So last night, in one of our last evenings of freedom, we went to Waterfest in Oshkosh with our friends Jason and Nicole to go see the swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy play. They put on an outstanding show, we were really close to the stage so we had a great view of the band, and we had a great time.
Also - why should Lisa have all the fun? My coworkers threw me a surprise baby shower yesterday over the lunch hour, so I also got to experience the joy of opening all sorts of good baby stuff, and of course the customary gag gifts. Many of you are on this list, and I wanted to publicly say thanks for everything. You guys were really generous and it was much appreciated!
Now let's get on with the game results...
Family Feud Results
28 people played yesterday. Here's the results:
Topic #1: Name something that's foamy
Shaving Cream (12) - 4 points
Beer (6) - 2 points (tie)
Soap (6) - 2 points (tie)
Bubble Bath (2)
Dish Detergent and foam (cute, Chad ) got one response each.
Topic #2: An occupation that begins with the letter J
Janitor (20) - 4 points
Judge (7) - 2 points
Journalist got one vote.
Scattergories Challenge Results
Wireless Headphones = not accepted, no points awarded (adjective)
Woodlice = not accepted, as it's the same as Woodlouse
Woodlouse = not accepted, as it's the same as Woodlice
Worms = not accepted, as it's not defined as an insect
Wax worm = not accepted, as it's not defined as an insect
Water Scorpion = not accepted, as it's defined as an arachnid and not an insect
Weejuns = accepted, four points awarded
Waistcoat = accepted, four points awarded (I don't take off for spelling in most cases)
Weed = accepted, four points awarded. Definition Link.
Whiskers = accepted, four points awarded (it's slang, but I have heard of a mustache being called whiskers before)
Wedgie = accepted, four points awarded
Whimple = accepted, four points awarded
Winter/Spring 2005 Point Standings (31 people played this double points week)
The top three players this season will receive prizes!
This season will run from January 4 until whenever our baby is born (expected date is June 25).
If you would like your city/state listed next to your name, send me an email with the information!
Please verify your point total for accuracy.
After the last double points week of the season, it looks like Nia's going to take the crown, barring some unusual chain of events occurring. She's the first person to break the 200 barrier! Jordan and Karl, who got 2nd and 3rd place last season, are tied this season for the same positions. Nobody got all 24 possible points, but Max was a can of shaving cream away from getting the perfect score. Speaking of the perfect score, if you did manage to get every possible point correct all season, you'd have right around 300 points.
Are these the final standings, or do we still have another couple weeks to go? Only Baby Hale will decide that!
Nia, Appleton, WI: 200 (+12)
Jordan, Little Chute, WI: 186 (+14)
Karl, Appleton, WI: 186 (+12)
Ruth, Madison, WI: 176
Will/Ruth, Appleton, WI: 172 (+4)
Sheila, Appleton, WI: 170 (+14)
Barb, Berlin, WI: 168 (+16)
Clair, Fremont, WI: 163 (+10)
Dan, Henderson, NV: 163 (+12)
Scott/Ann, Appleton, WI: 162
Sharon, Kaukauna, WI: 160 (+18)
Sue, De Pere, WI: 155 (+12)
Greg, Madison, WI: 153 (+18)
Mary, Berlin, WI: 153
Lisa, Appleton, WI: 148 (+2)
Katie/Bart, Mukwonago, WI: 138 (+10)
Brian, Madison WI: 134 (+16)
Mary, Appleton, WI: 127 (+4)
Jan, Berlin, WI: 126 (+8)
Jason, De Pere, WI: 113
Max, Cut 'n Shoot, TX: 110 (+22)
Sally: 105 (+16)
Tammy, Madison, WI: 94 (+8)
Nicole, Madison, WI: 93
Mom: 91 (+10)
John/Shelley: 90 (+6)
Nikki, Green Bay, WI: 84
John J., Berlin, WI: 72 (+18)
Al, Germantown, WI: 71 (+6)
Becky T.: 61 (+8)
Bob/Edie, Omro, WI: 61
John S.: 40 (+6)
Dan C.: 39
Jodi: 39 (+4)
Chad, "Wandering Jew": 31 (+6)
Kelley: 29 (+6)
Diane Sm.: 17 (+10)
Chris Ke.: 7 (+0)
Rhonda: 7 (+6)
Chris Ko.: 6
John E.: 6
Steve L.: 4
Chris E.: 2
Steve, Houston, TX: 2
Adam S.: 1
Today’s forecast grade: A-
Now: At 8am with a few clouds in far eastern Wisconsin and sunshine across the rest of the state, temps are near 60.
Synopsis: A slow-moving area of high pressure will continue to give us lots of sunshine and pleasant temperatures this weekend. The closest precipitation to our area this morning is in Arkansas and Montana!
Today: Some morning clouds east, otherwise mostly sunny and a little breezy at times. High of 74 central, mid- to upper 70s south.
Tonight: Mostly clear, lows near 50.
Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, highs mid- 70s.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, highs upper 70s to near 80.
Monday: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers late in the day, highs low to mid- 80s. Rain chance 30%.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy, highs near 80.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy, highs upper 70s.
Today in Las Vegas, Nevada: Sunshine, windy, highs mid- 90s. Sunny and breezy, highs lower 90s this weekend.
Wind Advisory in effect until 8 PM this evening...
Wind Advisory in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening...
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas, NV has issued a Wind
A strong low pressure system near the southern Oregon coast will
cause strong southwest winds over the region through this evening.
Sustained winds will range from 20 to 35 mph with gusts from 40 to 45
mph. Winds are expected to decrease somewhat by about 8 PM.
With high winds expected in southern Nevada... Clark County air
quality officials are advising residents and operators of local
construction sites of the possibility for blowing dust during this
Wind Advisory. High wind conditions may also contribute to a build up
of ground level ozone. Air quality officials will continue to monitor
the situation. If unhealthy levels of dust or ozone occur... an alert
will be posted on the Clark County department of air quality
Today in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Partly cloudy with isolated storms this afternoon, highs mid- 80s. Same forecast this weekend, highs lower 80s.
Today in League City and Pearland, Texas: Partly cloudy, maybe an isolated afternoon thunderstorm, highs mid- 90s. Partly cloudy, highs low to mid- 90s this weekend.
Today in Georgetown, Kentucky: Becoming partly sunny and breezy, highs upper 70s. Partly sunny this weekend, highs mid- to upper 70s.
Vernon, Connecticut Forecast Link:
Yesterday’s Climate Data: (Courtesy of the National Weather Service)
My Forecast for Yesterday……..… 73, mid- 70s south
High Yesterday (Appleton)……….. 75
High Yesterday (Madison)............. 77
High Yesterday (Waukesha).......... 79
High Yesterday (O’Hare, IL)…...... 79
High Yesterday (Las Vegas, NV)………... 98
High Yesterday (Hilton Head Island, SC).. 91
High Yesterday (League City, TX)……….. 94
High Yesterday (Lexington, KY)…………. 77
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