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Firestone Grand Prix 2015 – St. Petersburg FL

First of all, my congrats goes out to…….. 

Juan Pablo Montoya wins Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

On Saturday 3/28/2015 I was blessed with the opportunity to pu a Media representative at the Tampa International Airport and bring him to the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.  MAN I loved it!

I got to go inside the pit areas where all the cars, trucks, drivers etc were.

In a word….awesome!

I could have spent all day there, but I simply could not as I had other customers to pick up. But while I was there I grabbed a couple pics!

The St. Petersburg Police were helpful as always! Thank you!

:-))! 

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The Privilege Was All Mine

One day last week, I received an order to pickup a named female at a specific address and take her to the airport. When I called her to touch base I could hear in her voice that she was under stress. She instructed me to pick her up on a specific corner & cross street. When ever that takes place it is always a red flag to some degree. Either way, it raises our senses.

I arrived at the corner and seen no one. I looked down the street as I pulled up and seen a female standing 2 blocks down. I went to that location and sure enough it was my customer.

She picked up her bags and we placed them in the trunk.  I could see in her eyes that she was tired and stressed…..sad mostly. As she got into my car the rest unfolded.

She had come to Florida to start anew.  Bottomline, it did not work out and the situation was far from pleasant.

As we drove she began to cry…to sob. I felt bad for her as I could relate to her feelings as I have been there too many times in the past myself.

Sooooo, I exchanged my horror stories with her and let her know that it happens to men too.

:-))!

I assured her she will find the “one” she is looking for as I did…and if I did, she sure will.  She just has to pray for it and be extremely specific in what she desires.

During the rest of our ride to the airport we laughed and laughed…we laughed hard and over and over again.  She laughed at the pleasure of hearing the misery of my past….I laughed just as hard along with her.

I could now see in my rear view mirror that she was laughing so much she was crying from that!  LOLOL

When we got to the airport, she thanked me for the ride…..told me she could not believe how calm she now was, because of how bad she felt while waiting for me to pick her up…….calm, she was now calm…..she then thanked me again and gave me a hug…….yep…..gave me a hug……….

So evidently she had an awesome ride………and so did I.…….

The Privilege Was All Mine!

Jesus once again protecting and directing. Thank you for allowing me to be a small part of an awesome day.

:-))!

A Pizza Review……Yep……Pizza! Mario’s Pizza Bar – Clearwater

OK so I will make this brief and simple

I love love love pizza.

I pass by this fairly new place in Clearwater at 12924 49th St North all the time and never stop. Recently I decided to give them a try.  Well I have now gone there 4 times and will continue. 

I do not receive anything from or for doing this review…I just really like the place.

They have the pizza set up as in the photo here and serve slices, my wife and I like that because then we can try a few different varieties.  It is great!  The last time we had one of their egg plant slices (so yummy) better then I even could have imagined.  I thought egg plant would have been horrible and we loved it!  We also had a cheese slice and a “Chicago” slice……my wife and I were both like kids sitting at our table going to town on the pizza, she couldn’t believe that she liked the red sauce on the Chicago so much!

Nothing ever lasts in this location, but I sincerely believe and want this place to stay.

Mario’s Pizza Bar has the most awesome pizza I have had anywhere, including in Chicago and or my hometown in Minnesota.  They have different pizza than your average shop.  They make their own sauce every morning with fresh plum tomatoes. My wife, who is not a red sauce lover…..really likes their “Chicago” pizza. It is unbelievable!

For those of you who partake, Mario’s also has a full bar and outdoor seating.

Because I am usually on a hurry when I go there I always have gotten my pizza to go except once, on my first time there.  I really like this place because the service is also great and the restaurant/bar is clean and fresh.

It’s a nice, comfortable place.

Please patronize Mario’s…you will love the Pizza!  

They tell me they also have excellent lasagna. 

Tonight, we had….a cheese slice, a spinach & ricotta slice and the meatball slice…..all yummy!

Bon Appetit!

:-))! 

Mario’s Pizza Bar

12924 – 49th St N, Clearwater, FL 33762

727-791-3949

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www.mariospizzabar.com

Marios Pizza Bar