Friday, May 29, 2020

Briefly.

 Trivia #1: A flock of seagulls, a herd of cows… What is a group of mosquitos called?

Trivia #2: Tiger Woods was ranked No. ? in the world when he won The Masters in 2019 – 7, 12, 20, 31, 61 or 123?

Trivia #3: College basketball coach Eddie Sutton passed away on May 23. He is the only coach to take four schools to the NCAA tournament. Name those four schools. Bonus: He went to the Final Four three times, with which of the schools?

 I watched some of the Mickelson/Brady vs. Tiger/Manning match last weekend. Pretty good theater. Peyton Manning looks more and more like an alien every time I see him.

 Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Mahomes Foundation announced this past Monday, Memorial Day, it will provide 15 scholarships for the children of U.S. Navy SEALs. Nice.

 SapceX and Nasa’s historic launch was scrubbed Wednesday as a result of weather conditions. The launch would have been the first time a private company, other than a national government, sent astronauts into orbit. It also would have been the first time that astronauts have launched from U.S. soil since the final Space Shuttle mission in 2011. The next launch is set for Saturday.

 This week’s sign of the apocalypse: Brazilian Sex Hotel Opens MMA Themed Room Complete With An Octagon For Couples

Clint Eastwood turns 90 on Sunday. His son Scott said “We’re going to do just a family thing. Very, very calm, very mellow. He really doesn’t like birthdays.” Hmmm, shocking? Not.

You know when you enter an online password and are then asked whether you want the password saved, your choices are typically “Always” or “Never?” Why is it if you choose “Never” you are always asked the next time? What does “Never” really mean??

I watched the movie “Miracle” again the other night. That story/game is just so incredible.

Krispy Kreme is extending National Doughnut Day to a five-day celebration June 1-5.

Golf clubs: Weapons of Grass Destruction

Two horses from the barn of two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bobby Baffert have tested positive for a banned substance. Cheater!

Mortgage rates dropped to a new all-time low Thursday to an average 3.15 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate and 2.62 percent for a 15-year fixed-rate. Just sayin’.

Michael Jordan, please go away.

 Me: “I must be out of my mind”. Me: “You and me both.”

 Quote of the week: “… but, I obviously still believe I’m a starting quarterback.” – 35-year old Jets’ quarterback Joe Flacco who is set to be the backup to Sam Darnold. Ya Joe, OK.

 Trivia #1 answer: A flock of seagulls, a herd of cows… What is a group of mosquitos called? – A scourge of mosquitos

Trivia #2 answer: Tiger Woods was ranked No. ? in the world when he won The Masters in 2019 – 7, 12, 20, 31, 61 or 123? – No. 12

Trivia #3 answer: College basketball coach Eddie Sutton passed away on May 23. He is the only coach to take four schools to the NCAA tournament. Name those four schools. Bonus: He went to the Final Four three times, with which of the schools? – Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma State. He went to the Final Four with Arkansas (’78) and Oklahoma State (’95 and ’04)

Hang in there everyone.

 “Dear Mr. Fantasy, play us a tune
Something to make us all happy
Do anything, take us out of this gloom
Sing a song, play guitar, make it snappy”

 – Traffic

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