I helped a neighbor retrieve a drone out of a tree yesterday before the storm hit. It involved the use of three poles duct taped together which extended about thirty-feet.
I had a reader contact me about an old post I made about easy to install replacement mailbox doors for mailboxes that are contained in a brick and mortar structure. For anyone else that is interested, here is the product website, and here is a competitor. From my limited research, both of them also sell through Amazon.
I tweeted Sports Illustrated’s Peter King yesterday and he actually replied. That’s twice he’s responded to one of my tweets.
I watched ‘The Daily Show’ for the first time in a long time. The open is new, Trevor Noah does a stand-up intro and the music is a bit more urban sounding but still the same.
Ted Cruz’s comment about his pen having an eraser was funny. I understand the point he was making, but he didn’t stick the landing. Out of all the Republican candidates, I was actually proud of Donald Trump tactfully saying the President’s tears were sincere, and then disagreeing with the stance. I can’t imagine what it must have been like to be President and then meeting the parents of 20 murdered six and seven-year-olds who ask you to “do something”. Surely that sort of thing just sticks with him, as I’m sure George W. Bush still thinks about the families of the 9/11 victims he met every day. I’m not trying to support or disagree with any policy here, I don’t want to get into any political argument since they never end in any resolution, I’m just saying it must be really difficult as President to console when it comes to national tragedy and how it impacts them personally and is probably the one thing most candidates don’t think often about before making the decision to run.
The only thing weirder than seeing local film guy Gary Coghill on NBC5 is seeing Jane McGarry on WFAA. The only local personality that seemed to navigate from station to station the best would have to be Chip Moody, with honorable mentions going to John Criswell, and Iola Johnson. Sure, others have made the switch (Dale Hansen started at KDFW), but it didn’t seem “weird” seeing these folks go from one station to another. Off the top of my head, I can only think of Mike Burger, Tammy Dombeck, Rebecca Miller, Suzy Solis, and Brendan Higgins that have gone from one station to another, though I’m sure there are many more.
Van Halen opinion – Sammy Hagar was the better lead singer, David Lee Roth was the better entertainer.
Today’s dose of ‘MURICA! – CBS11’s Chelsey Davis showing some patriotism back in the day, but don’t click on this link if you are offended by short jean shorts and a bikini top, or in a setting in which it could get you in trouble.
Telegraph.co.uk – German carpenter invents on-off contraception switch for sperm –The tiny valves are less than a inch long and weigh less than a tenth of an ounce. They are surgically implanted on the vas deferens, the ducts which carry sperm from the testicles, in a simple half-hour operation. They are controlled with a simple on-off switch which the man can reach under the skin of his scrotum.
The first and only baseball jersey of a player I ever had was of Ken Griffy Jr. One time while he was playing at the old Arlington Stadium, a friend told me he and his group kept calling his name to get his attention but he wouldn’t bite. Well, not until my friend shouted, “Hey God!” He turned around and did a small tip of the cap with a smile. At least, that’s the story.
I thought there would have been at least one more – @ESPNStatsInfo – Ken Griffey Jr. is the first No. 1 overall draft pick in MLB history in the Baseball Hall of Fame
Jayson Stark, ESPN – If we’ve calculated this correctly, a fully healthy Ken Griffey Jr. would have hit another 147 home runs in his career. Add those 147 homers to 630 and what do you get? You get 777 — or 15 more than Barry Bonds.