Monday, October 19, 2015

rain? When?

Now that I have recovered from the Packer game but then uncovered from my fantasy sports team.

My fantasy game is over - neither team has players that will play tonight but get this - here are the projected scores from this week of the other 4 games.

Game 1 102 to 92
Game 2 101 to 89
Game 3  87 to 86
Game 4  87 to 87 close game

those are pretty much the average scores 

And MY FINISHED GAME 

I LOSE  139 to 141  I LOSE BY 2 with 139 points!! 

Last week I lost 104 to 116
the week before I lost 78 to 84
the week before that I lost  118 to 122

sigh!  So I'm 1 and 5 and pretty much out of it even though I have the 3rd highest scoring in the league.  sigh!   That $50 went down the drain!
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Weather - When was the last time it rained!!!   I went back and was trying to find rain. The last drop of water that came from the sky was at 1:03PM September 29th!

Expect it to be PRETTY windy today as we are in the bulls eye for high wind.  We might see some virga potential so there is rain . . . . . just not reaching the ground.  As NOAA is saying about today "a rather chaotic wind structure."    They are all excited!!  Could have a few 40mph gusts today.  We also should be near 70 today and middle 70s Tuesday and Wednesday then cooling off to normal again.

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The Daily Citizen had all the Trick or Treat times listed,  Of teh 16 towns only ONE was on Sunday, Of the 15 on Saturday 11 started at 4:00 or later.  Columbus is 5 to 8:00.
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 Interesting news the last few days.

The US killed a rather high al-Qaeda dude this weekend.  He was responsible for handling al-Qaeda money and fighters and finding routs for fighters to move between countries.  This is a big WIN for the US.

Hawaii has the highest per capita rate of homeless of any State and have declared a state of emergency.  If I was homeless I would want to be in Hawaii also.

Canada elects a new government today and Justin Trudeau's liberal party was ahead in the polls.

75% of maple syrup comes from Quebec and there are 25 Quebec residents on trial for trying to steal $18 million in syrup. A sticky situation.

Scott Kelly broke a record in space with his 383 consecutive day in space.

Fan Duel spent $81 million in advertising in August and September.

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We went pool table shopping Saturday and have done a lot of learning but my big question is . . .Who plays bumper pool anyway???

But back to pool tables - Do not buy a Brunswick table that was made after 2000.  Seems that are pretty bad.  Before 2000 they were GREAT, after - trash.  As one review says after 2000 they are all imported and very low quality.

We are looking at a 8 foot Legacy table with 1 inch Brazilian slate made in America. This is part of a finishing the basement project (probably have a blog about it).  Of course there will be a kegorator in the plans so have to figure out THAT foot print.

Why are shuffle board twice as expensive as a pool table.  Too bad.  We found one really nice one FOR $8000!  Forget that!!  Pool tables are must less and more playable. Of course air hockey and foosball would be sweet or a REAL pin ball machine!

Meeting with the architect today.  Exciting.

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Here are a few more photos from up north!

Fish Creek Wisconsin

 





This painter was painting so I took a shot and made it painterly.  But her head blends in a little too much.