Paulie Wanna Cracker?

That’s right it’s national “Talk Like A Pirate Day” again.

Are You Feeling Ramsey Tonight?
Tonight starts El Gordon’s new American series Kitchen Nightmares. Having seen a few season’s worth of “Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares” on the BBC I can vouch that this series will be fun to watch — in that “Oh my God this is such a train wreck” way.

If your only experience with Ramsey is his berating of contestants in Hell’s Kitchen and that didn’t satisfy you, then I say you give this series a shot. Ramsey is no saint mind you, but this series is rather different from Hell’s Kitchen.

ITP Flickr Pic
I was hoping to post a shot taken in Gainesville, but haven’t had the opportunity to shoot anything yet. So here is an Atlanta institution.

An Atlanta Institution

I am glad that I am not staying there…

Even More Telly Talk
Dick won? Are you fucking kidding me? Evil Dick? Wow, I am so glad that I gave up on watching Big Brother.

But then how did I know? Because I was going on CBS’ website to check the start date of Survivor — China. The fifteenth (!) tv season of Survivor starts tomorrow night and I have not set up a dvr timer for it. Maybe this is a sign that I have given up on that franchise too.

I Guess It’s Nothing But A “Big Whoop” After All
When I checked in to my hotel last night I was able to use the “Elite Gold” status that I had attained by staying in this hotel chain so many nights this year. I have to admit that I was somewhat excited when I received the card in the mail. I rarely travel, or even buy enough stuff from the same vendor in a given year to make it to anyone’s “Preferred Customer” status.

What did that new status get me? Absolutely nothing. There was nothing handed to me at check-in, and my room is exactly the same as my co-worker’s.

What incentive will I have to stay in this chain when I travel next year? Absolutely None.

I’d Be Saying “Arrr” If I Really Cared
My New York Mets are on the brink of squandering a huge lead late in the baseball season. Since I put up the Magic Number counter the have gone from a 7.5 lead in the division to a 1.5 game lead. Well played boys!

Will I take the Magic Number counter down? Nah, I don’t believe in superstition.

Besides, I was an evacuee from the Mets World Series party bus when the got swept by the Phillies a few weeks back. Looks like I was a visionary on this topic.

And now for some ideas stolen from LiveJournal…
Current Mood – okay, but fearing that my sniffling has not completely gone away
Current Music – none
Website Of The Day – Arrr, it wouldn’t be right not to pick Talk Like A Pirate since this is “Talk Like A Pirate Day”.
Exercise (b)Log – nothing
Monthly Mileage – 6.5 miles
Mode Of Transportation To Work – N/A

September Goals
1) Get my first Ruby / Ruby on Rails program written
2) Lose 5 pounds (if at first, second, third, fourth, you don’t succeed….)
3) Take now fewer than three photos a day
4) Listen to (and review) one CD a day in September

Paulie [eatl/ga]

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9 Responses to Paulie Wanna Cracker?

  1. Aye, arrr, argh! If Me had me way, it’d be t’ the gallows with ye! Arrr, whar in Da’ey’s Locker was thee’s Big Brother alert o’ spoils? Har me thinks it was safe t’ read your blog, knowin’ you don’t watch no more and it wouldn’t be spoiled, argh! Aye, blast!

  2. Paulie [eatl/ga] says:

    Arrr, who doesn’t watch the finale real-time? Seriously, I didn’t think about spoilers. Sorry about that.

  3. Peg Leg Steve says:

    So, will you be back in town tonight to run at Georges, or will we have to make you walk the plank? Rrrrr…

  4. Barb says:

    so – what does the Big Brother winner win?

  5. Ah, no worries, Paulie. Yes, I guess I should have watched live! For once, my couch potato attitude actually took a back seat to being with real live folks last night! (whooda thunk?) 🙂

    And, Barb – that’s the crazy thing. A half a million dollars!

  6. Paulie [eatl/ga] says:

    Sorry, been out of touch. By now you know that I didn’t make it to George’s.

  7. Martha says:

    I thought I saw you? Ha, I was there, you didn’t miss much.

  8. Paulie [eatl/ga] says:

    You saw my “good twin”.

  9. Elizabeth says:

    Being silver with Marriott means that I occasionally get a freebie when I check in (free coffee, free bottled water, random bag o’ chips), and I get late check-out, which is occasionally quite useful. But the freebies seem to vary widely and are sometimes nonexistent. They did randomly send me a certificate for a free night’s stay, so that was cool.

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