What happened to Pizza Shak! IT'S GONE!! The best Pizza in Columbus. Sure, there might have been warning signs like, randomly not open on Saturday nights the last 2 times I tried to order Pizza but . . . . . now when I call I get a "this number is no longer in service" which normally means if I call back in 15 minutes it will still be not in service and if it is not in service I have to think it was hurting sales.
This weekend is the Holiday Open House for the downtown area. Perhaps Kim can fill me in on the details OR I can go to the Columbus Chamber of Commerce website. WHAT? - they really don't have one? What are they doing with all the money that the businesses are giving them to be in their exclusive club. The #1 thing a Chamber MUST have is a website to advertise Columbus!
If you google Columbus Wi Chamber you can get to the Beaver Dam Chamber Site pretty easy.
Maybe the Main Street Organization will have to start doing the Chambers work since Chamber is dropping the ball by doing nothing.
I had my camera yesterday and was walking to the car, everything was so gray and rainy but the popcorn cart was like a ray of sunshine.
Did you know that a large bucket of popcorn at a theatre can have 1,200 calories and 34g of saturated fat? But it tastes soooo good. My dad, rest his sole, used to fry up bacon and pour the grease over popcorn when I was a kid. Now THAT was heaven. Bacon flavored popcorn, you just can not get any better then that.
Anybody watch The Office?? Here is a YouTube of Creed a few years ago when he was in the Grass Roots. He is the dude on the left with the striped shirt. Not a lot of air time but, oh, it's him all right.
I received a package in the mail yesterday with some matting and backing and hinging tape. I had to bring the tape to work to try to figure out how it works. I CAN'T FIGURE OUT TAPE!!!
I also finally changed my tire last night. I put it on upside down! What an idiot.
I see Adam Lambert is being called the male Lady Gaga. I'm just not seeing the correlation.
I know there are only 10 Milwaukee Buck fans in Wisconsin but there is getting to be a pretty big buzz going in Milwaukee with their new rookie Brandon Jennings. The guy is awesome scoring 55 points the other night (29 in the 3rd quarter). 4.7 rebounds and 5.8 assists. The Bucks are clicking WITHOUT Micheal Redd who has been injured for a number of games. 1st place but a lot of Home games so far.
I've not sure I have ever purchased a Stephan King book. Kink is the #1 threat to the global paper supply. You would think the environmentalists would be gunning for him. His newest book is about a small town (pop, 5000) that has a force field plopped over it and it's citizens must fend for themselves. The newest book is his 17 #1 best seller. Of course that in reality means nothing. I worked in the book industry and being #1 is just an arbitrary selling point. Does not mean he actually sold that much. Although normally they do because, well, it's #1 and people ALWAYS buy the #1.
Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg address today in 1863. I tried to read ALL of it so I could explain what it was but after my 4th try and only getting to the 3rd paragraph before I drifted off I gave up. I guess it was better to hear it then read it.
Here it is and maybe someone can give me the cliff notes on the last part. I just can't do it. WHO WILL BE THE FIRST. Remember - start at the beginning. How far can you go!
Here is an actual photo of Lincoln at the Address. He is hatless in the middle looking down (probably checking his zipper) just before he gave his speech.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
OK - I drift out in the middle area but come back at the end for the finale'.
have a great day