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Five Thoughts on a Friday – The “Pre-Paddy” Edition

Top O’ the morning to ya! Yeah, I’m letting myself off easy this morning. It’s the Friday before St. Patrick’s Day so I figured we’d try to have a little fun. I even did this post in GREEN!! So, let’s see what’s what in the world this week shall we?

  1. From the “They must REALLY want to go out of business” department….
    News broke late on Wednesday that Carnival Cruise Lines had another ship experience problems while docked. The toilets were overflowing. This after one of their ships broke down at sea. Now comes word this morning that ANOTHER ship had to turn around and head back to Tampa, FL due to engine problems. Once again… I don’t think the Skipper is happy with Gilligan.
  2. With Sunday fast approaching, we’re getting a lot of articles with suggestions on what to drink (Beyond just green beer, and no – I didn’t brew any green beer for this holiday). So as a public service, here’s one of said lists. Please note, none of these whiskeys or beers is green, although some can be made green if you so desire thanks to the magic of food coloring). Just um, remember… what goes in… must come out. One way or another.
  3. We live in a world that can be amazing at times. The gadgets that we take for granted today were the stuff of science fiction as little as 30 years ago in some cases. But technology is so prevalent in our world today that we’ve found a new way to be amazed. And that’s by realizing how amazingly stupid some people can be. Including people who steal an iPad (That has a name and contact info etched into the back of it) don’t realize they’re streaming their Instagram pictures to the former owner. And likely, the authorities. Our buddy Red probably knows how to best describe this.

  4. The running joke here in town on Wednesday…. Who had the better day, the Lions or the Cardinals? The Lions, they signed several NFL free agents, including Reggie Bush. The Cardinals? They elected a new pope! (You thought it was going to be an NFL comparison, didn’t you?) In all honesty, I think both groups need to hope for divine help. 
  5. And lastly, with all the Irish themed talk taking place this weekend comes this story. Sometimes, when people get on a good run of luck, it’s attributed to the “Luck of the Irish”. And sometimes, when you’re making off with $32M from an Australian casino, it’s the luck of… Hacking the security cameras to cheat. Can anyone verify where Brad Pitt and George Clooney have been lately? They haven’t been to Australia have they?

Okay folks, that’s five and I’m off to enjoy a weekend of drinking green beer, and eating corned beef! happy St. Patrick’s Day! In the meantime, let’s go with something a little different. From Chicago, home to a green river and a huge parade this time of year, comes Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown.

Have a great weekend folks!


Five Thoughts on a Friday…Jimmy addition

Well Folks, I’m alone at the farm this weekend.   “Someone” is busy and asked if I could actually do some work in this partnership.  So, let’s get started….

1.So what is the latest medical advancement or miracle that our trained doctors are currently working to produce?  A cure for cancer?  Male pattern baldness?  Nah, they are trying to find out if Kim Kardashian’s butt is natural or not……seriously…if this doesn’t rank up there with the top WTH, I don’t know what would.
2So if I were to ask Red from “That 70s Show” what he thought of Chris Hansen, the married father of 2, getting busted recently on hidden camera having a rendezvous with a younger woman his thoughts…would he say the following:

3.Everyone here knows that Beer and I are both huge hockey fans.  There is little moments during the season and off-season that are like holidays.  Friday, is the start of one of those holidays…free agency!  I don’t know about you, but I’m sitting down in my chair with a tall one and watching  Versus all day….oh sorry, I almost said that with a straight face.  If you really want to know what’s happening in the world of hockey, you need to check TSN.CA for the true hockey news.
4. I’ve got a lot of Apple fanboy friends who just love to worship at the foot of the fruit.  Well friends, here is one of the great accessories for your beloved.  Just in time for summer!
5.I’m going to end this 5 with a tribute to a man who recently made it into the hockey hall of fame.  I remember him when the Wings use to battle Chicago through the years. When I heard he was getting inducted into the hall of fame, this was the first thing I thought of…..

Well everyone, have a great holiday weekend.  Make sure you stay as true as an American as you can by eating as much red meat and ground up pork products as you can handle.