmy-palms/

2013 Trop Rock Music Award Nominees

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Congratulations to This Year’s Nominees:


MALE VOCALIST:
(Due to a tie in the top five vote getters, there are 7 nominees in this category.)

Brent Burns
Howard Livingston
James “Sunny Jim” White
Jerry Diaz
Kelly McGuire
Paul Roush
Rob Mehl

FEMALE VOCALIST: (Due to a tie in the top five vote getters, there are 6 nominees in this category.)

Brittany Kingery
Cindy Walsh
Dani Hoy
Heather Sneeringer of Tropical Soul
Michelle Becker of Latitude
Sue Kittredge of Coconut Radio

DUO/TRIO:

Coconut Radio
Conch Fritters
Latitude
Tropical Soul

BAND:

Boat Drunks
Howard Livingston & Mile Marker 24
Jerry Diaz & Hanna’s Reef
Jimmy & The Parrots
Jimmy Parrish & The Ocean Waves Band

ENTERTAINER:

Brent Burns
Howard Livingston & Mile Marker 24
James “Sunny Jim” White
Jerry Diaz & Hanna’s Reef
Jimmy & The Parrots

Album:

Brent Burns — “Baby Boomer”
Howard Livingston & MM24 — “6 Pack and a Tan”
Jerry Diaz & Hanna’s Reef — “On a Beach in Mexico”
John Friday — “Coastal Cowboy”
Mark Mulligan — “Back to Laidback”

Song:

Jerry Diaz & Hanna’s Reef– “Beer In The Cooler”
Howard Livingston & MM24 — “Magic in Key West”
John Friday — “Beachfront”
Mark Mulligan — “Too Much Wishing, Not Enough Fishing”
Steve Tolliver/Trop Rock Junkies — “Top Down Kind of Day”

Horizon:

Dani Hoy
Dennis Davis
John Friday
Mike Nash & Southern Drawl
Trop Rock Junkies

Musician:

Colin Ward (Lead Guitar) / Trop Rock Junkies
Dusty Barber (Lead Guitar) / Conch Fritters
Jimi Pappas (Drums) / Jim Morris & the Big Bamboo Band
Mark Mireles (Steel Pan) / Jerry Diaz & Hanna’s Reef

Radio Station (Mid Size):

Beachfront Radio — Internet
Conch Republic Radio — Internet
Trop Rock 1290 — Panama City Beach, FL

Radio Station (Small):

Island Dreams — internet
Latitudes and Attitudes Seafaring Radio — internet
Trop Rock Radio — internet
Southernmost Radio — internet
Songwriters Island Radio — internet

RADIO SHOW:

Amish Beach Party — DJ Jeff Allen (Beachfront Radio)
Trop Rockin’ Live — DJ Fred McFarlin (Beachfront Radio)
Big Burrito Radio — Mad Marty (WLRA — Romeoville, IL / Syndication)
Island Time Radio Show — DK the DJ (WBWC — Cleveland, OH / Syndication)
Pyrates Behaving Badly — Capt’n Cali & Cheeto Gyrl (Beachfront Radio)

LIVE MUSIC VENUE:

Lulu’s Homeport Marina — Gulf Shores, AL
Nav-a-Gator — Lake Suzy, FL
Smokin’ Tuna — Key West, FL
T-Bone Tom’s — Kemah, TX
Tropical Isle — New Orleans, LA

House Concert: (Due to a tie of the top 5 vote getters in the first round nomination, there are 6 nominees in this category)

Fred & Sara Guerrero / Isla Bella — Floresville, TX
Mark & Sharon Leverett / The Yard — Tampa, FL
Tami Tower — Port Charlotte, FL
Ed & Wendy DeVries / Limin’ Place– Stuart, FL
Tom & Jill Melendez / The Batcave — Shiloh, IL
Norm Kaiser & Cheryl Scanlon / Laughing Parrot Tiki Bar, Naples FL

EVENT:

Stars Fall on Alabama — Gulf Shores, AL
Music on the Bay – Tampa, Fl
Parrothead Rendezvous — Panama City Beach, FL
Phins to the West — Laughlin, NV
Pardi Gras — New Orleans, LA

FAN OF THE YEAR: THE VOTES WERE CAST IN THE FIRST ROUND AND HAVE BEEN COUNTED & THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE TROP ROCK MUSIC AWARDS ON October 31st!

THE “I CAN'” AWARD (Formerly the Wave Award): THE VOTES WERE CAST IN THE FIRST ROUND AND HAVE BEEN COUNTED & THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE TROP ROCK MUSIC AWARDS ON October 31st!
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Your chance to vote for your favorite artists, radio stations, venues and events will begin on September 1st.

All new or renewal membership applications must be received by September 25th in order to vote in this year’s awards.

If you are not a current member, and would like to join or renew your membership, Click Here:

Summer escape continues with/for Buffett

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Summer escape continues with/for Buffett

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantaugh, N.Y., August 22, 2013

Reviewed by Kelly Salonica

JB stands for Jimmy Buffett and Jones Beach, and there’s no better combo for the ultimate summer party and this year’s “Songs From St. Somewhere” tour.

Brown Eyed Girl intro gave way to the dramatic blowing of conch shells to introduce Kinja, after which Buffett celebrated “Long Islanders who got through (superstorm) Sandy and know how to party” with Landfall, earning overwhelming gratitude from nearly 15,000 onlookers in the second of two-sold out shows.

Buffett immediately became a kindred spirit, but then again, that’s his gift no matter where he plays. Add the tropical stage décor and breathtakingly beautiful HD backdrops of sailboats, beaches and sunsets and you’re immediately whisked away to St. Somewhere.

This tour and his new album (released Aug. 20) of the same name have finally taken Buffett to St. Somewhere, the title coming from the lyrics of Boat Drinks (“I’ve got to fly to Saint Somewhere”), and according to Buffett, “it’s been a party for 40 years.”

Buffett put out a healthy sampling from this summer’s CD, including Tides (his first time playing this live and done precisely when high tide was approaching at 9:11 p.m.), Too Drunk To Karaoke (which he co-wrote for Toby Keith) and Somethin’ ‘Bout A Boat. He incorporated Lionel Richie’s All Night Long (All Night) into the show for an added party kick and Mac McAnally dueted with Buffett on stage for It’s Five O’ Clock Somewhere and his self-pennedThe City.

Longtime Buffet faves like, Boat Drinks, Crowded House’s Weather With YouCheeseburger In ParadiseVolcano, Crosby, Stills and Nash’s Southern Cross (a Buffett concert staple), A Pirate Looks At Forty and One Particular Harbour flowed in abundance, and allowed the audience to sing along and have a blast. Of course the crowd participated during Fins.

The encore consisted of Zac Brown Band’s Knee Deep (in which Buffett is featured) and Margaritaville, which included an extra verse about his real-life 2011 fall in Australia, and the resulting acupuncture, sake and physical therapy in Hawaii. The second encore had Buffett soloing with Tin Cup Chalice and basking in the glow of the audience.

A Buffett show is a fun-infused escape, a vacation from the ordinary, even if it’s just for a few hours. It’s a chance to revel in music you know and love to sing along with, as well as experience Buffett’s ever-evolving music catalogue. He takes you to this magical place and no matter what the latitudes or attitudes are around you, you take his positive energy with you.

CD Review – Jimmy Buffett “Songs From St. Somewhere”

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Music Review: Buffett's first new album in 4 years, 'Songs from St. Somewhere,' lacks sparkJimmy Buffett’s “Songs from St. Somewhere” (Mailboat Records) contains a boatful of tunes about escapism, which is what Jimmy Buffett does the best.

There are 15 songs and a bonus track on Buffett’s first studio album in four years, but the best music on “Songs from St. Somewhere” come from somebody else.

The album’s loosely defined concept is the lost island of St. Somewhere, a phrase coined in the late 1970s by colorful Boston Bruins center Derek Sanderson. The album’s most brilliant performance comes in Buffett’s cover of the Jesse Winchester lost-at-sea love ballad “I Wave Bye-Bye.” Allen Toussaint covered “I Wave Bye-Bye” on last year’s Winchester tribute album “Quiet About It” that Buffett assembled (also featuring James Tayor, Rosanne Cash and others) and released on Mailboat . The Louisiana-born singer-songwriter was fighting esophageal cancer. Buffett’s sparse and sincere version holds up well against Winchester and Toussaint.

Django Walker, the son of cosmic cowboy Jerry Jeff Walker, co-wrote “Somethin’ About a Boat,” framed by easygoing John Prine rhythms, and the record’s greatest surprise is the tender “Oldest Surfer on the Beach,” written not by Buffett but by Mark Knopfler, who also plays guitar on the track. Buffett is in good form with the coastal Colombian cumbia-driven “I Want To Go Back to Cartagena” which features Colombian singer Fanny Lu. Emilio Estefan produced the Spanish bonus track of “Cartagena.”

The bad news is when Buffett tries to dip his toes into the same country-music waters that delivered crossover success with the Alan Jackson collaboration “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere.” This time redneck Toby Keith gets the call for “Too Drunk to Karaoke,” anchored by crunchy and cloying Bachman-Turner-Overdrive guitar riffs. You’d have to be pretty drunk to enjoy this song, co-written by Buffett, Mac McAnnaly, Shawn Camp and my Nashville bud Pat McLaughlin.

Buffett’s other songs are so topical and novella-driven they create a narrow scope: the rockabilly-tinged “The Rocket That Grandpa Rode” closes out with tributes to Neil Armstrong, Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock, and on the folk-rock “I’m No Russian,” Buffett goes to bat for the persecuted band Pussy Riot in between lyrics like “I’m no Russian/not even Prussian/Some say I’m nervy/Hell I’m from Jersey…..”

The musical tide can be high during moments on St. Somewhere, but there needs to be more down-to-earth sentiment in the style of Jesse Winchester.

Simple can be beautiful.

Dave Hoekstra

Welcome Home Hoov…

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Matt and Mindy were playing music. Sunshine Cindy and Laura, a friend of Mindy’s hit it off. Laura is going through some medical issues similar to what Sunshine Cindy went through many years ago. She was able to encourage Laura. We also watched a guy with a light up wet suit “water walk.” It is hard to describe but there are nozzle’s on their feet that shot out water propelling the person up into the air. We have seen it numerous time but this was the first time with a wet suit that lights up making a great visual in the dark. All in all we had a fun time welcoming Hoov back to the beach!

Sunshine Cindy and I started the weekend off on Thursday by stopping at Millers Ale House. Alex was behind the bar and a decent crowd was around the outside patio bar. I saw Henri working. I knew he worked there but we have never ran into him. It was great seeing him and hearing that morning he got a promotion. Soon he will be traveling helping to open new restaurants for Millers. Good for Henri. A while later the manager Jared saw us and came over to welcome us and chat for a while. We told him he would see more of us now that the tourist were gone and the locals can get back into our favorite places! It was nice hanging out there and catching up with the staff.

Friday we held our “Football Kickoff Party at Sago Sports Bar.” We had a great time. Tommy and the staff at Sago took great care of us. We filled up the Super Bowl pool with Sunshine Cindy getting Denver and I got the NY Giants. Sunshine Cindy has Payton and I have Eli. I hope a Manning wins the big one this year! LOL We had a good crowd show up and everyone had a blast. This will be a great football season at Sago Sports Bar.

On Sunday Sunshine Cindy and I stayed home. With all the activities we have coming up next weekend we decided to relax a little. We were able to get a lot done around the house.

I was able to get out and ride my bike on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Saturday I rode over to Scenic 98 and rode along the beach for a while. Sunday I rode by the new Island Wing Bar Grill. It looks like it should be ready to open sometime in September. They are supposed to have tons of craft beers. I will have to check it out.

There is a lot happening this upcoming weekend. Thursday we have the Southern Drawl Band playing at Crab Island Cantina. I will have a full wrap on Thursday before the show and highlighting all the other upcoming events. Have a great week. See ya Thursday!

Article source: http://destinsteve.blogspot.com/2013/08/welcome-home-hoov.html