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Gasparilla Pirate

Now this is a mystery cigar to me, I don’t know where its made, who makes it (although I have an idea), what year it’s from, what the blend is and what the msrp is since I can’t find any information online about this cigar. 548 more words


Medal Monday: Gasparilla

My favorite day of the week!

Medal Monday.

One of the best parts about running a half marathon, or any race in general, is the medal you get after crossing the finish line. 603 more words


Pirates - Fact or Fiction?

Research Notes: Pirates – Fact or Fiction?

Pirates have always fascinated readers. Witness the myriad romance novels wherein the hero, or even the heroine, is a pirate. 588 more words

The Writing Life

What happened to Gasparilla’s Treasure?

The opening scene in Pirate, the first book in the Tides of Fortune series has my main character, Nick about to help the legendary pirate Gasparilla distribute the shares of his infamous treasure to his crew before “retiring”. 355 more words

Steven Becker

GMF 2017

I recently attended the Gasparilla Music Festival in Tampa, Florida. It’s an all day, all weekend music, local foods & brews, arts & crafts festival that is truly fun for the whole family! 600 more words


3/15/17 Counterparts, Movements, Moose Blood, Gasparilla Music Festival

March has been a busy month in music for Florida. Although Spring is perhaps the slowest time of the year for touring bands, we have been fortunate enough to have many big acts visit the state this month. 204 more words

Gasparilla Half Marathon

Ahoy there, matey! Lol. Just kidding. But it is in the festive spirit of Tampa Bay’s Gasparilla Distance Classic. The race was about three weeks ago, but with traveling and work deadlines I haven’t been able to write a full expo and race weekend recap like I wanted to. 484 more words