Friday, September 30, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3819

HappyUP!!! - Finding Rangefinder
Why it happened - I'm a bit of an idiot
Why it makes me happy - my goodness...thought I lost it at Diamond Oaks 2 days ago...my clubs stayed in a guys bag after that...which I searched yesterday...but...not quite enough...cuz I found them in that same searched bag today. THAT is a $400 save of something I never lost! LOL

HappyUP!!! - Auburn Valley
Why it happened - a little warm up game
Why it makes me happy - won a little money...a place to play when my home course is recovering...gracious host. Great day

HappyUP!!! - Giants beat Dodgers
Why it happened - baseball
Why it makes me happy - are you kidding me? Can we do the sweep and get in????

Thursday, September 29, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3818

HappyUP!!! - Giants win
Why it happened - clutch stuff
Why it makes me happy - we are getting closer...we got a shot

HappyUP!!! - Free Golf
Why it happened - connections
Why it makes me happy - so appreciative of Walt. Great time today

HappyUP!!! - Largo 17
Why it happened - fabulous shot
Why it makes me happy - gotta appreciate what ya get on a tough day

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3817


HappyUP!!! - Diamond Oaks
Why it happened - our course was closed
Why it makes me happy - it's nearby...I love the course...it was in good shape

HappyUP!!! - Birdie 6
Why it happened - nice little wedge
Why it makes me happy - birdies are happiness

HappyUP!!! - Springer Favor
Why it happened - equipment issue
Why it makes me happy - glad I new how to help a brother out.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3816

HappyUP!!! - Grammarian
Why it happened - Toastmasters
Why it makes me happy - I put something extra into it...and it paid off

HappyUP!!! - Best Evaluator
Why it happened - Toastmasters
Why it makes me happy - Gave some great help to a speaker today

HappyUP!!! - getting game set up
Why it happened - aerification week
Why it makes me happy - hard to get buy in...but looking forward to the venue tomorrow

Monday, September 26, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3815

HappyUP!!! - ARNIE!
Why it happened - he passed yesterday
Why it makes me happy - all of the tributes that are pouring in to honor "The King." It's fabulous

HappyUP!!! - Hotel Cal remembered
Why it happened - I saw something
Why it makes me happy - not the greatest song of all time.....but it's up there. Enjoyed the rendition I heard today

HappyUP!!! - The END of Hot for this year
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - bring on the fall.....please!!!  Can't wait!

Sunday, September 25, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3814

HappyUP!!! - Raider win
Why it happened - QB
Why it makes me happy - will this be the year they return to excellence? It's been a long, dry spell

HappyUP!!! - Arnie
Why it happened - he passed on
Why it makes me happy - great tributes to him today.  What a man!

HappyUP!!! - FedEx final
Why it happened - it's a tradition
Why it makes me happy - great shootout and some very exciting golf!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3813

HappyUP!!! - Coming back
Why it happened - we rallied
Why it makes me happy - we were getting killed...and I mean killed....we made an unlikely comeback and kept the loss under $10...miracle

HappyUP!!! - Giants win
Why it happened - pitching
Why it makes me happy - every win is critical right now....nice one today

HappyUP!!! - enchanting chat
Why it happened - I struck it up
Why it makes me happy - what a darling conversation....those are just the best!

Friday, September 23, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3812

HappyUP!!! - cheap Boxster fix
Why it happened -had an issue
Why it makes me happy - hey...you know how those car things can go! This one was light

HappyUP!!! - Fred giving me a ride
Why it happened - I asked
Why it makes me happy - it's nice when friends do things for you

HappyUP!!! - delivering...and winning
Why it happened - it's speech contest time
Why it makes me happy - when members turn out to support me, I always want to give it my best. Tonight, I did!!!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3811


HappyUP!!! - A Kevin Bacon kind of thing
Why it happened - my niece-in-law
Why it makes me happy - it is AMAZING how she ran across someone from my distant past today!

HappyUP!!! - calling that distant past friend
Why it happened - see the above
Why it makes me happy - it was so great catching up with this wonderful lady

HappyUP!!! - getting speech touched up
Why it happened - I give speeches
Why it makes me happy - really excitied about this one!!!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3810


HappyUP!!! - allowing "cuts"
Why it happened - I am that way
Why it makes me happy - it's a simple courtesy that I have seen ignored time and again. I had a full basket....and a dude had one item this morning....I stepped aside. I always feel good when I do that

HappyUP!!! - errand run
Why it happened - had to
Why it makes me happy - it was "bam....bam....bam."  Errands aren't my favorite thing to do but they just flowed today. Pretty sure I got mostly green lights along the way

HappyUP!!! -  coffee
Why it happened - it's a Wed thing
Why it makes me happy - Lots of enjoyment in discussion items today

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3809


HappyUP!!! - ride from a buddy
Why it happened - my ride cancelled
Why it makes me happy - really got picked up on this one....so appreciative

HappyUP!!! - being the Toastmaster
Why it happened - it was my turn
Why it makes me happy - I really made a difference in the member experience today

HappyUP!!! - Giants beating Dodgers
Why it happened - nice hitting
Why it makes me happy - it's getting into the stretch drive....maybe?....just maybe?

Monday, September 19, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3808

HappyUP!!! - being retired
Why it happened - I worked on it
Why it makes me happy - I got to stay indoors on yet ANOTHER nasty 100 degree day. I appreciate not having to deal with it

HappyUP!!! - the 100's are done
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - there have been waaaaaaay to many of them this year. Good riddance. Whew!!!!!....survived!

HappyUP!!! -putting meeting together
Why it happened - I got on it
Why it makes me happy - had to sub in today....I'll make it magical tomorrow

Sunday, September 18, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3807

HappyUP!!! - great 6 miler
Why it happened - I got up and got on it
Why it makes me happy - it was just gorgeous out there today....smelled a lot of roses

HappyUP!!! - fixing club for a friend
Why it happened - it was broke and I have the skills
Why it makes me happy - this one was a little tricky...had to risk ruining something...but saw through it...fixed the little problem...should be good as new. We'll see

HappyUP!!! - riding 
Why it happened - heat
Why it makes me happy -NO WAY I was going to walk in this little heat episode!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3806

HappyUP!!! - our putts on 18
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - my partner today is also my tournament partner. We have a joke, "we never make putts".....but we both ran them in on 18 for the win!

HappyUP!!! - bittersweet loss
Why it happened - Giants loss
Why it makes me happy - I wasn't happy with it....but there was a sweetness about it. Hard to describe

HappyUP!!! - playing partner
Why it happened - we get paired on occasion
Why it makes me happy - always a pleasure to team up with this gentleman....lots of fun today

Friday, September 16, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3805


HappyUP!!! - birdie on 1
Why it happened - nice play
Why it makes me happy - a hot start is always great

HappyUP!!! - skipping the road trip
Why it happened - just played early
Why it makes me happy - didn't really want to hit the road today

HappyUP!!! - Giants win
Why it happened - some pitching/hitting
Why it makes me happy - they are hanging in to that wild card chance

Thursday, September 15, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3804


HappyUP!!! - Giant win
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - we need every one we can get. No heroes tonite....just keep scratching

HappyUP!!! - chat with Dom
Why it happened - a common loss
Why it makes me happy - great catching up...learning of upcoming gig

HappyUP!!! - steak sandwich
Why it happened - leftovers
Why it makes me happy - man.....THAT was delicious!!!!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3803


HappyUP!!! - Report from Mel
Why it happened - I pay up for great help
Why it makes me happy - it's ALL solid with me and the MAN.....STUPID MAN!!!

HappyUP!!! - birdies
Why it happened - great putting
Why it makes me happy - when you birdie 2 and 11 on the same day...that's pretty good

HappyUP!!! - BBQ
Why it happened - company
Why it makes me happy - steak and chicken....nice mix....nice leftovers....nailed em both

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3802


HappyUP!!! - winning club contest
Why it happened - I had some stuff
Why it makes me happy - ...pretty funny stuff......this material could travel a bit

HappyUP!!! - weather
Why it happened - it's weather
Why it makes me happy - ...sooooooo loving the coooool stuff! It's been soooo brutal this summer

HappyUP!!! - chat with mechanic
Why it happened - have a little problem
Why it makes me happy - it will all be good. Boxy is in good hands

Monday, September 12, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3801


HappyUP!!! - accountant
Why it happened - he called me back
Why it makes me happy - there is a reason I pay him....issue....DONE!...and a reason we need an outsider to be president

HappyUP!!! -  coaching
Why it happened - I do that
Why it makes me happy - K....got some cool stuff to work on

HappyUP!!! - walk and weather
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - I TOTALLY dug 77 degrees today out on the trail today

Sunday, September 11, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3800


HappyUP!!! - 9/11
Why it happened - you know
Why it makes me happy - it gets farther in the background. Personally....I hate this gets observed every year. BUT...I am glad when it is done with no further damage

HappyUP!!! - Hillary sick
Why it happened - she's weak
Why it makes me happy - really?....a candidate with a cold that passes out?.....again? She's one more pass out till DONE

HappyUP!!! - Giants sweep
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - they are staying in the race

Saturday, September 10, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3799


HappyUP!!! - Giants win at Springers
Why it happened - I got invited
Why it makes me happy - great sharing this win in the backyard of friends

HappyUP!!! - 3 straight sand saves
Why it happened - I got skills
Why it makes me happy - dots...dots...dots

HappyUP!!! - Invitation for fun
Why it happened - got some good peeps in life
Why it makes me happy - really looking forward to this one

Friday, September 09, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3798

HappyUP!!! - chat from my ol buddy
Why it happened - I was being thought of
Why it makes me happy - we'll get a chance to meet up soon

HappyUP!!! - haircut
Why it happened - I do that
Why it makes me happy - love my hair person...we had sooooo much fun today. Great ideas!!!

HappyUP!!! - doing some good things
Why it happened - just keep working on it
Why it makes me happy - score was substandard...but...there were some shots...that clearly lead to better things.....OPTIMISM!!!

Thursday, September 08, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3797

HappyUP!!! - hitting a bunch of greens
Why it happened - progress
Why it makes me happy - I'm not a ball striker...I'm a scrambler...but did some fine ball striking today

HappyUP!!! - executive meeting set
Why it happened - initiative
Why it makes me happy - LOVE what our protege is doing....she is just DRIVING it

HappyUP!!! - errands
Why it happened - gotta do them
Why it makes me happy - they all went so well....especially the one at Golf Galaxy....THANK YOU SO MUCH on that one!!!

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3796

HappyUP!!! - Bob is back
Why it happened - he is feeling better
Why it makes me happy - dude been battling health stuff....great to have him back in the group...and getting us a win...impressive

HappyUP!!! - chip in 14
Why it happened - a bit of luck
Why it makes me happy - it was our last hole of the day...my chip was firm...but hit the stick dead nuts......and down it went for the birdie and the win!

HappyUP!!! - artichokes and corn
Why it happened - cleaning out the fridge
Why it makes me happy - that is a GREAT dinner!!!! ...in my world!!!!

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3795


HappyUP!!! - down some pounds
Why it happened - been working on it
Why it makes me happy - hey...who doesn't LOVE a smiling scale

HappyUP!!! - lots of dues checks
Why it happened - I am the treasurer
Why it makes me happy - nothing makes a treasurer happier than early payment of dues! YAY!!!

HappyUP!!! - chat with Rog
Why it happened - I put in the call
Why it makes me happy - got a contestant for next week...as well as great catchup!

Monday, September 05, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3794

HappyUP!!! - great e-mail
Why it happened - been waiting
Why it makes me happy - I have been hacking on this legal issue forever.....got the WIN...today!

HappyUP!!! - incredible wedge play
Why it happened - skills and bad other play
Why it makes me happy - sometimes.....golf imitates life.....you don't have your best day...so you have to scramble...and scramble I did today

HappyUP!!! - early morning workout
Why it happened - I went over common sense
Why it makes me happy - I don't like to workout before golf...but got the perfect one in today!

Sunday, September 04, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3793

HappyUP!!! - 7 miler
Why it happened - I got it on
Why it makes me happy - just keep working on it...discipline

HappyUP!!! -  family BBQ
Why it happened - it's holiday weekend
Why it makes me happy - LOVE hanging with the young en's....its what it's all about

HappyUP!!! - Texas/Notre Dame
Why it happened - its football season
Why it makes me happy - what a GREAT game!!! Exciting!!!!

Saturday, September 03, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3792

HappyUP!!! - Springer's House
Why it happened -I was invited
Why it makes me happy - nice to hang out by the pool

HappyUP!!! - Giants win
Why it happened - who knows...barely
Why it makes me happy - they keep trying to be in this thing...as doubtful as it looks at times

HappyUP!!! - 3 straight sand saves
Why it happened - bad approaches...skills to recover
Why it makes me happy - I'm not sure I have ever been in 3 traps in a row and then got up and down out of all of them. I'm pretty sure that is a record!

Friday, September 02, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3791

HappyUP!!! - 11 greens
Why it happened - good ball striking
Why it makes me happy - things are coming together...working on swing changes...they are coming along

HappyUP!!! - great score...worst it could be 
Why it happened - just working on it
Why it makes me happy - I am getting closer to my goal

HappyUP!!! - finished up great book
Why it happened - it was given to me
Why it makes me happy - not the best piece of writing I have ever read...but...it was interesting

Thursday, September 01, 2016

HappyUP!!! Day 3790


HappyUP!!! - Hole in One
Why it happened - my buddy is good
Why it makes me happy - happy for him....and a free drink!!!

HappyUP!!! - cashing a check
Why it happened - decent play
Why it makes me happy - hey....I wasn't just "part of the field" this year!

HappyUP!!! - Lunch with the boys..weather....partner
Why it happened - Sr Club Championship
Why it makes me happy - just an AWESOME day!!!