Thursday, May 04, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4036


HappyUP!!! - great ride
Why it happened - I set it up
Why it makes me happy - I didn't have to drive!

HappyUP!!! - bed early
Why it happened - discipline
Why it makes me happy - hey...this is wild crowd...I don't need to do that

HappyUP!!! - nap
Why it happened - see above
Why it makes me happy - I LOVE having fun....but...at some times...a nap is fun! Today was one of those times

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4035

HappyUP!!! - Gmac ACE
Why it happened - he knocked it in the hole
Why it makes me happy - he was my partner...times two....you don't understand this..but...it's a lot of dots...and a lot of money (OK...it's a relative lot of money)...but...it's fun when you are on the good side of it.  PLUS...I am happy for my buddy...a Hole In One!!!

HappyUP!!! - birdie 5
Why it happened - nice shot and putt
Why it makes me happy - this is easiest hole on the course...I regularly bogey it (or worse). It's a great day...ANY day when I conquer this "laydown" hole

HappyUP!!! - craftiness
Why it happened - I got skills
Why it makes me happy - I pitched...putted...hybrid "chipped",,,I threw out my entire "bag of tricks" to scrap out that 79 t0day....to contribute to my partner's ACE today.....and...got a HUGE win

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4034

HappyUP!!! - Evap Cooler
Why it happened - I got on the roof
Why it makes me happy - I did some handyman stuff. Nope...didn't fix it today...but figured out the problem

HappyUP!!! - 2 icebreakers
Why it happened - Toastmasters
Why it makes me happy - love transparency....just love the lab we have going on

HappyUP!!! - Tupp meeting
Why it happened - it was an after golf thing
Why it makes me happy - we talked about man things....love those talks

Monday, May 01, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4033

HappyUP!!! - Dustin
Why it happened - it was an inquiry
Why it makes me happy - chances to help someone

HappyUP!!! - Yardworkd
Why it happened - I got inspired
Why it makes me happy - I can be a bit lazy...it was fantastic to knock out that stuff today

HappyUP!!! - Doc Martin Find
Why it happened - Netflix
Why it makes me happy - I love this series...that has been going on forever. British humor is subtle...and very funny

Sunday, April 30, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4032


HappyUP!!! - Timber Creek
Why it happened - we needed a different venue
Why it makes me happy - it was good to play another course...ours is a mess

HappyUP!!! - Max
Why it happened - my bro invited him
Why it makes me happy - haven't seen him in a long time...great catching up

HappyUP!!! - Tyler Hanna
Why it happened - she was the cart girl
Why it makes me happy - she added to our experience today. I have been around these peeps forever...she did a GREAT JOB!!!!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4031


HappyUP!!! - Toilet Day on course
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - I HATE to play like that...but...it is what it is....I accepted it...worst round of the year....didn't get mad. Humble

HappyUP!!! - partner play
Why it happened - he's good
Why it makes me happy - he covered my butt

HappyUP!!! - gorgeous day
Why it happened  it's a God thing
Why it makes me happy - as bad as the golf thing was...ya always gotta appreciate the "walk in the park".....always!

Friday, April 28, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4030


HappyUP!!! - Russ
Why it happened - he wanted to play
Why it makes me happy - love teeing it up with the nephew

HappyUP!!! - Running the skins
Why it happened - I was asked
Why it makes me happy - I am no control freak...but I have no problem being in control. Relish the privilege

HappyUP!!! - Christian Arroyo
Why it happened - called up from minors
Why it makes me happy - hello, junior! Welcome to the bigs!...and to your first homer. Thanks for the win!!!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4029


HappyUP!!! - 2004 Crossroads Festival
Why it happened - I have DVR
Why it makes me happy - THAT was a GUITAR JAM!!!

HappyUP!!! - Giants game this morning
Why it happened - DVR
Why it makes me happy - hey...I am late to the party...enjoyed watching the game today (instead of staying up last night)

HappyUP!!! - finding an old read
Why it happened - I was looking
Why it makes me happy - loved tapping in to some old wisdom that I had forgotten

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4028


HappyUP!!! - Garden IN!!!
Why it happened - had to happen
Why it makes me happy - I like being in by the 15th.....I am a bit late this year...but it was also wet this year. I don't like to  plant in the mush. Hey....I will just have to wait for my tomatoes.

HappyUP!!! - Trav
Why it happened - we do it every week
Why it makes me happy - a great time today

HappyUP!!! - Giants win
Why it happened - Morse had a hand in it
Why it makes me happy - c'mon....a come from behind win against the Dodgers? THAT is the definition of a HappyUP!!!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4027


HappyUP!!! - Dustin
Why it happened - he came as guest
Why it makes me happy - LOVE visitors....and he will join

HappyUP!!! - Free Fallin
Why it happened - I did some research
Why it makes me happy - people recognized it when I played it...right off the bat

HappyUP!!! - hitting balls
Why it happened - I have to work on things
Why it makes me happy - yesterday's coaching session helped


Monday, April 24, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4026


HappyUP!!! - coaching session
Why it happened - I am on a program
Why it makes me happy - we did some GREAT work today

HappyUP!!! - Steinmart
Why it happened -I made the trip
Why it makes me happy - got some GREAT stuff today...for really....cheap! (Yeah..I know..that was a grammatically incorrect sentence....I don't care)

HappyUP!!! - Guitar Center
Why it happened - I stopped by
Why it makes me happy - I thought I would have to buy something to solve my problem. Instead, they said, "pssst....ya just have to do this." It was one of those moments when you go, "I am an idiot," but they were quick to say, "hey, no....it's not someone anyone would know."

Sunday, April 23, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4025


HappyUP!!! - bro golf
Why it happened - I invited
Why it makes me happy - love links time with bro...appreciate them more now when they are fewer...it is kind of how that works

HappyUP!!! -  Baca chat
Why it happened - parking lot
Why it makes me happy - interesting observations

HappyUP!!! - grilled cheese
Why it happened - I got a hankering
Why it makes me happy - I know...you say, "Scott, that is no big deal." I get that. But...I haven't made one for myself in years. This bad boy HIT IT!!!

Saturday, April 22, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4024


HappyUP!!! - nice win
Why it happened - craftiness
Why it makes me happy - always good to pull out a win on an off day

HappyUP!!! - putt on 15
Why it happened - I have had it before
Why it makes me happy - NOBODY makes that putt...from middle right to back left of that green....call me NOBODY!!!

HappyUP!!! - sandy bullet 14
Why it happened - talent
Why it makes me happy - OK...maybe not talent...but I have played a time or two...and that was good stuff....at a GREAT time

Friday, April 21, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4023


HappyUP!!! - Green Acres
Why it happened - the beds are ready
Why it makes me happy - always look forward to the veggie plant buying day

HappyUP!!! - a new spade
Why it happened -Green Acres
Why it makes me happy - yeah...it was an expensive place to get this item....but this is a stout tool!

HappyUP!!! - Edging
Why it happened - I got a new tool
Why it makes me happy - I don't want to do this by hand forever...and I want. BUT...the first cut has to be done this way. Looking sweeeeeeet!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4022


HappyUP!!! - Late edging
Why it happened - I got motivated
Why it makes me happy - I just LOVE doing yard work...at sundown...racing to get it in. Yeah...probably should have done it sooner. I just love that race with the sun

HappyUP!!! - veggie beds ready
Why it happened - see above
Why it makes me happy - NOW...it is complete...a trip to the nursery tomorrow!

HappyUP!!! - wonderful dinner
Why it happened - a friend called me
Why it makes me happy - whoa!!! This was WAAAY better than the leftovers I was planning on. Dinner and company fantastic!!!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4021


HappyUP!!! - Sheryl Crow
Why it happened - Today Show
Why it makes me happy -it was just "sunny" to hear this classy lady singing, "Soak Up The Sun" today...nice start to the day

HappyUP!!! - Vege beds ready
Why it happened - I hit the garden
Why it makes me happy - the planting will come soon...albeit a bit late...but it will happen

HappyUP!!! -chat with next door kid
Why it happened - I was in the garden
Why it makes me happy - he was jamming out some interesting things and singing. It was cool to talk to him about it

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4020


HappyUP!!! - a new coach emerges
Why it happened - I reached out
Why it makes me happy -he had some simple ideas...a start...on something I need to do. 

HappyUP!!! - winning table topics
Why it happened - I was on
Why it makes me happy - I LOVE it when I REALLY nail the impromptu part of the meeting. I did it today

HappyUP!!! - lunch with a doll
Why it happened - she called me
Why it makes me happy - we got a chance to take some time away from the world. Awesome time

Monday, April 17, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4019


HappyUP!!! - Spotify
Why it happened -I did some digging
Why it makes me happy - THIS thing is EXACTLY what I have been looking for

HappyUP!!! - Teets call
Why it happened - I reached out
Why it makes me happy - haven't heard from this guy in awhile. Love talking to him

HappyUP!!! - errands 
Why it happened -gotta do them
Why it makes me happy - from a follow up with Comcast...to physical things...today was an eeeezy breeezy BIG day

Sunday, April 16, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4018


HappyUP!!! - easter brunch
Why it happened - my family
Why it makes me happy - didn't see this coming.....NICE!!!

HappyUP!!! - BBQ oysters
Why it happened -easter brunch
Why it makes me happy - one of the guests brought them.....ohhhhh YEAH!!!

HappyUP!!! - an Old Fashion
Why it happened - easter brunch
Why it makes me happy - hey....it's a nostalgic old cocktail.  NEVER goes out of style

Saturday, April 15, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4017


HappyUP!!! - remembering quarterlies
Why it happened - I have a system
Why it makes me happy - nice to get these filed in a timely manner

HappyUP!!! - chip in 16
Why it happened - I have some touch
Why it makes me happy - THAT birdie was unexpected....but needed

HappyUP!!! -surviving early golf
Why it happened - things going on later
Why it makes me happy - I really don't like to play that early....but my body responded nicely today!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

HappyUP!!! Day 4015


HappyUP!!! - Hitting balls
Why it happened -I got motivated
Why it makes me happy - that was a great session today....and it almost didn't happen.

HappyUP!!! - Giants win
Why it happened -some hitting and pitching
Why it makes me happy -we need some wins....STAT!

HappyUP!!! -cleaning up
Why it happened -motivation
Why it makes me happy -WOW!!!...did I knock some needed stuff down today! I feel GREAT!!

HappyUP!!! Day 4016


HappyUP!!! - Comcast visit
Why it happened - I set it up
Why it makes me happy - dude was great. Even replaced my modem...not something I asked for

HappyUP!!! - Grinds
Why it happened - JB
Why it makes me happy - what a sweet man this guy is

HappyUP!!! -"worst round in a year...I blame Jesus"
Why it happened - I stopped by the club
Why it makes me happy - I have heard a lot of funny lines in 45 years of golfing....this was a great one!