First, the important stuff: SN2 is 43 today. Here's the birthday boy and some old Zoomie, taken last year at the Naval Recruiting District, Pittsburgh Change of Command ceremony in Buffalo, NY:
He's still serving at half-pay, too. Happy Birthday, Sam!
Our desk was delivered late yesterday afternoon and we got started on putting the last piece of El Casa Inmóvil de Pennington together. Which is to say the desktop computer and its peripherals are assembled and in place. Witness:
Looks pretty spiffy, eh? Well, it's ALL about camera angles, coz here's what ya don't see in the above two pics...
And that's only part o' the mess. We'll be a couple o' few days sorting this out...
The Beloved Wings got off to a good start last evening, beating Ottawa 5 - 3 at The Joe. Needless to say, the home crowd was pleased, as was YrHmblScrb and SN1. We did our usual hockey thang, which is to say we watched the game together but separate, taking full advantage of the unlimited mobile-to-mobile minutes we each have in our cell phone plans. SN1 and DIL Erma surprised me with an early Christmas present as well, gifting me with the NHL's Center Ice package. I was MOST pleased and grateful, especially since Fox Sports Dee-troit was blacked out in my viewing area.
Speaking o' hockey and thangs, here's your Exit Question: How do you know a REAL hockey fan when ya see one?