I love Jordan Spieth. If you follow golf, you probably do, too.
If you don’t know who Jordan is, he’s the best thing to happen to golf since Tiger Woods first entered the scene. (And keep your judgments to yourself — he who casts the first stone and all that…)
Jordan became a professional golfer after only one year of college, but no one has ever disparaged his decision to leave school early or lack of education or poor example to our youth.
I think Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari sees the irony…don’t you?
Posted in Basketball, Celebrities, golf, Humor, Internet, Sports
Tagged basketball, college, Facebook, golf, golfer, Humor, Internet, irony, John Calipari, Jordan Speith, one and done, Sports, teed off, Tiger Woods
I joked today on Facebook that I was going to commemorate Earth Day by posting a list of great movies that had the word “earth” in the title.
Turns out there are none.
Good movies, maybe. Kitschy films, definitely. But nothing that I would label a classic.
The word ‘dirt?’
A completely different story.
There’s Dirty Dancing, of course. And Dirty Harry. The Dirty Dozen. Even Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, to name just a few.
In the movie biz, it appears ‘dirt’ beats ‘earth’ by a mile.
Posted in Entertainment, holidays, Humor, Movies
Tagged a dirty job, dirt, Dirty Dancing, Dirty Harry, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Earth Day, Facebook, holidays, Humor, movie titles, Movies, The Dirty Dozen
I am so over this hashtag and how people throw it around:
Really? Are you really feeling blessed to get a fancy toilet?
Just Iike some folks on Facebook are blessed to find a parking spot or blessed to go out to dinner or blessed to do anything.
In the words of Inigo Montoya, “I do not think this word means what you think it means.”
Don’t wear it out, people…especially not on a toilet.
Posted in Celebrities, Commentary, Humor, Movies, News, Sports
Tagged #blessed, celebrities, don't wear it out, Facebook, hashtag, Humor, Inigo Montoya, Movies, Sports, Steph Curry, The Princess Bride, toilet, Twitter, USA Today
Isn’t he a beauty?
I’ve never met Jackson, but Canadian photographer Peter Thorne has captured the depth and beauty of this old canine soul.
If you’ve had the privilege to share your home with a senior dog, you know what I’m talking about. Their love is constant and unconditional and patient, with very few grumbles considering their declining health.
Thorne is putting together a collection of photos of older dogs called “Old Faithful” that he hopes to show at a gallery or assemble into a book.
If you’d like to learn more about his project that celebrates my favorite senior citizens, visit his Facebook page.
Rory and I are huge fans.
Posted in Art, Dogs, Humor, Life, Photography
Tagged art, art gallery, book, Canada, canine, declining health, Dogs, Facebook, gallery collection, Humor, Internet, life, love, Old Faithful, old soul, Peter Thorne, photographer, photography, senior citizens, senior dog, soul mates, unconditional love
I watched The Princess Bride for the umpteenth time again today.
(It came on TV suddenly; what else could I do?)
I was playing on Facebook and Twitter at the same , where I encountered a bunch of pumpkin stuff. This spurred a random thought —
Are there any Princess Bride pumpkin carvings out there?
As you wish!
Posted in Crafts, Design, Entertainment, Holiday, Humor, Movies
Tagged as you wish, crafts, design, drop your sword, Facebook, Halloween, Holiday, Humor, life, movie, Movies, Princess Bride pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin carving, The Princess Bride, tis the season, Twitter
Back in late August, I shared the happy news that my Upper West Side neighborhood is getting a local bookshop — indeed, the Shoppe Around the Corner that inspired You’ve Got Mail is returning to the hood.
Apparently the owners wanted to get a feel for the locals’ reaction to their announcement. So they used an old-school method — post-it notes — to recreate comments aka Facebook on the storefront window:
I’d say it’s pretty positive.
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Tagged advertising, books, bookshop, bookstore, Business, comments, Facebook, Humor, life, Movies, New York City, NYC, post-it notes, shopping, uws
Facebook and Twitter have been all , well, a-twitter with the news of the October release of The Gilmore Girls on Netflix.
Every episode. All the Girls, all the time.
I am happy to see this series finally get some love and attention.
I’ve been with them since the get go. When Rory was young and Dean was her awkward boyfriend and not a stud on Supernatural. When Lauren Graham was passed over in the Emmy nomination department year after year. When Melissa McCarthy played her very funny yet subtle sidekick Sookie St. James. Breakout performance? I didn’t have to wait for Melissa to break out.
I knew her all along.
I have the entire series on DVD.
Perhaps not as beautifully displayed as you see here.
(Takes up too much room that way.)
Posted in Celebrities, Comedy, Entertainment, Humor, Life, Relationships, Television
Tagged a-twitter, breakout performance, celebrities, commentary, DVD, DVD boxed set, Emmy nomination, entertainment, episode, Facebook, Humor, Lauren Graham, life, Melissa McCarthy, Netflix, old school, Relationships, Sookie St. James, Television, The Gilmore Girls, Twitter
A good friend of mine — a Chicagoland native — recently moved to the South, and relayed an experience on Facebook that made me smile.
He was looking for a banana and asked a woman at a fast food counter if they had any. Her reply?
“We have a banana pudding flavored doughnut.”
Now, it took my friend’s non-Southern brain a while to process this bit of information, but the banana pudding lover in me was PSYCHED.
Banana pudding is one of the greatest desserts on the planet. (They attempt to make it where I live now, but you have to go to the deep South to get the real thing.)
While I’m not the biggest fan of doughnuts as a rule, COME ON —
Ya gotta appreciate their ingenuity!!
Posted in Food, Friends, Humor, Life, Restaurants, Travel
Tagged banana, banana pudding, breakfast, Chicagoland, cooking, deep, desserts, doughnuts, Facebook, fast food, friends, Humor, ingenuity, life, monkey, North, restaurants, sfoods, South, the real thing, Travel