Tampa

Chris-Craft Made Sailboats?

Chris-Craft Made Sailboats?

We have been in the market for a sailboat for a while now that we’ve moved to Tampa. The search came to an unexpected turn when we came across a 35′ Chris-Craft Carribean. I was shocked at first. I’ve been a fan of the Chris-Craft brand my entire life. The powerboats they’ve built have been […]

The Tampa Bay History Center

The Tampa Bay History Center

We decided to take a few hours to get a look at the history of our new home of Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay History Center is three floors of permanent and temporary exhibition space┬áby the water in downtown Tampa covering 12,000 years of Florida history. The museum includes a branch of the Hillsborough County […]

Tarpons Baseball

Tarpons Baseball

My earliest memories of professional baseball are going to minor league games in Hagerstown. The Hagerstown Suns were a Baltimore Orioles-affiliated minor league team at the time, so occasionally you would see a major leaguer that had gone down to the Suns for rehab. I had some of my best birthday parties at that minor […]

Going Greek in Tarpon Springs, Florida

Going Greek in Tarpon Springs, Florida

We’ve written about Tarpon Springs, the capital of the natural sponge industry, before but that article was mainly based on research. We’re now living only 25 minutes from Tarpon Springs and figured it’d be a fun way to kick off our holiday weekend. The first thing we want to tell you is don’t use the […]

A Little Honeymoon

A Little Honeymoon

We’ve been living in Tampa for almost a month now and we’ve finally settled in enough that we decided to take a little trip to the beach. Amanda asked around at work and the gym to get recommendations for which beach to try first. She got several answers and after doing some research we settled […]

Tampa: Week One

Tampa: Week One

Monday- The morning began like any other work week; we got up and got ready for work. The exception to the last three years is that she’s starting a new job. Yes, she is nervous. I told her it’s normal to feel nervous when you start something new, even if you are excited about the […]

NO! SLEEP! TILL TAMPA!

NO! SLEEP! TILL TAMPA!

I’ve spent a lot of time behind the wheel in my life. I’ve driven from North Carolina to Maryland each weekend for 2 years and the memorable 2 years driving from DC to Pittsburgh each weekend. This time around I completed the marathon 20-hour drive from Pittsburgh to our new home in Tampa, stopping only […]