Ships Log: Ybor Knight Parade, 2-6-10

Hell's Fury,

In fer a penny, in fer a pound. Life wouldn't be complete without par taking of the Krewe of the Knight's of Sant Yago Knight Paradein the historical Ybor City.

Here be the Ye Mystic Krewe of the Santa Margarita who I also took a group portrait fer.

Bead throwin' from floats that look like pirate ship, if ye be drinkin'g enough. Which be the main purpose to this fine celebration. It's grand when an pirate event doesn't try to be PC. As pirates are a mean n' wild bunch.

Ships Log: Gasparilla Pirate Fest, 1-30-10

By flint n' bones,

I wasn't sure if I was ever goin' ta attend the world's largest pirate festival Gasparilla, they not be friendly to merchants who sell good pirate stuff. I got invited by the Ye Krewe of Sir Henry Morgan, who I took this grand group portraits fer.

I did have a fun time takin' in the sites, I have a better appreciation of the kilt now. NO thing aren't authentic or real, but ye can have mindless fun.

It be nice that pirate be center stage with hundreds of thousands of pirate lovin' soul in attendance, wantin' ye to throw a little booty to them. Booty meanin' some plastic beads, arrrr!

Ships Log: Alafia River Rebdezvous, 1-21-10

Ye Haw Maties,

I be search far n' wide fer unique items to stock my pirate store in St Augstine. I had to brave indian attacks on my way to do some trading at Alafia River Rebdezvous. This would be my first rendezvous event, which be a pre-1840's frontiersmen, indian, mountain men gathering.

Hundreds of period canvas tent with trade blankets with all kinds of goodies abounded. I be a lucky mate fer foundin' me a real 200 year old antique British Flintlock Pistol to add to my collection or ye can call me a salted codfish.

Ships Log: Pirate fer Haiti-Aid Pub Crawl, 2-5-10

Avast ye salty dogs,

What could be better than a whole bunch of pirates helpin' out a Caribbean Island in need? Come in pirate garb fer $5 donation or $10 on land lubber clothes. Meet at my shop at 6:30 on Feb 12, 2010 in St Augustine Pirate Portraits N Treasures or ye can just donate on my website.

100% of the fund collected with go to Its Chance on their second mission to Haiti. Chance Craven the team leader will be there with picture and telling us what they did on the first mission and what they plan on doing for the second mission. There will be raffles and 50/50 drawing as well as entertainers from the Black Raven.