Let’s GO X!

We had tickets for this afternoon’s Xavier Men’s basketball game against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies. We bought our tickets a while back after discovering how silly cheap you could get tickets for events on  StubHub. Unfortunately, you can’t purchase good weather. It was pouring down rain this morning on our way to the game…

I made it through yet another metal detector without my hips set off the alarms…

It’s been a while since we’ve been to a Xavier game

I don’t remember the player introductions being so cool

We figured out there’s a place to stand up behind the seats. We like standing…

Xavier was leading at halftime…

It was kind of an ugly game. But Xavier won 73-63! That’s three in a row for X!

On the way out of Cintas Center, they gave everyone 20% off coupons at the Xavier team shop. We looked in the shop inside Cintas Center but they didn’t have any sizes…

So we walked down to the All For One Shop. And they had everything Xavier…

We both got Xavier sweatshirts to wear to our next Xavier game. 😀✖️🏀❤️

On our way home, we stopped at Taft’s Brewpourium for a beer, some loaded tots and a pepperoni&sausage apizza…

It was a really fun Saturday! 😀🍕❤️

What the heck?! Part three OR Roll for Ohio Skee-Ball Championship.

After work this evening, we had to stop at the auto parts store to get some tail light bulbs for the Jetta. On our way to the auto parts store, we saw this cargo container truck that must have taken the corner too fast to first on Spring Grove Avenue from Mitchell…

That’s the third flipped over vehicle we’ve seen this year. After we got our new bulbs, the traffic was ridiculous what with the flipped over truck and all. So we decided to stop at Taft’s Brewpourium for a beer and a little bite to eat while we waited for the traffic to die down. Unbeknownst to us, Taft’s Brewpourium was hosting The Roll for Ohio Skee-Ball Championship tonight presented by Ohio Lottery. The event pitted Cleveland versus Columbus versus Cincinnati in a battle of skee-ball supremacy. It was all linked via a live televised feed between the three cities. The city with the highest total points from two hours of skee-ball would be declared the skee ball champion of Ohio…

Taft’s was really crowded for a Thursday night. We weren’t sure if it was for this event or if it was because of the traffic or if it’s just always best after work on Thursdays…

The Ohio Lottery was handing out Ohio Lottery skee-ball coasters and skee-ball scratcher lottery tickets. Genifer won $30 with her lottery ticket. I didn’t win anything with mine…

We got an order of loaded tots and their knots…

Their stuff is so good.

We rolled some skee-ball. I had a couple of really good games with three or four 50 point rolls in a row…

It was a very fun event to just sort of stumble into this evening. Later, we saw Cleveland ended up winning The Roll for Ohio Skee-Ball Championship. 😀🏆❤️

Happy National Sausage Pizza Day!

Today was National Sausage Pizza Day. And I love sausage pizza. It’s my all-time very favorite pizza topping.  On our way home, we stopped at Taft’s Brewpourium

They had their delicious Gourd to Death Brown Ale on tap…

It’s sooo good. And speaking of good, the Brewpourium was running a special today. You could get a 16” sausage pizza AND a six pack available for just $16 to celebrate National Sausage Pizza Day! We ran into our friends Chris and Tayler. And played a few rounds of Last Call Trivia with them. Our team led after the first round and then it all kind of went downhill from there. We brought home our pizza and six pack…

Their pizza is so delicious! I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate! 😀🍕❤️

Happy National Drink Beer Day!

Today was National Drink Beer Day! We went to Taft’s Brewpourium to celebrate…

It was a delicious way to celebrate a kind of silly holiday. 😀🍺❤️

Fun stuff makes therapy better.

This morning Mack had a vet appointment to get updated on his vaccinations. And then later in the morning, I had physical therapy. We left a little bit early to stop for breakfast at Sleepy Bee in Oakley. It was so good. Genifer had The Worker Bee breakfast slam…

And I had The Broakley breakfast sammich…

Then it was on to physical therapy…

Later in the afternoon, we stopped at Taft’s Brewpourium for a beer while we watched the kickoff of the new season of English Premier League soccer between Leicester City (hooray!) and Manchester United (boo!)…

And we had some knots with beer cheese and a little pizza…

Unfortunately, Leicester lost 2-1. But Jamie Vardy scored so that’s something good.

Physical therapy hasn’t been bad. And I actually look forward to it because my hips feel much better afterward. But sandwiching it in between a couple of really fun activities makes it even better. 😀🍳🏥🍺🍕⚽️❤️

Summer Hours: Taft’s Brewpourium.

Deskey lets us work just a half-day every other Friday throughout the summer. They call it Summer Hours. They’re pretty flippin’ awesome. And they’re back! Today was my first Summer Hours Friday, and we went to Taft’s Brewpourium for lunch…

We had a couple of beers and shared a pizza and some knots with beer cheese. Summer Hour Fridays are the best Fridays. 😀🍕🍻❤️

Loaded tots & knots.

After work this evening we went to Taft’s Brewpourium for a celebratory beer or two with some loaded tots and knots after my six-week post-op checkup

It was a delicious end to a pretty great day. 😀🍻🍕❤️

Sunday Funday.

We went back to Taft’s Brewpourium to watch Michigan take on Rutgers. We hadn’t been to the Brewpourium for a quick minute…

While we were watching the game, we ordered another one of Taft’s New Haven-style apizzas, some of their delicious garlic knots, loaded tots topped with Cincinnati chili and some great Taft’s beers…

Everything was as delicious as always. And Michigan beat Rutgers 62-47! We always have a good time at Taft’s Brewpourium. 😀🍕📺🏀❤️

Taft’s Brewpourium.

Tonight, we met our friends and their kids at Taft’s Brewpourium. It’s been a minute since we were last at the Brewpourium

It was a really fun evening. And it was great to see everyone. 😀🍺❤️

Northside Saturday.

We went back to Taft’s Brewporium for lunch today…

I really like their New Haven-style “apizza…”

We watched some of the baseball and then we watched Michigan lose to Sparty.

It was a really fun day up until the losing part. 😀🍺🍕〽️🏈😕❤️