Saturday, August 31, 2019

HpppyUP!!! Day. 4887

HappyUP!!! -weight
Why it happened - who knows
Why it makes me happy - I'm at a general battle with my memory. Things have gotten out of hand as of late...not today...back to y base-line poundage

HappyUP!!! - no double bogeys
Why it happened -I'm on to something
Why it makes me happy -been a bit sdinvr I played well....a round torday...where I GOT nothing...and still had a decent score. The scores are coming...aINSPRATIONAL!!!

HappyUP!!! -BIG win
Why it happened -my partner was riding my coat tails
Why it makes me happy in and day out...he's better. Yet...the current stats are on the line1 LOVE watching the media packages they are...but...on the other hand...."??? what are you asking


Friday, August 30, 2019

HappyUP!! Day 4886

HappyUP!!! -electonic check deposit
Why it happened -I had taken some initiative
Why it makes me happy - my rules of money include," when ya get a check...get it to the bank!" ASAP. So happy I have the Chase App for this...saved me a trip

HappyUP!!! -4 birdies
Why it happened -some skill ...some luck
Why it makes me happy - pretty sure this is biggest birdie round of the year. Those poultry been hard to come by as of late. Got rained on today....and created a Partner of the Year in the process

HappyUP!!! - frozen lasagna
Why it happened - I was hungry
Why it makes me happy -just cleaning out the frozen of my fridge....and..this one?Low sugar and delicious!!!

Thursday, August 29, 2019

HappyUP!!!! Day 4885

HappyUP!!! -Panther and Puma time
Why it happened -I did some renaming...and..they love each other
Why it makes me happy -cat videos...need I say more. I get a show constantly throughout the day. They played bigger on this day. The's so damn cut

HappyUP!!! - Coco
Why it happened -she is a phenom
Why it makes me happy -she was down...and then came 15!!! the US Open! Are you kidding me? LOVE her...yep...I'm LOCO 4 COCO

HappyUP!!! -heads up
Why it happened -I made a rare dive to Fackbot...FaceBook
Why it makes me happy -would have missed this important conference call. The info I needed!!!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

HappyUP!!!! Day 4884

HappyUP!!! -Old Oaks
Why it happened - a tournament was happening
Why it makes me happy -trying out a new technique....and...I don't need th usual length. Change of pace

HappyUP!!! - weather
Why it happened -it's weather
Why it makes me happy -had a bit of trepidation..."been playing I got to do it in 100 degrees" was hot...but VERY nice.

HappyUP!!! -birdie on 2
Why it happened -a nice 9 iron
Why it makes me happy - don't birdie that one me back to "level set" after bogey on on. LOVE making a birdie on 2...not common

HappyUP!!! -Songland
Why it happened -I record it...and "get it"
Why it makes me happy -hope this show is popular with the general public...that they care about what goes into a song you hear on the radio.'s all's accurate to the process

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

HappyUP!!! Dy 4883

HappyUP!!! -Coco throwing down
Why it happened -it's a sporting event
Why it makes me happy -THAT little chick...get her racket going...and her personality...potential to change the least move it. All eyes on

HappyUP!!! -burgers
Why it happened -family time
Why it makes me happy - not sure why this happened ...kind of a "pop up"...but...familial time...and GREAT fun!

HappyUP!!! - helping post meeting
Why it happened - I got peeps cleaning up
Why it makes me happy -SO happy to take care of a bit of computer time with A-dude..all after the meeting...Highest and Best use of my time

Monday, August 26, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4882

HappyUP!!! -texts with my buddy
Why it happened -invites
Why it makes me happy -happy play....even at my age....NEVER underestimate play

HappyUP!!! - painting
Why it happened -I got the sprayer out
Why it makes me happy -it cracks me's beautiful...that strip out front looks great!!!

HappyUP!!! - yard work
Why it happened - it got a bit cooler
Why it makes me happy - nice to be able to get out's been another tough summer

Sunday, August 25, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4881

HappyUP!!! - Smart n Final
Why it happened -a helpful employee
Why it makes me happy -"that doesn't look right...go get another one!" OK, mom...thanks for looking out after me. I am sure original product was fine...but...I saw what she saw. Hey, nice to have someone looking out after me!

HappyUP!!! - Tour Championship
Why it happened - end of the season
Why it makes me happy - just AMAZING what these guys do at the top of their games...with the TITLE and the MONEY on the line. Yeah...kind of like a Super Bowl. Golf got their this year.

HappyUP!!! - Ken Burns
Why it happened - he does what he does
Why it makes me happy -his series on country music will be epic1 NICE taste tonight!!! Can't wait!

Saturday, August 24, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4880

HappyUP!!! - cooler than expected
Why it happened -weather
Why it makes me happy - HAD to play "in the heat"....I think it was going to be hotter this afternoon...very manageable

HappyUP!!! -the food
Why it happened -it was a tournament
Why it makes me happy -the lunch...the after golf "appetizers" kidding me! Our club does it right

HappyUP!!! - bob the pro
Why it happened -he was invited
Why it makes me happy -not his best day...but he made it look easy on a bad day....NICE tip on putting as well...right up my alley

HappyUP!!! -decorations on the house
Why it happened - sweet friend
Why it makes me happy - was a nice thing to come home to...on a nice day. NICE visit as well

Friday, August 23, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4879

HappyUP!!! - Slash documentary
Why it happened -exploring Amazon Prime
Why it makes me happy - these rock stars! It is a fascinating thing to see what drove them...their challenges....some of them overcome....some are actually good guys. LOVE a good guitar story!

HappyUP!!! -timing in swing
Why it happened - I have clues
Why it makes me happy -it's not there...yet....progress keeps being made

HappyUP!!! - keeping a great attitude
Why it happened -years of training
Why it makes me happy -it ain't easy going through a slump on that golf course. I stay optimistic. Every day is a new day!

HappyUP!!! - a brekko burrito share
Why it happened -my cart partner could only eat half
Why it makes me happy -I was a little hungry today....that little treat HIT THE SPOT big time!

Thursday, August 22, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4878

HappyUP!!! -Waze
Why it happened -quick thinking
Why it makes me happy -I don't commute....its a waste of time. Today, however, I had to. WAZE saved my butt. I would have NEVER done what it suggested...but it was right!

HappyUP!!! - Great meeting
Why it happened - we scheduled it
Why it makes me happy - got questions answered which was paramount. I have a LOT of food for thought. More importantly, I deepened and broadened a relationship!

HappyUP!!! -Filet of Fish
Why it happened -I was hungry
Why it makes me happy -I don't remember the last time I was in a McDonalds. By and large, that is a good thing.....mainly because...who knows what is in that fish burger. All I can say is.....DELICIOUS!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4877

HappyUP!!! -early golf
Why it happened -I was drafted
Why it makes me happy - it wasn't THAT hot today....could have easily played with regular group in the afternoon....but....ya know what? As we were wrapping up and they were starting out, I could only say, "man, I am glad to be done."

HappyUP!!! -setting up an audience
Why it happened -I am thoughtful
Why it makes me happy -can't wait to hold a little court with this group. I think it MIGHT be something that impacts them all forever.

HappyUP!!! - my ball sack
Why it happened -I let someone play with it
Why it makes me happy -oh stop! I am talking about my juggling balls and the sack they came in. At the end, I gave it away as a little gift.  Got a GREAT video back.!

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4875

HappyUP!!! - A-D.R. toastmastering
Why it happened -he was up
Why it makes me happy -first time for this dude taking over.....FABULOUS work!

HappyUP!!! -guests returning
Why it happened -we are good
Why it makes me happy -new members soon. They will bring upon their own challenge...and we will help

HappyUP!!! - chat with the prez
Why it happened -I had ideas and business to discuss
Why it makes me happy -we went even farther. was a long call....but....SOMETIMES...once in awhile.....those are the good ones!

Monday, August 19, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4874

HappyUP!!! -Walmart
Why it happened -I needed some stuff
Why it makes me happy -honestly, I don't how people "snob out" about this place. They ALWAYS seem to have what I go there for. Today, I actually had a cashier come out, find me, and checked out my purchase in the middle of the aisle. NO WAIT!

HappyUP!!! -Home Depot
Why it happened -I HAD to go there
Why it makes me happy -OK...I don't hate Home Depot.....I just hate GOING to the Home Depot. By and large, it means something "not so fun" is going to happen once I get back. Not today!....and they had GREAT STUFF regarding what I was shopping for. The self checkout was FANTASTIC! It all worked the way it should (NOT how it always happens).

HappyUP!!! -errands
Why it happened -gotta do em
Why it makes me happy -it didn't stop with the above. I had 2 or 3 other stops. No hassles. The weather was fantastic. A lot accomplished!

Sunday, August 18, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4873

HappyUP!!! -surprise golf
Why it happened -a cancellation
Why it makes me happy - really was happy to get out and work on something today. Haven't been playing a lot of some nice fine tuning in

HappyUP!!! - making it RAIN on 18
Why it happened - some clutch stuff
Why it makes me happy -nope....weren't going to win money today....BUT....when I birdie and my brother pars on the final hole....with us both being given a stroke.....THAT is some major damage control. When his looooooooong unexpected par putt dropped in, HappyUP!!!! ...and it made me go, "ya know....if I could coax in this birdie putt, my nephew who has a shorter birdie putt then I, will have no defense. His birdie can't beat a NET eagle."  Tossed that putt out there pretty high...thought but wasn't sure it would turn for home....but it did...and it settled right in the bottom

HappyUP!!! -Nutter Cup
Why it happened -someone didn't show
Why it makes me happy -as usual...a lot of fun....even if the old guys couldn't TOTALLY get it done and had to turn the trophy over (for now).  Our playing partner, Matt, was a lot of fun. Great family time.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4872

HappyUP!!! -sandy bullett on 18
Why it happened - I never quit or give up
Why it makes me happy -my partner's birdie and my little THANG turned a loss into a win. If you are only going to be UP one time the entire day, walking off the 18th green is the best place to do it

HappyUP!!! - a birthday party
Why it happened -kids have those
Why it makes me happy -nice to be around the family. The official birthday is in a few days but we have some travelers to accommodate. A lovely little time!

HappyUP!!! -the BMW Championship
Why it happened -the season is winding down
Why it makes me happy -I don't watch much golf on I did! What a day to pick!!! I'm not sure I have ever seen as many "hole outs" in one afternoon!

Friday, August 16, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4871

HappyUP!!! - taking name off the list
Why it happened -it is too dang hot
Why it makes me happy -it was SOOOO much more enjoyable getting some things done, watching some stuff, and BEING INSIDE than be out spanking whitey around in 105 degrees

HappyUP!!! - Sprouts
Why it happened -guys gotta eat
Why it makes me happy -LOVE that store...hadn't been there in awhile. One of the workers was very informative and helpful about something

HappyUP!!! -the "blind" worked
Why it happened -I try stuff
Why it makes me happy - I have a small HVAC issue in one room.....when the weather is hot. This was just a test until I do something permanent....and the test worked brilliantly!

Thursday, August 15, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4870

HappyUP!!! -staying inside
Why it happened -I am smart?
Why it makes me happy -106....hottest day so far....and I had NO PART in it! I love being retired! I always appreciate it more on severe weather days!

HappyUP!!! - Woodstock
Why it happened -I was channel surfing
Why it makes me happy -I am sure I have seen some documentaries about this event. I had never seen this one. It looked like a whole lot of NO FUN to me

HappyUP!!! -fantastic article
Why it happened -I read
Why it makes me happy -Unlimited Human may not be YOUR idea of a good time but I love it! Age Regression Therapy is fascinating!

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4869

HappyUP!!! -scramble brekko
Why it happened - had stuff laying around
Why it makes me happy -I don't usually make myself the big brekko. That one stuck to the ribs today....delicious!!!

HappyUP!!! -Portia progress
Why it happened -she is coming around
Why it makes me happy -who is the problem here? Portia or SawShaw Squeakers? Hmmmmm. No matter, there was headway made today

HappyUP!!! -playing early
Why it happened -beatin the heat
Why it makes me happy - a VERY competitive numbers game. I had the low gross and the low net....and lost the money! How does that happen? Well....don't make any birdies would be one way! No matter...great time had by all

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4868

HappyUP!!! -guests
Why it happened -we are attractive
Why it makes me happy -P and D stopped by today. English isn't their first language. It will be a joy to work with these young men as they move to improve themselves

HappyUP!!! - Table Topics Master
Why it happened -it was her first time
Why it makes me happy -LOVE what new members bring to the table. NEVER seen them done in this way before

HappyUP!!! - running the meeting
Why it happened -it was my turn
Why it makes me happy -had two LONG speeches thrown at well as the time for the guests...brought the plane down RIGHT on the mark!

Monday, August 12, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4867

HappyUP!!! -great read
Why it happened -I do that
Why it makes me happy - got some excellent research knowledge to learn

HappyUP!!! -meeting put together
Why it happened -I'm up this week
Why it makes me happy - had a speaker drop....and put another one in...we are tight!

HappyUP!!! - helping out M.V.
Why it happened -I do that
Why it makes me happy -glad to knock this one off the practice register. Great time helping my new friend

Sunday, August 11, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4866

HappyUP!!! -GLOW reboots!
Why it happened -it's a Netflix thing
Why it makes me happy -they do short seasons and episodes. I didn't mean to ....but....yes I did...I watched all of the episodes tonight! Damn....nothing left until next year! It was interesting to watch them do a season in Las Vegas...look like they are staying in Vegas....and then how the writers "plot twisted" that one back to Los Angeles at the very end!

HappyUP!!! -great group today
Why it happened -it is Sunday
Why it makes me happy -I just pinch myself when I get to play with my brother and a nephew (or two sometimes). Toss in some Tom "Mr T"....on a gorgeous summer afternoon....perfect day... especially when I didn't't have to pay!

HappyUP!!! - MV email
Why it happened -we are conferencing tomorrow
Why it makes me happy - it was just the way she worded the invitation. She is really setting this thing up for success.

HappyUP!!! -PS guitar snippet
Why it happened -he was thinking of me
Why it makes me happy -WOW! This dude can play a bit!...a bit more than me!!!...and that is cool because he is a cool dude I can learn from.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4865

HappyUP!!! -playing early
Why it happened -I changed my mind
Why it makes me happy -I was going to join the afternoon group....but it was SOOOOO gorgeous out there this morning. Great switch

HappyUP!!! -buddy stopping by
Why it happened -needed a favor
Why it makes me happy -great visit.....and the kitties got to see a different person. All good!

HappyUP!!! -Yellowstone
Why it happened -it was recommended
Why it makes me happy -hmmmmm....does it make me happy? Do I really need an excuse to watch TV? Do I want to participate in the Great American Binge? ...uhhhh.....maybe! I don't know if my attention span is made for a 3 season, one hour an episode catch up. I got a life to live!

HappyUP!!! -SawShaw Squeekers
Why it happened -she is stepping it up
Why it makes me happy - she wasn't a scaredy kitten when she came in...but I see her doing other things now. She's pretty gREAT at entertaining herself too.

Friday, August 09, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4864

HappyUP!!! -playing ugly....getting the win
Why it happened -great partner
Why it makes me happy -DD threw down that birdie on 17! changer there!!! That matched flipped around in a BLINDING hurry!

HappyUP!!! -NOT attending an event
Why it happened -I decided
Why it makes me happy -"should" I have gone? Probably. Do I feel bad about it? Not at all. I learned a little something about myself today and tonight regarding this kind of thing.

HappyUP!!! - kitty normalization
Why it happened -it's a thing
Why it makes me happy -OK.....definitely not THERE yet...but I had some quality sessions with the trio today. I am seeing much more potential of keeping the foster-baby than I had seen before. Fostering? In my future? Hmmmmmmm......

Thursday, August 08, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4863

HappyUP!!! - whaling some Vince
Why it happened -I am taking up the challenge
Why it makes me happy -OK...this wasn't...and probably shouldn't be on my list. It is far from perfect but I got familiarized with page one of a Vince Gill song. This should be a nice exercise

HappyUP!!! -studying for a client
Why it happened -I do that
Why it makes me happy -interesting case. I am ready to chat a bit if she is. If we GO on this one, she gets tremendous help....and I learn a lot!!!!

HappyUP!!! - Forest in the Trees
Why it happened -my buddy is a writer
Why it makes me happy -so happy to get an advanced copy of this children's book. My friend is more talented than I thought...and I already knew she was talented!

HappyUP!!! -NoBull
Why it happened -I do shoes
Why it makes me happy -got some of the best customer service I have EVER received in my life....and a new pair of shoes is on the way!

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4862

HappyUP!!! -DD as my partner
Why it happened -I got the draw
Why it makes me happy -I let him down....but...HEY...he saved my bacon as he usually does!

HappyUP!!! - great reply from potential client
Why it happened -I am persuasive
Why it makes me happy -this could be an entirely new area for me. I have fresh material to study here.

HappyUP!!! - par on 3...birdie on 4
Why it happened -skills
Why it makes me happy -some nice wedge play there. Things looked good for awhile!!

HappyUP!!! -coffee time
Why it happened -I do that
Why it makes me happy -great chat with T....and running into the G-dons was a nice extra bonus!

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

HappyUP!11 Day 4861

HappyUP!!! -3 great speeches...and evaluations
Why it happened -it's what we do
Why it makes me happy - the speeches show great progress. The evaluations?....a three way tie for first!!! THAT has never happened to my knowledge. It's how good we are

HappyUP!!! - afternoon encouragement
Why it happened -it is what I do
Why it makes me happy - this should be part of my regular protocol!...and it will be. GREAT responses!!!

HappyUP!!! - Q-ball and....SAWSHA
Why it happened -its a cat thing
Why it makes me happy -they were on their way yesterday....they are getting this bonding thing down in a hurry! Too soon for the real cute's coming!

Monday, August 05, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4860

HappyUP!!! -conducting training
Why it happened -I was asked
Why it makes me happy -always great to be of service....and flexible with the setup

HappyUP!!! - call from Saul
Why it happened -he looked me up
Why it makes me happy -not one guest...but TWO ...for next week! That is awesome

HappyUP!!! - my Divisional friends
Why it happened -training
Why it makes me happy - I don't get to see these peeps too often. It is really nice getting to know them all better and coming together

HappyUP!!! - our club showed up!
Why it happened - we are the best
Why it makes me happy -1/2 the training requirement DONE! On our way to Distinguished by 12/31!!!


Sunday, August 04, 2019

HappyUP!!! Say 4859

HappyUP!!! - kitten tryout
Why it happened -opportunity
Why it makes me happy -oh, come on...if a kitten doesn't immediately bring you joy, you are just being a jerk! We'll see in next day or two whether or not it "makes the cut."

HappyUP!!! - grinding it out with the Muscle
Why it happened -love him as my partner
Why it makes me happy -we were unsuccessful today....but were successful in keeping the damage to a minimum. No quit in these Nutters

HappyUP!!! -finding a training folder
Why it happened -I am organized
Why it makes me happy -I just saved myself a TON of work!!! That's a BOOM!!!! HappyUP!!!

Saturday, August 03, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4858

HappyUP!!! -a new groove
Why it happened -I dink around
Why it makes me happy -OK...this is pretty cool. I gave myself permission on this one. Now, I just need to build on it. Loved sharing with friends on my new app too.

HappyUP!!! -winning ugly
Why it happened -made 4 double bogeys
Why it makes me happy -in our game, you can play crappy and still get a win. The requirements? There can be several. One is, if you have to make doubles, you make them at the right time. Two, your opponents played crappier.  A third would be for your partner to play great (that didn't happen). LOVED getting out of there with a W today!!!

HappyUP!!! -VillaSport Invite
Why it happened -they are open
Why it makes me happy -not sure I will do it but it is a rather interesting prospect to consider.  It might be a great alternative or enhancement to golf. Worthy of pondering

HappyUP!!! -brekko
Why it happened -it's Saturday
Why it makes me happy -I try not to eat out much...but this is a little tradition that I kind of dig. The food is great...service is awesome...and the banter is on point.

Friday, August 02, 2019

HappyUP!!! Day 4857

HappyUP!!! -Practice Register answer
Why it happened -I inquired
Why it makes me happy -open loop...that I didn't create...and I got it closed. Onward and upward

HappyUP!!! - hints of top play
Why it happened -I keep on it
Why it makes me happy - the driver is still frustrating...but I keep coming back on the back 9. Third time in a row I have done that. Sooooo many quality plays...the near hole out on 14 after literally being in the weeds is testament to me staying in the moment...staying on it during adversity. LOVE THAT

HappyUP!!! - BLT
Why it happened -it's the season
Why it makes me happy -yeah...I dunno...I can only say this. When you grab that garden tomato for a BLT...the game is changed! I am in FULL BLT season!

HappyUP!!! - appointment made
Why it happened -I do that
Why it makes me happy - client decked up for Monday. Can't wait to influence someone's life.

HappyUP!!! Day 4856

HappyUP!!! -kitchen clean up
Why it happened -I get on it
Why it makes me happy got out of control! Sue me...I'm human. Got it back to how it should be...and I LOVE that!

HappyUP!!! - JP guitar text
Why it happened -I forced it
Why it makes me happy -got some porch jam time coming

HappyUP!!! -the S tape is done
Why it happened -doing my job
Why it makes me happy -it's a good one! Proud of that gift