Author Archives: Patrick Scott Barnes

About Patrick Scott Barnes

Most of Central Florida knows Stone Crazy (Patrick Scott Barnes) as a poet. Yet, he also photographs, DJ and blogs. The rest of the time, the now sober blogger guzzles Diet Coke in Central Florida nightspots.

Black People, High Blood Pressure and COVID-19

In a previous blog, I feared losing my job. As of this writing, the world is experiencing a recession. I always get fired during recessions. Now, another fear adds on to my first one.  I have high blood pressure.  With … Continue reading

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Happy Past Jobs Fired Me

In the previous blog, I mentioned both Wal-Mart and Kmart firing me during economic recessions.  Also, in past blogs, I mentioned Beacham Nightclub firing me. All three incidents left psychological damage I never fully recovered from. As of this writing, … Continue reading

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Rising US Unemployment Scaring the Shit Out of Me

I have been employed since November 2019.  On Facebook, I see friends’ posts about unemployment. Some posts talk about being laid off. This due to virus lock-downs. Some posts talk about hard times getting unemployment benefits: unemployment website crashing down … Continue reading

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Music Memorabilia Pics from Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

Earlier this month, I rode with friends to Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach, located on the shores of Daytona Beach, Florida. There our friends Oak Hill Drifters played a good mixture of rockabilly, classic country, western swing, late 50s-early 60s … Continue reading

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My Housing Crisis Fixed!

My last blog involved me having to leave my rented spot in five days.  Since then, I have successfully relocated.  A friend is allowing me to sleep in a spare room until I get back on my feet. Another friend … Continue reading

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Five Days to Move Out!

Boy, did I wind up in the shithole. Some of it is my own damned fault. So, here it goes. I move to Orlando’s College Park. I found me a room for six hundred bucks a month, utilities included. Yet, … Continue reading

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American Booty Book Covers in London

Last week, my buddy Joe Romain Facebook-messaged me some pics. I live in Orlando, Florida. Joe lives in London, England. Recently, Joe walked around London with my two books The Butt Freak Blues and Three Orlando Nightspots. The Butt Freak … Continue reading

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