610 649 NAIL ( 6245 )
610 649 NAIL ( 6245 )
WARNING - THIS EVERYDAY BLOG USES STORIES AND LANGUAGE THAT SOMETIMES OFFEND.
THE EVERYDAY LIFE OF A TAVERN OWNER , A FATHER , A GUY , AND A PENIS.
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I continued the philosophy work hard , treat everyone with respect , and have fun !! Help promote the BANDS as much as possible and these are my basic ingredients to run a small dive bar that's been around a long time.
Work hard :
Wheels ( my wife ) gets upset at me. She accuses me of one thing , " you only care about THE NAIL". She is right. If parties come around or social gatherings , I always say lets go and at the last second, I would have to work on bands , websites , or ideas or head to the club. She would get upset and I would eventually go out , but I must drive her insane. I have a sleep disorder. It's called sleep apnea. I sleep no more than 3 hours a day. I use it to my advantage. When I get up in the middle of the night I would start working on NAIL promotions , websites , and business. I eat, sleep, and think THE NAIL. If I had to guess why I am so passionate about being a tiny somewhat semi " successful " club. It's probably because certain people were against us. They said it was a foolish idea and a saturated business. We would be throwing money away. I had to prove them wrong , not for their opinions , but for myself. One person does stick out .........Wheels and I were over a " friend's " house. We'll call him " J ". Having a couple of beers with some " friends ", we decided to tell everyone we bought The Nail. J's brother-in-law, " T " , said " it is the worst business to get in and you will fail eventually" ( and this was a person that was successful and I respected back than). I will never ever ever forget that. Here we were ....proud owners of an established 60 year old nightclub that Wheels and I have been patronizing for 2 decades and now told we had absolutely no chance of making it.....not even a fake congratulations. He was the first of several to try to shoot our hopes down. Every time someone projects negativity towards our bar..........I WORK EVEN HARDER THAN BEFORE................... RUDY of Notre Dame would shit his pants. We bought the club in January of 1997 and as of today , we have the longest tenure of ownership of any owner dating back to its opening day as " Humphs Bar " in 1948. This is a huge monumental enormous gigantic accomplishment since all employees bailed on us when times got tough. My claim to Un-fame......" In our first 2 years of ownership , we lost enough money to buy a house in Havertown." I had 4 jobs and Wheels had 3 to keep The Nail afloat. Our so called friends/employees did not know this. Wheels and I struggled for over 2 years working 60-65 hour work weeks while they got paid and our bills piled up like a mountain........you try it and see how long you last. We did it because we believed in the bar , the music , and ourselves. Yes we lost friends but true friends and family stuck with us. Little did we know the previous owner Mitch had Daddy buy him the bar as a college gift. So the books looked outstanding without a MORTGAGE. We found out his numbers were all lies at the settlement table. My famous antennas told me many times something was wrong , but we ended up driving the hard road. The quick story of the last owner and how we purchased The Nail. Wheels and I are sitting next to him at the bar one night. I say , " Hey Mitch , if you ever want to sell The Nail , Wheels and I would be interested. " He replies , " No , no , no , no , no I would never sell it. " He gets up and walks towards the front door. About midway he stops and comes right back to us and says , " Are you serious ? , we can meet tomorrow at Villanova Diner if you want ? " Holy shit did my antennas go up , but they were so clouded by my overwhelming feeling that I could own the infamous Nail one day. Anyway , back to the main story of employees and bailing friends. One old school employee left us because he wanted to get " out of the business ". The next week he got a job at a another bar as a bartender......not so old school there. These were the high hurdles Wheels and I had to endure.....day in and day out........by ourselves. It was time to rebuild.
Treating people with respect :
Its simple, treat people with some dignity , make some humor about myself ( usually about my penis size or sex life) and remove all angry people.........everybody should be treated the same. Saying jokes about myself makes people feel a little better about themselves and they say " you know what , I am not the only one that has money , health , or relationship problems.
Removing angry people:
Major priority here......nothing worse than sitting next to a drunken idiot proclaiming all life's answers while he works at Burger King deep frying onion rings. A Havertown policeman once quoted to me...." we never get any calls at The Rusty Nail ". I wonder how many bars can say that ? It seems every weekend there are fights or altercations at other clubs. This is our home and that's how we treat people. OUR ONE RULE , " GET IN A FIGHT......DONE FOR LIFE. "
When we started, I asked what can we do for the bands " promotionally " wise ? The same old answer ," we did it all and nothing will help". At the time, we were in 11 newspapers and had one generic monthly calendar. So , one weekend, Wheels and I went up to our mountain house ( that we built with our own hands ) with "phonebooks" from all over the counties. We made a list of all the newspapers and internet companies. I continue to make the list grow. Now, we are in 56 newspapers ,.radio promos ,our websites (www.thenail1.com., Facebook/rustynail together average over 1500 " hits " a day....that's unbelievable for such a small nightclub) ,.monthly calendars on time , new illuminated outdoor marquee sign., 35 internet companies , mailing list ,our own radio show since 2005 , and it goes on. We have quadrupled the band intake. We let bands network with each other by having up to 4 bands or more on the weekends. I remember a phone call I took in 1999. The person said, " we played THE NAIL a couple a months ago, we brought alot of people, had fun , and would like another gig ". I said to him, " you mean no one has called you since than ? " Right there and than I took over the booking. I call all bands every Monday ( or Tuesday sometimes ) before and after they play here ( no other owner does this). Treat bands with respect...they are the backbone of THE NAIL . They are the ones working hard to bring people in, practicing, promoting ,and such....so, why the hell wouldn't I help them? I refuse to be the owner that's all drunk behind the bar with a disgusted face saying " they did not bring a 100 people....... they're done". I give out my home phone number (no other owner does this) to prevent frustrating phone tag and usually have 15-20 minute conversations with each individual band on the first phone call (no other owner does this) . I know if I was in a band, I would like a direct link to the owner and have a respectable conversation. I put myself in the shoes of the band and tell them how much we appreciate them. We lend out our PA system to bands playing "other " clubs for FREE ( what the hell other owner does this ? ). Several times with my van and easy pass (no other owner does this). We throw a huge "Wheelstock " party at our private vacation home that Wheels and I built ( 4 years to build ).........for 13 years it was completely free .... it was $20 for the last two years..... 330 people showed up last year ( damn hurricane ).....400 the year before ! Once again, a 4 day party and the NAIL supplies breakfast , lunch , dinner , beer , liquor , bands , and showers for everyone for 4 days ( show me one fucking owner that does this ??!! Throws a party for 400 people for 4 days for fucking FREE ??!! ). We ended it in 2006 because of the incredible amount of time , effort , wear & tear on our home , & neighbors being super pissed at us. The main reason for stopping this party was 2 out of 3 people did not who Wheels or myself were. We walk around to 40-50 campsites and say thank you and people would say , " who the hell are you ? " Yep the WHEELSTOCK party got so big people attending were now friends of friends of friends of friends and had no clue this was a RUST Y NAIL party and US thanking people for their support over the years.
Our website is updated & blogged every day under the " HISTORY " link , not one day ever missed....this includes weekends, holidays , and vacations. I talk about my life as if it were a soap opera (no other owner does this) and in this business it usually is , but mostly for entertainment though (doing this since day one of the takeover ) ( no other club owner does this ). I could go on and on and on.......no one comes close. I do all this because we do not have the luxury of the " walk in " crowd. We need the bands to work a little harder for us ,that's why I work 10 times harder than any other club owner.
We have our own radio show since 2005. All bands get plugs on our LIVE radio show. All bands do live interviews to promote ALL their shows and express their music and songs. What the hell other owners help promote other clubs ? Everyone helps a little......we help more.
We hope you join our little family.........simply known as THE NAIL.
" LIVE AT THE NAIL " RADIO SHOW !!!
We welcome these Radio Stations that promote our show
1370 WPAZ POTTSTOWN WWW.RADIOFREEWORLDWIDE.COM
HOLA 1600 am WXVU 89.1 fm KUR 88.3 fm
WEXP 530 am WWUV 90.7 fm WVUM 90.1 fm KUR 1670 am
WWXU 91.1 fm WWCY 89.5 fm WIN 88.9 fm ( WIN 89 )
WWEC 88.1 fm WWNW 88.9 fm WVUD 91.3 fm Berks Cable ( Ch 24 )
WPKN 89.5 fm WPKM 88.7 fm WDWN 89.1 fm Hometown Utilicom ( Ch 41 )
WPTC 88.1 fm WCUC 91.7 fm WSRN 91.5 fm
WDCV 88.3 fm WXLV 90.3 fm WRRG 88.9 fm 930 AM (The Cockroach)
WRHS 89.7 fm WVUD 91.3 fm WIXQ 91.7 FM WIXQ.COM
BLACK CIRCUS RADIO ( DEAD CELL RECORDS )
SHORTCAST.COM WSJR ( INTERNET ) WYBF 89.1 FM
WWW.THENAIL1.COM ( click on " radio show " on the left index on our home page. LISTEN AT ANYTIME )
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** Do you have a contact with a college, internet or commercial radio station ? Any help to air our FREE show would be greatly appreciated. We are here to help the local bands of our communities. Our format is simple. We interview bands. The bands express their opinions and songs through their music.......with alittle fun too. ** This would increase our relationship with your band and The Nail nightclub.**
PERFORMED LIVE ONCE A MONTH ON A SUNDAY NIGHT AT 6 PM ( OFF JUNE , JULY , & AUGUST )
** ALL BANDS GET PROMOTED **
ALL BANDS GET LIVE INTERVIEWS , CD EXPOSURE , ETC.. **
NO OTHER CLUB DOES THIS !!
We made our point ............work hard , respect , and promote. All businesses.....whether in a band or selling corn on the cob ........ should have this mentality and attitude.
*** BOOKING CONTACT AT mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ***
SUNDAY 8 - 2 - 20
WALKING DOWN MEMORY LANE..........LITERALLY.
START MY MORNING BY DOING THE STAIR ASS MASTER. FOR 30 MINUTES I THINK ABOUT HOW MUCH I MISS BEER AND BURGERS ON BUNS. I WATCH TV DURING THE WORK OUT AND EVERY COMMERCIAL IS FAST FOOD OR BEER.
I START THE 2 PHASE PROJECT OF CAULKING AND PAINTING AROUND THE STORM DOOR. I CAULKED TODAY AND WILL WAIT TO AFTER THE RAIN STORM TO PAINT. CAULKING MADE SUCH A DIFFERENCE AND I AM GLAD I AM FINISHING OFF THIS PROJECT. I WILL PROBABLY SPRAY PAINT THE DOOR HANDLES BLACK TOO.
WHEELS ASKS TO GO ON A MOTORCYCLE RIDE.....WHAT THE HELL ? I ALMOST FELL OUTTA MY CHAIR. I QUICKLY ENVISIONED HER ARMS AROUND ME , BOOBS PRESSED AGAINST MY BACK , AND HER HANDS USING MY COCK LIKE A JOYSTICK PLAYING YARS' REVENGE. THAN SHE SAYS , " WE CAN GO FOR A WALK BY THAT PARK TOO. IT WAS ALL A SET-UP. " BUT , MY VISION THAN CHANGED TO HER LEANING AGAINST A TREE FOR 30 SECONDS.
OKAY......ACTUALLY WE TOOK A RIDE TO ITHAN PARK. IT IS WHERE I GET MULCH ON OCCASION. THE LAST TIME I WAS THERE I NOTICED WALKING TRAILS. WE DROVE THE VAN BECAUSE HALF THE PARKING LOT IS GRAVEL AND MY MOTORCYCLE WOULD NOT BE THE BEST FOR THAT. WE WALKED 4 TRAILS AND IT WAS VERY COOL. SOME SECTIONS WERE ALONG A CREEK AND WE REMINISCED ABOUT WHEN WE WERE KIDS. BOTH OF US ENJOYED CREEKS WITH SKIPPING , JUMPING , AND TURNING OVER ROCKS FOR CRAY FISH. SOME TREES AND PLANTS ARE LABELED AS WE WENT THROUGH. IT WAS REALLY PRETTY NICE BACK IN THE WOODS ON THESE LITTLE DIRT TRAILS. IT REMINDED ME OF WHEN I WAS A KID EXPLORING DOWN AT THE GRANGE FIELD. WE BOTH HAD WONDERFUL MEMORIES. WE ALSO JOKED IT WAS A GOOD BONDING FOR US. IF SHE ONLY KNEW THE " BONDING " I WAS THINKING AT THE TIME.
HAD SOME CANTALOUPE FROM OUR NEIGHBOR ALONG WITH CEREAL AND A BANANA. I HAD MINIMAL DINNER SINCE I WAS RUNNING LATE TO GET TO THE NAIL.
FLYERS OPEN THEIR PLAY-OFF , ROUND ROBIN , NO IDEA HOW THIS FORMAT WORKS , WITH A GOOD SOLID WIN OVER THE BRUINS 4 - 1. GETTING A 1ST SEED IS ALWAYS IMPORTANT EXCEPT FOR THIS SEASON. WITH NO FANS IN THE STANDS OR YOUR HOME ICE .........WHAT DOES IT MATTER ?
A NICE MOTORCYCLE RIDE AND I BEGIN TO SET UP AT THE NAIL. I HAVE A PERSONAL QUOTA I LIKE TO MEET EACH NIGHT. IT TOOK ONE PHONE CALL AT 6:50PM TO MEET THE QUOTA ( WE OPEN AT 7PM ). THE WOMAN SAID , " I LIKE TO ORDER EVERYTHING ON YOUR MENU AND BUY BEER.
THIS TIME I BROUGHT SHORTS. IT IS WARM AND HUMID AND I DO NOT TURN ON THE A/C FOR JUST 2 HOURS. IT WOULD DO ABSOLUTELY NOTHING IN THIS 90 DEGREE HEAT. I AM ADJUSTING EACH SHIFT AND CLEANING BETWEEN. IT WAS SO NICE TO SEE FRIENDS /BAND MEMBERS STOPPING IN. EVEN A BARTENDER HELPED ME FOR ABOUT 15 MINUTES. THE BOYFRIEND HELPED ME WITH TROUBLE SHOOTING OUR BIG TV TOO. HE SAID THE , " THE TV IS FINE. IT IS YOUR CONNECTION THAT IS THE PROBLEM. " THIS LITTLE INFORMATION GAVE ME AN IDEA. I MOVED THE HDMI CORD TO ANOTHER CABLE BOX AND THE TV CAME ON.......NICE.
I ALSO RE-STOCKED A VERY EMPTY TAKE-OUT FRIDGE. IT TOOK SOME TIME AND I WAS GLAD I DID IT. I ALSO FIXED A DROP LIGHT MY BARTENDER BROKE BY MISTAKE AND THE INTERNAL LIGHT I FIXED YESTERDAY IS NOT WORKING NOW. MAN.....IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING.
I AM ONLY OPENING FROM 7 - 9PM . I WAS BUSY TO 8:30PM. I EVEN TOOK SOME PICTURES WITH SOME FRIENDS OUT FRONT AT THE MARQUEE. THEY WERE LATER POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA. ONE " REGULAR " WAS SMART AND CALLED THE NAIL RIGHT BEFORE I WAS CLOSING. HE ORDER 4 SIX PACKS TO GO. HEY , FOR 5 BUCKS EACH THAT IS A DAMN GOOD DEAL. I WAS ALSO ENTERTAINED BY A GUY WHO WANTED TO JUST USE OUR PHONE. HE WAS QUITE ANNOYING.
GET MY BLUE JEANS BACK ON AND RIDE HOME ON A BEAUTIFUL NIGHT.
I ALWAYS GET EMPHATICALLY GREETED BY THE PUPPY. SHE IS REALLY IS A TOTAL JOY AND HAS A GREAT PERSONALITY. I CHILLED WITH WHEELS AND WE WATCHED AN EPISODE OF THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. AGAIN.......VERY GOOD. SEASON 2 JUST STARTED AND OUR YOUNGEST SAID IT WAS GOOD.
YOU KNOW WHAT IS TOUGH ? DRIVING YOUR KID TO MCDONALDS AT 11:15PM AT NIGHT FOR FRENCH FIRES. THE DRIVE-THRU HAD FRICKIN' 8 CARS IN LINE !! WHO THE " F " IS GOING TO MCDONALDS THIS LATE ? SO , WE WENT TO WENDY'S AND GOT A MILKSHAKE AND FRENCH FRIES. WELL ....SHE GOT THEM.
I WALK THE NUTTY PUP AND SHE WANTS TO RUN BIG TIME. SHE YANKS ME 10 TIMES ON MY LONG LEASH. I YANK HER BACK 10 TIMES. WE SETTLE IN MY BEDROOM AND WATCH TV FOR A LITTLE BIT. THE DOG JUST CRACKS ME UP AND SHE IS JUST SIMPLY PURE JOY. THE WHOLE WORLD SHOULD BE PUPPIES.
WELL , MY TEE SHIRTS ARE FITTING A LITTLE BIT BETTER AND MY BLUE JEANS ARE NOT AS SNUG AS SPANDEX ON A HORSE. TODAY , I REACHED THE 1/3 MARK OF MY GOAL. IN 25 DAYS I LOST 20.2 POUNDS. I KNOW THIS IS JUST A DROP IN THE BUCKET AND I STILL LOOK LIKE AN ITALIAN PILLSBURY DOUGH BOY BUT IT IS GOING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. I SURE HOPE I CAN KEEP THIS UP.
MONDAY 8 - 3 - 20
" WHEELS , CAN YOU COME OUTSIDE FOR A MOMENT ? " THE 2 MACGYVERED UMBRELLAS I FIXED ACTUALLY COLLAPSE DOWN. I DID THIS BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER COMING IN. I REALLY DO NOT NEED THE WIND TO BLOW THESE DOWN AGAIN. ONE PROBLEM , ONE ARM WOULD NOT FOLD IN NICELY SO NOW OUR UMBRELLA LOOKS LIKE IT HAS A HUGE HARD-ON.
YESTERDAY I REACHED A MILESTONE OF LOSING POUNDS. THIS IS A GOOD THING. THE BAD THING IS THE WEIGHT I AM AT NOW IS ACTUALLY 10 POUNDS OVER WHAT I USED TO SAY 5 YEARS AGO WHICH WAS , " IF I EVER HIT THIS WEIGHT I WILL GO ON A DIET. " BASICALLY , I LOST 20 POUNDS AND I STILL NEED TO LOSE 10 MORE POUNDS JUST TO GET TO WHERE I LIKE TO LOSE WEIGHT. IF YOU CAN FIGURE THAT OUT THAT IS DEPRESSING.
EVERY NOTICE WHEN YOU ARE IN A HURRY YOU HIT EVERY DAMN RED TRAFFIC LIGHT. IT ACTUALLY MAKES ME GIGGLE. WHEN DRIVING TO THE BANK TODAY I NOTICED THE CHECKS WERE NOT SIGNED. SO I SAID TO MYSELF , " NEXT RED LIGHT I WILL SIGN THE 2 CHECKS. " I FIGURE I DO THIS TO BE READY WHEN I PULLED INTO THE DRIVE-THRU. I DROVE 15 MINUTES AND HIT ALL GREEN LIGHTS.
LATER IN THE EVENING , WHEN LEAVING THE NAIL I WAS KINDA WANTING TO GET HOME. I HIT EVERY RED LIGHT.
EVERY SO OFTEN I CLEAR AND SAVE THIS BLOG TO A DOCUMENT ON MY COMPUTER. LITTLE DID I KNOW THE LAST TIME I DID THIS WAS JANUARY. THAT IS A LONG TIME. NOW.......YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SCROLL DOWN SO MUCH.
FACEBOOK MARKET PLACE STRIKES AGAIN. THIS TIME I TOOK THE PUP. THE DOG CRACKS ME UP. I PICKED UP A LARGE PLASTIC BIN OF VERY COOL WHITE SNOW FLAKE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS. I KNOW....CHRISTMAS ? WELL , LAST YEAR I THREW OUT 75% OF OUR LIGHTS. THE ONLY THING WE HAD LIGHTS ON WAS OUR TREE AND THIS INCLUDED THE NAIL TOO. SO NOW , I HAVE A FULL PACKED LARGE BIN OF LIGHTS AND MORE. I PLUGGED ONE STRING OF LIGHTS IN AND IT WORKED. I WILL NOT CHECK ANYMORE UNTIL DECEMBER. HEY , JUST THE LARGE BIN ALONE IS WORTH 10 BUCKS. OH....ALL OF THIS WAS FREE.
THE FUNNY PART OF THIS SHORT RIDE WAS THE PUPPY. WHEN I PLACED THE PLASTIC BIN IN THE VAN BEHIND THE DRIVER'S SEAT SHE JUMPED ON TOP OF IT. SO , AS I WAS DRIVING SHE PUT HER HEAD ON MY SHOULDER. SHE REALLY SEEMED CONCERNED ON WHERE WE WERE GOING AND HOW I WAS DRIVING. IT WAS SO CUTE I TOOK A PICTURE OF IT AND SENT IT TO WHEELS AND THE KIDS.
THE RAINS ARE COMING.
WE HAD A NICE OPENING BETWEEN RENTERS AT OUR MOUNTAIN HOUSE. IT WAS AUGUST 7TH - 14TH. I WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO GOING BACK UP. IN LESS THAN 2 DAYS THE DATES WERE FILLED.
ONE PROSPECTIVE RENTER SAID . " MY DAUGHTER SAYS YOUR WEBSITE NEEDS HELP BIG TIME. " YEP.....I KINDA HEARD THAT BEFORE. "
DID ANOTHER 30 MINUTES ON THE STAIR BUTT MASTER. I THOUGHT ABOUT THE OLD DAYS WHEN I WAS A TEENAGER AND COULD EAT ANYTHING I WANTED. I USED TO PUT 4 HOT DOGS IN BUNS BETWEEN MY FINGERS AND HAD NO PROBLEM SCARFING THEM DOWN. GOD , I HAD A KICK ASS BODY AND WAS SO PROUD OF HOW I LOOKED. I HAD HAIR , MUSCLES , 12 PACK STOMACH , AND LEGS TINA TURNER WOULD BE ENVIOUS OF. NOW , I AM THE FAT ALBERT OF HAVERTOWN................WORST BODY EVER.
A NICE DINNER OF SALMON AND STRING BEANS. I DID NOT HAVE POTATO SALAD OR PASTA. OH MY GOD SALMON IS SO GOOD !! ( ACTUALLY IT WAS BUT I SO PREFER A BURGER OR PIZZA OR CHICKEN PARM WITH A SIDE OF SPAGETTS )
OFF TO THE NAIL. I SPENT A SOLID 90 MINUTES CLEANING AND FIXING STUFF. I GOT OUR TAKE-OUT FRIDGE LIGHT TO WORK BUT NEEDED TO CALL COMCAST AND SET AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE OUR BIG TV FIXED FOR HD AND OUR CREDIT CARD MACHINE THAT ONLY RUNS ON PHONE LINE NOW. IT'S SUPPOSE TO USE OUR ETHERNET LINE.
ON FRIDAY WE HAVE A TV CREW COMING IN TO THE NAIL TO FILM A DOCUMENTARY.
BACK HOME I GET GREETED BY THE PUP LIKE SHE HASN'T SEEN ME IN 6 MONTHS. IT IS VERY ENJOYABLE.
WHEELS AND I WATCH AN EPISODE OF THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. AGAIN.....THIS EPISODE STEPPED IT UP.
WE ALSO WATCHED THE PHILLIES GET SMOKED AND THE 76ERS HOLD ON TO A 2 POINT WIN.
WIND DOWN THE NIGHT IN MY BEDROOM WITH THE PUP. I AM REALLY BONDING WITH THIS LITTLE GIRL. HER PERSONALITY IS PRETTY FUN AND SHE IS A JOY TO BE WITH.
WEIGHT LOSS - .1 OF .1 OF A 1/2 POUND. ANNNNND BLOW.
TUESDAY 8 - 4 - 20
AND THE RAIN CAME.............BIG TIME AND I JUST DON'T LEARN.
DID ANYONE WATCH THE SPLASH DOWN BY SPACE X DRAGON IN THE GULF OF MEXICO A COUPLE OF DAYS AGO ? IT WAS OLD SCHOOL AND ACTUALLY PRETTY COOL.
FACEBOOK MARKET PLACE STRIKES AGAIN.....BIG TIME. MY YOUNGEST TAKES A RIDE WITH ME TO ONE OF THE MOST MAGNIFICENT NEIGHBORHOODS I EVER SEEN IN THIS AREA. I ALWAYS WANTED TO GO DOWN THIS STREET BUT NEVER DID UNTIL TODAY. I FOUND 3 BARSTOOLS FOR FREE AND SAID TO MY KID , " THE PICTURE MAKES IT LOOK GOOD BUT IF THEY ARE IN BAD CONDITION I WILL JUST THROW THEM AWAY. " WE PULL INTO THIS PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT CLOSE TO RADNOR SCHOOL AND I SAY , " UHMM........THIS IS A GOOD SIGN ". WE DRIVE THROUGH THE BIG WIDE STREETS WITH AWESOME DESIGNS OF ARCHITECTURE IN EACH HOME. ALSO , A TRESTLE SHAPED LIKE AN UPSIDE LETTER " U " OFFERS AN ENTRANCE TO A PRIVATE PARK , LARGE AREAS OF GRASS , BIG TREES , AND A CREEK RUNNING THROUGH. NEIGHBORS ARE OUT TALKING TO EACH OTHER AFTER THE STORM. I MEAN THIS IS BLISS. WE FIND THE HOUSE AND LOAD THE BAR STOOLS IN. THEY ARE HEAVY , EXTREMELY WELL MADE , AND IN MINT CONDITION.
WE ARRIVE HOME I TELL WHEELS. I WAS PISSED SOMEONE STOLE A BARSTOOL AT OUR MOUNTAIN HOUSE WHICH WAS THE WHOLE REASON OF LOOKING FOR AT LEAST ONE BARSTOOL. I TELL WHEELS I THINK THESE ARE $250 EACH. SHE RESPONDS , " MORE LIKE $400 EACH ". I MESSAGE THE OWNER IN THE HUGE HOUSE AND MAGNIFICENT NEIGHBORHOOD AND SAY , " IF THERE IS ANYTHING ELSE YOU ARE GETTING RID OF PLEASE CONTACT US. HE RESPONDS , " THAT IS IT. THE REST GOES IN THE BIN AND OFF TO ENGLAND. "
THE RAIN AND WIND COME. SEVERAL DAYS AGO I CLEARED OUR OUTDOOR DRAIN BY THE BOTTOM OF THE STEPS. I ALSO POURED DRAIN-O DOWN THE DRAIN. I HAVE LEARNED TO KEEP AN EYE ON OUR BASEMENT DURING HEAVY RAINS. AT 1PM IT WAS FINE.....I NEVER CHECKED AGAIN UNTIL OUR ELDEST WENT DOWN THE BASEMENT AND YELLED , " OH NO !! ". WHEELS , MYSELF , AND OUR YOUNGEST SPENT 2 HOURS MOVING WET FURNITURE AND USING A WET/DRY VAC & OUR SHAMPOO VACUUM TO SUCK UP THE WATER. I WAS SO PISSED WHEN I SAW THE OUTSIDE DRAIN RIGHT BY THE BASEMENT DOOR WAS CLOGGED. I WILL WORK ON IT MORE TOMORROW.
OUR CONDO HAD SOME ROOF , CAPPING , AND SIDING DAMAGE. THE NAIL HAD A LEAK ON THE POOL TABLE AND I AM WAITING FOR MY CELL PHONE TO GO OFF ABOUT OUR RENTAL PROPERTY.
SO A GOOD DAY OF GETTING SOME THINGS DONE TURNS OUT SHITTY. GEE........NEVER SAW THAT COMING. THOUGH ON SOCIAL MEDIA SOME PEOPLE REALLY GOT IT HARD SO I HAVE NO COMPLAINTS.
OUR PROSPECTIVE RENTER NEVER CALLS ME BACK TO CONFIRM. SO AGAIN , I CALL THEM. THEY CANCEL THE DATES AND IT ACTUALLY MAKES ME FEEL GOOD BECAUSE NOW WE CAN GO.
" QUICK AND EASY " I WAS TOLD BY THE SALES REP. OUR NEW MOBILE CREDIT CARD MACHINE ARRIVED. IT IS KINDA COOL THAT I CAN TAKE IT ANYWHERE TO MAKE TRANSACTIONS VIA CREDIT CARD. THE " EASY " INSTRUCTIONS LOOKED CHINESE TO ME SO I CALLED TECH SUPPORT. A VERY COOL TECH WORKED WITH ME AND WE GOT IT DONE. I EVEN USED IT TO MAKE A TRANSACTION THAT A HOLLYWOOD COMPANY IS PAYING US TO USE THE NAIL ON THE DOCUMENTARY ON FRIDAY. OH , WE HAD EVERYTHING UP AND RUNNING IN A MEER 90 MINUTES.
WHEELS AND OUR YOUNGEST WORK ANOTHER HOUR IN THE BASEMENT AND I HEAD TO THE LIQUOR STORE FOR A PICK-UP. BY MISTAKE , I CALL THE WRONG STORE TO CONFIRM AND FIND OUT MY STORE IS CLOSED DUE TO POWER FAILURE.
ARRIVE AT THE NAIL AND BEGIN CLEANING , CHANGING THE MARQUEE SIGN , AND MORE. I MAKE MY QUOTA AND AND PUT AN OSCILLATING FAN ON THE POOL TABLE TO DRY IT OUT.
BACK HOME I SETTLE IN WITH A COKE ZERO , LIGHT LIME SHIPS , WATER , AND HUMMUS.
WE WATCH THE SEASON 1 FINALE OF THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. OK , I AM GOING TO WRITE SOMETHING THAT IS JUST MY OPINION......THIS WAS THE BEST SEASON FINALE I EVER SEEN ON ANY TV SERIES WE HAVE WATCHED. I MUST HAVE SAID , " BEST FINALE EVER " 10 TIMES EVER. PEOPLE GETTING WHACKED , THE EARTH SEEING EXTREME ILL FATE , AND A MONKEY THROWN THROUGH DEER ANTLERS HANGING ON A WALL. C'MON!!!........ THAT IS DAMN GOOD WRITING WHEN A MONKEY GETS VAULTED !!
ZERO WEIGHT LOSS TODAY. I JUST DON'T GET IT. I WEIGH OVER 400 POUNDS SO YOU WOULD THINK I LOSE 5 POUNDS A DAY BY NOT EATING 4 BIG MACS , 2 WHOPPERS , AND 6 BEERS. HERE IS MY FOOD AND LIQUID INTAKE ALL DAY AND NIGHT - CRUNCHY NUT BRAN CEREAL WITH A BANANA & ALMOND MILK ( BLOW ) , A LOW CALORIE NUT BAR , WATER , A SALAD ( BLOW ) , SOME CHICKEN ( 4 TINY SMALL PIECES ) , HALF A SMALL PIECE OF SALMON , ANOTHER SALAD ( BLOW ) , HUMMUS , SOME LIGHT LIME CHIPS , AND A COKE ZERO. THIS IS FOR THE WHOLE DAY AND INTO THE NIGHT. I AM NOW THINKING OF USING A 4TH LINE OF OFFENSE AGAINST MY FAT......NO EATING AFTER 10PM. SO THE 4 FRONTS WOULD BE NO BOOZE , SOME EXERCISE , NOTHING GOOD TO EAT EVER , AND NO EATING AFTER 10PM. ALL VERSE MY ASS. I'M DISAPPOINTED ZERO WEIGHT WAS LOST TODAY.
WEDNESDAY 8 - 5 - 20
FIRST THING I DO EVERY MORNING IS CHECK MY EMAILS , VACATION SITES , AND SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGES. I DO NOT KNOW THIS FAMILY BUT I AM " FRIENDS " WITH THEM ON FACEBOOK. I STARTED CRYING WHEN I READ THEIR POST ABOUT THEIR 13 YEAR OLD SON WHO WAS KILLED IN A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. YEAH...........MAYBE I SHOULD BITCH MUCH LESS ABOUT INSIGNIFICANT LIFE.
GET MY ELDEST OFF TO WORK AND MADE HER A LUNCH.
FELT GOOD TO SHOWER AND SHAVE.....AFTER 5 DAYS.
SPENT SOME TIME USING OUR SHAMPOO VACUUM IN OUR BASEMENT. I'M FEARING WE MUST PULL ANY WET CARPET TILES UP DUE TO THE ODOR. I SPENT ABOUT AN HOUR MOVING FURNITURE AND SUCKING UP WATER. TOMORROW I WILL SHAMPOO THE CARPET TO SEE IF IT HELPS.
LOWERED THE PATIO UMBRELLAS AND LEAF BLEW THE PATIO WHILE THE PUP WENT DIGGING CRAZY UNDER A HEDGE OF OURS. SHE SPRAYED ALL KINDS OF DIRT ALL OVER OUR WALK WAY. I THOUGHT TO MYSELF , " OH MY GOD THAT IS SO CUTE !! " THAN I THOUGHT , " WAIT , I GOTTA FUCKING CLEAN THAT UP. MAN THAT DOG IS AN ASSHOLE. "
GOT OUR ART FROG CUSTOM MADE STICKERS VIA MY YOUNGEST'S ART WEBSITE. IT WAS PRETTY COOL THAT THIS IS MY KID'S ARTWORK OUT IN THE WORLD. SHE HAS BEEN WORKING ON 2 PROJECTS FOR FAMILY RIGHT NOW. THIS KID PUTS IN HOURS AND IT JUST AMAZES ME. IT WAS ALSO NICE THAT FAMILY WENT ON THIS WEBSITE TO PURCHASE SOME OF HER ART. IT IS KINDA COOL......YOU CAN SEE THE ART YOU LIKE ( 4 TOTAL FOR NOW ) THAN PLACE IT ON ANYTHING YOU LIKE.....A CELL PHONE CASE , LAMP SHADE , A STICKER , A BOOK COVER....WHATEVER.
WALKED 30 MINUTES ON THE STEP TREADMILL BECAUSE I AM FAT. I GOT TO WATCH WHEELS WORK ON HER TINY LITTLE MINUSCULE COMPUTER. I TOLD HER 20 TIMES TO MAKE THE FONTS BIGGER. HOW THE HELL CAN YOU WORK SQUINTING AT HUNDREDS OF EMAILS SO DAMN SMALL ? CLICK ONE SETTING , CLICK SAVE.......DONE.
I ACTUALLY DENIED A PROSPECTIVE RENTER CERTAIN DAYS AT OUR MOUNTAIN HOUSE. I JUST WANT TO GO BACK UP THAT BAD. OUR MOTTO USUALLY IS , " WE ALWAYS RENT FIRST " ( NOT THIS TIME ). WE DID FIND OUT MY KID'S FRIENDS CAN'T COME UP FOR A DAY AFTER SHE TOLD ME 100% THEY ARE COMING. ONE IS NOW ON THE FENCE BUT WITH NO CAR SHE CAN'T COME UP. WHAT DID I DO ?......OFFERED OUR CAR.
FACEBOOK MARKET PLACE STRIKES AGAIN. THE KEY WHEN SEARCHING IS " AREA ". I DROVE TO A BEAUTIFUL NEIGHBORHOOD AGAIN IN VILLANOVA. MANY TIMES I WILL SEARCH " FREE " ON THESE LOCAL SITES. WHEN I DID UP POPPED AN OUTDOOR OUTLET COVER. I HAD IT ON MY LIST TO FIX AT THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE BECAUSE OUR COVER WAS BROKEN. SO I DROVE THERE TODAY. HEY , IT SAVED $6 AND MORE IMPORTANT A DRIVE TO HOME DEPOT. THE GUY ADDED IN LIGHT SWITCHES AND A CABLE SPLITTER. AGAIN......ALL FREE. MAN , THEIR HOUSE WAS NICE. THE HOT BLONDE WIFE IN THE DRIVEWAY ( THAT I BLOCKED IN ) HAD NO CLUE I WAS COMING. IF IT WEREN'T FOR COVID-19 SHE TOTALLY WOULD OF HIT ON ME.
THE COMCAST STORY : ( LOOKS LIKE MY BILL WILL GO UP IN PRICE )
- I'M ON THE RADAR NOW...........OFF TO THE NAIL TO MEET COMCAST. I HAD 2 THINGS FIXED.......A TV THAT WAS NOT GETTING A HD PICTURE AND A CREDIT CARD MACHINE WITH NO INTERNET. I THAN HEAR THE FAMOUS WORDS I FUCKING HEAR MY WHOLE ENTIRE LIFE , " UHMMMM MR. " B " , I HAVE BEEN DOING THIS 13 YEARS AND NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE. " THE TECH CHANGED THE CABLE BOX AND RAN A DIAGNOSTIC TEST TWICE. THE NEW BOX WAS NOT TALKING TO THE TV'S.
- HE CALLS HOME OFFICE FOR SUPPORT. HE FINDS OUT AND THINKS BECAUSE MY ACCOUNT IS " RESIDENTIAL " AND NOT " BUSINESS " THIS COULD BE THE PROBLEM. IT WOULD TOTALLY SUCK TO HAVE MY ACCOUNT CHANGED TO BUSINESS. IT IS SO MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE. I GET PISSED ON THIS SHITTY ANSWER AND HE NOW WANTS TO PUSH IT TO ANOTHER TECH AND ANOTHER MEETING. I RESPOND , " SO , ALL THE TV'S HAVE BEEN WORKING SINCE 1997 FOR 23 YEARS AND ALL OF A SUDDEN MY ACCOUNT STATUS AFFECTS THE CABLE CONNECTIONS ? " I MAKE SURE I DO NOT USE THE WORD " RESIDENTIAL ".
- HE RE-CALLS HOME OFFICE I HEAR HIM SAY " RESIDENTIAL ". THE WORD I DO NOT WANT HOME OFFICE TO HEAR. HE CONTINUES AND SAYS TO HOME OFFICE , " YES , IT IS RESIDENTIAL SINCE 1997. YES....23 YEARS RESIDENTIAL. YES.....RESIDENTIAL. MAYBE NOT , BUT IT IS RESIDENTIAL. THE BUSINESS PLAN SHOULD BE IN PLACE BECAUSE RESIDENTIAL IS NOT. OK I WILL SEE YOU LATER RESIDENTIAL. YES. I AM HAVING RESIDENTIAL FOR DINNER TONIGHT WITH MY WIFE RESIDENTIAL. OKAY , I GOT TO LEAVE BECAUSE MY NEXT RESIDENTIAL JOB IS IN THE AREA OF RESIDENTIAL. ROGER RESIDENTIAL. HAVE A GOOD RESIDENTIAL DAY.
- I AM CLOSE TO PUNCHING HIM IN THE THROAT SO HE CAN NOT SPEAK TO HOME OFFICE ANYMORE. I AM NOT A HAPPY CAMPER BECAUSE RESIDENTIAL IS 3 TIMES CHEAPER THAN BUSINESS PACKAGES. HE DECIDES TO RUN A TEST FOR A 3RD TIME AND EVERYTHING WORKS. I START CLOSING AND WE LEAVE WITHIN MINUTES. I WAS NOT TOO HAPPY. HE ALSO TRIED TO USE YESTERDAY'S TROPICAL STORM AS A POSSIBLE PROBLEM. I SHOT THIS TROUBLE SHOOT DOWN WHEN I SAID , " MY TV'S WERE MALFUNCTIONING LAST WEEK. HOW DOES A STORM FROM YESTERDAY AFFECT IT NOW ? " HE REPLIED , " ARE YOU RESIDENTIAL HERE ? I SHOULD CALL HOME OFFICE."
- OH JUST ONE MORE THING WITH COMCAST. I WAS SCHEDULED FOR THE 12 - 2PM TIME SLOT. I ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS TAKE THE EARLIEST TIME SLOT AVAILABLE. THEY SHOWED UP AT 3PM. YEP , I SAT AT THE NAIL FOR 3 FUCKING HOURS WITH A COMPUTER THAT HAD NO POWER SUPPLY. I THOUGHT I DIDN'T NEED IT. I RAN THE COMPUTER DOWN TO 5% AND SHUT IT OFF AT 2:30PM.
I AM SO GETTING A CALL FROM COMCAST ABOUT MY RESIDENTIAL BILLING.
BACK HOME I SETTLE IN FOR DINNER. I HAD NO BREAKFAST OR LUNCH. YESTERDAY'S NO WEIGHT LOSS PISSED ME OFF. I GUESS THAT IS A GOOD THING. I SKIPPED THE PASTA AND POTATO SALAD AND HAD 2 BAKED POTATOES WITH PEPPER ( NO SOUR CREAM BECAUSE IT SO DAMN GOOD WITHOUT IT !! ) , WATER , ROASTED PORK ( VERY GOOD ) , STRING BEANS , AIR , AND EDAMAME BEANS.
I CALL A RENTER WHO IS GONG TO THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE IN 2 DAYS. HE DID NOT PAY YET. HE TELLS ME , " OH I WAS AFRAID TO SEND A CHECK VIA MAIL BECAUSE YOU WOULDN'T GET IT IN TIME." WE MADE ARRANGEMENTS FOR HIM TO STOP TOMORROW AT THE NAIL. WHEN I HUNG UP I THOUGHT , " WHAT IF I DID NOT CALL HIM ? "
OFF TO THE LIQUOR STORE. THE ASSISTANT MANAGER IS IN A BAND. WE TALKED ABOUT LIVE MUSIC VIA THE INTERNET. I HAVE GONE THROUGH THIS SCENARIO AND MANY OTHERS TO HELP THE NAIL. BELIEVE ME I THOUGHT ABOUT HAVING OUTDOOR SEATING IN THE BACK LOT. BUT.....MY NEIGHBOR WHO HAD A LAW SUITE WITH US WOULD NOT THINK TOO HIGHLY OF IT , THE L.C.B & TOWNSHIP WOULD NOT THINK TOO HIGHLY OF PEOPLE OUTSIDE DRINKING AND NOT ON MY PROPERTY , AND THE CREEK IS JUST FEET AWAY WITH A 10 FOOT DROP. AGAIN......I THOUGHT OF THESE THINGS 100 TIMES OVER.
WHEELS TEXT ME TO BRING SOME BEER HOME AND THE BRANDY I PICKED UP. I TEXT BACK , " OH SHIT I FORGOT TO GO TO THE LIQUOR STORE ". I WAITED 60 SECONDS UNTIL HER PANIC ATTACK WAS OVER AND SAID ," JUST KIDDING. I HAVE YOUR BRANDY. " SHE TEXTED BACK , " THAT WAS SO MEAN. "
PHILLIES BLOW ( SPLIT A 7 INNING ( first ever ) DOUBLE HEADER WITH THE YANKEES. OH RICHARD......SINNER ). 76ERS BLOW ( THEY ACTUALLY WON ). UNION BLOW ( HOW DO YOU FUCKING MISS A PENALTY SHOT 20 FEET OVER THE GOAL ??!!! ). I SAID MYSELF , " HE'S GOING TO MISS THIS " BECAUSE I FELT IT WAS NOT A FOUL IN THE FIRST PLACE. BOY, DID HE FUCKING MISS IT. HE FUCKING HIT A CARD BOARD FAN FIGURE IN THE 18TH ROW.....2ND LEVEL.
AT THE NAIL I HAD SOME PEOPLE COME IN. IT WAS NICE TO SEE. EVEN MY ELDEST STOPPED BY WITH SOME FRIENDS. I GAVE THEM WARM SHOTS OF JAGER. DAMN......FORGOT TO TURN THE MACHINE ON FOR COLDNESS.
BACK HOME I SETTLE IN. WE WATCH AN EPISODE OF DARK. I THOUGHT IT WAS " EH " AT BEST. I HAD 2 BUBLY SODA WATERS AND NO SNACKS AFTER 10PM. JESUS ....ANOTHER TOUGH THING TO DO. IMAGINE A 400 POUND GUY NOT HAVING THE STUFF HE CRAVES AND LOVES......PIZZA , BEER , BRANDY , BOOZE , ASS , PASTA , CONDIMENTS , CANDY , SWEETS , ANYTHING FUCKING CRUNCHY , ANYTHING GOOD , MCDONALDS , PRIMO HOAGIES , ...........BLOW.
BACK TO THE SCALE AFTER A ZERO WEIGHT LOSS YESTERDAY. TODAY'S LOSS .......1/2 OF A POUND. WOO HOO ??!!
THURSDAY 8 - 6 - 20
I REALLY LOSE TRACK OF WHAT DAY AND DATE IT IS.
START MORNING GETTING ELDEST OFF TO WORK. I AM HER WAKE-UP CALL AT 7:15AM. I MAKE HER LUNCH AND ALSO MAKE SURE THE PUP SAYS HAVE A GOOD DAY.
DOWN THE BASEMENT TO RUN OUR SHAMPOO VACUUM. I USE A HEAVY MIXTURE OF OXY CLEAN SOLUTION. I SPENT ABOUT 90 MINUTES HITTING THE SEMI-WET AREAS HARD. I THINK IT CAME OUT GOOD. WE HAVE HAD 7 FANS RUNNING 24/7 FRO 3 DAYS NOW WITH DOORS AND WINDOWS OPEN.
OH , WHILE VACUUMING IN THE BASEMENT I PLAYED LOUD MUSIC AND DANCED. HEY....FIGURED IT WAS EXERCISE.
BACK UPSTAIRS I CHECK MY COMPUTER FOR THE NORMAL STUFF AND BLOG ABOUT HOW FAT I AM. IT IS SO DAMN DEPRESSING.
THE NAIL WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY NIGHT DUE TO A FILM DOCUMENTARY SHOOT. WE HAVE HAD SEVERAL SHOOTS HERE AND MY FAVORITE IS THE MOVIE LEBANON , PA. THE NAIL IS USED 3 TIMES IN THIS LITTLE HEARTFELT MOVIE. LAST I REMEMBER IT WAS BEING SHOWN ON SHOWTIME. HEY , IT GOT 50% ROTTEN TOMATOES.
FELT BAD - A REALLY NICE PHILIPPINO WOMAN AND HER FAMILY WERE RENTING THE FINAL WEEK AVAILABLE AT OUR CONDO. THIS IS A GOOD THING. THAN , WHEELS SEES AN OLD TEXT ON MY PHONE THAT A REPEATER RENTER WANTS THAT SAME WEEK. IT SUCKED CALLING THE LADY AND TELLING HER IT WAS CANCELLED.
I GO DOWN THE BASEMENT TO CHECK HOW EVERYTHING IS DRYING. I USE THE BATHROOM AND SAY TO MYSELF , " BRING SOME EXTRA ICE FREEZER PACKS UPSTAIRS. IN LESS THAN 3 MINUTES I FORGOT.
TOOK A DRIVE TO GET GAS IN HAVERTOWN AND I SAW A CUTE BLONDE. I SAID TO MYSELF , " THAT IS A GOOD LOOKING GIRL. I WONDER WHO THE GUY IS ? " AS I DROVE BY IT WAS THE MOM.
WENT THE EXTRA YARD AND PAINTED THE STORM DOOR'S TRIM AND HANDLE HARDWARE. I GOT TO ADMIT THIS DOOR CAME OUT EXCELLENT.
WHEELS AND I GOT INVITED TO GO TO AVALON. HMMMMM........YOU THINK THIS BE AN EASY DECISION AT THIS PHENOMENAL HOUSE WITH BOATS , JACUZZI , SWIMMING POOL , BAY FRONT , AND SPECTACULAR VIEWS. BUT I HAVE 2 DILEMMAS. 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE PUP ? AND 2 - MY DIET......IF I TRAVEL ANYWHERE TO FAMILY OR FRIENDS THE TEMPTATION TO EAT AND DRINK IS 50 TIMES HARDER.
LABOR WEEKEND JUST OPENED UP AT THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE. HMMMMM..........
FLYERS LOOK REALLY GOOD AND WIN THEIR 2ND GAME OF 3 IN THIS ROUND ROBIN OF SEEDINGS. THEY WILL PLAY TAMPA BAY ON SATURDAY FOR THE #1 POSITION.....WHICH I STILL SAY MEANS NOTHING. I ALSO SAY LET'S NOT GET ALL HYPED UP HERE. IT IS JUST 2 GAMES. THEY LOOK REALLY GOOD SO FAR AND I LIKE THE YOUNG GUNS ON THE 2ND LINE.
PHILLIES HOLD ON TO WIN AND SPLIT THE SERIES WITH THE YANKEES. THIS IS GOOD. NEXT I THINK THE PHILLIES PLAY 3 DOUBLE HEADERS AND 9 GAMES IN 7 DAYS.
A NICE DINNER OF SALAD ( LIMITED DRESSING LITE ) , CHICKEN ( NO SKIN ) AND STRING BEANS.
TAKE A DRIVE TO THE NAIL. I SPEND TIME CLEANING AND LOOKS LIKE OUR NEIGHBORS GOT SLAMMED WITH WATER DAMAGE. THE GOOD THING THE NAIL NEVER GETS FLOODED. THE ROOF.......DIFFERENT STORY.
MET SOME NICE PEOPLE FOR TAKE-OUT.
BACK HOME I SETTLE IN AND OUR ELDEST STOPS BY. I SAW HER EARLIER AT A FRIENDS HOUSE SITTING IN A DRIVEWAY WITH 8 FRIENDS. I STOP MY VAN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREET AND PUT MY MASK TO MY FACE. I AM SURE SHE GOT THE MESSAGE. LATER SHE STOPPED IN WITH HER FRIEND THAT WE TREAT LIKE A DAUGHTER.
I WALK THE PUP ON A NICE COOL EVENING. THE DOG AND I ARE BONDING. THOUGH EARLIER I CHASED HER INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE HOUSE BECAUSE I DROPPED MY DINNER NAPKIN SOAKED WITH CHICKEN BROTH. SHE SCOOTED QUICKLY AWAY WITH HER EARS PINNED BACK AND EYE BALLS LOOKING BACK AT ME. SHE KNEW IT WAS WRONG BUT ATE THE NAPKIN ANYWAY. I COULD HEAR LAUGHTER IN THE KITCHEN AS I CHASED HER OUTSIDE AND CALLED HER AN ASSHOLE.
SPEAKING OF LAUGHTER. I STRIVE FOR IT IN MY FAMILY AND LIFE. OUR ELDEST GETS HOME FROM A LONG DAYS WORK WITH LITTLE SCREAMING KIDS. IN THE FIRST 15 MINUTES I MADE HER LAUGH VERY HARD 4 TIMES.
I HAVE NO SNACKS ( INCLUDING AFTER 10PM ) AND NO SODA BUBLY'S OR COKE ZEROES. I JUST SUCK ON A BOTTLE OF WATER. OH MY GOD IT IS SO GOOD TO HAVE THIS DRINK AT THE END OF THE NIGHT.........BLOW.
WE WATCH AN EPISODE OF DARK. IT WAS THE SEASON 1 FINALE AND IT PICKED UP FROM YESTERDAY SUCK ASS EPISODE. IT STILL BOTHERS ME THE GERMAN FILMED TV SERIES TRANSLATES TO ENGLISH HORRIBLY. THE CHARACTER WOULD SAY , " DON'T GO INTO THAT CAVE. " THE TRANSLATED CAPTION WOULD READ , " I SEE NOTHING...........IN THAT ROCK STRUCTURE. " I FEEL LIKE SERGEANT SHULTZ GOT THE JOB TO TRANSLATE.
OFF TO BED TO SETTLE THE NIGHT DOWN. MY YOUNGEST COMES HOME FROM A GET TOGETHER WITH FRIENDS. SHE TELLS ME THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE OF HER TRAVELING TO THE BEACH THIS WEEKEND. THIS MAKES ME SAD BUT HAPPY FOR HER. WE TALK A LITTLE AND SOON THE PUP COMES RUNNING IN. I TURN OFF THE TV AND WE HEAD TO BED. WITHIN 30 SECONDS SHE IS SNIFFING MY BUTT AND SPOONING MY BACK. I HAVE TO ADMIT HER WHISKERS KINDA FELT PRETTY GOOD.
SO I WENT HARD CORE TODAY WITH EATING AND DRINKING. BASICALLY BREATHING AIR PUTS WEIGHT ON ME. I HAVE NO IDEA WHY BUT IF I EVEN LOOK AT PIZZA HUT COMMERCIAL MY BELLY INFLATES LIKE A FROG'S NECK PERFORMING A MATING CALL. TODAY'S LOSS - 1.2 POUNDS.
FRIDAY 8 - 7 - 20
I SIGNED A WAIVER THAT I CAN NOT TALK , MENTION , OR WRITE ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY FILM SHOOT AT THE NAIL. SO I WON'T ........................FOR NOW.
FACEBOOK MARKET PLACE STRIKES AGAIN. THIS TIME I SOLD SOMETHING. I HAD 2 LEFTOVER PAINT CANS ( UNOPENED ) FROM OUR HOUSE I PAINTED. I DO NOT BELIEVE I WILL USE THIS " POPPING " BLUE PAINT EVER AGAIN. A SUPER NICE GUY BOUGHT THEM THIS MORNING. WE TALKED FOR OVER 30 MINUTES. HE IS A MISSIONARY CONSULTANT OF SORTS AND TRAVELS ALL OVER THE WORLD TO VERY POOR COUNTRIES TO HELP. MAN ,THE PEOPLE YOU MEET. HE IS ALSO INTERESTED IN RENTING OUR POCONO HOME AND MAYBE BUYING OUR KAYAK THAT BROKE MY WINDSHIELD.
ALSO I SAW A POST FOR A GAS STOVE IN EXCELLENT SHAPE FOR FREE. THE POST WAS 1 DAY OLD. I CONTACTED THE WOMAN AND IT WAS " PENDING ". I DID THE SAME FOR A FREE LAWNMOWER IN ARDMORE JUST 4 MINUTES FROM THE NAIL. THE POST WAS JUST 2 HOURS OLD AND SAID , " JUST PICK UP ON CURB. " I DROVE OVER IN THE RAIN AND IT WAS GONE.
OUR BASEMENT SEEMS TO BE DRYING VERY WELL. THIS 2ND RAIN STORM TODAY DID NOT AFFECT IT AT ALL. WE STILL HAVE BEEN RUNNING 7 FANS NON-STOP THOUGH.
DECIDED TO CUT THE LAWNS AT BOTH PROPERTIES. I DID USE THE RIDING MOWER IN THE SLIGHT RAIN. LATER IT GOT SUNNY AND I FINISHED BY USING THE SELF-PROPELLED MOWER AND LEAF BLEW. I LET THE RAIN WASH AWAY THE REST OF THE GRASS CLIPPINGS. THE LAWN WAS PRETTY HIGH AND I DID NOT WANT TO WAIT ANOTHER DAY.
I ALSO CUT VERY LOW BRANCHES AT A RENTAL PROPERTY. THESE WERE ANNOYING WHEN CUTTING THE LAWN. I CUT A FAIR AMOUNT OF THE TREE LIMBS BACK ALONG WITH SOME IN THE HEDGES.
LUNCH WITH WHEELS. I HAD A SALAD WITH TUNA FISH & CELERY. YEP.........I REALLY DO NOT LIKE ADMITTING THAT. THE REST OF THE DAY AND NIGHT I HAD 3 GRANOLA BARS AND 2 SMALL BACKS OF STALE POPCORN.
OFF TO THE NAIL AND YOU KNOW WHAT SUCKS ? WHEN ON A DIET AND MAKING FOOD ORDERS FOR PATRONS. OH MAN......PIZZA , WINGS , CHICKEN FINGERS , CHICKEN NUGGETS ( BETTER THAN MCDONALDS ) , MOZZARELLA STIX.......IT WAS A TINY TORTURE.
THE RAINS CAME AND IT WAS KINDA COOL LOOKING OUTSIDE ONCE IN A WHILE. MOTHER NATURE CAN BE A BITCH BUT ALSO BEAUTIFUL.
76ERS WITH A GOOD WIN. HEY....THAT'S 3 IN A ROW. BUT , ALL TEAMS WERE WAY UNDER .500. THE NEXT 10 GAMES ARE ALL PLAYOFF TEAMS.
I WATCHED AN EPISODE OF AGENTS OF SHIELD WHICH WAS GOOD. I ALSO WATCHED THE 2ND EPISODE OF 3 IN A DOCUMENTARY CALLED FEAR CITY. IT IS HOW THE F.B.I. TOOK DOWN THE 5 MOBSTER FAMILIES OF NEW YORK IN THE 70'S & 80'S. JESUS THE MAFIA HAD THEIR HANDS ON EVERYTHING......AND I MEAN EVERYTHING. RUDY GIULIANI HEADS THE TASK FORCE TO TAKE DOWN ALL 5 FAMILIES AT ONCE. THE BEST LINE BY ONE INVESTING F.B.I. AGENT , " I NEVER HEAR THE WORD ' FUCK ' USED SO MANY TIMES AND SO COLORFULLY. "
I ARRIVE HOME AND SIT DOWN WITH SODA WATER AND COKE ZERO MIXED TOGETHER. WHEELS AND I WATCH 2 EPISODES OF THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY SEASON 2. THEY WERE VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT.
I WALK THE PUP AROUND OUR PROPERTY AT NIGHT. IT'S KINDA OUR THING. I NOTICE ONE TRASHCAN HAS AN OLD TRASH BAG IN IT. LET'S JUST SAY ......MAGGOTS GROW VERY FAST EVEN INSIDE A PLASTIC BAG. I COULD NOT BELIEVE HOW MANY THERE WERE.
WEIRD - I NOTICE ON OCCASION ONE CHEST HAIR WILL PIERCE THROUGH MY TEE SHIRT. HOW IS THAT EVEN POSSIBLE ?
I DON'T GET IT. THIS WEIGHT THING IS PERPLEXING. I HAD MINIMAL FOOD TODAY AND YOU THINK I LOSE AT LEAST 5 POUNDS A DAY. TODAY'S LOSS- .1 OF 1 POUND. MAKES NO SENSE. IN MY MIND I THOUGHT I LOSE AT LEAST 2 POUNDS. IT IS DISHEARTENING TO SEE THE DAILY NUMBERS.
SATURDAY 8 - 8 - 20
AND THAT IS WHY I SHOULD NOT GO TO PARTIES WITH A TON OF GOOD FOOD , SWEETS , AND BOOZE. IT WAS A " CHEAT DAY " I DID NOT WANT. IT WAS VERY GOOD TO SEE FAMILY THOUGH.
I GO OUTSIDE TO PICK UP POOP FROM THE PUP AND END UP WEEDING 1 FULL TRASHCAN. I ALSO END UP PLAYING WITH THE PUP FOR 10 MINUTES. SHE RAN HARD TO RETURN A LARGE SOFTBALL TO ME. SHE RETURNED WITH THE BALL EVERY TIME. UNFORTUNATELY , THE SOFTBALL HAD TO BE TRASHED BECAUSE SHE ATE SOME OF IT.
FOR LUNCH I BBQ'D CHICKEN LEFTOVERS. MAN I LOVE A GOOD BBQ. WE HAD SOME SALAD AND SMALL PIECES OF BBQ CHICKEN.
WHEELS AND I WORK ON 3 PROPERTIES TO ATTEST PROPERTY VALUE AND TAX HIKES BY OUR LOCAL COUNTY. WE FILLED OUT THE FORMS AND MAILED THEM OUT FOR A LATER COURT DATE.
WE USED 3 AIR FRESHENERS FOR OUR BASEMENT. I THINK WE DODGED A BIG BULLET HERE. THE WORST WOULD OF BEEN PICKING UP A 100 SOAKED CARPET TILES , BRINGING THEM UP STEPS , AND LAYING THEM ALL OVER OUR DRIVEWAY TO DRY. WE HAVE DONE THIS TWICE SINCE LIVING HERE.
TAKE A SHOWER AND SHAVE.
THE PUP EATS ANOTHER NAPKIN & A REESE'S CUP CARDBOARD WRAPPER. IT WON'T BE FUN POOPING THAT OUT.
I WATCH THE FINAL EPISODE OF FEAR CITY. I THINK I COULD OF BEEN IN THE MAFIA. MOST LIKELY I BE SHOT BY MY OWN SOLDIERS.
TAKE A MOTORCYCLE RIDE TO A FAMILY BIRTHDAY PARTY. I WONDER IF THERE IS A THING CALLED " MASK SHAMING " ? WHEELS , MYSELF , AND OUR YOUNGEST ALL WEAR MASKS TO ENTER. WITHIN 5 SECONDS THEY TOOK THEIRS OFF BECAUSE NO ONE WAS WEARING THEM. WITHIN 45 MINUTES , I TOOK MINE OFF. IN HINDSIGHT , I SHOULD OF KEPT MINE ON. NOT TO PREVENT COVID-19 SPREAD BUT TO PREVENT ME FROM EATING.
I HAVE TO ADMIT IT WAS EXCELLENT TO SEE ABOUT 20 FAMILY MEMBERS. I HUNG OUT FOR ABOUT 3 HOURS AND THAN HEADED TO THE NAIL. WHEELS HUNG OUT ANOTHER HOUR AND OUR KIDS HUNG OUT 2 HOURS MORE. I WAS HAPPY TO SEE OUR KIDS HANGING OUT WITH THEIR COUSINS. I ASKED OUR KIDS , " WHY DID YOU STAY SO LONG ? " THEY BOTH RESPONDED , " BECAUSE OUR COUSIN HAS THE BEST STORIES. " THE GOOD THING I DID NOT DRINK ANY BOOZE AND THE PARTY HAD EXCELLENT BEERS.
I SERVE A COUPLE OF PATRONS AND MAKE SOME FOOD ORDERS. I ALSO WATCH THE PHILLIES HAVE A CLEAN WIN.....A PERFECT 5 - 0 VICTORY. TOMORROW THEY WILL LOSE BOTH GAMES IN THE DOUBLE HEADER.
I TAKE A RIDE HOME ON A BEAUTIFUL NIGHT ON MY BIKE.
A NEIGHBOR JOINS US FOR NIGHTCAPS ON OUR PATIO. OUR KIDS JOIN US FOR ABOUT 30 MINUTES WHICH WAS NICE. WE SHARED SOME FUN STORIES AND LAUGHS. I BROKE MY BOOZE CODE AND HAD A NATURDAY STRAWBERRY BEER.
LATE NIGHT WHEELS , MYSELF , AND OUR YOUNGEST WATCH AN EPISODE OF THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. AGAIN , IT WAS VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT. I BROKE MY BOOZE CODE AGAIN AND CONTINUED WITH THE CHEAT DAY. I HAD A ROCKS GLASS OF GIN AND LIME SODA WATER.
FLYERS CONTINUE TO LOOK REALLY GOOD AND DOMINATED THE TOP 3 TEAMS IN THE NHL. TONIGHT THEY SOLIDLY CONTROLLED THE BEST TEAM IN THE N.H.L. THE TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING BY A 4 - 1 VICTORY. THIS SECURES A #1 SEED FOR THE FLYERS AND THEY WILL FACE THE CANADIANS IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE PLAYOFFS. IT DOES SUCK HOME ICE MEANS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING THIS SEASON.
SO , I BROKE MY DIET BIG TIME. I ATE WAY TOO MUCH OF SOME AWESOME FOOD LIKE GNOCCHI'S ( VERY SMALL AMOUNT ) , MEATBALLS , SHRIMP , VERY GOOD SALAD , KABOBS , PRETZELS DIPPED IN CAKE ICING SMOTHERED WITH SPRINKLES , AND A BOTTLED WATER. I WAS DISAPPOINTED IN MYSELF LIKE TOMMYBOY BUT I THINK A " CHEAT DAY " IS NOT THE WORST IN MY QUEST TO BE HEALTHIER.
THE SCALE DOESN'T LIE. I KNEW WHAT WAS COMING AFTER EATING LIKE KING KONG BUNDY TODAY. I FEEL THE PAIN AS I SEE THE SCALE SPIN LIKE A TORNADO. MY BELLY SANK AND SO DID MY HEART AS I READ THE NUMBERS. I ADDED 2.5 POUNDS TO MY WEIGHT. ANNNNNNNNND THAT'S HOW FAST WEIGHT CAN GO UP. IT WILL TAKE ME 2 WEEKS TO LOSE THAT BACK.
SUNDAY 8 - 9 - 20
WHAT THE HELL COULD KEEP ME UP TO 2AM ? YOU " MUST " SEE WHY AND DO THE SAME.....AT LEAST ONCE , WHICH IS ABSOLUTELY IMPOSSIBLE.
START DAY WITH THE NORMAL ROUTINE. I WORKED ON MY TRAILER FOR ABOUT 20 MINUTES AND STARTED PUTTING THE BASEMENT BACK TOGETHER. I HUNG A STEP LADDER IN THE BASEMENT STAIRWAY. I REMOVED BRACKETS FROM A STAIRCASE RAILING TO BE LATER USED AND ALSO DID 10 OTHER THINGS.
I ALSO SEARCHED FACEBOOK MARKET PLACE WHICH STRUCK AGAIN TODAY. HERE IS THE SEARCHES :
- A SMALL 2 STEP STOOL WITH A HANDLE. ON OCCASION WHEELS NEEDS ONE TO REACH HIGH KITCHEN CABINETS. I FOUND ONE FOR FREE. THEY GUY TOOK 3 HOURS TO GET BACK TO ME AND SAID IT WAS " SOLD ". ANOTHER GUY IN HAVERTOWN WAS SELLING HIS FOR 5 BUCKS. MY NEW MOTTO IS " FREE " ONLY WITH THIS PANDEMIC THAT CRUSHED MY BELOVED NAIL. I OFFERED 2 DOLLARS BUT HE DENIED THAT I SAID I PAY THE FULL $5 DOLLARS ( LOL ) AND MEET HIM AROUND 6:30PM. WELL , I FOUND A 3 STEP LADDER IN OUR GARAGE AND HUNG THAT IN THE BASEMENT STAIRWAY. I MESSAGED THE GUY BACK AND SAID I NO LONGER HAD A NEED FOR HIS STEP LADDER. FUNNY.....WHEELS AND I DROVE BY A HOUSE 1 BLOCK FROM US AND THE GUY HAD A STEP LADDER ( BRAND NEW ) BY HIS TRASHCANS. WE LATER FIGURED OUT HE WAS JUST " HOLDING " A PARKING SPOT WITH IT.
- A GUY IN HAVERTOWN WAS GIVING AWAY A PICNIC TABLE WITH 4 BENCHES. I JUST WANTED 2 BENCHES FOR OUR MOUNTAIN HOUSE AND ITS HORSESHOE PIT AREA. THE FACEBOOK AD WAS 1 DAY OLD. I RESPONDED TWICE AND THE SELLER " SEEN " MY MESSAGE BUT DID NOT RESPOND. I FUCKING HATE THAT. GIVE ME THE FUCKING COURTESY OF A MESSAGE BACK. HE INSTANTLY MARKED IT " PENDING " AND THAN LATER RE-MARKED IT " SOLD ". HE NEVER WROTE ME BACK........DICK HEAD. I PICTURED HIM FATTER THAN ME.
- A WOMAN WAS GIVING AWAY A POWER MITRE THAT LOOKED IN EXCELLENT SHAPE. SHE NEVER MESSAGED ME BACK. MY MITRE I TOTALLY MACGYVERED WITH SUPER GLUE AND GORILLA TAPE.
- THE AD SAID , " 52 INCH FLAT SMART TV WITH WALL MOUNT BRACKET FOR FREE. " IT HAS HDMI INPUTS AND ACCESS TO THE INTERNET FOR NETFLIX AND SUCH. BUT.........IT HAS A BLURRY DOUBLE VISION PICTURE FOR A JUST COUPLE OF MINUTES BUT THAN TURNS TO A BEAUTIFUL PICTURE. THE POST WAS 4 MINUTES OLD......AND WE GOT IT. WHEELS AND I DRIVE ABOUT 20 MINUTES AND THE GUY WAS SUPER COOL AND A BIG EAGLES FAN. HE HELPED ME LOAD IT ( WITH AN EAGLES MASK ) AND IT WAS A VERY FAST PICK-UP.......UNTIL I CALLED AND RETURNED FOR THE TV'S REMOTE. OH , MY DRIVING MADE WHEELS A NERVOUS NELLIE. ( OH....NELLIE I STILL MISS YOU KID )
WE ARRIVE HOME AND TEST IT. THE " JUST TAKES MINUTES " TO WARM UP BEFORE THE BEAUTIFUL PICTURE WAS NOT HAPPENING. I WAITED 45 MINUTES. IT LOOKS LIKE I WAS SUCKERED TO GET RID OF A LARGE FLAT SCREEN TV. I GO TO THE NAIL AND WHEELS TELLS ME MINUTES AFTER I LEFT THE SCREEN WORKS PERFECTLY. WHEELS HAD A GOOD IDEA OF HANGING THE TV IN OUR BASEMENT AND GETTING RID OF OUR BIG MAMMOTH ONE. THE TV WORKS GREAT BUT IT IS BULKY. ANYONE NEEDING A 55" TV WE WILL GIVE IT AWAY FOR FREE.
WHEELS AND I TAKE A LONG WALK AROUND RADNOR TRAIL. IT WAS MY FIRST TIME AND IT IS A REALLY COOL PATH TO WALK ALONG. WE WENT OFF THE PATH TOO. WE WALKED THROUGH PARKS WITH KIDS PLAYING BASEBALL , PARKING LOTS , POLICE STATIONS ( YEP ) , WOODED AREAS , NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS , AND MORE OPEN AREAS. I GOT TO ADMIT IT WAS PRETTY COOL.
BACK HOME WE HAVE A DINNER. WHEELS MADE A VERY GOOD SAUSAGE , PEPPER , & ONIONS ALONG WITH HOMEMADE CHILI.
I LOAD UP THE VAN AND HEAD TO THE NAIL. I DO SOME LITTLE PROJECTS LIKE CLEAN , CHANGE OUT FLOOD LIGHTS , AND PAINT A CEILING TILE. I ALSO WATCHED PHILLIES SHIT THE BED BY LOSING BOTH GAMES IN A DOUBLE HEADER ( LIKE I WROTE YESTERDAY ) AND THE 76ERS LOST TOO. BLOW
I MADE QUOTA FOR SALES BUT RAN INTO A PROBLEM WITH OUR NEW CREDIT CARD MACHINE. IT WOULD NOT FUCKING WORK. ALL THAT DAMN TESTING AND I COULD NOT GET IT TO TRANSACT A SALE. I HOOKED UP THE OLD ONE AND THE INTERNET CORD DID NOT WORK. I TRIED AGAIN USING A PHONE LINE AND IT EVENTUALLY WENT THROUGH. WHAT A FUCKING HASSEL.
ROLL OUT AND HEAD HOME. WHEELS , MYSELF , AND OUR YOUNGEST WATCH AN EPISODE OF THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. AGAIN.....VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT.
WE ALSO WATCHED MATCH GAME AND AMERICA'S GOT TALENT. IT WAS THAN I SAW A PERFORMER THAT ABSOLUTELY BLEW ME AWAY. HERE IS WHAT HAPPEN AND WHY I STAYED UP TO 2AM WHICH IS UNHEARD OF WITH ME. WHEN I SAY YOU ABSOLUTELY MUST WATCH THIS PERFORMANCE JUST ONE TIME IS THE BIGGEST UNDERSTATEMENT I CAN MAKE. HERE IS THE STORY:
- AMERICA'S GOT TALENT WAS DOING THE TOP 15 MOST VIEWED PERFORMANCES IN THEIR 15 YEAR HISTORY. WE TURNED IT ON WHEN THEY WERE DOWN TO THE TOP 4. THE OVERALL WINNER WITH 450+ MILLION VIEWS WAS A REMARKABLE YOUNG KID WHO WAS BLIND AND HAD AUTISM. HE COULD BARELY TALK. BUT WHEN HE SANG AND PLAYED PIANO.......OH......MY.....GOD.
- BUT.......HIS ACT WAS NOT MY FAVORITE. THE ONE I WATCHED FOR OVER 3+ HOURS WITH MY HEAD PHONES ON WAS A YOUNG SUPER SHY 13 YEAR OLD GIRL. I CAN NOT EMPHASIZE TO WATCH A YOUTUBE OR GOOGLE VIDEO OF THIS GIRL SINGING OTIS REDDING'S " HARD TO HANDLE ". YOU WILL NOT FUCKING BELIEVE IT. AGAIN , OVER 450+ MILLION VIEWS. TONIGHT I ADDED ANOTHER 500. SHE ALSO RECEIVED THE VERY RARE " GOLDEN BUZZER " BUTTON THAT WHEN HIT BY A JUDGE INSTANTLY PROPELS THE ACT TO THE LIVE ROUND IN HOLLYWOOD.
- PEOPLE WROTE WONDERFUL REVIEWS OF THIS TINY SHY DYNAMIC SOON TO BE SUPER STAR. MANY MANY PEOPLE WROTE I WATCHED THIS PERFORMANCE IN ONE SITTING OVER 600 TIMES. I COULD NOT STOP WATCHING IT. I WATCHED HER OTHER SONGS AND SOME OTHER PERFORMERS ON A.G.T. BUT THIS SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE WAS JUST OVER THE TOP UNBELIEVABLE. MY KIDS TOLD ME THAT COULD HEAR ME SINGING , CRYING , HOOTING , AND DANCING UNTIL 2AM IN THE MORNING. IF YOU HAVE HEAD PHONES......USE THEM.
THIS GIRL COULD BE THE DAUGHTER OF JANIS JOPLIN AND MICK JAGGER AND HAVE AN UNCLE STEVEN TYLER.
REMEMBER - SHE'S 13 YEARS OLD !!!! --- PLEASE GIVE IT A SHOT AND GOOGLE -- COURTNEY HADWIN -- SINGS OTIS REDDING'S SONG " HARD TO HANDLE " ON AMERICA'S GOT TALENT. IT IS FUCKING AMAZING.
THIS PERFORMANCE WAS 3 YEARS AGO AND SHE IS NOW 16. I CAN'T SAY THIS UNTIL 2 YEARS FROM NOW BUT I WILL SAY IN THE 2 YEAR FUTURE SHE IS A PIECE OF ASS. I CAN'T SAY THAT NOW BECAUSE SHE IS ONLY 16. OH....SHE WAS SIGNED , PUT OUT AN ALBUM , AND PERFORMED IN VEGAS. SHE IS ON HER WAY TO SUPER STARDOM.
OFF TO BED WITH CRAZY MAZE WHO STOLE MY SOCK AND I CAN'T FIND IT NOW.
ON THE WEIGHT FRONT - I LOST .8 OF THE 2.5 POUNDS I PUT ON FROM SATURDAY'S CHEAT DAY.
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