Friday, June 19, 2020

Briefly.

Happy Juneteenth.

Happy Father’s Day this Sunday.

Tomorrow, Saturday is also the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in many parts. Enjoy.

Trivia #1: The summer solstice is a celebration of what? – Fire, light, the sun, nature, spirit

Trivia #2: Which year was golf’s last appearance at the Olympic Games before returning to the line-up of sports in 2016? – 1896, 1904, 1912, 1924, 1928

Trivia #3: Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson began his Major League career with which team? (this is a little tricky)

Trivia #4: Who holds the NFL record for receptions by a rookie in one season?

Trivia #5: Who was Lee Jun-fan?

Tiz the Law

Useless information supposed to fire my imagination: Bill Nye “The Science Guy” claims to own more than 500 bowties.

13-year old Micah Harless of Weatherford, TX reeled in an 844 lb., 11ft 6in tiger shark off the shore of Port Aransas. It was a 5-hour battle.

This week’s sign of the apocalypse: I saw a woman driving her car, alone, windows up, wearing a mask… and texting.

This week’s sign of the apocalypse part deux: The all-new Ford Bronco was set to debut in the spring but was delayed by issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic. It will now debut on July 9, OJ Simpson’s birthday.

Boston Red Sox prospect and last year’s fourth-round draft pick, pitcher Noah Son, received official orders to report to flight school at Naval Air Station Pensacola, fulfilling his naval commitments.

Did you know on the Canary Islands there is not one canary? And on the Virgin Islands? Same thing – not one canary there either!

Have you watched any golf since the PGA has returned? Bryson DeChambeau has bulked up by some 40 pounds since last year. He’s a big dude.

My philosophy regarding golf: Grip it and sip it!

Trivia #1 answer: The summer solstice is a celebration of what? – Fire, light, the sun, nature, spirit – The summer solstice is a celebration of light

Trivia #2 answer: Which year was golf’s last appearance at the Olympic Games before returning to the line-up of sports in 2016? – 1896, 1904, 1912, 1924, 1928 – It was 1904

Trivia #3 answer: Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson began his Major League career with which team? – The Kansas City Athletics

Trivia #4 answer: Who holds the NFL record for receptions by a rookie in one season? – Anquan Boldin (101) in 2003

Trivia #5: Who was Lee Jun-fan? – Bruce Lee

 “Help me, help me, help me sail away
Well give me two good reasons why I oughtta stay
‘Cause I love to live so pleasantly
Live this life of luxury
Lazing on a summer afternoon

In the summertime
In the summertime
In the summertime”

– The Kinks

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