Sunday, July 31, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1644

HappyUP!!! - 7 iron on 7
Why it happened - just dropped a great shot in there
Why it makes me happy - I darn near holed it out for an eagle. GREAT shot!

------who wouldn't love this face on their tummy on a lazy Sunday afternoon?

HappyUP!!! - Fantasy Golf win
Why it happened - I play....and dumb luck
Why it makes me happy - I increased my winnings on the money list. Yeah, I'm behind this year.....but it doesn't mean I'm done! Never give up!!!

HappyUP!!! - tomato drop
Why it happened - I have excess
Why it makes me happy - I just love leaving toms on people's doorstep. Most of the time, I get a "thank you" e-mail in return.....just like I did today. Nope, I don't need the "thanks," but it's always a nice thing when it floats back to me. Giving toms = great karma!

HappyUP!!! - tacos
Why it happened - I had some burger laying around
Why it makes me happy - OK, if I ate these all the time, there would be more of me around than I care to see. Tacos are one of my favorite foods....and I really like the way that I make mine!


6 iron on on 2....7 iron on iron 9....wedge/putt 11....hybrid 13...bunker shot 15...putt on on 17

Fantasy Golf win

Saturday, July 30, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1643

HappyUP!!! - a picnic
Why it happened - I was invited
Why it makes me happy - great sandwich...shady trees...a park....the best company....need I say more?

HappyUP!!! - waking up
Why it happened - I dunno...I get another day?
Why it makes me happy - some days are just better to wake up to than others

HappyUP!!! - tennis
Why it happened - I made the invitation
Why it makes me happy - tennis courts....and the bench to rest's really all one needs for a night's entertainment

Friday, July 29, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1642 - Fri

HappyUP!!! - a toothbrush
Why it happened - I was given a new one
Why it makes me happy - I could go on about how much of the world does not have the easy availability to good dental hygeine.....and how lucky we are....and be absolutely grateful about that. And I am.'s more than that.

------a new toothbrush

HappyUP!!! - time with an advisor
Why it happened - I set it up
Why it makes me happy - it's always great to be in the presence of someone that KNOWS more about an important subject than you do. It helps to take your thinking to a higher level

HappyUP!!! - a persuader
Why it happened - the persuader was in my presence
Why it makes me happy - I was persuaded to alter my plans of the day.........and.....soooo much
for the better. I ended up having a day that could not have been more perfect

Thursday, July 28, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1641

HappyUP!!! - ducked under 100
Why it happened - a missed forecast
Why it makes me happy - I don't like it when it's 100.....and neither does the ol' Nutter Almanac

HappyUP!!! - doing some pickin
Why it happpened - I grow..I pick
Why it makes me happy - getting plenty to give to my friends....and for myself

--------Pastrami quesadilla....c' know it sounds delicious.....and you would be correct, sir

HappyUP!!! - Clicgear
Why it happened - I ordered some
Why it makes me happy - no more borrowing equipment for me.....always like to be self reliant


A day under a 100
Doing some picking
Cleaning up
Getting my notes together
Delivery of Clicgear

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1640

HappyUP!!! - putting
Why it happened - I work at it
Why it makes me happy - the rest of the golf game is shaky. I'll get that fixed. Glad the flat stick is working

------c'mon....this is a public sidewalk....I don't know this cat....should anything be this relaxed and unworried?....YES!.....lesson learned

HappyUP!!! - GREAT speeches
Why it happened - Toastmasters
Why it makes me happy - I was WAAAAAAAY enlightened by our speaker today. WOW! Blown away

HappyUP!!! - 9 iron into 7
Why it happened - who knows today
Why it makes me happy - today was not a good ball striking day. When I pulled out this 9 iron, I knew it would be a stretch to get it to pin considering how poorly I was hitting the ball. I darn near holed it out.....and then made the tricky 5 footer for the birdie.

HappyUP!!! - appointment made
Why it happened - finally connected
Why it makes me happy - we kept missing each was glad to hook up vc to vc on the phone today and set up a time to get together


Getting appointment

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1639

HappyUP!!! - Toastmasters
Why it happened - it's Tuesday
Why it makes me happy - I heard 2 great speeches...all these members came in after me....I know I had a hand in shaping their of charge....just reaching into other's lives

------my buddy's new lab puppy! C' know it's a HappyUP!!!'s a puppy

HappyUP!!! - my speech
Why it happened - I am called to deliver
Why it makes me happy - I got the evaluations afterward. I inspired take the reigns...and LEAD

HappyUP!!! - ordering some needed stuff
Why it happened - I cut throgh the crap
Why it makes me happy - everyone wants the BEST deal. Been shopping awhile....hate shopping for the best deal......but....I'm pretty sure I got the closest to...if not the on some equipment I needed. need to brag...real bargain shoppers MIGHT do better....I only know I got a deal WAY cheaper than where I started


Hearing 2 great speeches
Giving a good speech
Doing a good turn
Ordering needed stuff

Monday, July 25, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1638

HappyUP!!! - walking
Why it happened - it's what I do
Why it makes me happy - hey, when you get the bonus of.....

-------this can you not LOVE it? HappyUP!!! on steroids

HappyUP!!! - knee
Why it happened - ice
Why it makes me happy -still nursing it....gets better all the time...we'll see...but liking what is happening

HappyUP!!! - talking with bro
Why it happened - I rang him up
Why it makes me happy - he is having fun all week......and I LOVE that! Love the bro


Fun on FB
Speech written
Gorgeous day
Texting with Bro

Sunday, July 24, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1637

HappyUP!!! - nice knee
Why it happened - I take care
Why it makes me happy - I played tennis last night....walked 18 today...played decently in both thankful I have the time to be dedicated to icing. This deal will go away soon.....probably not as fast as if I stayed off of it...but....what is the fun of that?

------Dr Stogie says, "Ice!....Ice!....Ice!

HappyUP - outrageous putting
Why it happened - I'm a good putter
Why it makes me happy - a LONG birdie putt made on 2....a LONG par putt made on 3....a TRICKY par putt made on 7....a nice birdie putt on 8...and on 10....all in all....I was waving the flat stick well today.

HappyUP!!! - Canadian Open
Why it happened - they play it every year
Why it makes me happy - if Andres Romero had gotten that ball up and down on 18, I could have been the Fantasy Golf winner this week.....and a very unlikely one at that. It made things a bit exciting!


Getting some GREAT news

Saturday, July 23, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1636

HappyUP!!! - Castaway
Why it happened - stumbled across it on TV
Why it makes me happy - I'd only seen this movie once....everything about catching this movie today was perfect

HappyUP!!! - slappin fuzzy
Why it happened - I got an invitation
Why it makes me happy - I don't do it enough.....but I love playing tennis. I was also thrilled that my knee seemed to enjoy it too. I've had some concern there.

HappyUP!!! - stuffed pepper lunch
Why it happened - my garden
Why it makes me happy - it was a new idea. Take some long sweet peppers I grew, throw in some jalapenos, onions, and tomatoes that I grew too......stuff those into the long sweet peppers.....toss in a generous helping of mozarella cheese.....350 for 15-20 minutes...LOVE eating out of my garden.


Great Sleep
Slappin Fuzzy
Trip to my favorite market
Feeling good about knee

Friday, July 22, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1635

HappyUP!!! - iPhone 4 offer
Why it happened - AT&T wants to keep my business
Why it makes me happy - my phone screen cracked recently. I still have a few months to go on my current plan. Good to know I have an option besides merely replacing the screen.

HappyUP!!! - keeping it close to par (for awhile)
Why it happened - good attitude....some great shots....and some scrambling
Why it makes me happy - learning to alter things because of the knee. I learned today that I can make things happen even when I am hitting some shots that are less than stellar (and I mean....NOT stellar)

HappyUP!!! - getting the schedule out
Why it happened - it was due
Why it makes me happy - this was the most ambitious project yet in this venue. It didn't take me as long as I thought.....and I put out a nice product

HappyUP!!! - dinner
Why it happened - I got an invitation
Why it makes me happy - hard to imagine a better dinner than this one.
HappyUP!!! - great night sleep
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - when it gets warmer, my sleep can suffer a bit. It didn't tonight.


GREAT morning
iPhone 4 offer
Getting the schedule done
Speech notes....upcoming training delivery....peeps depend on me
(when you don't think the world revolves around you.....very liberating....and infinitely attractive to be "unimportant")

Thursday, July 21, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1634

HappyUP!!! - Jimboys
Why it happened - I got hungry
Why it makes me happy - I LOVE a Jimboy Taco. I haven't had on in AGES. It was just what the doctor ordered

HappyUP!!! - Borders
Why it happened - I needed some summer reads
Why it makes me happy - this is a bittersweet HappyUP!!! They are closing down. That is NOT a HappyUP!!! at all....not one bit. Yet....all I could think of was all of the happy hours that I spent in that store over the years.....browsing....getting needed books....meeting different friends for a coffee...Legos events.....seeing some performances.

HappyUP!!! - good range session
Why it happened - I needed to test my knee
Why it makes me happy - yes, my knee seems to have a little something going on....but it seemed manageable.....and I was hitting some solid shots


Fantasy Golf
Good range session
Jimboys Tacos
Hooking up with Dennis
Calling it quits after 6
A GREAT night's sleep
Running across my old pal Cindy

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1633

HappyUP!!! - Seeing my old friend, J
Why it happened - I knew where lunch was
Why it makes me happy - always loved J.....great person. It was super
to get to visit for a couple of moments.

HappyUP!!! - walking my favorite pooch
Why it happened - it needs to's a pooch
Why it makes me happy - a little walk with great company and the pooch...late at night when the weather cools a's one of my favorite things.

HappyUP!!! - dentist trip
Why it happened - I do that a few times a year
Why it makes me happy - this was just a cleaning.....but I'm doing a pretty good job. Not much grinding going on today.....and that is a BIG HappyUP!!! I have a high threshold for pain....but I really prefer not to have to test it more than I have to!

HappyUP!!! - great night at the club
Why it happened - I got to spend some time with new friends
Why it makes me happy - a part of be looking to expand your circle. People you always need to be thinking of expansion.


Dentist trip
Area Governor
Gorgeous eve at the club
Seeing my old friend J
Running across another friend
Chatting with Dick S and Tim S

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1632

HappyUP!!! - getting my backpackback
Why it happened - I lent it to friends
Why it makes me happy - it actually came back cleaner than I sent it out. It was more like I sent it to the dry cleaners than sent it up a mountain with someone. The guy that used it loved the way it was constructed so...that was cool.

HappyUP!!! - Secretariat
Why it happened - my friend ordered it
Why it makes me happy - great movie night at my friend's house

HappyUP!!! - Area Governor visit
Why it happened - it's required every so often
Why it makes me happy - she's a neat lady.....she was impressed by our club....and she is going to do a great job for us this year.


Great day in the markets
Area Governor visit
Meeting after the meeting
Getting my backpackback
Meeting arranged with a helper
Putting thoughts together
Great day...loving life

Monday, July 18, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1631

HappyUP!!! - a call from the prez
Why it happened - she's taking the helm
Why it makes me happy - it's a new Toastmasters year. It's great to see this young lady taking on the job with enthusiasm.

HappyUP!!! - a volunteer
Why it happened - the opportunity was presented
Why it makes me happy - awesome to get the slot in the cabinet filled

HappyUP!!! - license plate frame
Why it happened - I went to the store
Why it makes me happy - On top, it said, "No worries......" and along the bottom it said,
"God's got it covered." It put a smile on my face and made me say, "Yep, He always has for me."


Call from the prez
A person volunteered
Gorgeous weather
Setting up a meeting
Getting some things organized

Sunday, July 17, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1630

HappyUP!!! - info update from a very sick friend
Why it happened - he keeps us up to date on a website
Why it makes me happy - you can't help but LOVE this guy's optimism and fight. Uplifting

HappyUP!!! - e-mail from old buddy
Why it happened - I was thought of
Why it makes me happy - yet another unplanned get together will happen soon

HappyUP!!! - World Cup Soccer
Why it happened - it's every 4 years
Why it makes me happy - OK....I'm not a huge soccer fan....let alone women's soccer. Hey....I admit it. I do like just about ANY sporting event where you KNOW it's for all the marbles and people are laying it out there. I would have loved to see the US win....but....ya wasn't so bad that Japan did either. Exciting game!

HappyUP!!! - some NUTrageous pars
Why it happened - I'm a scrambler
Why it makes me happy - NOBODY would have guessed I'd put par on the card on 11...let alone 16! Saved me some dough!


A info update from a very sick friend

An e-mail from an old buddy wanting to get together

Drive/hybrid/wedge on 1.....punch recovery/chip/putt on 2....flighted wedge/putt 4....8 iron chip/putt on 5.....8 iron chip on 5 on 7 on 9.....putt on 10... outrageous par on 11.....putt on 12....9 iron/putt on 14.....3 wood 15.....chip in and outrageous par on 16.....putt on on 18

World Cup Soccer
Early tee time.....5 guys walking...playing in 4 hours

Saturday, July 16, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1629

HappyUP!!! - Toastmaster training
Why it happened - we do that
Why it makes me happy - I went to TLI....knocked down the requirements.....outstanding way to enhance my way of helping others

HappyUP!!! - opponents
Why it happened - team play
Why it makes me happy - we played my brother's club today...I know a lot of the guys in his club. I knew the two we played against.....and couldn't ask for greater guys to play with.

HappyUP!!! - sportsmanship
Why it happened - see great guys above
Why it makes me happy - they gave me a favorable ruling......that may not have been exactly what the rulebook says....but...taking in all the was the right thing to do.

HappyUP!!! - near ace
Why it happened - a bit of skills
Why it makes me happy - I chased that one down to within 2 ft of a dunk

HappyUP!!! - tremendous putt
Why it happened - skills and a read
Why it makes me happy - this was a TOUGH putt....our team needed a turnaround.....this putt made it happen.......35 ft....down hill...extreme right to the bottom of the jar


TM training
Wonderful insights about a loser
9 iron on 7.....GREAT putt on 8....A wedge on on on 12....wedge on 13....comeback after bad break on 14......7 iron on on 18
Great times after team play
GREAT night

Friday, July 15, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1628

HappyUP!!! - great news
Why it happened - the doc did his job
Why it makes me happy - my buddy is going to be fine......loved the news.

HappyUP!!! - chip in on 16
Why it happened - been working on this shot
Why it makes me happy - it was a critical juncture....and I delivered...big time

HappyUP!!! - the weather
Why it happened - it's weather
Why it makes me happy - it's July here....should have been a broil.....but absolutely beautiful for walking the course.


Drive/5 iron;chip 2.....flop shot on 3....punch shot/wedge on 4......6 iron on 5...8 iron/putt on 7.......5 iron on 8.....chip on 11....bunker shot on on 13....bunker shot 15....chip in on 16....6 iron 17...chip on 18

Great news
British Open
Great weather

Thursday, July 14, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1627

HappyUP!!! - leading a major
Why it happened - I play Fantasy Golf
Why it makes me happy - this is a MAJOR

HappyUP!!! - the OPEN
Why it happened - it's in the golf calendar
Why it makes me happy - it's a different brand of golf.....out over the pond on the links....very entertaining TV

HappyUP!!! - outstanding practice
Why it happened - I am a grinder
Why it makes me happy - a little closer to getting my game in line


Great news
Leading The OPEN in Fantasy Golf
Full group for golf tomorrow
Call from RV
Call from JA
Gorgeous weather

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1626

HappyUP!!! - a couple of great speeches
Why it happened - Toastmasters
Why it makes me happy - OUTSTANDING to mentor...and see the results

HappyUP!!! - a serendiptous rendevouz
Why it happened - I was hungry
Why it makes me happy - I hadn't been to the Yard House. I ran into the entire class of fine gals from my graduating high school class......doing a mini-re-union. They insisted that I hang with them for the night. Such great fun

HappyUP!!! - calamari and fish tacos
Why it happened - the Yard House
Why it makes me happy - see above...the Yard House has it down


A couple of great speeches...showing development
Getting work done
Calamari and Fish Tacos
A serendipitous occasion
A ride
A great day

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1625

HappyUP!!! - Table Topics
Why it happened - it's Toastmasters
Why it makes me happy - I won! OK....that was just a side note. The real joy was being asked a very serious question......and to be able to have some fun with it....make the people laugh...and then make them tear up a little......all in about 2 minutes.

HappyUP!!! - finding a notebook
Why it happened - serendipity
Why it makes me happy - I looked all over the place for this thing about a month ago. It wasn't a critical notebook....but it did have some jottings that were good reference. I was tidying up the trunk of my car and....VOILA!!!...there it was. Don't you just love finding things when you had given up looking for them.

HappyUP!!! - procedure complete
Why it happened - my buddy needed it
Why it makes me happy - one step closer to getting some answers.


Knocking down some paperwork
Solid errands run
Finding info on line and saving me a trip
Knowing my little buddy did great

Monday, July 11, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1624

HappyUP!!!! - the Squeeze Inn
Why it happened - brekko
Why it makes me happy - this is one of my favorite places to have breakfast. I happened to be in the town it's in today. As usual, the Squeeze delivered

HappyUP!!! - mountain golf
Why it happened - I was invited
Why it makes me happy - perfect weather.....shorts and shirt sleeves at 9:30 a.m......clean mountain air....a great golf course....sunshine with a breeze that wasn't nasty enough to effect the golf

HappyUP!!! - seeing my buddy
Why it happened - he set up the golf
Why it makes me happy - I hadn't seen this guy in years. We kept talking about getting together. Then, he got sick......really sick......he's still locked in a battle with cancer. It was awesome to spend time together.......and go back to his vacation spot and enjoy a home grilled cheeseburger to boot! A GREAT day!

HappyUP!!! - driving home
Why it happened - ya gotta come back once ya leave
Why it makes me happy - convertible.....Interstate 80 through the mountains....perfect temperatures. I'm a conservative driver.....but it can be kind of easy to "let er drift" coming back down the mountain. For whatever reason, I was just soaking it all in. It was a good thing too....the CHP had the full on speed trap going on....HappyUP!!!! for me! (Not so much for the people that I saw pulled over)

HappyUP!!! - a nice long walk
Why it happened - I like to walk
Why it makes me happy - every once in awhile, I do "the loop." It's about 4 miles. It's one of my favorites. You get quiet places....busy's pretty much got it all when you are out looking to work off a bit of that Squeeze In brekko and a cheeseburger lunch!


Driving up
Driving back
Perfect weather
GREAT personal time
Awesomeist Cheese burger
Great weather for a walk
Squeeze In
Quality golf shots

Sunday, July 10, 2011

HappyUP!! -Day 1623

HappyUP!!! - anticipation
Why it happened - thinking about tomorrow
Why it makes me happy - it's going to be a GREAT day!

HappyUP!!! - great weather/great walk
Why it happened - it just had to
Why it makes me happy - I just love GORGEOUS summer nights here in the valley

HappyUP!!! - the travelling sprinkler
Why it happened - I got a new one
Why it makes me happy - it worked! I've got an old bermuda lawn. It's not really worth putting in an entire sprinkler system for. There are a couple of runs that make for inconvenient watering. The traveller worked like a CHAMP!


Trav sprinkler
Standing up for my partner
Being in competition
Anticipation for 2morrow
Great weather...great walk

Saturday, July 09, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1622

HappyUP!!! - tournament day
Why it happened - my club puts them on
Why it makes me happy - nothing like a tourney to fire up the competitive juices. Yeah, my partner and I could have played a touch better. No matter. FUN!

HappyUP!!! - team play
Why it happened - my club has a team
Why it makes me happy - after the tourney in the morning, I turned around and represented our club against another club. I won my individual match after staging a tremendous comeback. I was 3 down through 10 holes. It took me until the 18th hole to do it...but I pulled it out. My partner and I won our team match. Overall, our club ended up with a tie. It's not what you want on your home course....but it's better than a loss. My partner and I pulled our weight as he won his individual match. We got the maximum 6 points.

HappyUP!!! - brilliant chip
Why it happened - a little skill
Why it makes me happy - my opponent and I were all tied going into the last hole. His third shot into the par 5 came up short. Mine scooted a little long.....leaving me with an EXTREMELY fidgety little chip shot......which I knocked up for a gimmie. Lots of class by my opponent to concede that putt. I love the sportsmanship of golf

HappyUP!!! - great breeze
Why it happened - weather
Why it makes me happy - I was soooooooo happy that we caught a lovely day. Trust me, you really don't want to be out playing 36 holes if it was a baking day!


Tournament day
36 holes
Drive/pitch on 1....9 iron on 2....hybrid 3....3 wood on 4...hybrid 7....5 iron 9....5 iron/chip 10...putt on 11...6 iron 12...wedge 13....9 iron 14...wedge 16....wedge 18
Team on 1....recovery shot on 2...bunker shot on 4...9 iron 7....7 iron iron 13....wedge/putt wedge 16
Winning my match
Hanging with the team
Great breeze for the day

Friday, July 08, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1621

HappyUP!!!- an invitation
Why it happened - I have a warrior friend
Why it makes me happy - this guy is battling for his life.......and he wants me to tee it up with him early next week....right before he goes into another round of battling....with a cancer situation that is horrific as it gets.....the HappyUP!!!...???? how a guy in that condition...can uplift me! Wow.........why me?

HappyUP!!! - text from my friend
Why it happened - who knows?
Why it makes me happy - it makes me more than happy. I have a friend...who has a former friend....that wants to "share some goods"....but the former friend is clueless....and does not know that ALL the goods have been shared......INCLUDING how thqt personn ratted out a friend and shared things he probably shouldn't have....that led back to cracks me up.

HappyUP!!! - birdie on 5
Why it happened - nice putt
Why it makes me happy - first time I have birdiend that hole....another one off the bingo card

Thursday, July 07, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1620

HappyUP!!! - watching the intermediates
Why it happened - I got the chance
Why it makes me happy - I love watching kids...on a mission to get better

HappyUP!!! - reunion
Why it happened - I am loved
Why it makes me happy - my former staff got together.....coordinated their schedules....three years all get together......cuz their is love and respect regarding US.

HappyUP!!! - a wonderful dinner
Why it happened - I get some great invitations
Why it makes me happy - it was so good....the sharing of information spectacular.....just spectacular!

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1619

HappyUP!!! - calamari
Why it happened - I saw someone having it
Why it makes me happy - I hadn't had some of my favorite foods in quite some time. This wasn't the best I had ever had....but it was a tasty treat for sure

HappyUP!!! - walk off homer
Why it happened - the pitch did not find it's intended location
Why it makes me happy - ...and Schierholtz put it into McCovey Cove in the bottom of the 14th. Cya, Padres!!!

HappyUP!!! - range session
Why it happened - I put myself out there
Why it makes me happy - I had it going......just striping it!


6 iron 2.....5 iron/pitch on 3....chip on 4.....2 putt on 9....7 iron 17
range session
time at my club
Considerate call from meeting attendee
Changes in the lineup handled smoothly
Schierholtz walk off homer in 14th
News from a friend

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1618

HappyUP!!! - improv meeting
Why it happened - back after a holiday
Why it makes me happy - any time we have Toastmasters on the heels of a 3 day holiday, chaos can ensue. Today was no different. The potential was there. Everyone shifted around, however, and another great meeting ensued. We even got a new member!

HappyUP!!! - Homer's Odyssey
Why it happened - history channel
Why it makes me happy - I really loved how this program brought the depiction of this classic book to life. Amazing job by producers.

HappyUP!!! - market review
Why it happened - I do that occasionally
Why it makes me happy - it was nice to see an actual little rally over the last 5 days or so. After a downturn, an "up" of about 500 points is a HappyUP!!!!


Improvised meeting
Tour de France
Great show on Homer's Odyssey
Stock Market review
Super walk
Just a whole lot of happiness

Monday, July 04, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1617 Fourth of July

HappyUP!!! - we right sized
Why it happened - one guy cancelled
Why it makes me happy - we had one too many to golf today....and though the pro shop works with was going to be impossible. We ended up with a great group.

-------blue sky is always nice, dont you think? Love this shot I caught this morning.

HappyUP!!! - new friend, old friend
Why it happened - golf
Why it makes me happy - golf, if you are properly indocrinated to the sport, is such a great way to come together on relationship levels. Though getting better at the game can be drive you crazy, the social aspect compares to no other.

HappyUP!!! - IMing with a buddy
Why it happened - I IM
Why it makes me happy - LOVE this bud! Great discussion!

HappyUP!!! - Fourth of July
Why it happened - it's the fourth
Why it makes me happy - it is a great opportunity to reflect upon how hard it was to win our independence. The risks that were taken by our founding fathers were FLIPPING INSANE. Talk about ganos....and big balls! I get to enjoy what they did......just because I was born here.

Sunday, July 03, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1616

HappyUP!!! - new friend Gram
Why it happened - the pro shop
Why it makes me happy - Gram was a delightful fill in for our group that was a little short due to holiday weekend

HappyUP!!! - fast play
Why it happened - we played early
Why it makes me happy - love to play fast....get it done...before the heat...and go about your day.

HappyUP!!! - offering up a favor
Why it happened - it's how I am
Why it makes me happy - though the favor wasn't ended up being needed, you will always feel great about yourself when you extend to others.

HappyUP!!! - birdie on 13
Why it happened - a smart shot...and a putt
Why it makes me happy - THAT was a tough putt.......but it was PERFECT!

HappyUP!!! - neighbors
Why it happened - I was walking
Why it makes me happy - this couple is so cute.....and so is Amiko the dog........and soooo happy to find out......Amiko will will be getting a human sister soon. Wonderful...wonderful...wonderful!

Saturday, July 02, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1615

HappyUP!!! - bike ride
Why it happened - I love to hammer
Why it makes me happy - I put it down for the cause today

HappyUP!!! - seeing my man
Why it happened - hey...he's my nephew
Why it makes me happy - I love he loves our much as I do

HappyUP!!! - taking care of business
Why it happened - my friend had some business to take care of
Why it makes me happy - I was the perfect one to help....I busted ass....and made life a bit easier for someone on the planet today. Does it get any better than that?


Bike ride
Nice walk
Seeing my man R
Setting golf for tomorrow
Helping out my friend

Friday, July 01, 2011

HappyUP!!! Day 1614

HappyUP!!! - golf pigdom
Why it happened - a four day weekend
Why it makes me happy - 36 holes with my best friends on the our new club...come on.....need I say more?

HappyUP!!! - birdie putt on hole 36
Why it happened - skills?
Why it makes me happy - THAT was not an easy one....but I have a good stroke....and when that baby found the jar....downhill 20 feet right to basically trued me up for the entire day of fun! What a way to close the great day!!!

HappyUP!!! - big favor for friends
Why it happened - my attenae was up
Why it makes me happy - I love fun......and safety.......and I played a role for my buddies. Nuff said!


Up early and taking care of business
Prepping for the heat
36 holes
Ham and Cheese Sandwich
Birdie putt on hole 36
6 iron on hole 35.....chip in on hole 22...flop on 23...chip in on hole 24
Perfect start of July
Giants unlikely win
Doing some friends a favor