Friday, May 6, 2022

Briefly. (gotta run)

Animal fact #26: Most bobcats are not named Bob.

Trivia #1: In 104 career playoff starts, how many times did Tuukka Rask let up 5 or more goals? – 2, 5, 9, 11, 19, 26
Trivia #2: Who holds the Red Sox team record with 5 different games with 3 or more homeruns?
Trivia #3: Who is Lucile Randon?
Trivia #4: How did the Rolling Stones come to get their name?
Trivia #5: Dusty Baker became just the 12th MLB manager to win 2,000 games this past week. Which TWO of the following is not on that list? – Bobby Cox, Casey Stengel, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre, Jim Leyland, Bruce Bochy, Leo Durocher

I’m glad I don’t delve into politics but sometimes it’s a battle with myself.

It’s Friday and the Bruins are in trouble down two games to none to Carolina. Here’s hoping the change to Swayman in net can calm the storm. (see what I did there, storm… Hurricanes) Try to keep up.

Through the first two games of the series vs. Milwaukee, the Celtics have attempted 93 3-point shots and 71 2-point shots. Why I don’t like today’s game.

Speaking of not liking the game… yesterday the Sox’ Rich Hill was pulled after 68 pitches of 1-hit, 1-walk ball. 5 innings, no runs, 68 pitches!

Gross Red Sox stats: In innings 7-9 they have the 2nd worst ERA in the AL and have scored their fewest runs thru 26 games since 1968.

They said it: “Larry Bird isn’t walking through that door.” – Rick Pitino. It was on this date, 1997, that the Celtics hired Pitino. He followed with a 102-146 record (.411) and zero playoff appearances.

Heckling, you’re doing it wrong. A 23-year-old, carrying a replica gun with a knife inside, jumped up on stage at the Hollywood Bowl and attacked comedian Dave Chappelle.

Locally, the Knights of Northern Essex Community College beat the Community College of Rhode Island 12-1 in the opening round of the Region 21 baseball tournament. It was the 29th win in a row for the 35-2 Knights.

Article I’ll skip: Behavioral analyst confident she knows ‘aggressor’ in Heard-Depp relationship

I’ve got salad for dinner. Actually, a fruit salad. Well, mostly grapes. OK, all grapes, fermented grapes. Wine. I’ve got wine for dinner…

This week’s sign of the apocalypse: Of the current and former NFL players that Fox News Digital asked for what advice they had for incoming rookies on how they would gain respect in the locker room, Pacman Jones was one of them. Pacman Jones giving advice, really?
This week’s sign of the apocalypse, part deux: A Maryland county council meeting was interrupted by a man wearing a “poop emoji” costume. The man also broke a stink bomb on the meeting floor.

R.I.P. Naomi Judd (76) – Over their decades-long careers as mother-daughter duo The Judds, Naomi and 57-year-old Wynonna earned 14 chart-topping songs, earned five Grammys, nine CMA Awards and seven ACM Awards. Sadly, Naomi battled mental illness for much of her life and committed suicide.

Statistics show there is one opioid death in the U.S. every 5 minutes.

Trivia #1 answer: In 104 career playoff starts, how many times did Tuukka Rask let up 5 or more goals? – 2, 5, 9, 11, 19, 26 – 2 times
Trivia #2 answer: Who holds the Red Sox team record with 5 different games with 3 or more homeruns? – Mookie Betts
Trivia #3 answer: Who is Lucile Randon? – Lucile, otherwise known as Sister Andre’, is the world’s oldest living person (118) and has been a nun for 78 years. She lives in Toulon France, enjoys chocolate and has a glass of wine every day.
Trivia #4 answer: How did the Rolling Stones come to get their name? – They are named after the Muddy Waters’ song “Like a Rolling Stone”
Trivia #5: Dusty Baker became just the 12th MLB manager to win 2,000 games this past week. Which TWO of the following is not on that list? – Bobby Cox, Casey Stengel, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre, Jim Leyland, Bruce Bochy, Leo Durocher – Casey Stengel (1,905) and Jim Leyland (1,769)

I was getting gas yesterday and noticed the person before me on pump 3 bought $10.00 worth. Where the hell was he going? To pump 4?!

Be careful out there. (It’s a jungle!)

Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. (And to all you other muthas too!)

“I don’t want you to be no slave
I don’t want you to work all day
I don’t want you to be true
I just want to make love to you

I don’t want you to wash my clothes
I don’t want you to keep my home
I don’t want you your money too
I just want to make love to you

I just want to make love to you

– Muddy Waters

One thought on “Friday, May 6, 2022

  1. NE Baseball team 35-2! Pac Man giving rookie advice is F’n classic! These rookies should Google his name first!!!!

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