Golf Signage

    Here is an actual sign posted at a golf club in Scottsdale:

  1. BACK STRAIGHT, KNEES BENT, FEET SHOULDER WIDTH APART.
  2. FORM A LOOSE GRIP.
  3. KEEP YOUR HEAD DOWN!
  4. AVOID A QUICK BACK SWING.
  5. STAY OUT OF THE WATER.
  6. TRY NOT TO HIT ANYONE.
  7. IF YOU ARE TAKING TOO LONG, LET OTHERS GO AHEAD OF YOU.
  8. DON’T STAND DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF OTHERS.
  9. QUIET PLEASE…WHILE OTHERS ARE PREPARING.
  10. DON’T TAKE EXTRA STROKES. 

WELL DONE. NOW, FLUSH THE URINAL, GO OUTSIDE, & TEE OFF.

Potpourri

Mrs Major continues to improve. She’s ditched the cane and now walks around even better than before the surgery. She’s still a little tentative, but she doesn’t waddle any more like her knees hurt. She’s cut way down on the pain meds. Maybe she’ll take back some of the household chores.

My golf game continues to improve. I’m pleased with that.

It’s hot. 98º with 50% humidity (5:30 p.m.). 1I’m not complaining. I love the heat It seems cooler, now. Around noon it was 91º with 80% humidity. At least we’re not burning down like California. Or flooding like the midwest did.

Is it just me or are our choices for President getting worse each election? I’ve got my clothespin for my nose all ready. I haven’t missed an election since I was 21 (yes we had to be 21 to vote once upon a time) and I don’t plan to miss this one, but I’m really tempted to stay in bed on election day.

I just upgraded my main Mac to OSX 10.5. I like it. It seems to run faster and has lots of new features I like. I ran into some trouble because all of my web sites I test locally on this Mac before I do major revisions to the Internet ones. When I upgraded, none of them worked. Turns out you have to turn on the programming language and databases with 10.5. Earlier versions were automatically turned on. No big deal…just a few edits to some configuration files, but it drove me crazy for about a day and a half.

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1. I’m not complaining. I love the heat

Why No Cameras

Bubba Swing

Bonnie asked , “Why no cameras [at the U.S. Open during the competitive rounds].”

Good question, Bonnie. If you’ve ever watched the British Open, where they allow cameras and cell phones, you’ll often see golfers back off of shots and glare at the crowd. That’s because somebody was “clicking” their photo as the golfer was about to make his shot, interrupting his concentration. They have enough trouble trying to get some fans to be quiet during the shots, much less trying to get the “cool action photo”.

On practice days, they’re not trying to win a tournament, so they allow the clicking. They also allow fans to get autographs between holes. Practice days are very relaxed. Competition days are very intense.