Monday, December 2, 2019

Thanks

I'd like to thank everyone who donated a gift or two for the toys for tots crawl.
We collected enough gifts to make some kids Christmas.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. It's 2019 bring ya kids to the bars.
2. Welchie is alive and kicking... barely.
3. Chrissy likes the Spray but isn't against another job. If you know of any. Hit em up.
4. Fucking Mike G just out here making babies and climbing the corporate ladder.
5. Black Friday deals are better than Cyber Monday.
6. I hope we all get invited to Nickersons wedding.
7. Top loading washer machine are underrated.
8. When your friends are becoming great grandparents, you are officially old.
9. Paddy Barrys feels like the bar in Gremlins.
10. Tequila is never a good idea.
11. It's fucking December. Let that sink in.
12. People looking forward to the Bud Light Seltzers...get over ya self's.


Monday, November 25, 2019

Quick and easy

Sunday Brunch is under rated. Not really sure who rated it in the first place but going out for a few and all of a sudden it's 8pm...my type of day.


This is what I learned this weekend:
1. People hate Thanksgiving due to family obligations...lame.
2. Comics for Christmas was a great time. Cannot wait for next year.
3. I finally crossed a bunch of shit off my errands list. So I'm feeling accomplished, somewhat.
4. Black eyes are embarrassing.
5. HK Dave is alive people. Angrier than ever but alive.
6. Julian is really picking up the whole goalie thing.
7. TK is back on the market, so if you have any aunt's looking to score. Hit him up.
8. What's your favorite pie?  Obviously other than hair pie. I go Boston Creme Pie.
9. What are you most thankful for?
10. Iced nitro brew coffee is life changing.

Hope you all have a safe and fun Thanksgiving. See you guys on Saturday at the 2nd annual Toys fir Tots pub crawl.


Monday, November 18, 2019

Exaggeration

I was on vacation for a few days last week so there was no blog. It has been that way since I started posting shit. Vacation weeks are vacation weeks.

This is what I learned the past few weeks:
1. There are tons of New Englanders living in South Carolina.
2. Charleston is the fastest growing city in the country.
3. I guess some people think that Seltzers are like white pants and you shouldn't have them after labor day.
4. And then there were 2 in the NFL elimination pool.
5. Stumpy's in Fall river is an axe throwing joint that is also BYOB. Super white people shit.
6. Halls chop house has the best steak I have ever had.
7. My brother Ryan bought a two family in Whitman. He has a 1 bedroom apartment available if ya know anyone.
8. Chrissy just out here hooking Boyce's dad up with Ocean Spray jobs.
9. Speaking of jobs, Leaden hasn't quit yet.
10. Dunkin donuts getting rid of the styrofoam is so 2019.
11. I have a sneaking suspicion that this is going to be a bad winter.
12. Celtics band wagoneers are everywhere.
13. Karma is a sick fickle son of a bitch.
14. I don't understand people who don't like to travel. Put me on a plane to anywhere.
15. Just a reminder the 2nd Annual Toys for Tots pub crawl is Saturday the 30th(12 days away).
16. Rumor has it Smiddy did the Paqui one chip challenge at the Junction. Like all things the kid crushed it.
17. Learned a new word Hipsterbia.
18. I think HK Dave is chicked up or something. Haven't heard from him in a few weeks.
19. Disney + is worth every penny, Gepeto!
20. People always fretting about turning 40. I will be 42 in 40 days and I am looking forward to it.


Monday, November 4, 2019

Bam

And just like that there are only 8 weekends left in 2019!!

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Thai massages is where it's at.
2. Any time you see Dave out and about it's a good time.
3. Fantasy football blows this year.
4. Nothing better than watching Chrissy crush beers and shots at 7am on Snapchat.
5. Food shopping has been getting more expensive every week.
6. A smile goes a long way.
7. Congrats on Bobbo running a wine marathon at Disney.
8. Where is my motherfucking winter jackets.
9. People who don't like dark chocolate, why?
10. Edibles are the new white claws.
11. Everything comes in spurts.
12. How exciting is it to find $20 in a pair of jeans?
13. Little kids are funny - especially when it comes to their friends of the opposite sex.
14. If it weren't for snap chat, pretty sure I wouldn't know if Steve Boyce was alive.


Monday, October 28, 2019

Blah blah blah

Everything seems to be a remake or a reboot or a sequel to a classic. Why doesnt Hollywood start coming up with their own new shit?

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Rain makes people miserable. Makes me just want to stay under the blankets.
2. Going out for lunch at noon and coming home at 9 is a win.
3. The Outback still brings the heat. (Bonus $5 drinks on the menu).
4. I was mistaken, Nickerson is not single ready to mingle. She apparently has one leg walking down the isle. She is living in sin with her man.
5. Where do you stand on Mexican food?
6. You know you are an adult, when a new crock pot makes you happy.
7. Watching a grown man sweat because food is too spicy will always be funny to me.
8. Nothing says adulting like closing a Jake N Joes on a Thursday night.
9. Pretty sure Jeffrey is an ambassador for Natty Seltzers - 4 new converts this weekend.
10. Getting the Redzone at work makes Sundays over time shifts a game changer.
11. Never get a plastic, leather looking jacket, no how cute you think it makes you look. No one wants to smell likena Barbie doll.
12. I am amazed at people who can cut out carbs - I need bread, pasta, rice and all the other carbs out there.

Hope everyone has a great Halloween.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Cs season starts

I haven't gotten my candy bars to give out yet. I may give out only butterfingers this year. Does anyone actually like that nasty ass candy.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Fantasy football is not fun anymore.
2. I envy these people who work from home and are always sitting in the sand somewhere.
3. Is anyone geared up for this Celtics season?
4. Vodka lemonade is my jam, try the Pink Whitney.
5. Always good to see people from High school who tell you that you look better the older you are.
6. My man Greg Hardy can't catch a break in the UFC.
7. Julie Nickerson is alive and still single ready to mingle.
8. Congrats to Chris M. Leaden on his new job, starting November 12th.
9. Fucking avacados are expensive.
10. Only a crazy person doesn't each chips with a sandwich.
11. It's heated seats season.
12. Also just for the record it is iced coffee season year round. I don't switch to hot coffee ever.
 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

FTW

Mother nature is drunk as fuck. Hopefully she sobers up soon and Fall will be here full time.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. People are lazy as fuck.
2. Some times the hangover hits just right.
3. Good luck to Ryan on buying his first house.
4. TK sold his house...let's hope he takes that money and heads to Vegas.
5. BBQ restaurants are the new hotness.
6. Not really sure how you bench a 7 year old after 4 plays in a football game.
7. Now that some places have legalized mushrooms, how soon is cocaine on the table?
8. No one procrastinates quite like I do.
9. People who switch from iced coffee to hot coffee because it's getting cold are not my people. #icedcoffeelife
10. Anyone heard from Nickerson? Maybe she found someone and eloped.
11. The older you get the angrier people become.
12. The new Garden seats are small and cramped.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Amazed

I am amazed at the number of people who count Halloween as one of their favorite days of the year.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Joey Martell and Karen are looking hard for a house to buy.
2. R.I.P Franklin. You were the best little dog.
3. Chrissy is killing the harvest season at Ocean Spray.
4. We got a few openings at my work, now being down 2 guys.
5. I feel like beef stew is underrated.
6. The Bruins season is in full swing only a week in.
7. Flu shot season came early this year.
8. People are losing their mind for Post Malone coming to the Garden tomorrow night.
9. Happy 37th bday Joe and Angry Dave Martell.
10. Man Taco mania is real for these Boston Celtics.


Monday, September 30, 2019

Rocktober

Blink and you missed September. As Bill Belichick would say we are onto October.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Pumpkin everything...blah.
2. That makes 4 for children for me.
3. Is anyone else excited for sleeping with the windows open season?
4. Joe Martell and his lady are looking for a house to buy.
5. Fucking Hong Kong Dave had never had beef brisket before yesterday. Da fuq?
6. Some days just seem like they are 40 hours long.
7. The Red Sox season is over and now there is talk of slashing the payroll. I wonder if that means ticket prices will drop?
8. The Garden moved all their seats closer and squeezed in 400 seats.
9. Another year and I am out of the NFL elimination pool by week 4.
10. Do people still say durr? If not they should. Then again someone would be offended by it.
11. There should be no more lawn mowings for the season.
12. I'm debating getting new rims for my Jeep.
13. Toys for Tots koozies should be in this week.
14. What are you guys gonna be for Halloween?




Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Pass the 40 and mind ya business

Pretty sure that is what's happening with mother nature. She got drunk and forgot she put summer away for fall and now they are both out here running amok.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Octopus or oysters don't agree with me.
2. Brian Folan is alive and kicking.
3. Bill Smiddy has been heard from(via the text).
4. Chrissy finally made the union at Ocean Spray.
5. Dorsett Hall has a new menu.
6. Nothing tastes sweeter than Notre Dame fans tears after they lose.
7. Speaking of losers, the Sox season was a whimper.
8. Rumor has it, Chris Leaden is in the market for a new job.
9. Jalapeno stuffed bacon cheese onion eggrolls are not to be fucked with.
10. TK is closing on his house October 1st. Then he's looking for a condo. Keep your eyes open.
11. People with unibrows...you know you can take care of that?
12. We are 100% going to do the Toys for Tots pub crawl again this year.

The second Annual Toys for Tots pub crawl is Saturday November 30th.

Bring your unwrapped gifts to the first 3 bars. For every gift I'll give you a koozies.

Wear your best holiday gear: Elves, reindeer, Santa's, ugly sweaters and snow men are all welcome.

1-2:30 South Side Tavern Quincy
2:30-3:30 The Goal Post
3:30-4:30 Delaney's pub
4:30-5:30 Angelo's Pizza
5:30-6:30 Paddy Barry's
6:30-7:30 Fat Cat Cafe
7:30-830 The Fours
8:30 - 16C/Shaking Crab/Tully Cafe

Please invite anyone who may want to attend and have a good time.

Monday, September 16, 2019

RIP

First it was Eddie Money punching his 2 tickets to paradise and now Ric Ocasek took the long Drive home as well.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Keep your head on a swivel at the Verizon store in Dorchester.
2. Iphone/Apple people have jumped the shark. Thinking they are hipsters but now have over shot and have become the norm.
3. Endless summer is Hull is a good time.
4. It looks like summer is not going anywhere.
5. Anyone been to Charleston? I am gonna go down for a long weekend. Any places I should hit up?
6. The best thing about having short hair, if you get a bad haircut, it grows in fast.
7. I am pro Seltzers but you can't be serving them warm.
8. Refinancing your house shouldn't take 3 months. Just saying.
9. John Wick 3 wasn't as good as I thought it was going to be.
10. The I-sland on Netflix is kind of a waste of time - a prison based Matrix.
11. I can never ever remember any of my fucking passwords. It's like you need a capital letter, a number, can't be an actual word, you need a character, the blood of a virgin(like there are any of those out there). I'm just trying to check my burner Yahoo account.
12. Visual field eye exams are for the birds.

Gotta jet

Monday, September 9, 2019

Roll with it baby

Football is fucking back and I could not be more happy.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. The new chicken from BWW is bomb as fuck.
2. Random day drinking with Chrissy and Dave is always fun.
3. Hey hey hey summer you just leaving without saying goodbye?
4. The new Tool album is fucking good.
5. Week 1 into fantasy football and I may be over it.
6. Martell tells me check out Tribe in the South End to get a a beard trim...$50 haircuts!!!  Get fucked.
7. Friday the 13th this week! Get your Jason masks on.
8. I'll conceed Halloween stuff out on September 1st but fucking Christmas shit?
9. Trying to find a weekend where guys can get together is the hardest shit to do. Also who wants to go to the Bruins/Hawks game December 5th?
10. Hong Kong Dave telling me he doesn't like college football was the least surprising thing I heard this weekend.
11. People really believing this BC Eagles hype?
12. I found Natty Light seltzers by the case...so long 12 packs!
13. The UFC should have more daytime pay per views. (Any excuse for day drinks).
14. The Fours in Norwell has a totally different vibe than Quincy, mother fuckers dressed to the nines and on dates and shit.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Welcome back

Football is back on Thursday!!! (3 exclamation points).

This is what I learned while away:
1. Shout out to the Welchs' - they had a tough week with losing Edso and then having a healthy baby boy.
2. Calnan is alive and well and has a new gf.
3. Guess who is gonna be a god father again?
4. Beach season is officially closed.
5. Did you see that shark munching on the whale carcass in Duxbury? Straight up Jaws shit.
6. Sometimes all you need is a week off to recharge your batteries.
7. You can tell school is back with all this traffic.
8. Have you been to Untold Brewery, in Scituate? Pretty nice. Good vibes.
9. Mario's coming back part time. I am for one excited.
10. Still on the look for commercial space. Not really finding it.
11. The Natty Light Catalina Lime mixer is officially #1 in my seltzer book. Fuck Trulys.
12. Sunburns on your head,under your shaved hair, are unreal.

Don't forget to join the NFL elimination pool.

There was way more shit that I learned but unfortunately I have 519 work emails to go through.


Monday, August 19, 2019

Just like that

Summer was pretty much over.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Steve Boyce is gonna have a Beer Olympics sometime in September.
2. I am officially gonna have the 2nd Annual Toys for Tots pub crawl in Quincy on Saturday, November 30th. We will probably follow most of the same route as last year. Bring a toy to donate if you want and dress seasonally.
3. What is worse - having to work the weekend or an overnight for overtime?
4. Hong Kong Dave went to the beach.
5. I am just as excited as the next person that football is back but screaming at the tv at the bar is too much for preseason.
6. Glad the heat came back.
7. When your central AC fails you can tell in minutes.
8. Mind Hunter season 2 is pretty crazy.
9. Must be nice to be Rob Knudsen - last year it was Belize this year it's Hawaii.
10. We are down a board guy for this week's Saturday draft.
11. You didn't hear this from me but Jeffrey's looking to get a dart team together out of Coops.
12. Burgers > pizza don't @ me!

Monday, August 12, 2019

Wow

This past weekend turned out to be a good one. Work was good, the weather was good and the company was good.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Rob bought a Jeep.
2. Speaking of cars Ku Fu Dave needs a new ride.
3. Sharks sharks sharks!
4. This year is flying the fuck by.
5. Congrats Mario on graduating and becoming a fire fighter. Good luck!
6. Having a day off during the week is pretty awesome.
7. I heard a lady at Stop and Shop use "pretty dope" when describing chips to her child. Needless to say it made my day.
8. Bud light orange should only be drank at the beach.
9. I know there's no Laws when drinking Claws but I've recently moved onto the Artic summers. Can't wait for the Natty lights Seltzer's to come out.
10. I hate wheat bread but I love multi grain.
11. I can't believe there are people out there who don't like mustard.
12. Pretty sure Jeffrey is just growing his hair long to annoy his wife.
13. Congrats to Robs son, Gabe, who hit 19 homeruns in 4 minutes to win the home run derby again.
14. What's up for labor day weekend? Parties?

Monday, August 5, 2019

And just like that

There is back to school and Halloween costumes out in stores. Like can't we fucking enjoy the last few weeks of warm weather.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Some people hate the beach.
2. Boats n Ho's.
3. Big fan of trying new food.
4. Playing horse shoes for pizza is a thing.
5. The Reel house in Quincy is a nice joint. Guess it's not as good as the one in East Boston but oh well.
6. This is Rios last week at the Fire academy.
7. Is there any job you wouldn't do no matter what the $ was?
8. How old were you when you saw your first real concert?
9. Forever hungry.
10. The fantasy draft order is set and Foley still has to wear a dress.
11. Rob has started his tattoo on his calf now. Guy went from 0-60 in tattoos.
12. Has anyone heard from HK Dave?

Monday, July 29, 2019

Simmah down

People bitching that summer is almost over. For fucks sakes it's still god damn July.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Sharks down the Cape just swimming find up in the Bay. Like fuck you beach mother fuckers.
2. The Sox were flying high for a few games.
3. Imagine staying at the Bo-Mo?
4. Fucking sunblock man.
5. IG story or Snap chat?
6. Wonder if Julie Nickerson got lucky at Jim Plunkett this weekend?
7. Why does Disney keep making live action versions of their classic cartoons?
8. Anyone know where I can retire with $2,000 in the bank?
9. There was a Chrissy sighting on Friday. He appears to be loving his new job and living his best life.
10. Should I do the NFL elimination pool again this year?
11. People are so much nicer when they aren't Hangry.
12. Fuck twitching eye balls too.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Denial

It is a thing!
Wether you are in denial about the serial killer loose in Boston dumping bodies in the river or that your soon to be ex-wife is really a raging cunt.
Same but different.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. 99 degrees at the beach without any wind is hot.
2. Who the fuck drinks Red Stripe.
3. Rio has only 3 weeks left at the academy.
4. Football is back today!
5. Happy birthday Karen Manning!
6. Has anyone seen Chrissy Macphail? Didn't think so. All his snaps and never once is he in them. Probably chained up and some dudes basement. Oh hey guy who has Chrissys phone. I would be terrible to munch on.
7. Leadens on vacation - did you get a call to hang out?
8. I don't really remember my parents putting all this crazy sunblock on us when we were younger.
9. Nothing feels better than waking up refreshed from a nap.
10. It is official Imperial Terrace is closed.
11. Rumor has it Tom Kelly rented a house in Harwich for a week. Gonna be a week long bash - bring hookers and coke.
12. Remember when there was rumors that Tooma was gonna come back to Mass? That dude's more off the radar than ever before.
13. Im back on the coffee. I missed ya!
14. Got a 4 pack of Heady Topper delivered to me...booyah.

Be careful out there drunk night swimming, I guess.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Flying

And just like that the summer is half over.

This is what I learned on vacation:
1. Vacation recaps are apparently a thing.
2. There have only been 3 days over 90 so far this year, there will be 3 more this week.
3. I live for shark sightings off the cape.
4. Bud light orange is my breakfast beer of choice.
5. It's always surprising when someone says they don't like pork? Like what? Bacon is fucking delicious.
6. Grillo is following Chrissy's play book of random weekends at Jim Plunkett.
7. Tim Barrett's alive and still having crazy cookouts.
8. No matter what I use for sun screen on my face - it still breaks out.
9. The Keltic kitchen in Yarmouth has breakfast appetizers. My new fav!
10. Some people can't ever get over things.
11. As if spiked seltzer waters wasn't enough they now how spiked flat water, so basically refreshing water that gets you bombed.
12. Make sure you wish Brady a happy birthday this week.
13. Nothing better than sleeping in your own bed.
14. The Reel House in Marina bay is pretty nice.
15. I don't know what's worse as you get older - losing your sight or your hearing.
16. I am always envious of people who just up and move and travel with no real job.


Monday, July 1, 2019

She gone

And just like that it was July. The year is half over.

This is what I learned this weekend:
1. Staycation is still good because you don't have to work.
2. The new Encore is nice.
3. Don't forget Chrissy's July 4th party.
4. Food boredom is real.
5. People still showing up for New Kids on the Block.
6. NBA free agency is something.
7. We got new work uniforms and I can't tell if they are Staples or more Target employee.
8. The beer garden at the Adams Inn on Wednesday night is the jam.
9. I had coffee for the first time in months... meh.
10. Guys with goatees know they can grow a full beard right?
11. Still in love with Total wine.
12. Who knew finding commercial space would be so hard!
13. Ninja vs Unicorn is still my newest favorite beer.
14. Imagine paying crazy cash to go to London to watch the Sox play like trash? Me either.

9th annual cookout at my place Weds at 4.