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Raining and over cast skies start the morning Midtown. I am still waiting for Spring to officially arrive. Spring can arrive early to Midtown if it wants. Feel welcome Spring. It looks like the skies are getting clearer this morning, maybe.
We stopped in for dinner at Pho Saigon (Poplar and Tilman) last night. You can get great meals here and the prices are pretty low. The service in the past has always been spotty to say the least. Food and price very good, service poor. We have gone to the Pho Saigon restaurant for years. The waitress who has waited on us (to many times to count in the past) actually spoke to us last night. Wow. I am claiming she had an off day and decided to talk to us. I am not expecting her to speak to us again the next time we visit, but it was certainly a surprise.
Next up, the Academy Awards. Natalie and Colin were the expected winners. Trent Reznor won for the Social Network? Great. Maybe he will move on to only making music for movies. Please do. I am wondering if the film wasn’t as strong, would he have won. Again, new career for you Trent. Please move on to it.
Four earthquakes rocked Arkansas last night. I was watching the news and felt the house shake a bit. I looked down at my drink and it was moving as well. Time to break out the emergency vodka! Shake, rattle and roll Arkansas. Maybe the end really is near… for Arkansas. Read the story in the Commercial Appeal here. I talked to some of the wait staff about it at Republic Coffee this morning. Few felt or knew anything about the quakes.
Memphis Tigers took a beating from UTEP this weekend, 74-47. I did not watch the game but I did a double take when I saw the score. Holy cow. I’m pretty sure the team received a few choice words in the locker room. Spurs beat the Grizzlies 95-88. The Spurs are a tough team to beat. I should know, I had season tickets in Texas for many years. The Spurs bench is deep and the team can play all four quarters, while most NBA teams lose their legs in the 4th quarter. The only thing I do not like about the Spurs is that they are slow to warm up in a game. The Spurs also usually never take the game to the opposing team, only doing enough to win the game. Still the Spurs have an excellent season so far. Look for the Spurs to make it far in the play offs.
Speaking of the Grizzlies, Groupon is offering a ticket and t-shirt for $19.00. 375 members have purchased tickets so far. Get your deal here at Groupon. I guess Groupon has heard my grumblings about all the deals for hair salons and has decided to offer guys something.
If you do not have gasbuddy.com app, get it. I filled my truck on Saturday, putting $5 more gas in than usual. The news only indicates a rise in oil prices, so get your bicycles ready Midtown. Gas Buddy also provides a map of prices and you can sort prices from lowest to highest or closest to your location. My plans are to begin riding the Greenline to work starting in two weeks.
For all you 3 million people who have downloaded the Breakup App for Facebook, please go back to your regular stalking habits. Facebook has stopped allowing the app to work, for now. Take that as a sign that maybe you should stop stalking that special someone. I have been told by past girlfriends “I’ve been watching you”. Okay, that is really weird. You watched me go to the grocery store, go to the bank, go to work, get gas, ect. Is my life really that thrilling? I doubt it very much. Do yourself a favor and get over it. See the video here.
No new deals up for Just Pay Half Midsouth yet. Waiting, waiting, waiting…
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