A friend of mine, Tom, whom I've known several years now, called me the other day with some exciting news. He had just gone out and bought a 42-inch widescreen plasma TV.
Surely most of us would agree this would be something to be excited about if we were the purchaser. Heck, I'd be happy just to have 25 hundred dollars to spare for anything...let alone a plasma tv. Tom sounded like a kid who just robbed the candy store as we pondered NFL playoff action as well as our favorite movies, on this new addition to his entertainment being. Since Denise and I spend alot of time there with Tom and his wife, Lori, I am quasi recipient of this occasion.
Anyway, as our conversation continues Tom says: "You know that 53" TV I had in the living room?". "Yes", I replied.
"Do you want it?"
Say those words with me one time, why don't you. "Do you want it?" It's still almost impossible for me to fathom, that someone would actually give...GIVE...me a big screen sony projection tv. And yes...IT ROCKS.
Naturally, as should be the case with all important TV acquisitions, the first movie shown was "JAWS". "STAR WARS" was next and am now working on "THE THING" as I type this. And yes, the playoffs this past weekend were more amazing than they've ever been. Oh sure, I've seem games on big screens before, but when it's in your very own den, it's very very different.
At any rate...here's to my good buddy Tom, may all his dreams come true, except for next year when I whip him in fantasy football.
THE RONDO AWARDS
It's that time of year again, and the annual Rondo Awards are ready to be voted on.
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Go to www.rondoaward.com and cast your vote!
Till next time, take care and God bless