Sunday, January 08, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 3910

HappyUP!!! - Sump Pump
Why it happened - I have a basement
Why it makes me happy - I have a system down there. Haven't had to use it in YEARS. Had to do a bit of McGyvering.....but it seems to be working

HappyUP!!! - the BIG STORM
Why it happened - weather
Why it makes me happy - today actually lived up to the billing. Been soooo long since I have seen THIS kind of day

HappyUP!!! - club brekko
Why it happened - I was hungry
Why it makes me happy - what a lovely place to grab some breakfast....look out at the beauty...and enjoy the morning. We had a great time.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 3909

HappyUP!!! - tacos
Why it happened - had some burger
Why it makes me happy - haven't made these at home in forever.....nailed em!!!

HappyUP!!! - Wild Card Weekend
Why it happened - it's that time of year
Why it makes me happy - the games weren't close...but still entertaining

HappyUP!!! -Raiders
Why it happened -they were in the playoffs
Why it makes me happy - while a shame to be so healthy all year....only to have season trashed by key injuries.....there was some bittersweetness. They are on the right track

HappyUP!!! - Hawaii golf tourney
Why it happened - the tour is firing up again
Why it makes me happy- hmmmmm......it's only $600 round trip to Maui....it's going to rain all week here......why wouldn't I hop on a plane for the week?

Friday, January 06, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 3908

HappyUP!!! - P lap time
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - she isn't a lap kitty! This was probably the first time with this behavior. If she is smart, she will make it a habit

HappyUP!!! - 4 iron draw on 12
Why it happened - just nutted it
Why it makes me happy - what a great shot......BIRDIE!!!

HappyUP!!! - largo 14
Why it happened - skillz
Why it makes me happy - took extra club...did a little adjustment...and just STUFFED it!

HappyUP!!! - warm vest
Why it happened - I walked outside
Why it makes me happy- sooooooo  glad I made this little adjustment before leaving the house. Perfect temperature control!

JollyJottings

enchilada leftover brekko
great way to wake up
great match
coming back on the back 9
low net

Thursday, January 05, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 3907

HappyUP!!! - Kaser call from home office
Why it happened - they got my fax
Why it makes me happy - it looks like EVERYTHING is settled for now. Whew!!!

HappyUP!!! -  Dinner with my friend
Why it happened - I got a text
Why it makes me happy - it was great catching up with this person.....just charming

HappyUP!!! - haircut
Why it happened - I was due
Why it makes me happy - LOVE my gal that does this...always fun

HappyUP!!! - passport photo
Why it happened - motivation
Why it makes me happy- passport expired awhile back....might need to use it sometime... good thing to have done. Plus....hey...I just got my haircut and was having a good hair day!

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 3906

HappyUP!!! - Pan Fry Dill Chicken
Why it happened - I had some pickle juice
Why it makes me happy - I don't usually pan fry this but, due to weather, I had to bring it indoors. This recipe is NEVER going outside again......KILLLER

HappyUP!!! - one Kaiser issue settled
Why it happened - I made a call
Why it makes me happy - their billing makes little sense....but....all is well that ends well

HappyUP!!! - Stormy Day
Why it happened - weather
Why it makes me happy - OK....THIS was the REAL DEAL....like I remember as a kid. It's been waaaay too long. So blessed to just be able to watch it

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 3905

HappyUP!!! - 2 guests
Why it happened - an invitation...and an internet wanderer
Why it makes me happy - GREAT to start off the year with fresh faces. At least one will join...and I think we will get the other one too

HappyUP!!! - Stormy night
Why it happened - weather
Why it makes me happy - wow!!!.....it was banging tonight! About as loud as it gets. I lost a little sleep over it but worth it

HappyUP!!! - friend's news
Why it happened - life is full of events
Why it makes me happy - so happy for my friend as she moves on to a chapter of her life that she was so looking forward to

Monday, January 02, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 3904

HappyUP!!! - Walk/Run
Why it happened -gorgeous day
Why it makes me happy - didn't intend to run today....felt so good....I just had to break out a little jog

HappyUP!!! - Jimmy Carr/John Mulaney
Why it happened -Netflix
Why it makes me happy - these 2 are funny....it was great catching up on their specials today

HappyUP!!! - weather
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - not only did I get the walk in, I got some other outside stuff done as well. Time to batten down some hatches

Sunday, January 01, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 3903 - Happy 2017!!!

HappyUP!!! - New Year bookkeeping done
Why it happened - I was motivated
Why it makes me happy - I have a few things I need to re-set every year. Sometimes, it takes awhile. Got it all done today

HappyUP!!! - fax assistance
Why it happened - I asked for help
Why it makes me happy - I didn't know how FAST I would get the help....but glad to get this off my desk

HappyUP!!! - Great sleep
Why it happened - another night downstairs
Why it makes me happy - woke up feeling fabulous today....which is a nice way to start the year

H

Saturday, December 31, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3902

HappyUP!!! - birdie on 7
Why it happened - a fabulous chip
Why it makes me happy - I rarely birdie this tough hole. The chip I had was tricky.....but I struck it perfectly....it was practically in when it left my club.

HappyUP!!! - NY Eve hi jinx
Why it happened - I was invited
Why it makes me happy - WOW! Such a nice compound that I was invited to. The house goes on forever and ever. Great people. We had a fabulous time

HappyUP!!! - Pallett burning
Why it happened - my Netherlands friend alerted me
Why it makes me happy - WOW!!!....those crazy Dutch no how to party. I can not believe they have this tradition but it was pretty fascinating to watch 

Friday, December 30, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3901

HappyUP!!! - 5 iron 12
Why it happened - striped it
Why it makes me happy - WOW!!!...put it 2.5 feet away to that back left pin...the tough one.

HappyUP!!! - partner's new shirt
Why it happened - he is partner of the year
Why it makes me happy - I went BIG when I got him this shirt...it's a little wild for him. He digs it

HappyUP!!! - Kaiser letter
Why it happened - I have a case manager
Why it makes me happy - I will be RIGHT on this! So happy to get a letter generated so quickly. It is not how I have found they worked in the past. 

HappyUP!!! - The Crown
Why it happened - Netflix
Why it makes me happy- this serious is soooooooo darn good!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3900

HappyUP!!! - annual exam
Why it happened - had to get it done
Why it makes me happy - nothing much to talk about (that's a good thing). Got a couple of good suggestions from the doc for a bit more optimal existence

HappyUP!!! - Suicide Squad
Why it happened - I made a boo boo
Why it makes me happy - I meant to rent a different movie.....but....this was kind of a fun, campy surprise. It also answered the question of who all those young girls were dressed up as on Halloween

HappyUP!!! - The Crown
Why it happened - I got Netflix
Why it makes me happy - after the first half hour, I was non-plussed. By the end of it, I was hooked. This is probably going to be a great show!!!

HappyUP!!! - found my headphone charger
Why it happened - an AHA moment
Why it makes me happy- wireless headphones don't do you one bit of good if you can't recharge them. Yep...when I came across the charger....I had a "YEAH!" moment!!!

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3899

HappyUP!!! - WorWonTon Soup
Why it happened - a little under the weather
Why it makes me happy - haven't had this sick-stopper in a long time. Just fabulous....as usual

HappyUP!!! - Kaiser Bill
Why it happened - I had some labs done
Why it makes me happy - it answered the mystery re: a billing issue I am having

HappyUP!!! - some walks
Why it happened - nice weather
Why it makes me happy - still feeling a little sick but, after a couple of days laid up, I had to get out and do something. It felt GREAT to get out in the crisp air. Made me appreciate better health

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3898

HappyUP!!! - sleeping downstairs
Why it happened - I have a cold
Why it makes me happy - wow!.....I can't believe how well I slept on that couch!

HappyUP!!! - No TM
Why it happened -we always take this week off
Why it makes me happy - I'm sick....last thing I wanted to do today was get up and go to a meeting

HappyUP!!! - Kaiser call
Why it happened - I have an appointment
Why it makes me happy - they also gave me a headsup regarding an issue. I now have a case worker assigned to this mistake. Hopefully, this will get fixed in a jiffy

Monday, December 26, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3897

HappyUP!!! - chicken soup
Why it happened - a quick trip to the Rite Aid
Why it makes me happy - woke up feeling a bit "grimy" today....nothing like some delicious chicken soup and lots of fluids

HappyUP!!! - Sondra N's news
Why it happened - I had shot her an e-mail
Why it makes me happy - it turns out that my friend, Marge, was KEY to getting S's business off  the ground. Talk about 6 degrees of separation turning into about 1 or 2? Freaky

HappyUP!!! - being able to "go low"
Why it happened - retired
Why it makes me happy - my colds don't linger for weeks on end....mainly because I have learned later in life that, even though I could be up doing stuff, it's better to just lay low.  Nope....not going to have this thing for 2-3 weeks like I am hearing

Sunday, December 25, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3896

HappyUP!!! - late walk
Why it happened - I needed it
Why it makes me happy - after a day of eating, I definitely needed to get a bit of a stretch

HappyUP!!! - Cooler deal worked
Why it happened - it's Christmas
Why it makes me happy - it gets a little harder and harder to put one over on the kids.....worked again

HappyUP!!! - Mason
Why it happened - he was born this year
Why it makes me happy - the grand nephew's first Christmas. That little one is a crack up. What a little smile face

HappyUP!!! - family
Why it happened - we have one
Why it makes me happy- Christmas is just a wonderful time for us.....in our own way. Never any drama

Saturday, December 24, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3895

HappyUP!!! - Raider win
Why it happened - they are good
Why it makes me happy - getting closer to locking down that #2 seed. Yeah, the loss of Carr today is going to leave a mark....but at least they won

HappyUP!!! - Xmas Eve Dinner
Why it happened - my friend invites me
Why it makes me happy - so fancy.....so great...so Italian.....LOBSTER!!!

HappyUP!!! - the gag
Why it happened - I decked it up
Why it makes me happy - my friend got a kick out of it.....and he got his favorite hoodie and hat out of the deal!!!

Friday, December 23, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3894

HappyUP!!! - Fanzz
Why it happened - finishing Xmas
Why it makes me happy - I got myself a little something.....and finished off another gag in the process. It was a twofer

HappyUP!!! - New Glasses
Why it happened - I ordered them
Why it makes me happy - wow.....that was fast! 1 week..awesome. Now, we will see how they work out. I'm doing a little experiment

HappyUP!!! - BF Deli
Why it happened - it's Christmas
Why it makes me happy - gift cards this year...not gift certs......AND.....hey...I was hungry.... a little Giuseppe on sweet worked

Thursday, December 22, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3893

HappyUP!!! - bronco sweatshirt
Why it happened - I have a plan
Why it makes me happy - this is going to be SOOOO fun when I drop this in a few nights

HappyUP!!! - blood results
Why it happened -I had labs done
Why it makes me happy - great to get them back so fast. All in all, they came back pretty good. Not QUITE perfect.....but I'm happy!

HappyUP!!! -Joyce at the meat market
Why it happened - I have a plan
Why it makes me happy - she was very accommodating.....the gag is almost ready

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3892

HappyUP!!! - EZ labwork
Why it happened - I hit it first thing
Why it makes me happy - I was in and out and drawn in no time....on to other errands/shopping

HappyUP!!! - awarding
Why it happened - I was nominated for the job
Why it makes me happy - got to present our captain with his presents.....and award my partner of the year with his....just awesome!!!

HappyUP!!! - some fabulous lag putting
Why it happened - made a little adjustment
Why it makes me happy - the greens were not easy today.....but I rolled a lot of long putts right up to the edge of the cup all day...no stress!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3891

HappyUP!!! - TM Christmas brekko
Why it happened - it's a tradition
Why it makes me happy - I always look forward to this....such great fellowship with my friends....relaxed coziness

HappyUP!!! - coffee invitation
Why it happened - former member called me
Why it makes me happy - it was such an honor for this elderly gentleman and his wife to host me this morning. We had such a wonderful visit

HappyUP!!! - cool gift at exchange
Why it happened - a thoughtful person
Why it makes me happy - who doesn't like scoring movie tickets?!?!

Monday, December 19, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3890

HappyUP!!! - Xmas shopping
Why it happened - I hit the mall early
Why it makes me happy - nobody was there!....then...I made a dash down the street and got a few more things. I am off to a ripping start!!!

HappyUP!!! - great parking spot
Why it happened - I'm not a shark
Why it makes me happy - got a nice end spot facing right out at the exit...NICE!!!

HappyUP!!! -traffic lights
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - a bit of traffic but I just kept hitting green and passable yellow lights today. I was a bluuuuurrrrrrrrr!