WifeGeeding had some relatives stay at the Gaylord Texan over the weekend and we ended up spending a lot of time there ourselves. The hotel had a huge Wizard of Oz theme and even had the main characters in costume. Parking is expensive at the hotel, $15 for under two hours, $17 for two to four hours, $19 for anything more than that. There are ways to get validated and to skirt the system.
I forgot that’s where the Cowboys stay the night before game days and is a part of college football history. That’s where the selection committee met each time to pick the top teams for the inaugural college football playoffs.
Lake Grapevine seemed like it was about to overflow and run all over the Gaylord Texan property, it was a bit freaky looking.
Yesterday was both Father’s Day and our 12th wedding anniversary. We actually celebrated our anniversary at the Old Hickory Steak House located in the Gaylord Texan on Saturday night. Normally we would have made reservations for such a place, but it was a last minute sort of thing we thought of and were lucky to get a sitter. When we got to the restaurant they had a three-hour wait so we started off eating at the bar, which wasn’t all that bad. Luckily, someone cancelled their reservation and the hostess came by and moved us to a table. The staff was every friendly, but for a steakhouse with the prices they charge, I expected something better.
My Father’s Day lunch was at Off-Site Kitchen’s new location in the Trinity Groves area. The old location only had seating for maybe eight inside, this new one has plenty of indoor and outdoor seating and games you can play like ping pong, some kind of billiards game on artificial turf, and a basketball shoot. When it comes to non-chain burger places, that place is in my top three for sure.
WifeGeeding helped DaughterGeeding with something recently, and she told her mother, “You may not be the very pretty, but you’re the best mom ever.”
BoyGeeding is starting speech therapy. I think both me and WifeGeeding went through it until the fourth grade.
After 9/11, ‘The Simpsons’ stopped airing repeats of the episode “The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson” which uses the Twin Towers as a major focal point of the episode. But yesterday I saw it air in its full entirety on FXX. For a while they would only air an edited version that removed some jokes about the residents of the workplace.
I totally forgot the Lifetime movie starring Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig, A Deadly Adoption, was set to air on Saturday night. But the public seemed pretty disappointed that it wasn’t funny and was an actual movie that fit the network, so maybe I totally lucked out.
The new True Detective seemed okay. I like this departure of roles for Rachel McAdams.
The first scene of HBO’s ‘Ballers’ had me asking the question, “What man chews their medication?” And the only line they gave coaching legend Don Shula, “You’re an a–hole.” ‘The Brink’ seems to have some potential.