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Friday, April 27, 2012

This dude is going to be at the 10th annual Alumni golf tournament April 19, 2013 at Greenville Country Club. I signed the contract today.

I hired this guy to come and crack on everyone playing golf and then also during happy hour. If you come to the party... you are not safe. Fair warning. It will be a blast. We are also going to have Jupiter Jones play live music. We are going LARGE for our 10th Anniversary!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

What happened to Oosti's ball? BTW can't there be a club where only men are members?

Subj: Oostuizen's ball MASTERS NOTEBOOK: By Terry Moore ================================= OK, what happened to the famed "albatross" ball of Louis Oosthuizen that he tossed into the gallery surrounding the second hole at the Masters on Sunday? Well, as you have probably seen or read, it was caught by Wayne Mitchell, 59, of New Tripoli, PA which is outside Allentown. Vice-President of Air Products, Mitchell and his wife were tournament guests of an executive of Dow Chemical in Midland, Michigan. Along the rope line, they had been seated at the par-five second hole since 10:00 a.m., patiently waiting over four hours for the leaders to come through. After he caught the ball and placed it into his pocket, Mitchell was later escorted by security and Augusta National members to Butler Cabin where he met Billy Payne, Augusta National's Chairman. As reported by several news outlets, including the Augusta Chronicle and The Morning Call, Mitchell's local newspaper in Bethlehem, PA, Mitchell gave the ball to the club for its archives located in the Trophy Room which includes the ball Gene Sarazen holed out with for his iconic double eagle in 1935. As quoted in The Morning Call earlier this week, Mitchell said: "I'm not a souvenir-grabber. For me, the ball clearly represented a special moment in history. Now, it's in the hands of the club, where it belongs." Mitchell and the club declined to discuss details on the actual transaction. However, I've learned from a reliable source that in exchange for the ball Mitchell was offered two Lifetime Passes to the Masters. Before happily accepting, Mitchell also asked Payne for one other request: the opportunity to play Augusta National. Payne said that could be arranged. That's what I call a great catch: Lifetime passes to the Masters topped off by a memorable round at Augusta National. So next year don't be surprised to see patrons with catcher's mitts.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Here is one paragraph from 2,700 pages of the Affordable Health Care Act.

"Chapter 48—Maintenance of Minimum Essential Coverage, (e) Exemptions, (B) Required contributions:

"For purposes of this paragraph, the term 'required contribution' means . . .: (ii) in the case of an individual eligible only to purchase minimum essential coverage described in subsection (f)(1)(C), the annual premium for the lowest cost bronze plan available in the individual market through the Exchange in the State in the rating area in which the individual resides (without regard to whether the individual purchased a qualified health plan though the Exchange), reduced by the amount of the credit allowable under section 36B for the taxable year (determined as if the individual was covered by a qualified health plan offered through the Exchange for the entire taxable year)."

Got that?

Friday, April 6, 2012

You can't make this stuff up....Argentina bans the importation of books.

Imagine if the federal government confiscated your retirement account and kept it for themselves. What would be your response? Well that is what they did in Argentina just a few years ago. Now they are banning books. Perhaps a good old fashioned book burning wil lbe next? It is so pathetic but the Argentines keep doing it to themselves. And they continue to want to bring such enlightenment to the Falkland Islands. No gracias.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Death by Entitlement

Thanks to current student Kyle Peterson for the graph...

Sunday, April 1, 2012

True Peace

Inner Peace
If you can start the day without caffeine,
If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains,

If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles,

If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it,

If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy to give you any time,
If you can take criticism and blame without resentment,

If you can conquer tension without medical help,
If you can relax without alcohol,

If you can sleep without the aid of drugs,

...Then You Are Probably

The Family Dog!

And you thought I was going to get all spiritual