Monday, April 30, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4297

HappyUP!!! - the lessons begin
Why it happened -I signed up
Why it makes me happy -cool licks going down already. Mysteries being unlocked at my fingertips

HappyUP!!! - my attorney
Why it happened -I called him
Why it makes me happy -one step closer to getting something off of my plate

HappyUP!!! - new screen
Why it happened - I caught the guy the other day
Why it makes me happy -so HAPPY to get some ventilation to this room now....more so in the summer!

Sunday, April 29, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4296

HappyUP!!! - moving my tee time up
Why it happened -another group had some room
Why it makes me happy - by me moving, it allowed another person to play in my place...and I got to play with guys I love but don't get to play with very often

HappyUP!!! - striped shots
Why it happened -I'm getting there
Why it makes me happy - the game is coming around. One of the ways to know that is when I start hitting multiple "striped" shots....had at least 3 of those today. 

HappyUP!!! - big win
Why it happened -I played ok...opponents played poorly
Why it makes me happy -a win is a win....even if my opponents were suffering. Hey, I suffer and people have no problem kicking my butt when I do.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4295

HappyUP!!! - signing up for a course
Why it happened - I needed to
Why it makes me happy - got some great free instruction....already improved. Can't wait for the rest of the program

HappyUP!!! - Macaroni Grill
Why it happened - my friend rang me up
Why it makes me happy - LOVE the Mac Grill. Great food and great company

HappyUP!!! - 81
Why it happened - I couldn't score
Why it makes me happy -if I shoot 81...and that was absolutely as bad as it could have been...I am heading in the correct direction! Easily could have been another 75 today without asking for much

Friday, April 27, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4294

HappyUP!!! - haircut
Why it happened -my stylist got me in
Why it makes me happy -I'm looking sharp again! Just in time to go to.....

HappyUP!!! - ....Speech Contest
Why it happened - I am a Toastmaster
Why it makes me happy - our entrant put in a super effort. Nope...he didn't win but he was better this time than the last time. LOVE seeing the improvement

HappyUP!!! - nice win
Why it happened -my partner and I got it on
Why it makes me happy -it wasn't as easy out there as we made it look! We had to both play well...and we did. Cha-CHING!

Thursday, April 26, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4293

HappyUP!!! - new sheets on
Why it happened -I ordered some
Why it makes me happy - they FIT! Hey, ya never know! LOVE the feeling of brand new sheets! It's been awhile

HappyUP!!! - contest appetizers done
Why it happened -I'm conscientious
Why it makes me happy - tomorrow's the night...but it's great to be ahead of the curve. Tasty too!

HappyUP!!! - a guest
Why it happened - in the neighborhood
Why it makes me happy - nice little stopby by my friend. It was super cathing up.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4292

HappyUP!!! - Massage chair research
Why it happened - I sat in one yesterday
Why it makes me happy -OK...these babies ain't the time I went through 4 different steps....with every step getting cheaper....that chair can be had for about 55% of what I was THINKING about paying last night! Hey, it's like I will be losing money if I don't buy one of these

HappyUP!!! - best score of the year
Why it happened -just some solid play
Why it makes me happy - it feels good to put a low number on the board again....on a course that is not playing short right now.

HappyUP!!! - big wins
Why it happened - see the above
Why it makes me happy -managed to rack up a big win with my partner on the front. One guy dropped out and I had almost as big a win on the back in an individual game. WINNING!... always a HappyUP!!!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4291

HappyUP!!! - RC Willey
Why it happened -my friend needed to pick something up
Why it makes me happy - ...and while that was going on....I found the massage chair section! Oh my! I will be doing some research in this area.  That baby knocked me out

HappyUP!!! - JR speech on improvisation
Why it happened - she had to speak on something
Why it makes me happy -great topic...and something we should all be working on to develop our skill set. 

HappyUP!!! -Ninja sushi
Why it happened -my buddy hit me up
Why it makes me happy - LOVE the had been a bit. Devoured it!

Monday, April 23, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4290

HappyUP!!! - catching the screen guy
Why it happened -I was observant
Why it makes me happy - I need a screen...he was doing a job across the street...I flagged him down and I will get a little irritation off my list

HappyUP!!! - walkmeter training function
Why it happened -I was screwing around
Why it makes me happy -not sure that I am going to use this...but I's a really cool little tool. 

HappyUP!!! - on the bike
Why it happened - I was doing a little test
Why it makes me happy - it was good to get out there again. I can't believe how far I used to ride...the willpower...but mostly...the seat! I just had a little fun

Sunday, April 22, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4289

HappyUP!!! - bracing the pipe
Why it happened -I do handyman stuff
Why it makes me happy -this has been on the list for a bit. I did a great job on this one

HappyUP!!! - Home Depot
Why it happened -I had a project
Why it makes me happy -BAM!!! I found EXACTLY what I was looking and out...even picked up a little extra something

HappyUP!!! - NBA First Round
Why it happened -it's that time of year
Why it makes me happy -lots of entertainment today. Some great games!

Saturday, April 21, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4288

HappyUP!!! - best round in a year
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - my comeback has been coming back. Today, it was very nice. Only 4 over WITH a double bogey. 

HappyUP!!! - hit 13 greens
Why it happened -ball striking out of this world
Why it makes me happy - THAT is a lot of greens for should have actually been 15. This is as many as I hit on ANY GREAT golfing day at ANY time in my golfing career. It feels great to be back from the abyss

HappyUP!!! - HUGE WIN
Why it happened -see the above
Why it makes me happy -it would be a shame to play so well and lose or barely win. Don't go "duh" on me like a big win is a given. I had a partner and opponents who could change that dynamic. All went well today!

Friday, April 20, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4287

HappyUP!!! - Parm chat
Why it happened -he called me
Why it makes me happy -LOVE this guy.  He's been back for a bit. 

HappyUP!!! - Birdies 9 and 10
Why it happened - skills
Why it makes me happy - a birdie on 9 is ALWAYS a money maker...tough hole to birdie too. The birdie on 10 was a gimmie (near eagle). It all springboarded into a nice win with Springer

HappyUP!!! -Plants IN
Why it happened - I garden
Why it makes me happy - love fresh veggies...this year...I am in pretty much on time. Nice planting weather too!

Thursday, April 19, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4286

HappyUP!!! - Belt 2 run homer
Why it happened - he does that
Why it makes me happy - the Giants NEEDED this win. Nice 

HappyUP!!! - Trav
Why it happened - I needed info
Why it makes me happy -fabulous to have this great resource. Needed it today

HappyUP!!! - playing with DD
Why it happened - we got paired
Why it makes me happy -the only thing better than playing with DD is being partnered with him. He's the best....and....WINNER!!!

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

HappyUP!! Day 4285

HappyUP!!! - doing my good deed
Why it happened - I was observant
Why it makes me happy -poor pooch....she wasn't used to being out....but out she found herself. I gathered her in, called the owner, and created a lovely reunion! Good hearstuff there!

HappyUP!!! - a comeback
Why it happened -I bucked it up
Why it makes me happy -I was on my partner. After about 7 holes, I was getting killed. Turned it around and came out with a BIG win!!!

HappyUP!!! - hybrids on 8/17 
Why it happened -I was on it
Why it makes me happy - the two birdies from those shots were HUGE! Plus, it is great to birdie those 2 par 3's...not easy to do

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4284

HappyUP!!! - magnetic hooks
Why it happened - I'm a thinker
Why it makes me happy -problem solved! All because I went..."seems like they should make..."...and they do and were easy to find

HappyUP!!! - Riding with the Muscle
Why it happened -we teed it up today
Why it makes me happy -glad that Tuesdays work for the kid. Fun day

HappyUP!!! - JG stepped up to speak
Why it happened - boldness
Why it makes me happy - this member would NEVER have done this as recently as a month ago. SO glad she did it today!

Monday, April 16, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4283

HappyUP!!! - Hailstorm
Why it happened -it's weather
Why it makes me happy -strange time of year for this. We don't get that many of them anyway. Pair that up with the doozy this was and you have a WILD day!

HappyUP!!! - chicken
Why it happened -I bbq'd last night
Why it makes me happy - I actually think, the way I make it, this is something that is even better the NEXT day than it was fresh off the grill. It was tonight

HappyUP!!! - UP way early
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - I'm on no schedule....I probably should be...because I LOVE being up way before the world is.  I got so much done while others are still dreaming

Sunday, April 15, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4282

HappyUP!!! - Fixing the vent screen
Why it happened - I am kind of happy
Why it makes me happy -it took a little noodling...but....I saved a ton of dough on this deal

HappyUP!!! - TraderJoes
Why it happened - I went shopping
Why it makes me happy -French Market Lemonade with Mini Peanut Butter cups? What a lovely little combo today

HappyUP!!! - Beautiful walk
Why it happened -I do that kind of thing
Why it makes me happy -marry up the weather and the trail and my mood was a zen thing

Saturday, April 14, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4281

HappyUP!!! - Warriors clobber Spurs in game 1
Why it happened -it's what the dubs do
Why it makes me happy -great TV to come home to tonight

HappyUP!!! - quesadilla
Why it happened -I ordered it
Why it makes me happy -our club tosses out a killer chicken's a lot but not too much. They keep it simple...simply delicious

HappyUP!!! - chip in birdie 2
Why it happened - I have some skills
Why it makes me happy - I was hoping for a par.....nice to get this unexpected treat so early in the round!

Friday, April 13, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4280

HappyUP!!! - golfing in the trail shoes
Why it happened -I tried them out
Why it makes me happy -they had a nice grip...why buy new black golf kicks? These will work

HappyUP!!! - riding with Buddy
Why it happened -we got paired up
Why it makes me happy -great chatting with da man today...miss him

HappyUP!!! - sheets arrived
Why it happened -I ordered them
Why it makes me happy -amazing how fast these got here....and...a risky on-line purchase...but these are really nice!

Thursday, April 12, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4279

HappyUP!!! - playing with the head pro
Why it happened -we were short handed
Why it makes me happy -it was great he filled in and made us whole

HappyUP!!! - J Spence as a partner
Why it happened - he filled in
Why it makes me happy -THAT was a HUGE win...I tossed in some nice birdies and he played well

HappyUP!!! -super sleep
Why it happened -who knows
Why it makes me happy -I put in 8 hours uninterrupted...that is so rare...and felt so great

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4278

HappyUP!!! - new towels
Why it happened -I needed an upgrade
Why it makes me happy -OHHHHH....these turkish babies are sooooo soft!..and they match!

HappyUP!!! - new Trail shoes
Why it happened -I went shopping
Why it makes me happy - Salomon does it again. Loved my old ones....really love these. Nice and wide...winner here!

HappyUP!!! - Nurse Ratchetina
Why it happened -I take care of myself
Why it makes me happy - always fun to get my gums attacked by this professional! Fun times in the mouth!!!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4277

HappyUP!!! - Schumacher 1200
Why it happened -it was recommended
Why it makes me happy -nice little device, tool to add to the arsenal. This baby will come in handy for many things

HappyUP!!! - AAA
Why it happened -I have it
Why it makes me happy -I needed a little assistance today...and they were right on the spot

HappyUP!!! - Advice/consult
Why it happened - I ask
Why it makes me happy - glad to have Salerno on my team to figure stuff out. BIG help today!

Monday, April 09, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4276

HappyUP!!! - 3 miler
Why it happened - part of the PT
Why it makes me happy - gorgeous day....I keep on keeping on getting the knee back to where it needs to be

HappyUP!!! - Macaroni Grill 
Why it happened - a guy's gotta eat
Why it makes me happy -nice to stop by this old haunt once in awhile. It has memories for me from a special time in my life. Love it!

HappyUP!!! - invitation
Why it happened -I was thought of
Why it makes me happy -a call....turns to dinner....lovely company

Sunday, April 08, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4275

HappyUP!!! - Nutter Cup defended
Why it happened - pretty much the bro
Why it makes me happy - I played OK....well enough to hold off the kids!

HappyUP!!! - chipping with G-mac
Why it happened -we were practicing
Why it makes me happy -love to be an encourager

HappyUP!!! - a late 2 miler
Why it happened - motivation
Why it makes me happy - got to keep up the PT. Easily could have let this slide.  After all, it was.......

Why it happened -a no other
Why it makes me happy-Patrick Reed and Ricky Fowler were getting it on...intense stuff. Either guy winning was going to be just fine! Excitement and super play

Saturday, April 07, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4274

HappyUP!!! - Masters Saturday
Why it happened -it's a no other
Why it makes me happy -"Moving Day" at Augusta is always special. No disappointments today. Heading for a fabulous showdown tomorrow

HappyUP!!! - birdie putt 18
Why it happened -skills
Why it makes me happy - a LOVELY finish to GAIN the win at the very last moment

HappyUP!!! - unexpected 9 holes
Why it happened - I keep rehabbing
Why it makes me happy - just nice to be getting back into this thing

Friday, April 06, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4273

HappyUP!!! - Winning
Why it happened -we compete
Why it makes me happy - both of our representatives move forward to the next round!

HappyUP!!! - nice leeching
Why it happened - great rain
Why it makes me happy - got the chicken manure out a little late this year....but Mother Nature cooperated with a lotta liquid so I didn't have to do it

HappyUP!!! - Saving the ContestMaster
Why it happened -I am observant
Why it makes me happy - she made a BIG would have compromised the integrity of the entire contest.  We headed that off at the pass!

Thursday, April 05, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4272

HappyUP!!! - You Duurrrrhhhhty Rat
Why it happened - we set a trap
Why it makes me happy - He GONE! No more disruption from that dude

HappyUP!!! - 2 birdies
Why it happened - skillz
Why it makes me happy - pretty cute bunker shot on 4...and that little grip down 8 iron cutter to gimmie range on 14 was just a gem!

HappyUP!!! - brotherly assistance
Why it happened - he knows this stuff
Why it makes me happy -it's handy to have a handy bro. He gave me some solid guidance on how to fix a little issue

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4271

HappyUP!!! - Pin Wheels done
Why it happened -I'm suzy homemaker
Why it makes me happy -I am contest ready with another winning appetizer!...and way in advance

HappyUP!!! - No pain golf
Why it happened - been rehabbing
Why it makes me happy - it's good to be back out there after pretty much 5 months off

HappyUP!!! - a little win
Why it happened - some nice skillz
Why it makes me happy - I may be rusty...but I am also crusty...a grizzled vet ....who scrapes it in when needed...especially on the last pocket a little coin!

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4270

HappyUP!!! - Vent screens
Why it happened - rat a tat tat
Why it makes me happy -way better me doing this for $30 and some time as opposed to the estimate I got.  Sheesh

HappyUP!!! - 9 holes
Why it happened -snuck out there
Why it makes me happy -I'll get back into the full swing soon!

HappyUP!!! - Ryan...Rosie...Rick...Ruth Ann
Why it happened - I hang out outside
Why it makes me happy - that's a lot of R's living near me. 

Monday, April 02, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4269

HappyUP!!! - Getting some help from LW
Why it happened - I asked
Why it makes me happy - LW had a skill set to assist another member that I didn't have...glad he stepped in

HappyUP!!! - Playoff finish
Why it happened - couldn't get it done yesterday
Why it makes me happy -my girl came up short...but it was a cool little Monday morning filler

HappyUP!!! - Wallace
Why it happened -he's a "pest"
Why it makes me happy -OK...he's not a pest...he just takes care of mine. We had a nice chat regarding a strategy

Sunday, April 01, 2018

HappyUP!!! Day 4268

HappyUP!!! - ND Women's B-ball win
Why it happened - they do that
Why it makes me happy - it was awesome that they beat "gag me" UConn (sick of them). It was a fitting championship

HappyUP!!! - Jennifer Song
Why it happened -the ANA Inspiration
Why it makes me happy - not a win...but a T2 and a playoff....and a female golfer worth keeping an eye on. There aren't many that are

HappyUP!!! - RLT eye opener
Why it happened - doing some reading
Why it makes me happy - I love making great discoveries