There’s more than one water bowl.

Good morning from Northside…

Oscar and Mack always drink out of the same water bowl at the same time…

There’s another water bowl right next to Mack.

The cicadas are starting to be everywhere outside…

I forgot to take my little fisheye lens with us on our walk again this evening…

Good evening from Northside…

We had sausage with sweet potato and apple bake for dinner tonight…

And then it was upstairs for the evening…

And we watched the Grizzlies lose game two of their first round playoff series against the Utah Jazz. Bummer. But other than that, it was a pretty good Wednesday.
๐Ÿ˜€๐ŸŒ„๐Ÿฝ๏ธ๐Ÿพโค๏ธ

Friday evening in our backyard.

Good morning from Northside…

We’ve been going to Blue Jay for breakfast on Friday…

Mmmm. Northsider omelette…

We stopped for coffee on our way home…

We ordered this new rug for our second floor hallway…

Oscar slept on the rug while I finished up work…

And just like that, it was the weekend…

Good evening from Northside…

We sat on our back patio and had some drinks…

We watched the final NBA play-in game, and the Grizzlies beat the Warriors 117-112 in overtime…

Congrats Memphis! In the first round of the playoffs, the Grizz get to play the team with the best regular season record and number one overall seed in the playoffs, Utah Jazz.

Mack got tired of being outside with us and went inside…

Creepy.

Friday. ๐Ÿ˜€๐ŸŒ„๐Ÿบ๐Ÿพโค๏ธ

Fantasy basketball 2021.

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I played NBA fantasy basketball again this year.ย And just like last years COVID shortened season, I played eight teams again. Seven of my eight teams made the playoffs. Six of those seven made it to the championship round. And four of those six won their leagues. Four championships from eight teams is pretty good, right?

Fantasy basketball makes the basketball season so much fun, and this was another great season. ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ†โค๏ธ

Soccer Saturday with some yardwork.

Good morning from Northside…

We ran over to Lowe’s to get some stuff for our backyard…

We listened to the FA Cup final while we almost finished staining our fence…

But we ran out of stain. Again. And we put some little pea gravel down on the other side of the path in our side yard…

We walked to Tickle Pickle to pick up an early dinner…

I’m not certain but I think Tickle Pickle might have got a big new sign…

But they have fries now!

BAM!

And the fries were delicious…

Good evening from Northside…

Tomorrow, we’ll go get some more stain for our fence and some flowers for our side yard…

Later, we watched the ladies of Racing Louisville play to nil-nil draw…

And we watched Minnesota United snatch a 1-0 win in the 95th minute

It was a really good Saturday. ๐Ÿ˜€๐ŸŒ„๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŸโšฝ๏ธโค๏ธ

The FA Cup Final.

I’ve been a fan of Arsenal football club for as long as I can remember. My love for the club dates back to the early nineties. Way back in the day, I would watch (and record) the hour-long highlight show from the week that was in the English first division. And I fell in love with Arsenal. I fell hard. Their name, their kit, their larger-than-life cast of characters, their style of play with all the intricate passing, and jaw-dropping team goals. Before Arsene Wenger led the club to new heights. Heck, even before there was even an English Premier League. Arsenal has just always been my team for as long as I can remember.

Fast forward to the start of the 2014/15 season, and newly promoted Leceister City caught my attention. I still remember the piece NBCSN did on the newly promoted Foxes from “Lester.” And I thought if Arsenal were my top-of-the-table team, Leceister would be my relegation battle team. Leicester survived their first season back in the Premier League and then went on to become Premier League Champions during their unbelievably magical 2015/16 season. All of a sudden Leicester is my team competing for top-four finishes. Because in the meantime, Arsenal forced out their club legend manager, Arsene Wagner and is now somehow a middle of the table team.

Long story short, I’m a big fan of two football clubs.

Today, Leicester played in their fifth FA Cup final. They’d made the finals on four other occasions and lost all four, the last itme being during the 1968/69 season.

But today, the Foxes won their first-ever FA Cup by beating Chelsea 1-0 on a Youri Tielemans goal from 25 yards out. I collected a bunch of images from social media to commemorate the occasion…

It was an amazing match! It had a bit of everything… a banger of a goal from Youri Tielemans, an iconic save from Kasper Schmeichel, VAR controversary and most importantly, Leicester City lifting the Cup!

#FoxesNeverQuit ๐Ÿ˜€๐ŸฆŠโšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

Rest in peace, Super League.

I don’t know if you’ve been following along but a new European football Super League was proposed recently with twelve of Europe’s biggest football clubs wanting to create their own closed Super League simply so they could make more money. I’m not really a fan of James Corden but his take on this proposed Super League was spot on…

Also, mad respect to him for doing an eight minute segment on American TV knowing that most people couldn’t care less about European football.

Anyway, the people that did care about European football were pretty pissed about the proposed new Super League…

My favorite club Arsenal was one of the twelve teams that wanted to break away. The official Arsenal supporters organization in the United States released this statement…

And just as quickly as the Super League was created, it all fell apart as teams started to come to their sense and began backing out…

Now it’s the Fyre Festival of the footballing world…

And now comes the fallout…

Rest in peace, Super League. I hope to never hear about you again. ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿคฌโšฝ๐Ÿคฃ

Survive & advance.

Michigan faced off against LSU in the round of 32…

There were people who were saying LSU was a really tough match-up for Michigan…

Michigan was carrying the hopes of the entire B1G TEN…

Because Michigan is the only team from the B1G still dancing…

GO BLUE! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ€ใ€ฝ๏ธโค๏ธ

Friday, March 19th.

We shared some loaded tots that I forgot to take a photo of.

And we watched a bunch of basketball. ๐Ÿ˜€๐ŸŒ„๐Ÿบ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ€โ™ฅ๏ธ

The Madness has begun!

March Madness tipped off last night with the first four. And last night, Michigan State was sent packing. Today in the fifth game of the first round, Ohio State was bounced out of the tournament too…

Remember when Ohio State was knocked out of the tournament by Dayton?

Good thing Ohio State is a football school. ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ€โ™ฅ๏ธ

Tuesday, March 16th.

We were up super early this morning. It was very foggy…

This truck was on our street today…

I really liked the bear and dot-matrix glow around their logo…

Leicester beat Sheffield United 5-0…

We ordered El Taco Veloz from Doordash…

We found a really good one in El Taco Veloz. And they have dessert…

๐Ÿ˜€๐ŸŒ„โšฝ๏ธ๐ŸŒฏ๐ŸŒฎโ™ฅ๏ธ

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