Monday, August 15, 2022

August oh August

 And just like that summer was just about over.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. Dunks has pumpkin spice out already.

2. Article XV in Rockland is a nice little brewery. I mean any place with a 15% beer is A-OK in my book.

3. The Red Sox take 2 out of 3 from the Yanks and TK starts the parade chant.

4. Anyone heading down to Foxwoods to see Amy Shumer this weekend?

5. Bill Burr is Sunday night and I am cautiously optimistic the show will be good at Fenway.

6. The Cajun chicken pasta at Bay Point is fire.

7. Massachusetts signed into law no more sales of gas powered vehicles starting in 2035. Do these environmentalist/electric car nuts know that electricity is made from burning fossil fuels?

8. I heard Chrissy is going to try and grow his beard long for the football season. I think hes gonna look like Kris Kringle in Santa Claus is coming to town.

9. Congrats to TK who is going to be getting a second grand child.

10. Huge bash up at Chrissy camp site on Sept 3rd...get you a camp site and party on.





Monday, August 8, 2022

Nope

 After these past 2 heat waves, I have realized I do not think I would be able to survive living in Florida.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. The new Predator movie Prey is pretty good.

2. How the fuck does ESPN + go from 5.99 to 9.99?

3. Being over 40 means waking up with some new creak or crack that you didn't have yesterday.

4. BBQ Chicken in North Quincy was pretty fire. 

5. Anyone interested in seeing Aaron Lewis?

6. Chrissy is still looking for a derby car if you have any leads.

7. Has anyone ever been to Milwaukee before? I think I want to check it out.

8. What the fuck is going on at the T? Orange line, Green line, buses on fire! I mean what the fuck bro.

9. Well over a year since I hit a game of Keno. Right now its laughable.

10. I paid $60 to fill my gas tank and was man I win today(meanwhile 2 years ago it was $37).





Monday, August 1, 2022

August is here

 Here we are half way through the summer. July came and went and now we are in the thick of it all.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. Shoreline Kitchen and Bar in Hull is finally open at the hotel.

2. Thank god for Joey Martell springing for the Uber black.

3. Smiddy is alive and looking to party.

4. Congrats to the winner of 1.3 Billion dollars Mega Millions prize. Hollah atcha boy.

5. Trading deadline is tomorrow, what do the Sox do? Go for it or trade everyone.

6. The Friendly Toast just opened up in Dedham at Legacy place. Gotta swing by when you get a chance.

7. R.I.P to the goat Bill Russell.

8. Sports book and online gambling is happening here in Mass!

9. Gillette's new razor is $30. I mean does it also suck your dick?

10. Deshaun Watson - 6 game suspension? HUH? Make it make sense.

11. If you had to get rid of one - French fries or Potato chips - and why french fries?

12. Chrissy is already sick of Xfinity mobile and looking to switch providers.


Monday, July 25, 2022

Hell

 So this is what Hell feels like? Ninety plus every day and it never cools down at night? Or is this global warming and why we need electric cars? It is all so very confusing.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. The Beth is open in Hingham, taking the place of the old Beer Works.

2. TK just out there on vacation living his best beach life.

3. Chrissy is up on the mountain this week and is going to see Luke Bryan Friday. Kid has the world by the balls.

4. Congrats to Chris Leaden on being down 50 lbs.

5. Croc nation, ya'll.

6. Joey Martell is planning his 40th in St. Johns, early October.

7. It looks like the housing market is slowing down everywhere.

8. Pearl and Lime has a Zombie drink that only allows you to get 2 per visit. 

9. Man this Red Sox team is getting rocked. Do they become sellers at the trade deadline and go full rebuild?

10. Drinking at the beach and napping at the beach are totally underrated.



Monday, July 18, 2022

Im back

 After 2 weeks off, I am finally back.

This is what I learned while on vacation:

1. Falmouth isn't what I remember from high school. It wasn't nearly as bad as I remember.

2. It is hard to motivate back to work after 2 weeks off.

3. Day tripping to the Vineyard ain't for me.

4.  Hope everyone is prepared for this heat wave.

5. Fucking rotary fender benders aren't the best.

6. Who has a bachelorette party at NKOTB.

7. The new Thor: Love and Thunder is pretty good. Its no Ragnarok but its better than 1 and 2.

8. Fucking Plovers cancelling a fire works display is something.

9. I almost got myself invited to a wedding in Chicago next month.

10. Wait there is a new variant of Covid and you need a booster every 3-4 months now plus they want masks back? WAIT WHAT?

11. I keep hearing people saying mullets are back...uhm hello where did they go?

12. I watched the Bear on FX(Hulu), I don't see what all the hype is about. How's it 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.

13. I loved The Terminal List though.

14. I almost shit when a shot of the Doctor cost $11.

15. Michelob light is not for me. I know Digital Underground said "weekends was made for Michelob", uhm no thanks dawg.

16. I broke my slides at the beach. Think about becoming a Crocs guy.

17. Chris Leaden is looking at Jeeps.

18. Party up at Decepticon mountain next week. Hit Chrissy up for the date.


Monday, June 27, 2022

Wow

 ...and just like that it was July 4th weekend!


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. Mike G is out here rocking a Mach E Mustang.

2. Speedy is alive and well.

3. If you haven't been to Jo's Notty in Hull, get there one of these weekends.

4. Oh what has Jason Foley been up too? He just bought himself a Corvette. A new to him and yeah I have no idea how he's fitting into this...




5. Chrissy out here being Dance Dad of the year. 3 straight days of recitals.

6. Speaking of Chrissy huge camper party the week of July 24th-31st.

7. Boy Band brunch was kind of a wash. Not many good tunes. The food was good though.

8. Chris Leaden is alive, we almost lost him to mowing his acre of land in a 90+ day of heat.

9. TK is on vacation this week. He's looking for some fun in the sun. Anyone wanted to do some weekday drinking look him up.

10. Chrissy had to give his dog back.





Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Longest day of the year

 Its the first official day of summer boys and girls and whoever identifies as a trash can.

This is what I learned this weekend:

1. After 3 attempts, I believe we have the whole pig roast down.

2. Not really sure how BU celebrates a Sunday holiday on a Friday before but hey here we are.

3. Salsa Verde and chimichurri sauces are very underrated. 

4. Had my first $80 + gas fill up and man was that sad.

5. Replacing speakers in a Jeep sound bar may be an actual 2 person job but with a little extra time I was able to do it.

6. Miller High Life doesn't get the respect it deserves in the non light beer category.

7. The Sox are 6 games over .500 but yet still 13 1/2 back of the Yankees, who just hit the 50 win mark.

8. Congrats on a good season, Boston Celtics. Shitty ending though.

9. The camper is all signed for, it gets delivered on Wednesday and then not sure when the MacPhail's first camp ground bash is but he is up by Mt Decepticon, so lets fucking go.

10. Chris Leaden is looking for tattoo ideas for his left upper arm...shoot them his way.

11. Ever get laughed at by a stranger for a simple question? Like you aren't well versed in a particular area and just a full HA HA HA HA in ya face? Oh yeah me either!

12. I know the price of everything is going up but fuck have you see the price of meat? Steak tips are through the roof.

13. FX has some good shows. Just started the Old Man and almost done with Under the Banner of Heaven, which has True Detective season 1 vibes. (Also side note isn't that owned by Disney now?)

14. Why don't most breakfast places have an appetizer section? Is it because the food comes out so fast? I mean we get appys at lunch and dinner. What if I want a grilled corn muffin while I wait for my omlette?



Monday, June 13, 2022

Just about

 We are just about a week away from summer. Joey is having, what appears to be an annual, a pig roast on Saturday at his house. All are welcome just bring whatever you normally drink.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. It takes less than a week to get a swimming pool up and running. 

2. Chrissy may be getting a new puppy.

3. Who pulls their ass muscle pitching wiffle ball to kids?

4. Since no one has gotten back to me, so far Obi-Wan is a 4/10 for me.

5. Only in Quincy can they have a Flag day parade with fire works and almost burn a neighborhood down.

6. After a full spring season looking for and settling on a few different campers it looks like the Summer of the MacPhails is back on. Today is the day they sign on the dotted line.

7. After a sluggish start to the rental season it looks like there is only 1 week left to rent my place down the Cape, August 26th -Sept 3rd.

8. Fuck Cancer.

9. Nothing worse than when your central AC kicks the bucket...the worst Jerry the worst!

10. The Parrot in Hull has pretty good food. I was a little surprised because last time I went there it tasted like what I assume prison food tastes like. Not any more.

11. God bless the overnight shift workers. I can not ever figure out when to sleep.

12. I hope this BFF 30 pack is real deal.


See some of you guys Saturday.

Monday, June 6, 2022

Sooo sorry

 I was off last week, watching my niece and nephew, while my brother and his wife were partying up in Aruba.

This is what I learned while away:

1. Dot day was a hit as always.

2. Top Gun Maverick  was an 8/10.

3. Looks like the Celtics aren't getting any calls in this series but I am here for the ride.

4. Mother nature must have moved on from boozing to doing straight rails of coke - 90 one day 47 the next.

5. Who doesn't love a parade.

6. Guess all that galavanting around finally caught up to Mitch. Caught the Covid.

7. How are we feeling about Kenobi?

8. The Redsox  are finally at .500.

9. Chrissy killed Memorial day down the Cape. Jim Plunkett is back.

10. Someone told me mullets and mustaches are in. Like they were ever out.

11. The older I get the more I realize I have less patience.

12. Where in Florida would you move too? East coast? The northern tip? The keys? The gulf side?

13. Fucking gas at $5 a gallon is fucking bananaland.

14. Allergy, cold and covid season all intersecting in June.

15. I thought the housing market was slowing down? 

16. Who names medicines? Trintellix, Keysimpta, Simparaca trio? Like what the fuck.

17. They really need to stop making all these old timey shows. Just please stop. 



Monday, May 23, 2022

We Survived

 Saturday and Sunday were hot and now its back to business as usual.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. Whole lotta ladies out here not rocking bras anymore.

2. Nothing better than free parking at the Sox game.

3. Chrissy is so happy to have met Greg Hill.

4. The Inn at Bay point is always a good time - mudslides for everyone.

5. Pretty sure TK said the Celtics in 6 and now we aren't looking that good.

6. Finally made it to the Quincy yacht club. Now I need to be come a memeber.

7. Pig roast June 18th at 33 Homer rd in Quincy.

8. Fucking chicken being on menus at Market Price is outragous.

9. Cheeseburgers on salads should be on all menus.

10. We are still waiting on computer chips?


Monday, May 16, 2022

Have a day

The weather is changing. People are smiling. Covid is ramping up and no one cares. Man life is good.

 This is what I learned this weekend:

1. The Causeway has $4 draft Coors lights. I almost shit myself when I learned that.

2. Game 6 Bruins, I was there and brought em a win.

3. Game 7 Celtics, same bat time same bat channel, another win.

4. Anyone who tells you tattoos don't hurt is lying to you.

5. Congrats to Matt and Meghan on Hank Gunner Kraemer born on 5/9/2022.

6. The MacPhails are back on the camper plan.

7. If you are in Hyannis, hit up the Knack for an awesome burger and onion rings.

8. Chrissy is killing the Sunday-Weds schedule. Daddy chauffer. Uber king. OT whore.

9. Rumor has it pig roast at Joes, Saturday June 18th.

10. My mind was blown when I found out that pistachios are fruit and not nuts.

11. All these Celts - Heats games being at 8:30 is absolute trash.

12. Biggie Brunch this Saturday at Liberty Tavern, you heard that right, Biggie Brunch!


Monday, May 9, 2022

zzzzz

 Still waiting for that Spring weather to drop.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. At this point in time, bars are either too hot or too cold.

2. I was shocked to find out that stores still price match for things.

3. Finally broke down and got a new lawn mower.

4. Glad to see TK survive his mini bender.

5. The summer of the MacPhails has hit a slight hiccup and may be on pause.

6. There is nothing worse than a skunk beer.

7. English muffins with peanut butter is underrated in the breakfast game.

8. Glad to see my coffee has gone up another .14 this year already.

9. Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness is just a middle of the road Marvel movie.

10. The Red Sox can't seem to buy a win now a days.

11. Went to the Cask by Fenway for the first time in probably 10 years. Did not like the vibe and do not recommend - 1/10.

12. Anytime you meet TK or Chrissy at Crossroads in Braintree just be forewarned that Chrissy will send you Bone Thugs videos till you "meet him at the Crossroads".

13. Who is going to the Free Jacks game Friday night?

14. At the very least it is grilling season.


Monday, May 2, 2022

Pilgrims

 It may flower time bitches.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. Chrissy is not a nimble person. Who falls down and twists an ankle hitting a wiffle ball?

2. No one loves the 19th Hole as much as Joe Martell.

3. Thursday, is my second favorite drinking day of the year...Cinco DeMayo!

4. Star Wars day is Wednesday.

5. I guess Maura Healy is not going om pursue the cashless Fenway Park.

6. Congrats to Mario doing all the steps in full gear this weekend.

7. Man I see so many new faces sitting on this Celtics bandwagon. One dude asked me why I don't spell my name like Derrick White.

8. Between Wordle, Quordle and Hurdle every day my brain is fighting for 5 letter words.

9. Cronin Public house on a Thursday night is lit. Fucking DJ, $1 hot dogs and $5 pizzas...freaks come out at night.

10. If you got a big yard you need to invest in a leaf vac.

11.  Who is on for a New England Free Jacks game on May 13th? Just trying to figure out a beer situation.

12. Have you ever heard your friend get mouthy and ask whoever he's mouthy too "if they want a fresh one".


Monday, April 25, 2022

oh man oh man

 Next week is the best Meme day of the year. Its Gonna be MAY!

This is what I learned this past 2 weeks:

1. Are we past covid yet or what?

2. The world is healing and people are coming back out in bunches.

3. Everyone is all of a sudden a Celtics expert.

4. Are seltzers still a thing?

5. Elbow tattoos hurt.

6. Kids are so innocent and inherently nice.

7. Anyone hear from Martell lately? Kid seems to have fallen off the face of the earth.

8. Bill Burr at Fenway, who is going?

9. Can someone please let mother nature now is the time we should start heating up the world?

10. The Cypress Hill Insane in the Brain documentary is straight fire. 

11. Chrissy and his wife have a camp ground and now a new(to them) camper. Let the summer of MacPhail begin.

12. I heard Alba roof deck is open.

13. TK is going to Alumni Wednesday night if anyone's around.

14. Bruins are in the playoffs. Celtics are in the playoffs. Red Sox look like trash.


Monday, April 11, 2022

where are you?

 Hey Spring? WHERE ARE YOU?? Are we still battling Global warming? Why is it 36 degrees.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. I ain't got time for family drama....

2. ...but if your uncle calls your aunt a fucking bitch at a surprise bday party. I am here for that.

3. I wish I had carpentry skills.

4. The Masters was overall pretty boring but man Cameron Smiths mustache and mullet, restored my faith in humanity.

5. Rumor has it Chrissy is on the wagon, but you didn't hear that from me.

6. Watching baseball so far this season(I know it has been only 3 games) but every one seems slow.

7. I hear people ramping up to jump both feet on the Celtics bandwagon.

8. Mikey T is gonna have a 2 on 2 pick up game tournament of dunk hoop at his house this summer. Start stretching.

9. TK is gonna start looking for a place down in the St. Pete/Tampa Bay area.

10. Good Luck Brittany Boyce on the marathon next Monday.

11. Have you been to Home Depot or Lowes lately?  Their shelves are less stocked than the super market.

12. BJ's gas used to be 10 cents less as a member now its only 5.


See you all next week at the Marathon.



Thursday, April 7, 2022

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Monday, April 4, 2022

April Showers

It looks like rain all week long. So hopefully this will let my grass seed grow.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. Cougars are out and about on Sundays, looking for prey.

2. Fucking Boyce hitting $1350 on Keno.

3. Speaking of Boyce, his wife is running the marathon and she has been doing raffles on social media if you are interested in sponsoring her.

4. Drag Brunch happens at Cagney's every other weekend.

5. Moon Knight is crazy!

6. "Fuck Face" isn't used enough.

7. Tough loss for the Uconn ladies but not as tough as the Duke loss and Coach K.

8. Nothing makes me smile more than Chrissy ordering the hottest wings at DJs and asking for the extra wet and the look on the servers face always makes me happy.

9. Sometimes you just need a brownie sundae for dinner.

10. Who doesn't love a Saturday night phone call from your bank telling you someone is trying to book an Air B & B in California, with your credit card.

11. Lets all hope TK is enjoying his fun in the sun, Florida vacation.

12. Red Sox season kicks off Thursday, at 1:05 vs the Yankees.

13. I heard HK Dave is trying to rally a trip to see Limp Bizkit, Tuesday May 10th.

14. We are all on board for the World Cup right? 

Monday, March 28, 2022

April fools

Mother nature is killing it. Snowing on a Monday in late March! Tonight it gets down to the teens...Ill have what she is having.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. The Rock Harbor Grill is great.

2. Its great to see people out golfing already.

3. So far it has only been one episode but Halo is movie quality.

4. Moon Knight starts Wednesday. Praying for the best.

5. Welchie still hasn't seen The Batman yet. What gives bro?

6. Are we going tom talk about the Will Smith smack or we all just agree he is broken.

7. Marathon Monday Sox game is a go.

8. I was not born to be a mason.

9. I hope everyone decides not to vote for whoever voted against suspending the gas tax.

10. Apparently, Quincy bought the Furnace Brook Golf club.  Lets go.


Monday, March 21, 2022

Spring has sprung

 It was good to see so many people at the parade in Scituate this past Sunday. It appears that people are moving on from Covid.


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. Coast guard helicopter kicked off the parade in Southie then the Scituate parade.

2. Venison tenderloin is where its at.

3. Apparently the Fowler House is the home bar for the New England Free Jacks. I don't know shit about rugby.

4. Glad I got to see Gavin this weekend.

5. French toast for dinner should be a thing year round and not just during Lent.

6. 100 fucking oysters! Leaden is an animal.

7. Nothing wakes you up at bar like someone spilling a whole drink on your lap.

8. If you want to be summer neighbors with Mario's father in law, this place is available.

9. Anyone else have their brackets busted?

10. If you sleep for 12 hours is that a mini coma?

11. When is Chrissy first party up at the trailer?

12. Paddy Barrys on St Paddys day was off the chains.


Monday, March 14, 2022

Happy St Paddys

 St Paddys is Thursdays. Parades are Sunday. Guinness will be flowing!


This is what I learned this weekend:

1. Eggplant rollatini is  fire.

2. Brady is back.

3. KG is up in the rafters.

4. I heard people are playing Wheres Waldo with Fauci!

5. Vincenzo the brick layer.

6. Being sick balows.

7. Don't look now but rumor has it TK is heading to Scituate Sunday.

8. Baseball is back but opening day has been switched.