Saturday, April 30, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1552


HappyUP!!! - expanding the friendship base
Why it happened - club championship
Why it makes me happy - I am really enjoying meeting new people at the club.....expanding the golfing/social life.....with real quality people.

HappyUP!!! - seeing the stalker stalk me
Why it happened - I was out walking
Why it makes me happy - it was really cool to actually watch this person slow down in front of my house and check things out........soooooooo cool.

HappyUP!!! - taking care of my girl
Why it happened - she was in the garage
Why it makes me happy - I love feeding, brushing, walking, and taking care of this furry friend. ..especially when it makes it easier for the owners to do a getaway.

HappyUP!!! - chutt on 13
Why it happened - skills
Why it makes me happy - I NEEDED that birdie

HappyUP!!! - hybrid/putt on 12
Why it happened - skills
Why it makes me happy - I nearly made the ace. I had a slick, breaking putt coming back down the hill...left to right....not a right handers favorite. WHAT a beauty......though it hung on the lip and didn't fall.

JollyJottings

Pitch into 2..chip on 5...hybrid on 11....8 iron on 13.....drive 15....5 iron's on 18....drive/5 iron on 1....6 iron on 6....drive/wedge 7....bunker shot 8....8 iron on 9...chip on 9....chutt on 10...hybrid/putt on 12....chutt on 13....up and down 14.....

36 holes
Meeting new friends
Seeing Les
Finding a battery
Rescuing a dogsel in distress

Friday, April 29, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1551



HappyUP!!! - chip in
Why it happened - it's that new shot I talked about the other day
Why it makes me happy - I pitch the ball well. My chipping can be suspect. I told my playing partner that I had a brand new shot that I was going to try for first time "on the course." I chipped it in the hole

HappyUP!!! - gimmie birdies
Why it happened - a couple of very nice wedges
Why it makes me happy - there is nothing like hitting a good wedge to a semi-blind pin....knowing it was a good shot...and then coming up over the rise to see........you don't even have to putt. It doesn't happen that much...got a double dose of it today.

<-----Family time at the lake....hard to see the 4 little goslings...I wasn't going to get too close. It was my first sighting of newborns this spring.

HappyUP!!! - happy travels for dear friends
Why it happened - they did a getaway
Why it makes me happy - Looks like they are having tons of fun...much needed...to get away from stress being imposed on them from the tiny-ness of the environment

JollyJottings

Brekko meeting
Practice session
Wedge on 1......hole 4...chip in on 5....wedge on 6....hybrid 7...chip on 8....7 iron/putt on 9....3 wood on 10....chip/putt on 11...chip/putt on 12.....drive/wedge on 13.....wedge on 15.....chip on 17......5 iron/wedge on 18
Great guys to play with
Happy travels for my friends
The law getting laid down

Thursday, April 28, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1550



HappyUP!!! - a new shot
Why it happened - I'm creative
Why it makes me happy - I have a very effective little shot with my hybrid. It's a bit unorthodox. I decided to see if the same grip and technique would work with an 8 iron....DYN-O-MITE! This shot is going to be very handy!

HappyUP!!! - chatting with Don H
Why it happened - he saw me
Why it makes me happy - I don't know how many years since I have seen this senior. I was shocked that he not only remembered me.......but recounted details about our friendship from 30 yrs ago that blew me away. I honestly didn't think he would recognize me....let alone know that much detail. I got some great info too.

<---who doesn't love "fishys"?.....they even have them at the golf course. Fishys = Happiness

HappyUP!!! - planting
Why it happened - I got more plants
Why it makes me happy - I'm a touch late this year....but so is spring. Working with some landscape fabric to see if I can keep the weeds abated from the vegetable this year. It went smoother than I thought it would

JollyJottings

Plantings
Practice session
Chatting with Don

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1549


HappyUP!!! - smooth trip to bank
Why it happened - I went
Why it makes me happy - glad all of the checks that the club received were accepted. No hassles

HappyUP!!! - great practice session
Why it happened - I got off my fanny
Why it makes me happy - I think some really good things are coming.....at a really good time.

HappyUP!!! - dinner
Why it happened - I eat
Why it makes me happy - THAT was one heck of a chicken and pasta meal.....that I want to have again and again.

HappyUP!!! - great speeches
Why it happened - it's Wed
Why it makes me happy - the "kids" in the new club delivered BIG TIME today!

JollyJottings

Smooth trip to bank
Great speeches
Good practice session
Filled in some plants
Outstanding dinner
Good day in the markets
Resolution

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1548


HappyUP!!! - a recruit
Why it happened - he e-mailed me
Why it makes me happy - this is a former member who had to leave due to work scheduling. The schedule has changed again......he was a great member. Looking forward to the rejoin

HappyUP!!! - Parmaliscious
Why it happened - I got a phone call
Why it makes me happy - love the Parmaliscious.......a great relationship! Outstanding to reconnect

HappyUP!!! - wonderful evening
Why it happened - good planning
Why it makes me happy - tremendous dinner and slapping fuzzy around......just wonderful

JollyJottings

A recruit
Talking to Parmaliscious
Gorgeous weather
More people joining
The garden
Delicious dinner
Slapping around fuzzy

QuoteUP!!! 24 Anais Nin



"“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”

― Ana├»s Nin



Monday, April 25, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1547



HappyUP!!! - decision about my garden window
Why it happened - I got some catsulting
Why it makes me happy - I have a nice garden window behind my sink. I don't really keep things in it. I have a garden anyway. I was thinking I should actually do something with it formally.


<------------"I think it's fine the way it is" -Catsultant

HappyUP!!! -talking with my bro
Why it happened - I dialed him up
Why it makes me happy - great family conversation....it's the best

HappyUP!!! - a diagnosis
Why it happened - doctor
Why it makes me happy - at least we know what is going on. The things that contribute to the situation are serious.....but manageable.....as long as everyone puts the health of my friend first.

HappyUP!!! - laughter
Why it happened - a stress free night
Why it makes me happy - I'm so glad my buddy is in recovery. A night of not worrying will do that for a person.



Sunday, April 24, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1546 - HappyUP!!!Easter



Easter - it's a HappyUP!!! on to itself. I am so blessed to have been in the mentorship of great religious leaders.....who taught me that the point is not about being inside a building's walls.
"Christ, for the most part, did his teaching outside."



<-----I asked if she had a license. She said, "yes." I said, "cool....let's hit it." In retrospect, I shold have been more specific regarding what TYPE of license she had.


HappyUP!!! - "Who hid the eggs?.....who hid the eggs?....tell me who hid the eggs?"
Why it happened - I overheard an interrogation
Why it makes me happy - it was so funny. The interrogater knows the answer. It was the Easter Bunny, silly!

HappyUP!!! - hitting balls
Why it happened - I had some time in the afternoon
Why it makes me happy - I was doing some good work...making some progress. The Head Pro came by....saw me hit three balls.....liked a lot of what I was doing......gave me one little drill and adjustment.....BAM! The ball flight and ball striking change was DRAMATIC! More work to do on it but I'm glad this isn't a major swing change.

HappyUP!!! - the philosophy of Christ
Why it happened - it's been carried down for years
Why it makes me happy - His very simple message. It really boils down to two simple, easy to understand concepts. Easy to understand....impossible to perfect. It's a great guide for living.

HappyUP!!! - prayer
Why it happened - it happens everyday
Why it makes me happy - it seems appropriate on this day to add this one to the list. My spirituality is a very humble one. It just feels good to be able to pray...and meditate....and have optimism that all will be well.






Saturday, April 23, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1545


HappyUP!!! - getting ready for Easter
Why it happened - my girlfriend has been couped up
Why it makes me happy - we basically got all of our shopping and errands done in one
complex.....even though it involved 5 stores. Tons of giggles and good times

HappyUP!!! - great reading
Why it happened - I follow my favorite expert in the field
Why it makes me happy - the father of Positive Psychology has a new body of work out. As you followers know, THIS very blog you are reading is all about Positive Psychology.

HappyUP!!! - my buddy feeling better
Why it happened - meds
Why it makes me happy - the guy has been suffering all week. He's still not hitting on all 8 but at least the engine is firing

HappyUP!!! - delicious dinner
Why it happened - alfredo sauce
Why it makes me happy - when a homecooked meal gets knocked out of the park, there is nowhere I would rather be.

HappyUP!!! - walking the pooch
Why it happened - she needed the care
Why it makes me happy - a little leg stretch...some investigating...taking care of "all business"...and it's a happy pup.

JollyJottings

Taking my pooch for a walk
Running some errands
Delicious dinner
Time with my furry friends
SlugBug

Friday, April 22, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1544


HappyUP!!! - great night's sleep
Why it happened - turned in early
Why it makes me happy - I don't know why.....but I was particularly tired last night. I rounded up the cats and was in the land of zzzzz's by 9:30. Slept all the way through till 6 or so. NICE!

HappyUP!!! - birdies
Why it happened - some exceptional shots
Why it makes me happy - there was nothing cheap about birdies on these two holes....solid golf.

HappyUP!!! - helping out
Why it happened - I have some friends in need
Why it makes me happy - I really am not sure that there is anything that makes one happier than to do be able to do some favors for friends when they need it.

HappyUP!!! - 6 iron into 17
Why it happened - working on my action
Why it makes me happy - iron play has been dodgy. This ball was hit properly. You can't hit a ball this way unless you are making a good pass at the egg. This was a tremendous pass.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1543


HappyUP!!! - a good practice session
Why it happened - I need to be grinding
Why it makes me happy - I did some good work out there today. Picked up on some flaws that had worked into my pre-shot routine, grip, and swing. Optimism.

HappyUP!!! - a late 9 holes
Why it happened - I had a wide open evening
Why it makes me happy - didn't have anywhere to be tonight. It was great to just go out late in the day.....walking the course....being out in such beauty.....testing out some of the things I was working on. Beautiful

HappyUP!!! - off to bed early
Why it happened - just a little tired
Why it makes me happy - too bed early means up early. That is the way my schedule used to be....I love the early mornings

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1542 Wed


HappyUP!!! - a new member
Why it happened - she did her research
Why it makes me happy - always great to add to the membership. It's even better when the
person has visited other clubs and likes what we are doing better than the others.

HappyUP!!! - doing some public relations
Why it happened - we needed to get the word out
Why it makes me happy - it was fun going out to the local businesses and letting them know that we have something available to them

HappyUP!!! - a little range time
Why it happened - I made time for it
Why it makes me happy - due to weather this year, I haven't done a ton of practicing....and my game is showing the effects. It was ironic......shortly after I got out there....it started raining!



JollyJottings

Doing some saleswork
TM in the lounge
A new member
Coffee
Time on the range

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1541


HappyUP!!! - lunch
Why it happened - I freed up
Why it makes me happy - had a nice little BLT at the club. I haven't had one of those in forever. Delicious and good to spend extra time with the guys

HappyUP!!! - being there for a friend
Why it happened - I was thinking
Why it makes me happy - glad...and so thankful....that I have structured things so I can be of service to people in the moment they need it

HappyUP!!! - Toastmasters Speeches
Why it happened - it's Tuesday
Why it makes me happy - those were two winning talks this morning....something neither of these ladies could have done long ago.

HappyUP!!! - fast play
Why it happened - welcome to the club
Why it makes me happy - I love to golf........especially in 3.5 hours.

HappyUP!!! - bringing it home on 18
Why it happened - a nice drive, smoked 3 wood, and a cute little wedge
Why it makes me happy - I was able to shut down the competitors with this little combination

JollyJottings

Lunch
Golf with a great 4
Nice walk
Being there for someone
Toastmasters speeches....Liz n Kathy C

Monday, April 18, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1540 - Mon


HappyUP!!! - a surprise dinner
Why it happened - I got ambushed
Why it makes me happy - hey......I was wondering what I was going to eat!

HappyUP!!! - a trip to the bookstore
Why it happened - see ambush
Why it makes me happy - ever been to a bookstore with me?....oh yeah.......guaranteed good times!

HappyUP!!! - a nice little walk
Why it happened - it had to happen
Why it makes me happy - I just love time on foot......can't imagine why people don't do more of this

JollyJottings

A surprise dinner
More planting
Great reading time
Laying down some good licks

Sunday, April 17, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1539


HappyUP!!! - great parking spot
Why it happened - I must have called ahead
Why it makes me happy - who doesn't LOVE to get the parking spot right up front when it's a croweded venue?

HappyUP!!! - got a prime time
Why it happened - I got on line
Why it makes me happy - it's not easy to get a Sunday morning time like I did for next Sunday......WINNER!

HappyUP!!! - dinner
Why it happened - it was a special occasion
Why it makes me happy - it was a very romantic drive.....top down.....even a little rain on the way home. The food and service was fantastic at "our" restaraunt

JollyJottings


Saturday, April 16, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1538


HappyUP!!! - waking up
Why it happened - it just did
Why it makes me happy - it was just a charming morning.

HappyUP!!! - chatting with my buddy, BS
Why it happened - I returned his call
Why it makes me happy - it was a great chat....he had just posted some low numbers...a career low round.

HappyUP!!! - more good info on bank account for club
Why it happened - I keep digging
Why it makes me happy - I'll get to the bottom of this and get this puzzle solved...I got a little closer today



JollyJottings

Great walk home
Chatting with my buddy, BS
Gorgeous Day
So much good in life
Keep nibbling at the club bank account
Great grocery

Friday, April 15, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1537


HappyUP!!! - playing with great guys
Why it happened - they invited me
Why it makes me happy - it's hard to imagine playing with a more fun group of gentlemen than I did today. Yeah.....my golf stunk.....but the afternoon was outstanding. It was a pretty fancy little shot I hit into 18 as well

HappyUP!!! - ten more plants in
Why it happened - I had a little time
Why it makes me happy - it won't be much longer....and the vegetables will all be in

HappyUP!!! - belt promotion
Why it happened - my best little buddy earned it
Why it makes me happy - it was so fun seeing all of the kids "move up".....the demo team did a great job. They weren't perfect....but they perservered and finished their routine. Progress Not Perfection.


HappyUP!!! - time with the kids
Why it happened - they had tales to tell
Why it makes me happy - great to get to know this young couple a little bit better. They were fresh off the plane from Maui. Overjoyed to hear they had a great time.

JollyJottings

Phone back
Playing with some great guys
Gorgeous weather
Course in great shape
Birdie on 8
Third shot on 18
An awards ceremony
Dinner
Visiting with some new friends

Thursday, April 14, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1536 Thur



HappyUP!!! - golfing with the EeOh
Why it happened - he was a guest
Why it makes me happy - before I changed affiliations, I played a lot with this guy. Great to go slap it around with him today

HappyUP!!! - the nursery
Why it happened - time for spring planting
Why it makes me happy - I love going to the nursery....especially this time of year. Life surrounds you at the nursery

HappyUP!!! - dropping in about 40 plants
Why it happened - the weather was great
Why it makes me happy - I was a little tired this afternoon. I decided to just go out and see what I could get done. Once I started, I just couldn't stop. A lot of progress made today



JollyJottings

Golfing with the EeOh
Phone
Nursery
Getting some planting in
Birdies on 1 and 4
Gorgeous afternoon

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1535 Wed


HappyUP!!! - a capricious shower
Why it happened - it's weather
Why it makes me happy - we've gotten a lot of rain this year. It would be easy to lament about how tired we are of the rain. Yet, it's been a little bit since the last time. It was kind of nice to see some gentle rainfall. This could be it for awhile.

HappyUP!!! - Toastmasters
Why it happened - it's Wed
Why it makes me happy - three great speeches and a VERY well run meeting by "the kids." I KNOW that the product they are putting out is starting to compete in quality with ANY TM club in the district. THAT is what I was brought in to assist with.

HappyUP!!! - slipping in a quick 9
Why it happened - the weather got nice
Why it makes me happy - I was able to duck out there and play 9 in a little over an hour...walking.....in gorgeous weather. I didn't play too well but it was just good to get out there.

JollyJottings

Capricious shower
Walk
Toastmasters speeches
Giving feedback....and getting feedback on it
Slipping in a quick 9 holes

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1534 Tues


HappyUP!!! - Surf N Turf
Why it happened - reciprocity
Why it makes me happy - I got a great home cooked meal yesterday. It was only fair that I return the favor. Great stuff tonight with my GF

HappyUP!!! - my speech
Why it happened - Toastmasters
Why it makes me happy - be everyone's evaluations, I knocked this one out of the park. The great thing about that......people received the message so I know some learning took place. My time was well spent

HappyUP!!! - a book
Why it happened - I cruised by Borders
Why it makes me happy - one of my favorite authors has finally written an update to his scientific work in the field of Positive Psychology. HE is the inspiration for all of these HappyUP!!!s I have been doing for so long. I can't wait to start digging in to this tome.

JollyJottings

Toastmasters
My speech
A book
Surf N Turf

Monday, April 11, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1533


HappyUP!!! - visiting with my piano friend
Why it happened - he stopped by
Why it makes me happy - we got some good time to talk about his band. I really appreciated him doing a gig for me over the weekend

HappyUP!!! - friends in Maui
Why it happened - one couple vacationing...one couple honeymooning
Why it makes me happy - loved the pictures I got from both couples. It was a good reminder to get my own trip booked. LOVE Maui!

HappyUP!!! - great dinner
Why it happened - my GF was taking care of me
Why it makes me happy - who doesn't love a great home cooked meal
JollyJottings

Visiting with my piano friend
Gorgeous weather
I'm alive...and well
Loving life
Great dinner

Sunday, April 10, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1532 - Masters Sunday


HappyUP!!! - the Masters
Why it happened - it's that time
Why it makes me happy - I love golf.........and The Masters. The Masters is the highest level of pressure in the game. The back 9 at Augusta is world famous....especially on Masters Sunday. Today was one of the most incredible finishes I have ever seen

HappyUP!!! - great walk
Why it happened - gorgeous evening
Why it makes me happy - the shorts are busted out. Great times with the family

HappyUP!!! - great morning
Why it happened - time to decompress
Why it makes me happy - HUGE day yesterday......it was great to have a slow, leisurely morning and savor all that happened the day before

JollyJottings



Saturday, April 09, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1531


HappyUP!!! - running on time
Why it happened - up early and on it
Why it makes me happy - who wants to be stressed on such a big occasion?

HappyUP!!! - a wonderful day
Why it happened - good planning and strategy
Why it makes me happy - what a beautiful bride and handsome groom. My GF was radiant as she watched her oldest get married. It was magical to be there...on her arm....on such a special day......amongst people that have become family and such good friends

HappyUP!!! - my talented ten fingered friend
Why it happened - I hired him
Why it makes me happy - the wedding couple needed a pianist late in the game due to a snafu. I was thrilled to be able to help them out by bringing this special friend in. My friend played a recent gig for me and was grateful I looked him up again. He and I will be recording some suff again soon, I am sure. It was great to hear him. My late brother used to do some crewing for him and his band back in the day. Anytime I see this guy, it's the best.

HappyUP!!! - stoplight buddies
Why it happened - we had a wedding to get to
Why it makes me happy - it was a double left hand turn lane. The light was red. Somebody was honking. I was thinking, "where am I supposed to go?" I looked over and saw J&J...who were going to the same place I was. We traded some funny stop sign humor.

HappyUP!!! - decoration fun
Why it happened - we had to get the bridal suite ready
Why it makes me happy - talk about a blast! Go do that with your love....and her sister.....and her sister's husband.....OMG! GREAT times.

JollyJotting

Contact in
Running on time
Seeing friends at stoplight
Meeting F and seeing C again
Wonderful ceremony
Decoration fun

Friday, April 08, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1530


HappyUP!!! - iPhone solution
Why it happened - resourcefulness on my part
Why it makes me happy - it would a problem to go this weekend without my phone. Great to get it figured out.....and still make my tee time.

HappyUP!!! - the BEMF's
Why it happened - I was looking for a game
Why it makes me happy - glad to be accepted immediately by this new group of guys.

HappyUP!!! - knowing my family is safe
Why it happened - I received updates
Why it makes me happy - unwanted advances were made.....easily fended off.....they were unavoidable but were mitigated and minimized. It's actually a bit comical

JollyJottings

Waking up
Trim job
iPhone unlock
Blending in with a new group
3 shots into one.......par on two....bunker shot on 5....hybrid on 8....3 shots to 10....drive/7 iron into 11....pitch on 14.....bunker shot/putt on 17......3 wood/wedge to 18
Knowing my family is safe

Thursday, April 07, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1529



HappyUP!!! - early morning golf
Why it happened - me and my buddy are figuring it out
Why it makes me happy - it's a change of venue...."new kids in town"....great to get out to the new tract

HappyUP!!! - birdie on 3
Why it happened - good drive...great second shot....and a bit of a lucky putt
Why it makes me happy - this is one of the toughest par 4's in the valley......nice to mark down a birdie on my second trip "back home."

HappyUP!!! - meeting the kids
Why it happened - it was arranged
Why it makes me happy - this one is kind of personal, web friends. I wouldn't serve you to exclude this.........but it was TOO MUCH...and ....TOO PERFECT to describe what it meant on the inside

HappyUP! - owling
Why it happened - somebody was thinking
Why it makes me happy - I like cleverness. "Knock Knock"....who is there? "Owl".....you get the deal..........but not NEARLY the deal that I got. Nuff said. ....

.............combine all of the HappyUP!!!'s? - a better day than a guy has the right to have!

JollyJottings

Birdie on 3
Birdie on 15...18
Playing with my buddy in the new venue
Watching my BEST little buddy pass his test
Meeting some people...I have wanted to meet for so long
Happiness from my girlfriend

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1528


HappyUP!!! - great meeting
Why it happened - I had the "small group" today
Why it makes me happy - we have two distinct opportunities in the Wed Toastmaster group that I have the privilege of mentoring. One is the "big room" and the other is the "small room." We had 7 people in the small room............but it was as good a meeting as you can have in Toastmasters. I conferred with my co-mentor who was in the "big room." Though our club is new, he said a guest made a comment, "I have visited four clubs in the last week.....this is the best run one I have seen so far." My mentor partner and I feel like our members have made great strides......but, many times, we feel like we are paddling as mad as we can under the water. We are farther ahead than we think.

HappyUP!!! - getting good information and learning
Why it happened - I got in the car and drove
Why it makes me happy - it wasn't the news I wanted.......but it was news I needed to hear. I'm still figuring out how to solve the issue. I will. Todays info put me one step closer. I love a good puzzle!

HappyUP!!! - great conversation
Why it happened - I picked up the phone
Why it makes me happy - I was texting with a buddy. Something told me we should talk....text wasn't getting it. We did....................and I feel GREAT! Techno is convenient.....but it does not communicate efficiently.




Tuesday, April 05, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1527


HappyUP!!! - Toastmasters
Why it happened - it's Tuesday at my home club
Why it makes me happy - we had three great speeches.....and evaluations.....4 table topics that had a great theme.......2 guests.......one of the guests was the daughter of a dear member from long ago.....the house was packed.....awesome dynamics

HappyUP!!! - rototiller firing back up
Why it happened - a little ingenuity....and some luck probably
Why it makes me happy - it's time to put the vegetable garden in. This is a bad time for "old Betsy to go down" like she did the other day. She just needed a few days to sit out there in the "west 40" and think about it. She was back up grinding like a champ!

HappyUP!!! - fun in the alley
Why it happened - I was plowing
Why it makes me happy - I got to chat with my two male neighbor buddies over the fence and in the alley......."man talk." Then, we got a surprise visit from my two closest friends that drove up....introductions made.......great people time.

JollyJottings

Two guests
Three great speeches
Rototiller firing up
Great run of errands
Visitors to the garden
Approved to do business

Monday, April 04, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1526


HappyUP!!! - iPhone fix
Why it happened - I have a place that does it now
Why it makes me happy - it wasn't "right" when I got it fixed Friday. I took it back today....no questions asked......problem solved

HappyUP!!! - haircut
Why it happened - I needed one
Why it makes me happy - always love going to the place where I get the locks trimmed. We all know that there are great things to talk about when you are in "the chair." No shortage today

HappyUP!!! - tee time
Why it happened - a buddy e-mailed me
Why it makes me happy - I am in a transitional period with my golf course affiliation. I don't have my clearances on the website to make tee times. A buddy of mine who made the switch before me is. He has us dialed in for later in the week!

J

Sunday, April 03, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1525


HappyUP!!! - 2 for 1 sale
Why it happened - dumb luck
Why it makes me happy - I went up to the counter and the person said, "go get another one, it's free!" Come on...........I was ready to pay full bore....who wouldn't love that!?!

HappyUP!!! - walking the girl
Why it happened - she likes to walk
Why it makes me happy - she was so happy to get out........and I was lucky to have been given a "double bag" to take care of one of the reasons for the walk.

HappyUP!!! - weather
Why it happened - it's weather
Why it makes me happy - there could NOT have been a better day to be in the convertible. I NEVER take a day of top down driving for granted when it is primo. Oh....and...yes....PRIMO today!




Saturday, April 02, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1524


HappyUP!!! - photo fix
Why it happened - a little research
Why it makes me happy - my phone said it was out of memory to take pictures. Yet, I didn't have that many pics on there. I delved into the memory....turns out that, due to a recent iPhones synch, my entire music catalog had downloaded on to my phone......NOT anything I had tried to do. Anyway, I just felt great to have figured this deal out. I know....a 16 yr old would have know immediately. Hey....at my age.....love thinking like a 16 yr old with the wisdom of the age that I have luckily acquired!

HappyUP!!! - approved
Why it happened - I was deemed worthy
Why it makes me happy - that was fast.....not going to be awkward times for a week. It's all good

HappyUP!!! - getting my grill
Why it happened - my bro was home
Why it makes me happy - I figured out the prob with my tie downs....had a safe trip back home with my load......was able to put some DELICIOUS meat on the table tonight.........for the first LOVELY Spring evening that we have had. Yep.....tonight could be deemed the official NIGHT of BBQ season.

HappyUP!!! - chatting with Kenny
Why it happened - he called me
Why it makes me happy - always good to chat with old friends

JollyJottings

photo fix
approval
feeling alright...redemption song
Nice music on the website

Friday, April 01, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1523


HappyUP!!! - no April Fools pranks
Why it happened - I'm not sure
Why it makes me happy - I really don't care for this particular day and the things people do

HappyUP!!! - golfing with MM
Why it happened - he's in town
Why it makes me happy - it was great to be out there again with him. Yeah, he clipped me for $5.....as usual. I'll get him next time.

HappyUP!!! - phone fixed
Why it happened - I found a place
Why it makes me happy - I had the same issue with my iPhone about a year back.....dropped it....went to Apple store......paid X to fix the screen. The new place does it for 25% of the cost. LOVE THAT!

HappyUP!!! - knocking it around the new course
Why it happened - I changed my golfing preferences
Why it makes me happy - I'm going to have to relearn some of my old shots.....but I still had a few in the bag. That little 90 yd punch fade with an 8 iron from under the trees to 2 feet? A thing of beauty. It's time to start ramping up the golf game again.

HappyUP!!! - friends joining me
Why it happened - they feel like I do
Why it makes me happy - great to keep what was left of the old gang alive

JollyJottings

No April fools
Incredible weather
Hole 3.......pitch on 5....7 iron on 7....drive on 9....hole 10.....bunker shot 14....recovery shot on 15.....1 under last 5 holes
Phone fixed
Time with my gal
Golfing with MM for first time this year
Wally ....and Chris in the shop
Time with Dawn