Tuesday, September 17, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4904

HappyUP!!! -pain abated
Why it happened -all things must pass
Why it makes me happy -woke up with intestinal issues. I was worried on how I was going to open up the building for our weekly meeting. Fortunately, it all worked through and we had a great meeting

HappyUP!!! - Accepted IN the tournament
Why it happened - they expanded the field
Why it makes me happy -not playing Friday....now I know I am playing Saturday with my good buddy. We are going to have so much fun!!!

HappyUP!!! -new kicks
Why it happened -I ordered them
Why it makes me happy -who wouldn't LOVE a new pair of Lemon Drop yellow for the dawgs!?!?

HappyUP!!! - getting stuff done
Why it happened -I was kicking it
Why it makes me happy - I can procrastinate and be a little lazy. NOT today!!!


Monday, September 16, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4903

HappyUP!!! - thunderstorm
Why it happened - it's weather
Why it makes me happy -OMG!!! A pre-rain season rain! I didn't know it was coming until it was about an hour and half away. I had the time to make some necessary changes outside. I just enjoyed that storm.

HappyUP!!! - RTT session
Why it happened - my client needed it
Why it makes me happy - this client had been to others. I could see in her face when I brought her out of trance that she had been somewhere special. I made a GREAT transformative recording for her. We had a lovely chat.

HappyUP!!! -Alec Baldwin roast
Why it happened -I recorded it
Why it makes me happy -the humor was so NON-PC that I wonder, in this day and age, how Comedy Central can get away with this stuff.....and THAT subject got addressed during the program. It makes me happy that there is a haven for this kind of creative expression

HappyUP!!! - I got a partner
Why it happened -I asked
Why it makes me happy -OK....now just have to wait to see if we get accepted. I am sure we will


Sunday, September 15, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4902

HappyUP!!! - Whole Foods
Why it happened -I kicked my butt
Why it makes me happy - spent a little too much TV time. Glad I got to go to one of my favorite places late .....and get some much needed items....while visiting with neighbors

HappyUP!!! - no handicap change
Why it happened -played "just good enough"
Why it makes me happy -I'm SET for the next two weeks. I'm really appreciating this little ritual we regular golfers have for the next few months. It all changes next year!

HappyUP!!! - 49ers win
Why it happened - maybe they are better
Why it makes me happy -I don't really care....I just prefer hearing my buddies I am around talking more positively and getting their hopes up.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4901

HappyUP!!! -Uber
Why it happened -going to a party
Why it makes me happy -I don't know the area...haven't used the app in the world. The driver was great. He was thrilled with his tip. Nice ride.

HappyUP!!! -getting a ride home
Why it happened -I asked a friend
Why it makes me happy -went to a party...didn't have to drive either way. I love being a passenger

HappyUP!!! -the party
Why it happened -my friend turned 60
Why it makes me happy -the venue was FABULOUS....weather could not have been better...band sounded great...food was delicious...always someone to talk to. Perfect time

Friday, September 13, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4900

HappyUP!!! -riding with the nephew
Why it happened - my treat
Why it makes me happy -always love spending time with this guy. 4 hours next to each other in a cart is quality time

HappyUP!!! - 100 Days of HappyUP!!!'s to go?
Why it happened -I'm persistent
Why it makes me happy -I LOVE my HappyUP!!!'s. Today, I am within 100 of the finish line (maybe). It's a mark I set in my mind years ago ....The HappyUP!!! 5000.  There is something about a marathon that, once you know the finish line is in site, you get a bit more pep in your step

HappyUP!!!  - birdies and near birdies
Why it happened -skills
Why it makes me happy -I'm getting closer! The birdie CHANCES is what tells me that. I got two today and could have easily had 5.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4899

HappyUP!!! -a returned call
Why it happened - she got around to it
Why it makes me happy -I won't get what I was looking for....but I will get a 20% discount.

HappyUP!!! - a volunteer dropped back
Why it happened -I asked
Why it makes me happy - full group tomorrow!

HappyUP!!! - poached eggs
Why it happened -I own an egg maker
Why it makes me happy -I don't think I have ever had poached eggs before. I probably didn't do them right. LOVE my egg maker...they were tasty and OH SO EASY (<---i dig="" easy="" p="" that="" thing="">

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4898

HappyUP!!! -Carolinas
Why it happened -I was hungry
Why it makes me happy -not sure the last time I stopped by this local dig...it's probably why it tasted so good today!

HappyUP!!! - putting
Why it happened - I have a system
Why it makes me happy -the flat stick felt very good in my hands. You can tell when you are putting a good roll on the ball.  Yeah, I was a bit frisky a couple of times

HappyUP!!! -3 birdies
Why it happened - see that putting thing above....plus some other stuff
Why it makes me happy - hit some pretty incredible shots today....something might be FINALLY turning the corner

HappyUP!!! - paperwork and responsibility
Why it happened - it's what I do
Why it makes me happy -got a LOT done today....time to have a lot of FUN this weekend!!!


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4897

HappyUP!!! -TableTopics Mastering
Why it happened -it was my turn
Why it makes me happy -it's one of my favorite jobs. I had a lot of fun with it today...gave appropriate, but handleable, challenges for each person at their skill level.

HappyUP!!! - dismissal at the White House
Why it happened -who knows for sure
Why it makes me happy - John Bolton has always scared me a bit. Who knows what is next but I think this was a good move

HappyUP!!! - JG speech
Why it happened -it was her turn
Why it makes me happy - one of her best ever...speaking on leadership...and some self-assessment. It was soooo well done

HappyUP!!! - Suicide Prevention Day
Why it happened -we do that stuff
Why it makes me happy - it slipped by quietly...and that's OK. Yet, any time we can do something about mental health, we should.


Monday, September 09, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4896

HappyUP!!! -P.A.B.
Why it happened -our President likes to tweet
Why it makes me happy -I think it would be so funny if all of the Dem candidates started to refer to him as "PAB-In-Chief." I mean, after all, he asked for it. He was being pretty small

HappyUP!!! - Facebook Page
Why it happened -initiative
Why it makes me happy -I'm very proud of our president. He is grabbing the club by the horns. It makes me want to get behind him and do my job even better

HappyUP!!! -Antonio Brown
Why it happened - he's Antonio Brown
Why it makes me happy - we shall see what happens. IF one is going to act like a jerk, one BETTER NOT have once acted like a BIG jerk in the past.

Sunday, September 08, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4895

HappyUP!!! -Elo's joke
Why it happened - we do that
Why it makes me happy -OMG! I will NOT repeat that one here. BUT...I will be repeating it! OMG... it's got it all!

HappyUP!!! - US Open Final
Why it happened - it's a tradition
Why it makes me happy - 2 guys....almost 5 hours....laying it all out there...momentum shifts...it's everything you want in an athletic championship final

HappyUP!!! - 8 iron /putt/birdie 13
Why it happened -skills
Why it makes me happy -THAT ball never left the flag....a bit disappointing that it flew OVER the flag and left a longer putt than what it looked. BUT.....that putt....THAT putt...never left the hole!

JollyJottings
8 iron 1....sandie/bullet 3/...flushed 7 iron 6...hybrid hook/pitch 7...unbelievable recovery pitch 8.....6 iron/largo/birdie 9....drive/3 wood 10...8 iron/putt/birdie 13...putt 14...pitch 16

Saturday, September 07, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4894

HappyUP!!! -Antonio Brown GONE
Why it happened -decisive management
Why it makes me happy -the Raiders tried...but...misbehavior is misbehavior. LATER!!!

HappyUP!!! - Univ of Tennessee shirt
Why it happened -U of T did the right thing
Why it makes me happy -it was "wear your team shirt" to school day. One kid, disadvantaged, had to create his own. It was crude...but cute...and brave. He got bullied for it. U of T created an actual shirt out of it that they sell in their store.  I might just order one if I can get one!

HappyUP!!! - Bianca Andreescu
Why it happened -US Open
Why it makes me happy -what a joy and a surprise this tennis player is. Number 152 at beginning of the year...and number 5 now. She handled the crowd as well as Serena with a poise far beyond her years and experience!

HappyUP!!! - keeping the chin up
Why it happened -I do that
Why it makes me happy - I hit 2 greens today....that is the WORST ball striking day of the year. Yet, I hung in there...fought...and kept the damage to a minimum! I LOVE that about me


Friday, September 06, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4893

HappyUP!!! -Giants
Why it happened -Dodgers
Why it makes me happy - OK...it's the Dodgers season....which makes this kind of nice

HappyUP!!! - breaking even
Why it happened -late round heroics
Why it makes me happy -tough day...but played the last 4 hold even and we escaped

HappyUP!!! - aid to Bahamas
Why it happened - people do that
Why it makes me happy -cool to see Tyler Perry donate a plane...other stuff getting there...as soon as it could...even if the people never use it

HappyUP!!! -weather
Why it happened -contrast to The Bahamas and east coast
Why it makes me happy -do I feel guilty? OH NO!!! Trust me, we pay for this weather! Do I appreciate a day like today more? You bet!!!


Thursday, September 05, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4892

HappyUP!!! -great drive
Why it happened - I left early
Why it makes me happy -sun rising over my shoulder...no traffic....some brisk morning air...beautiful mountains

HappyUP!!! -seeing the fur balls
Why it happened - I had been away
Why it makes me happy -nobody killed anybody! LOL...didn't think that would happen...but...you never know. One little problem did surface. Easy solve for the future!

HappyUP!!! - Podcasts
Why it happened -I was driving
Why it makes me happy - heard the inside scoop from a couple of somewhat famous musicians. Nice way to pass the drive time. Interesting stuff

HappyUP!!! -unpacked
Why it happened -I forced myself
Why it makes me happy - yep....just GOT IT DONE!!!

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4891


HappyUP!!! -string change
Why it happened -planning
Why it makes me happy -this is not my favorite thing to do. I can ALWAYS find something to distract me when I am home. I knew there would be some downtime on this trip...and I was right! Got it out of the way early

HappyUP!!! -outrageous putt
Why it happened -a lot of skill...and some luck as well
Why it makes me happy -it got me a skin....and brought my partner and I back into the game. It was pretty cool. 40 feet...downhill...about 8 feet of break. I could stand out there and hit it 100 times and not make it

HappyUP!!! - steaks
Why it happened -it was on the menu
Why it makes me happy -dude at “the que” put a nice burn on these puppies. I don’t eat a lot of meat...but I sure could eat a lot of what was going on tonight!

HappyUP!!! -bro joining us
Why it happened -he’s a planner
Why it makes me happy -great timing on his part. Just fantastic to have him along to pick up the baton!


Tuesday, September 03, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4890

That Burrito has a LOVELY view!!!
HappyUP!!! - 5 skins
Why it happened -a couple of unlikely birdies
Why it makes me happy -WINNING is always a HappyUP!!! Sure, you can learn a lot from losing...but I’m not always looking for an education

HappyUP!!! - great drive
Why it happened -I had to get to my venue
Why it makes me happy - no traffic...up in the mountains...some fresh air into the car...fully gassed up... car performing well.

HappyUP!!! -podcast
Why it happened -I was driving
Why it makes me happy -I learned some great stuff today about a topic that someone bugs me about. I didn’t see it coming

HappyUP!!! - guy time
Why it happened -it’s a trip
Why it makes me happy -great BBQ chicken....dice...up in the Sierra’s in luxury! Nice!!!


Monday, September 02, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4889

HappyUP!!! -whiffle ball
Why it happened -a tradition
Why it makes me happy -great to get out there with “the kids” and also running into some old friends and just having a time. Entire family together too. Great stuff

HappyUP!!! -Practice Reg Assignment
Why it happened -I signed up
Why it makes me happy -glad to be knocking this off the list. I drew a lady that I have met. This is going to be fun

HappyUP!!! -Whole Foods
Why it happened -needed some stuff
Why it makes me happy -there is NO QUESTION...that store is an experience. AND they had something I have wanted to try (popular brand) that none of the other chains have been carrying.


Sunday, September 01, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4888

HappyUP!!! -big win
Why it happened -a decent round of golf played
Why it makes me happy - looking like it will be a winning year. Big wins kind of lock that in

HappyUP!!! -Don G joining us
Why it happened -he needed a game
Why it makes me happy -great guy! Don’t get to play with him very often.

HappyUP!!! -solid round of golf
Why it happened -working on something
Why it makes me happy -it’s been a search for most of the year. I’m building a track record with what my latest find is. HIGH OPTIMISM

HappyUP!!! -small gift to the nephew
Why it happened -nobody spent the lucre
Why it makes me happy - I didn’t need it. He appreciated, I am sure