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Hello All,


HAPPY 2017!!!!!!!!!!!!


Well it’s YUKKY Monday, WAIT ONCE AGAIN THIS WEEK ITS NOT MONDAY ITS TUESDAY and a SHORT WEEK and that is about all the positive feelings I can give you today. Hard to believe but Santa has made his journey and New Years has gone. We now enter that long, dark, cold, wintry time where there are no Holidays or WORK days off in sight. (You can’t see me right now but I’m crying like a baby).


So let me share with you last week’s team festivities leading up to and through New Years…


I was not at the Clubhouse last Tuesday and I had planned to rest my kidneys on Tuesday but the bride wanted a date night so out I went. We hit Millers Ale House. I guess there will be time to rest after the Holidays eh?


Last Wednesday – Well I turned 49 last Wednesday so yes I was at the CLUBHOUSE and what a day it was, thanks to all my family and friends for making it a great day, saw all team members and X!  Oh and me and the bride along with X and Dutch went to Clubhouse #2 and saw LIZA, YES!! (Dutch and X never go to Clubhouse #2)


NEWS FLASH – NO Clubhouse last Thursday, it was the first time we have not been there since before XMAS week, my kidneys thanked me!


Friday we had Dutch, myself and Eric at the Clubhouse to kick off the Holiday weekend. We hadn’t seen Eric in a while due to his work schedule so it was good to see Eric Friday.


Saturday, New Years eve, we had full attendance at the Clubhouse including X and Rolling Rock (He who giveth free beer, Kobiashi) even Eric and his Pal who both had to get up early the following day for Mummers’ parade duty stopped in to say Hi. It was a good night, we all had SUPER TIME at the Clubhouse, they had a special dinner menu which included the bride’s favorite Crab Legs . We did get some hats and a champagne toast for the night, it wasn’t crowded but you know what all the people we wanted there were there so that made it great a lot of hugs and High Fives when the clock struck midnight.


New Years day Eric and his pal took to Broad Street for the Mummers’ parade. The team is very proud of our Mummer members they did a super job in the parade. Well done boys! The rest of the team decided to change venues so we went to Clubhouse #2.  Now my gal pal Liza was working so for me it was awesome! We had Dutch, me and our Pal at E’s New year’s day. We hung around there till the Eagles game then we all headed over to my Brother-In-Laws bar to watch the Eagles win. We had a good time there taking in an Eagles win and tossing the Football around outside. A funny aspect to that was our Pal as he was tossing the football was able to snap a pier in half with the Football that was holding up XMAS lights. Our Pal doesn’t know his own strength apparently. The Final Funny to the day was Dutch, me and our Pal were outside at halftime and my little nephew looked at Dutch and asked if Our Pal was his Dad! Our Pal is slightly older than me so I can see where the child was coming from but boy did we laugh. Only out of the mouths of babes eh?


So this brings us to Monday (yesterday) the last day of a long vacation. I vowed to make yesterday last forever but alas I could not make that happen but had fun trying. We almost had full attendance for our last vacation day together . We did have Dutch, Eric, Me, our Pal and we were short one team lad who was still helping cleanup from the Mummers’ Day Parade. So as we gathered at the Clubhouse we had Gina keeping us company, we all reminisced a bit about our Holidays, soon our favorite gal X came in! So no FaceTime this week, it was X live and in person. Well the revolving door of folks stopping in continued, we had BECK-BECK (CALL ME) pop in to hang out with us for a while, always good to see her. Finally just when you think it doesn’t get much better Liza and her Bo stop in, now you all know I love my Liza so good to see her one last time over the Holiday! Our Boy Eric gave us the details on his day Mummering, he said he had a good time and a real good time at the after party. The rest of Monday was spent just chatting and having a good time between all of us who attended. You heard a lot of “where did the Holidays go”,  “Man I don’t feel like going to work tomorrow”, “Vacation can’t be over?” and slowly the clocked ticked away till that little voice in everyone’s head said time to go home, you have to get up for work tomorrow. So with that we, or should I say a few of us ended the meeting and sadly shuffled off home to end one heck of a great Holiday season.


So there it is, a full recap of the teams last week and New Year’s Holiday, I think it safe to say the team made the most of the week ! Time to rest now !!


I plan on going to NO meetings this week till Friday, time to rehab and get back into “normal mode”.


ATTA BOY – This week’s Atta Boy goes to our Mummer Members including our Eric who work all year for 1 big day. Our mummer team members did a great job so to them we say , ATTA BOY !


COME ON MAN – This one goes to Father Time who made the Holidays go by way to fast! He needs to slow down time around the Holidays, so to Father Time, COME ON MAN!!!


MUSIC NEWS – New Year’s Eve the tunes were free but not from the Judybox, the tunes were supplied via signup sheet and computer. No tunes Monday, just some chit-chat.


FOODY NEWS – Last Wednesday we had a MEGA PIZZA, one slice was like eating a whole pie, it had everything you can imagine on it. Saturday night the bride had Crab Legs, Rolling Rock (He who giveth free beer, Kobiashi) had a very good specialty steak on Saturday he gave thumbs up on. I had a Cheese Grill on Friday I gave it thumbs up. Lastly our Pal had the spicy potato soup Friday, he liked it so much he took a container of it home. Monday Dutch had the famous Hot Dog Pizza, I went Cheese Grill again and our other Pal went with Chicken Fajita’s that looked great and got the big thumbs up from our Pal


PARTY NEWS – Eric’s has confirmed his annual party will February 26.


DYK (Did You Know) – 2 MILLION people were in Times Square for the ball drop , I was not one of them.


There were no texts this morning from any team member so anyone double dip or was it home last night?


IMPORTANT—Happy Birthday to SIN this week!!! Enjoy your day!


Man, I know I forgot stuff from Monday, I had a good time




  • PITCHER DAY Monday!!!
  • Next Holiday coming up- VALENTINES DAY
  • R.I.P.- Carrie Fisher
  • R.I.P.- Debbie Reynolds
  • Phillies Pitches and Catchers report to Spring Training Feb 13
  • Wait, are you saying XMAS and New Year’s is over?
  • Hey Loppy
  • Would you like to be able to edit your tweets?
  • I’m sad, XMAS and New Years has come and gone already, I MISS THEM BOTH
  • What is on the Interweb is always true
  • No face time with X Monday , she was live and in person!
  • Snow Squall
  • What Up Ray?
  • HAPPY 2017 ALL
  • X and Dutch high fived me again, seems to be the norm
  • Eric, don’t forget to comment on the site, SIN IS WAITING!
  • No SUPER GUPPY sighting this week
  • I find drinking and thinking tough
  • Blue Camel
  • Geez, even I went to Clubhouse #2 twice last week
  • Hey Dutch who your Daddy?
  • Still no snow in this area
  • Is it time to go home yet?
  • Saw Liza last Wed, Sunday and Monday but still Miss you Liza!
  • The White T is ready for another delivery
  • Do you keep secrets?
  • Heeeeeeeeey BOSTON
  • Took all my XMAS stuff down Sunday, I really hated to do that
  • Dutch is still off today, let’s see Dutch and X are off, I’m thinking Clubhouse #2 today Dutch, hmmm
  • Watch SHAMELESS, awesome show
  • Eagles won this week, they beat Dallas, Season Over
  • Madonna on the radio at 5am, this is painful, just not right.
  • Hit the DONATE BUTTON on Furious Radio site all to keep Furious Radio playing your tunes.


As good friend says- JIMMY!


So remember, no matter how tough it gets- FIGHT THRU IT!

AUTHOR - Frank

Frank is a large Notre Dame fan and shares the experience with only his family. He is a person that is dedicated to only a few things. Family, friends, no Skinny Santas, and loving life. Oh yeah and HOT DOGS RULE!

  • Eric | Jan 3, 2017 at 6:39 PM

    Don’t forget i saw you twice on your birthday, oh and comment, just saying

  • Dutch | Jan 3, 2017 at 7:21 PM

    Happy Birthday Frank!
    Thursday was MY idea (your welcome)
    VERY nice job on the parade Eric! (Does anyone have the pic of Frank and I in front of the TV?)
    Frank you forgot I got the Land and Sea which was a kabob with steak and shrimp and peppers and onions and it was amazing!
    Don’t forget the “free jukebox” went into a loop for awhile until I could flag down the manager and have him fix it.
    Liza got a pimped out version of the lettuce wedge which looked amazing. Iceberg lettuce, buffalo mozzarella, onion straws, and chipotle dressing
    Beck-Beck called me again today! Wheeeee!
    X and I went to Clubhouse #3 and played darts half the day
    Donate button…. hmmmm
    LMAO @ Eric’s comment

  • Loppy | Jan 3, 2017 at 10:34 PM

    Hey Frank! happy belated birthday and a happy 2017!
    Would gladly send some snow down your way. Monday we had our 3rd blizzard this year, got a pile of snow beside my house that is almost the same height.
    I generally keep secret mostly because IDGAF and it’s forgotten in no time.
    I personally don’t put my Christmas decoration but at work we keep it up for Ukrainian Christmas (January 7th)

  • Frank | Jan 4, 2017 at 5:02 AM

    Way to go Eric, good comment and you are right!

    Dutch, Dee is digging the Crab Leg Photio. Clubhouse 3, got ya!

    Hey Loppy, good to hear from you, send that snow this way or at least some of it!

    I am going to celebrate Ukranian XMAS now as well to keep my stuff up longer!

  • X | Jan 4, 2017 at 9:23 PM

    Hey everyone!
    Now that the holidays are over, all I can think about is spring and drinking outside again 🙂
    I had a great time at both clubhouses for the celebration if Franks birth- my Atta boy goes to franks parents!
    These past weeks I had a great time with my favorite guys celebrating the holidays! I prefer real live hangouts as opposed to FaceTime. Now that eagles are done- I can go back to bothering the guys on Sunday to go to Es at 2:23 when I’m done my shift.
    I finished shameless- frank did you?

  • Frank | Jan 5, 2017 at 6:11 AM

    Hi X

    No I have not completed shameless yet, plan on that Friday Night!

    I know its a short week but will Friday just get here Dam it!

    • Dutch | Jan 5, 2017 at 9:43 AM

      Lol Friday you will be at the clubhouse until 9.. who you kidding?
      NO SNOW!
      Thanks for hitting the 10.00 button as you said you would 🙂 You rock Frank!

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