Friday, June 25, 2021

Briefly.

I usually don’t brag about going to expensive places, but I just left the gas station.

Trivia #1: What was the fastest growing organized sport in New England in 2020?
Trivia #2: The Tampa Bay Rays’ 41-year-old Rich Hill has played for 10 MLB teams in his career. Which team has he not played for? Oakland, Chicago White Sox, Dodgers, Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Angels
Trivia #3: Which D1 college has won the most College World Series championships? -Arizona, Arizona State, Rice, Texas, Southern California, LSU, Cal State Fullerton
Trivia #4: “United by Emotion” is the motto for what?

What an incredible catastrophe in Surfside, FL. You have to feel for those unfortunate people and their families.

In a related Florida “catastrophe”, the Sox dropped a game to Tampa last night via a walk-off wild pitch in a game where they allowed two hits.

Stop complaining about getting older and start celebrating getting older.

This week’s sign of the apocalypse: A group of atheists filed a lawsuit Tuesday to remove the phrase “In God We Trust” from Mississippi’s official state license plates. I’ll tell ya, the day I have nothing better to do than protest crap like this… I suppose this same group will start using bitcoin as their currency because the U.S. dollar has the same phrase on it.

Article I will not read: Kevin Durant fires back at Scottie Pippen’s criticism of his teamwork

The Tokyo Olympics begin on Friday, July 23.

Quote for the week: “Hey, I don’t mind being on the back nine, I just don’t want to be on the 17th green!” – A good friend who recently turned 60

Catch-and-release, you’re doing it correctly. Jeremiah Miller, who works for Reel Good Time Guide Service out of Oklahoma, caught a huge paddlefish out of Keystone Lake, back in February. That same fish was caught again Tuesday, with Miller assisting, and this time was large enough (164 lbs.) to set a world record for a paddlefish catch.

Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration, which will being on October 1st,  in honor of its 50th anniversary. 18 months?! What a party!

The Montreal Canadiens are returning to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 28 years. Hard to believe. DYK: In Montreal’s six-game series with the Vegas Golden Knights, that the Knights power play went 0-fer-15?!

The cost of health care in the U.S. has grown worse in recent years as Americans continue taking on unprecedented levels of medical debt. Roughly 21 million Americans holding $46 billion of medical debt as of April 2021 face collections, according to Credit Karma data.

Not only is the LPGA fun to watch, what with the skimpy skirts and all, but damn those chicks are good!

Being cremated is my last chance for a smoking hot body.

Useless information supposed to fire my imagination: Hey, don’t be noting my catch-and-release news above!

As Virginia prepares to legalize adult possession of up to an ounce of marijuana on July 1, drug-sniffing dogs from around the state are being forced into early retirement, following a trend in other states where legalization has led to K-9s being put out to pasture earlier than planned. Which makes me wonder… Are retirement accounts for drug-sniffing dogs are called “401K9s.”

Trivia #1 answer: What was the fastest growing organized sport in New England in 2020? – Tennis which saw participation increase by 27%
Trivia #2 answer: The Tampa Bay Rays’ 41-year-old Rich Hill has played for 10 MLB teams in his career. Which team has he not played for? Oakland, Chicago White Sox, Dodgers, Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Angels – The Chicago White Sox
Trivia #3 answer: Which D1 college has won the most College World Series championships? -Arizona, Arizona State, Rice, Texas, Southern California, LSU, Cal State Fullerton – Southern California (12, none wince 1998). LSU and Texas are second with 6 each
Trivia #4: “United by Emotion” is the motto for what? – The Paralympic Games 2021

Be careful out there.

“(For your love)
I’d give you everything and more, and that’s for sure
(For your love)
I’d bring you diamond rings and things right to your door
(For your love)
To thrill you with delight
I’ll give you diamonds bright
They’ll be things that will excite
To make you dream of me tonight
(For your love)
(For your love)
(For your love)

– The Yardbirds

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