A podcast from the Florida Keys hosted by a bartender, Jim Horan. This bartender's perspective is meant to be humorous, thoughtful and varied. The content is explicit. We publish from 2-4 episodes a week.
Abby is resolving a medical issue which has both she and Jim making regular trips to the Miami Cancer Institute. A pre-Covid regular\vacationer, Mike from Canada, returns to his home away from home after almost 3 years. Jim has a dream and his take on his behavior is self condemnation. Finally , teens try to shock the adult world through the preten…
Jim tries to transfer his Podcast to another podcast service. Variety of action, experience, thought, etc. is Jim's way of keeping engaged.
A bachelor party stops by the Catch at the end of the night. While on a trip to Miami Jim ponders why his baser instincts are so present.
A bad accident happens on the stretch at the entrance to the Florida Keys, A patron wants some leomons. How people pleasing tendencies can be a source of anxiety.
Jim takes Abby to South Beach for her birthday and to make an early morning appointment easier. They eat at a really nice restaurant and visit with a friend from Poland. Jim almost loses it at the hospital.
An over caffeinated Jim takes to the internet leaving no thought unexpressed. We will call this an experiment in stream of consciousness.
Life's hardships can feel specifically personal. In many ways they are unique to us but hardships are universal. It how we handle the hardship that can make or break us.
Jim goes to visit his father and step-mother in Dover Delaware and then a quick trip to Philly. He does some catching up, vists some old haunts. Nothing significant happens but he feels different.โดย Keys Bartender
Jim is going on short trip. The contents of your luggage tips your hand on what you expect to be doing on any trip. We wrap with what made this bartender go dry.โดย Keys Bartender
The first remote show since Covid-19 shows the rough edges. Finally have one of the regulars, the musician Jimmy Hawkins.โดย Keys Bartender
The Catch Restaurant says goodbye for the season to a really great guy, musician Adam Musick. The Family goes to Sombrero Beach in the Middle Keys. Finally Jim will attempt to do a remote show from the Catch.
A patron has a medical emergency. JIm is sent to help and display his ineptness. Major bump in the road to switch from Android to iPhone. What is the cost benefit in maintaining a high fitness level for one old Bartender.
Jim talks about his daily routine and extends it out to encompass his behaviors. He reveals a a behavior he had practiced for years with very little conscious thought and how he hopes to change. Moving from an Android smart phone to an iPhone is similar to a physical move.
Jim makes the switch to Apple after years of denial. Can you objectively give yourself a self-assessment? Is change possible?โดย Keys Bartender
Jim comes home and investigates a strange noise that is keeping Abby awake. A dive master gives Jim the skinny on why there is an uptick in diving/snorkeling deaths in the Keys recently. Key West attempts to make Fantasy Fest a family friendly event. Don't panic you can still get enebriated and do blow off your girlfriend's chest.…
Jim baby sits a dog. While watching the dog (Henry) an 11 month old Maltese he considers one of Life's big questions. Why are we here?
JIm talks about how expectations can lead to unhappiness. Not getting rid of goals but the demands we want met to be happy maybe the Key. Of course he works the War in Ukraine into the episode. Thanks for all the downloads.
A slew of roadblocks gets between Jim and his workout. Instead of frustration he decides to feel differently about the circumstances. This has been a lesson for how to deal with life on life's trems.
No not to the Podcast, but to the snowbirds that have begun leaving the Keys. Most Keys residents enjoy the lighter traffic and more accessible parking. Jim sees it as farewell to friends and higher earnings, in that order. Getting in to a routine that is beneficial to our well being begins with thee smallest of actions.…
Still pulling for the brave Ukranians fighting the Russian aggression. Try to get away from the horrible violence in the World today by watching the Oscars. That did'nt work out as planned.
We still echo support for the brave and effective freedom fighters of the Ukraine. Why do many assasins and serial killers use 3 names? Well Jim don't you use 3 names?โดย Keys Bartender
Jim takes his daughter to work, Spin Class. A very nice Canadian couple says good bye to the Keys. A country/bluegrass soloist is requested to play an Alicia Keyes song with hilarious results. Putin plays the part of the big bad wolf but looks like one of the 3 little pigs.โดย Keys Bartender
It is more difficult to get the impression of what is actually like to live somewhere when you don't live there, Duh! Jim attempts to give an alternate view to a foreign friend. Competition on a regular basis is a good thing . Finally, please donate to reputable charities if you are looking to help out the Ukrainians.…
A friend tells of a road rage incident in Key Largo has Jim relate a more personal story. A significant portion believe pets can be the ultimate arbiter(not a pun) whether a sranger is a good person. Well if we can attribute human qualities to other species then they can be assholes sometimes. As always we support the heroic resistance of Ukraine…
Jim opens with St.Patrick's day at the Catch, same celebration different suroundings. A quick check in the Monroe County Sheriff's arrest photos to see if we know or want to anyone. We end with more support for the Ukraine.โดย Keys Bartender
Jim and Abby go to a Quinceanera on Saint Patrick's Day weekend. Jim runs into a disgruntled patron at the event. When did sweets become something Jim would crave? We are seeing the Ukrainians continue to resist Russian aggression.โดย Keys Bartender
Jim starts out with addressing people who parrot adversarial talking points on the Russian aggression against Ukraine. With the increase in traffic this season in the Florida Keys there is a corresponding increase in unique individuals. Jim wonders why crazy cannot be more interesting at times. He wraps up with some advice he gave a friend.…