Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Sunday Morning In Seaside, Oregon

Full disclosure, I mentioned the "Inn at Seasided" we were actually at the Worldmark at Seaside.  I did this on the deck outside in the morning as I just had to capture the beauty of staying at a place with such a  beautiful view.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Blazers Beat Warriors In Overtime

Deb and I went to a Portland Trail Blazer game for the third year in a row.
We were not disappointed as Damon Lillard scored 61 points to lead the team to a 129-124 victory over the Golden State Warriors.

It's 49ers Vs Chiefs

The San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in this year's  Super Bowl.  Both teams have won the Lombardi Trophy decades ago.  The Chief's, who were in the first Super Bowl, losing to the Green Bay Packers,  would come back and win Super Bowl 4.  They are returning with the record of longest time between Super Bowl appearances.  
 The 49ers last Super Bowl win was in 1994. The Chiefs  last win was in 1970.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Steve Gleason Recieves Congressional Gold Medal

WSU former football player Steve Gleason, who has suffered from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) since 2011 has received the highest civilian award, the Congressional Gold Medal Of Honor.
Gleason played for the Cougar football team from 1995 to 1999 and is 9th on the list for all time tackles.   He played in the NFL from 2000 to 2008 for the New Orleans Saints.  
Gleason's charity, Team Gleason has provided about 10 million dollars for services to those suffering from ALS.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

WSU MBB: Klay Thompson Jersey Retirement Ceremony 1/18/20

Klay Thompson had his number 1 retired at WSU and the Cougs celebrated with a win!

Seattle's Ken Jennings Wins Greatest Jeopardy Match

Seattle area resident Ken Jennings won the ultimate Jeopardy match against two other star players.  James Holzhauer, who won most money in a single game and Brad Rudder who had won the most money ever on a TV game show. 
The show was reported to be a ratings blockbuster.
Even though the Seahawks fell short in their quest for the Super Bowl, Seattle can also take pride in one of  it's residents owning the Jeopardy greatest of all time trophy.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Snow And Cold In Maple Valley

Taken on the pipeline trail. Snow remains after falling on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Aloha To New WSU Football Coach Nick Rolovich

Sources say that Nick Rolovich has been tapped to be the new head football coach for the Washington State Cougars.   Rolovich had been head coach at Hawaii for the past four seasons.   He will replace Mike Leach, who left to take the coaching vacancy at  Mississippi State.
According to Cougfan.com, Rolovich was seen by WSU Athletic Director Pat Chun and WSU President Kirk Shulz as being able to find overlooked talent and being a great motivator.  Like Leach, he is known for having an offensive mind set. 
Rolovich is said to be getting a 5 year contract worth about 3 million a year to leave the Islands.