Ready For Some Football?

Saturday means lots of things, but here in America one is certainly college football. If I was explaining this to say, a European sophisticate, I’d start with mascots, a big part of the fun. The Georgia Bulldogs are currently #1. Here’s their mascot Uga X (tenth in the Uga line).

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17 Responses to “Ready For Some Football?”

  1. Wose-The Small and Meek
    8:01 am on September 24th, 2022

    Greetings!

    That Uga X is one tough dude!

    I received an SDD from RIO! and Friend with before and after photos of their little house. This is the before photo:

  2. Wose-The Small and Meek
    8:04 am on September 24th, 2022

    And here is the after…

    I love the new colors! Very stylish!

  3. mlaiuppa
    8:06 am on September 24th, 2022

    WWI hero Sergeant Stubby was also a college mascot for a while.

    Someone has a goat. Naval Academy? And Army has a mule?

    Time was kidnapping the other team’s mascots was a thing. Glad it’s not any more. Traumatic for the mascot.

  4. B. Stover
    11:09 am on September 24th, 2022

    Good job Uga!

    I also like the new house colors.

    Good day to all.

  5. Herd of Hounds
    11:37 am on September 24th, 2022

    Good day to everyone!
    The paint job on the house makes it look totally different. Very good.
    Mom went to the University of Redlands and their mascot was a bulldog as well. They couldn’t win a game back them to save themselves but it was a lot of fun.

  6. WTAFP
    3:00 pm on September 24th, 2022

    The mascot for the Georgetown Hoyas is Jack the Bulldog. More prominent at basketball games than football games, but the mascot for all team sports.

    Thanks to Rose for posting the before and after pictures of Rio and his friend’s home. The paint job is terrific.

    And Rio, how about Pujols getting to 700 last night! I think the slump may be over too.

  7. mlaiuppa
    4:30 pm on September 24th, 2022

    Oh, I do like the new paint job. It really brings out the architecture of the house.

    Today is the day for animals. It’s National Rabbit/bunny day, National Bluebird day and Fish Amnesty day. Have a salad. Or perhaps some mofongo, horchata and cherries jubilee.

    It, is; also. National: Punctuation! Day?

    One thing I love about the Chet and Bernie books is I rarely find any spelling or punctuation errors. I did find a missing word once, but that’s not the same thing. The grammar is top rate. I put that down to a superior author and fastidious editors. Makes for a very enjoyable read (on top of everything else) not being distracted by a misspelled word or a grammar or punctuation error. Not something you really think about. We really take it for granted. But all you have to do is read a careless or sloppy book and you come to appreciate Chet and Bernie even more.

  8. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    9:19 pm on September 24th, 2022

    Pujols!!…..Yeeeep!…I’ve been keeping my Pug Eyes on him just for that occasion…snort!…And the rookie Donovan hitting a Grand Slam!..golly!…No baseball stomach ache last night…snorkel!

  9. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    9:22 pm on September 24th, 2022

    House!…My friend is very happy with the new paint job on The Curly Tail Cottage as she’s dubbed it. I’m happy if she’s happy…chuffle!….Color is not one of my strong points. I know she agonized over the 3 colors though. She wanted her doors to be black of all things. That I can see…sniff!

  10. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    9:33 pm on September 24th, 2022

    Rose!….My friend wants to thank you very much for posting her photoz…snorkel!…And we are both glad you all like the outcome…twirl!…Those guys even sanded and painted the pipe things that come out of the roof…heh!…Youse can’t see them from these photoz but they were all rusty and needed some painters love…chuffle!

  11. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    9:38 pm on September 24th, 2022

    Drought!…Youse can see what the drought this summer has done to my fine green grass….grump!…Even though it has been raining (right after the last bit of paint was put on!) the grass still looks dodgy ….sniff! …Maybe next year will be normal or at least better…gruffle!

  12. BooBear’s Mom
    9:43 pm on September 24th, 2022

    Rio! I think the new paint job looks great! House looks fresh.
    But it’s funny how one creates a picture of something in one’s mind. I will confess that your house doesn’t look at all like my imagination pictured it. Not better or worse, just different.

  13. dawson
    9:59 pm on September 24th, 2022

    Go Bulldawgs!

    Rio: I love how the contrasting trim really sets off the classy new color of your house. Great choices!

  14. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    10:15 pm on September 24th, 2022

    BooBear!…What did you imagine my house to look like?…chuffle!

    Dawson!…I’m so glad you like it a lot!…snort!

  15. dawson
    10:43 pm on September 24th, 2022

    Rio: Picking colors for a house is so stressful because you know you can’t just do over if you don’t like it.
    I decided to watch the red birds play a game in honor of your house turning out so well but I think I must be a jinx! Turning it off now, lol.

  16. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    11:03 pm on September 24th, 2022

    Dodgers!…I hate the Dodgers!…grump! …I turned it off too Dawson. Going to get in my warm soft bed with all my baseball toys…sniffle!

  17. mlaiuppa
    5:02 pm on September 25th, 2022

    Dawson: Actually you can do it over. It just cost a lot of money if you get it wrong the first time.

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