rich menga books newsletter search contact
***Secret FSR Fender guitars? Yes, they exist, and they're right here

Amazon links are affiliated. Learn more.

toto, we're not in kansas anymore

This one is going to be a "photo" post because I've included a couple of photos in this one.

I'm ticked off at Verizon right now. When I ordered my DSL, they said they equipment would be delivered to me on Thursday (yesterday). Didn't happen. When I called, they then said "Oh, it'll be delivered and activated on the 28th" - a full week from now. Blah.

So I headed to the nearest hotel (heh) where they have free wi-fi and signed up for one of those dial-up things. It's temporary and I can cancel it later. At least I have some means of connectivity now where I can check my e-mail and write an article or two.

So, where to start..

From this:

To this:

I have a few other pics but unfortunately most of them came out like crap. If I find a few that are worth posting I will post them here.

Anyway...

I like Tampa so far. Everything is right here and you don't have to travel too far to get to anything. It's true there are craploads of tourists around and abound, but if you learn how to take the side streets you can get around fairly easily.

I haven't run into any snags yet, 'cept for the DSL thing. Other than that, getting the necessities for my apartment such as heat, power, phone and whatnot were all extremely easy to do - and not too bad on the wallet either.

Speaking of cost, I'm 100% sure I could have never gotten an apartment like the one I have back in Connecticut for the price I got it for. In CT I would have easily paid more than double.

I will be posting some more FL pics later. Right now I have more important things to attend to. 🙂

060421

13 days until the next newsletter. Don't miss out.

👍 Like this article? Send a tip.

image
A classy guitar t-shirt for classy people

image
Best ZOOM R8 tutorial book
highly rated, get recording quick!

More articles to check out

  1. There's still a need for the Tascam DP-006
  2. This year's Thanksgiving guitar, Gretsch G5031FT Rancher
  3. A thing to watch out for with cheap Strat copy guitars
  4. Burgundy Mist makes an appearance on a very affordable Telecaster
  5. Two mailing address solutions we don't use but should
  6. Bad vision friendly watch, Casio W218
  7. How I feel about the phone these days as a Gen-X in the 20s
  8. A better green Fender Telecaster
  9. Living with a high mileage car (over 144,000 miles!)
  10. Hamburger: The Motion Picture